Dow Hartzog Design

May 2018 to Present

Dow Hartzog Design is a design and art studio based in North County San Diego.

Compose Creative

January 2014 to Present


Almond Hartzog Gallery​

March 2010 – July 2013, San Francisco, CA​

Co-Founded this dealer of 20th century vintage design from Scandinavia, France, Italy, Brazil and the USA and custom produced pieces based on 20th century designs.

(Currently known as Almond & Co.)

Investor / Senior Designer
BondDesk Group LLC

January 1998 – December 2009, Mill Valley, CA
As the 3rd employee, fulfilled multiple roles for this leading financial technology company which provides innovative, enterprise-wide fixed income solutions to a community of over 2,000 investment firms, including many high-profile banks and broker-dealers in North America.

(Sold to Advent International - August 2006)


Spanish Box

November 1995 – February 1997, Santa Barbara, CA
A project oriented art gallery showcasing emerging and mid-career artists.

(Closed February 1997)


May 1992 – August 1995, Los Angeles, CA
An innovative contemporary art gallery with a diverse program for emerging and mid-carreer artists.

(Closed August 1995)



Art Center College of Design, Los Angeles, CA
Master of Fine Arts (MFA), Fine and Studio Arts

Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA and Paris, France
Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFS), Fine and Studio Arts

Westmont College, Santa Barbara, CA
Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Business and Economics


Institute Le Rosey, Switzerland
High School