Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist: Ellen Lupton

Date: Time: 5:30 pm
Richards Hall Room: 15
Directions: Richards Hall is located on the southeast corner of Stadium Drive and T Street. Public parking is available in the Stadium Drive Parking Garage which is located caddy-corner to Richards Hall and west of Memorial Stadium.
Additional Info: RH
Contact: School of Art, Art History & Design, 402-472-5522, schoolaahd@unl.edu
Ellen Lupton is a writer, curator, educator, and designer. She believes that design is a broad, open practice that welcomes everyone, from toddlers to type nerds. She is Senior Curator of Contemporary Design at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York City.

Recent exhibitions include Beauty—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial (with Andreas Lipps), How Posters Work, and Beautiful Users. Lupton also serves as director of the Graphic Design MFA Program at MICA (Maryland Institute College of Art) in Baltimore, where she has authored numerous books on design processes, including Thinking with Type, Graphic Design Thinking, Graphic Design: The New Basics, and Type on Screen. Her next book, Design Is Storytelling, will be published by Cooper Hewitt in 2017. Lupton earned her BFA from The Cooper Union in 1985.

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