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.”
Category: Educators to Watch 2017
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.
Mary Scott recently became Director Emeritus of Academy of Art University’s School of Graphic Design.
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.
Jason Fox began his teaching career as a part-time professor in 2000 while working as a creative manager and illustrator in the dental industry.
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.
Cindy Buckley Koren
Cindy Buckley Koren has worked with clients like AT&T, Global Finance and Runner’s World Magazine and lives in Upstate NY in order to teach and raise her family.
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.
Courtney Hurst-Windham is an Associate Professor of Graphic Design in the School of Industrial + Graphic Design at Auburn University.
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.
Renee Colette Stevens
Renee Stevens is an award-winning motion and interactive designer, educator, and public speaker currently living in Syracuse, NY.
Meaghan A. Dee
Meaghan A. Dee is an Assistant Professor and Chair of the Visual Communication Design Program at Virginia Tech.
Jennie Thwing is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Visual Communications at Farmingdale State College.