A list of 50 of our favorite institutions that prepare students to work in professional graphic design, factoring in decades long relationships with designers, students, recruiters, educators.
For 2021, GDUSA’s annual top students to watch, selected with the help of leading art and design schools and programs.
Jaspriya Sahmey is a multi-disciplinary designer with a focus on brand identity, typography, and art direction.
Jack Moore is a graphic designer and former farm-kid from Nipomo CA and currently a candidate for an MFA.
An X. Bui is a 2021 senior pursuing a BS Degree in Graphic Design and a Minor in Interactive Digital Media.
Originally from Croatia, Petar Pirizovic is a senior, majoring in graphic design and minoring in art history.
Ryan Slone is a graphic design instructor at the University of Arkansas’ School of Art and an MFA candidate in design.
Lex Poolos is currently the graphic designer for the City of Charlotte and just finished their MFA in Graphic Design at VCFA.
Anna describes herself as an emotional creature who has a strong passion for human relationships and all life on the planet.
Ipek Pelit, a senior at Kansas City Art Institute, is passionate about using design as a tool to create a better world.
Charlotte Cannon is a fifth year Honors College student pursuing a dual degree in Graphic Design and Cello Performance.