Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist: Ellen Lupton

Date: Time: 5:30 pm
Richards Hall Room: 15
Additional Info: RH
Contact: School of Art, Art History and Design, 402-472-5522, schoolaahd@unl.edu
Ellen Lupton is a writer, curator, and graphic designer. She is director of the Graphic Design MFA program at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in Baltimore, where she also serves as director of the Center for Design Thinking. As curator of contemporary design at Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum since 1992, she has produced numerous exhibitions and books, including Mechanical Brides: Women and Machines from Home to Office (1993), Mixing Messages: Graphic Design and Contemporary Culture (1996), Letters from the Avant-Garde (1996), and Skin: Surface, Substance + Design (2002).

Lupton is a 2007 recipient of the AIGA Gold Medal, one of the highest honors given to a graphic designer or design educator in the U.S.

Join the UNL AIGA (American Institute of Graphic Arts) Student Group for a design celebration following the lecture at The Cube, 350 Canopy Stree, Haymarket.

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