Graphic Design

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    Associate Professor of Graphic Design Eric Benson and UIUC 2021 MFA alumna E. Ainsley received a grant supported by the Arts Midwest GIG Fund, a program of Arts Midwest that is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, with additional contributions from the University of Illinois. Their project titled "Papermaking Community Workshops: Storytelling, Transformation, and Therapy" will offer papermaking workshops focused on rebirth and transformation for the LGBTQ+ communities, W.I.N. recovery (Women in Need), and the general Champaign-Urbana community. More information will appear in 2023 on the Fresh Press website and their Instagram account.  
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    Graphic Design Associate Professor, Eric Benson, receives a 2022 GDUSA design award for his podcast Climify.
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    Professor McDonagh was recently quoted in the article "Fast Furniture Is Cheap. And Americans Are Throwing It in the Trash. The mass-produced furniture that sold furiously during the pandemic could soon be clogging landfills." by Debra Kamin. https://www.nytimes.com/2022/10/31/realestate/fast-furniture-clogged-landfills.html      
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    Christina S. Chae's journey writing her book, which can be ordered in Korea at https://bit.ly/3fh0amO A quote from her about her journey writing the book... "The biggest project I took on this year, and the most challenging launch I experienced to date, is finally shipped 100% to Korea! The book is about work cultures I've learned during my times in Silicon Valley – It is 50/50 tips and my personal stories as examples. The title came from the questions I got during the coffee chats I had with Korean leaders in Tech. "How does Silicon Valley do ___?"  
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    In November, the Beckman Institute will open the doors to the (dis)Ability Design Studio. The partnership between the Beckman Institute and the University’s Disability Resources and Educational Services will support the interdisciplinary design research focused on real-life experiences of people with disabilities. Industrial Design Professor Deana McDonagh and Coach Adam Bleakney, directors, of the (dis)Ability Design Studio were interviewed in The Daily Illini.
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    The Black on Black on Black on Black Faculty Exhibition will be held on Saturday, September 24 from 12pm - 6pm at Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign and the School of Art & Design, 408 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign. Join us to open Black on Black on Black on Black, a collaborative exhibition by faculty artists Patrick Earl Hammie, Stacey Robinson, Blair Ebony Smith, and Nekita Thomas. Black on Black on Black on Black will open to the public at 4pm, preceded by a day of events celebrating Black creativity through writing, music, and art. Starting at noon | Krannert Art Museum, the School of Art & Design, and the Pygmalion Festival, including food by The Stuft Bird food truck and activities for all ages. 12:30 pm | Live, outdoor jazz performance by Reginald Chapman and Pressure fit. 1:30 pm | Outdoor reading by Nabil Ayers, author of My Life in the Sunshine: Searching for my Father and Discovering my Family, sponsored by Pygmalion Festival. 3 pm | Join us for an Artists Panel Discussion with Patrick Earl Hammie, Stacey Robinson, Blair Ebony Smith, and Nekita Thomas. Moderated by Rachel Lauren Storm, Assistant Director of Community Engagement and Learning. 4 to 6 pm | GALLERY OPENS; Public reception catered by Neil Street Blues with music by DJ CK and DJ Silkee in the Link Gallery, sponsored by the School of Art & Design and College of Fine and Applied Arts. About the Exhibition Black on Black on Black on Black is an exhibition with interactive programming, co-created by the Black faculty at the School of Art & Design, that draws from lived experiences and Black speculation, featuring works across visual art and design, socially engaged practice, video, movement, and music. This exhibition and programming invites us to experience, explore, and reflect on Black identity, history, collectivity, healing, innovation, education, struggle, and joy. The exhibition will feature Black faculty in the School of Art & Design through the lens of the Black Quantum Future as proposed by Philadelphia-based activists and theorists Rasheeda Phillips and Camae Ayewa. The collaborative exhibition will explore Black identity, collectivity, positionality, healing, innovation, and education as explored via a multi-leveled/multi-dimensional immersive, critical, and openly reflective space. This re-visioning of the Faculty Exhibition recognizes the legacy of Black knowledge and production in ways that supports the ongoing efforts by the School of Art & Design, Krannert Art Museum, College of Fine and Applied Arts, and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign towards addressing and celebrating our unique diversity, equity, and inclusion. A lecture series, community conversations, sound installation, and a catalogue is planned in conjunction with the exhibition.
    Co-curated by Patrick Earl Hammie, Stacey Robinson, Blair Ebony Smith, and Nekita Thomas
     
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    Deana McDonagh, Graphic Design Program Chair, Industrial Design Professor, and Beckman Institute researcher, co-directs the (dis)Ability Design Studio with Adam Bleakney, research affiliate in Beckman and DRES, head coach of the UIUC men and women’s wheelchair track and road-racing team, and coach for the U.S. Paralympic Team. This is the first design studio at the Beckman Institute and showcases the value of human centered design and how instrumental it has been in collaborating with DRES. The (Dis)Ability Design Studio is located on the first floor of the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at 405 N. Mathews Ave. The building’s operating hours are 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. For more information, please visit https://beckman.illinois.edu/about/news/article/2022/09/07/beckman-dres-collaboration-launches-(dis)ability-design-studio      
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    Graphic Design Chair and Industrial Design Professor, Deana McDonagh recently joined the Carle Illinois as a Health Innovation Faculty member. Ten faculty members from across the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus are bringing expertise in a broad range of disciplines to Carle Illinois College of Medicine as the latest group of Health Innovation Professors (HIP). The new HIP faculty will champion Carle Illinois’ interdisciplinary approach that leverages expertise from across the UIUC campus to lead advancements in the medical field and improve the human condition. The new faculty join from The Grainger College of Engineering, the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences(ACES),  College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS), College of Education, the College of Fine and Applied Arts, the School of Information Sciences, and Gies College of Business. Health Innovation Professors are positioned to collaborate with Carle Illinois students, physicians, and other health care providers to pursue new frontiers in health-related research and innovation, creating new opportunities for funding from government agencies, industry, and foundations. The new faculty members will also pioneer advancements in medical education and the integration of health-related concepts into undergraduate and graduate courses across the UIUC campus. “This is our largest cohort of Health Innovation Professor faculty to date, and we are thrilled by the breadth of expertise and experiences they will bring to our college,” said Stephen Boppart, Carle Illinois’ Executive Associate Dean and Chief Diversity Officer. “Our selected Health Innovation Professor faculty members will serve as change agents that both reflect their individual disciplines yet come together to focus on the future of medicine and educating future physician-innovators.” For more information, please visit https://medicine.illinois.edu/news/cross-disciplinary-researchers-join-carle-illinois-as-health-innovation-faculty  
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    Professor Deana McDonagh wins the Beckman Institute Vision and Spirit Award. The award, which includes $150,000 in research funding, was created to honor Beckman Institute Founder Arnold Beckman by recognizing a faculty member who has fostered collaboration in their research and exemplifies his vision. Beckman and his wife, Mabel, gave $40 million to the University of Illinois in the 1980s to create the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology. For more information, please visit: https://beckman.illinois.edu/about/news/article/2022/04/11/deana-mcdonagh-wins-2022-vision-and-spirit-award

     

     

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    Juniors: Chabeli Duran, Christine Piolet, Ellie Lee, and Ti’Andrea Jones participated in an exhibition at the Boneyard Arts Festival, ‘Whatever She Imagines’ https://www.smilepolitely.com/arts/smile_politely_went_to_boneyard_and_heres_what_we_saw/?fbclid=IwAR0-xpxC_kf_Isi1AvLwEDDAceb2hgUa6nk7AaXn5ZkvQQW43S2NDryzST8      
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    Professor Deana McDonagh was recently quoted in "How to Avoid Fast Furniture and Minimize Waste: Cheap, trendy and easy-to-ditch furniture comes with a hefty environment toll" in Discover Magazine. To read the full article, please visit: https://www.discovermagazine.com/environment/how-to-avoid-fast-furniture-and-minimize-waste
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    Anastasia Tumanova received her BFA in Graphic Design in 2009. She recently created a mural for Google. HQ. https://www.wcia.com/news/local-news/u-of-i-graduate-creates-mural-for-google-hq/ https://anastasiatumanova.com/  
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    The pedagogy of discomfort: Transformational Experiential Learning International Journal of Design for Social Change, Sustainable Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Vol. 2 No. 2 (2021): Autumn This paper focuses on the value of transformative pedagogy in working through discomfort when learning about limit-situations, developing a foundation for transformative pedagogy in a course setting, the importance of critical thinking in transformative pedagogy, and how transformative pedagogy is presented when the focus is on ethics, disability, and responsible design. By embedding ethics, critical consciousness, and strategic thinking, the process translates into a transformative practice of design and innovation. Students learn new ways of affecting change with a multiplicity of ideas when educators engage in transformative pedagogy. https://www.designforsocialchange.org/journal/index.php/DISCERN-J/article/view/53  
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    Graphic Design Assistant Professor Stacey Robinson was recently in the news for illustrating a graphic novel portraying a thriving Black community before and after Tulsa massacre. For more information, please visit https://news.illinois.edu/view/6367/1933347805    
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