Design education and educators have more influence than ever on the fast-changing shape of design, media and culture. In this spirit, GDUSA presents its “2017 Educators To Watch.”
Richard has been the founding Chair of the BFA Design Department at the School of Visual Arts as well as Chair of the BFA Advertising Department.
Phil Hamlett is the Director of the School of Graphic Design at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco.
Ellen Lupton is a writer, curator, educator, designer, and Senior Curator of Contemporary Design at Cooper Hewitt in New York City.
Keetra Dean Dixon is a designer whose work inhabits speculative terrain, leveraging emergent technologies and process-focused making.
Matthew Flick serves as vice president of education, creative director, and instructor at the School of Advertising Art.
Cate Roman is an accomplished educator, designer, and storyteller whose work in education and for private clients spans more than 20 years.
The son of a painter and a special-education teacher, Eric grew up on the edge of lovely Baltimore MD.
James Goggin is a graphic designer and educator from London via Sydney, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Auckland, Arnhem, and Chicago.
Allan Espiritu, founder of GDLOFT PHL, is a Philadelphia-based, award-winning graphic designer and educator.