Advanced Type Student Work in AIGA ATL Poster Show

Eleven of my Advanced Typography students recently had their work chosen for inclusion in AIGA Atlanta’s juried exhibition and fundraiser, Poster Show Part 3: Destination Unknown, in which designers were asked to submit poster designs promoting a favorite location—real or imagined— paying homage to the traditional travel poster. The exhibition opening reception was held on…

New Graduate Studies Publication

Graduate Studies in ArtNew Graduate Studies PublicationThis annual publication for thenSchool of Art had traditionally been solely an exhibition catalog for the graduating MFA candidates, but we expanded the content to included corresponding essays by MA candidates in art history, as well as general information about the School, its facilities and graduate program offerings. This…

Typo-poetry

My colleague Moon Jung Jang recently asked me to participate in a type-driven design exhibition she organized, Typo-Poetry: Despite Black and White in Sound, that focused on language related to sound. She asked invited designers to explore typography as a way to write poetry and/or express ideas related to sound. The exhibition was on view at…

Posters

WEDDING POSTERThis ‘gig’ Poster was a gift for Katie & Russell, who got married in a small ceremony in the yard of a family home then had a bigger celebration afterwards with a fun reception at a popular music venue and bar in downtown Athens, GA. (They’d included their dog in the design of their…

Visualizing Deep Ocean Habitats

I’m excited to be collaborating with a marine science professor at UGA on a funded project, Mapping Deep Blue Habitat in a Changing Climate, that aims to create a digital tool to visualize data about specific species and their deep ocean habitats. This project was just awarded a $100,000 grant by the National Academy of Sciences Keck…

A New Graduate Studies Publication

This annual publication had traditionally been solely an exhibition catalog for the graduating MFA candidates, but we expanded the content to include corresponding essays written by graduate students in art history, as well as general information about the School, its facilities and graduate program offerings. This additional content expanded the life and usage of the…

Experimental (and Physical) Typography

Former student and now Assistant Professor of graphic design at Mississippi State, Cassie Hester, conducted a workshop with my Advanced Typography students earlier this semester in which they experimented with physical typography to create imagery for an event poster. They first completed exercises that forced them to physically alter printed letterforms, then were able to…