Design Maymester in NYC

Art & Design Maymester in New York I just returned from a whirlwind month in New York City teaching in the School of Art’s maymester art & design field study program. The group of 32 students spent the mornings in contemporary class  with a colleague in art history (sometimes meeting in a traditional classroom setting and…

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 the School 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.…

Global Sea-Level Rise Graphics in Action

Graphics from these projects I worked on are still being used by collaborators to communicate issues related to climate change and predicted future sea-level rise scenarios. Here I was tagged on social media by former project colleague, Dr. Jason Evans, now a professor of environmental science and studies at Stetson University in Florida, as he delivers a…

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…

Blues Festival Posters

Blues Festival Posters Promotional poster for an annual blues music festival held in McDuffie County, Georgia that honors the music and spirit of local son Blind Willie McTell, one of the true pioneers of country blues guitar (and an enjoyable collaboration with my former colleague, Alex Murawski, who did the illustrations).

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…