Jeremy Botts teaches graphic design at Wheaton College in Illinois and maintains a freelance practice called Flammascura Press. He collaborated with Ellen Lupton on two textbooks: Graphic Design: The New Basics, and Indie Publishing. Jeremy holds degrees from RISD studying for a year in Rome, Italy and Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA). He loves beautifully drawn letters, backyard gardening with his family, and playing the slower piano works of Chopin and Scriabin.

Work Samples

  • Publication Design

  • Lettering & Typography

  • Poster & Image

Work History

Jeremy Botts 2007 Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore MD • MFA in Graphic Design 1996 European Honors Program, RISD, Rome ITALY • self directed studio work 1996 Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI • BFA with honors Work Experience 2009-present • assistant professor of art • Wheaton College, Wheaton IL 2005–2009 • adjunct faculty • Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore MD 2004–present • instructor for summer art camp • Stone Meadow, Lebanon TN 2000–2008 (intermittent) adjunct instructor • Messiah College, Grantham PA 2003–2008 • private art instructor for homeschool • Carlisle PA 2000 founded Fiammascura Press • freelance design studio • Lewisberry PA 1999 – 2003 part time farm hand • helped plow, plant and harvest crops 1999 • created Bätzschrift, typeface used in The Holy Bible, Tyndale 1996–1998 Wheaton Conservatory, Wheaton IL • promotion manager | designer 1995 summer • plus design, inc • Boston MA • junior designer 1990–present • extensive calligraphic and freelance design work Skills curious • enthusiastic • hardworking • problem-solving • self-motivated • collaborative • thoughtful | design • drawing • handlettering • stonecutting • printmaking • type design • woodworking | InDesign • Photoshop • Illustrator • Fontographer • Final Cut Pro • After Effects • web design | written and spoken competency in Italian • music (piano, accordion, tin whistle, theremin) • poetry Exhibitions & Publications Indie Publishing | wrote & designed poetry chapter, Princeton Arch Press • 2008 The New Basics | work included in textbook by Ellen Lupton, PA Press • 2008 International Calligraphy Conference video | directed, filmed & edited • 2007 Faculty Show & MFA Show | MICA, Baltimore MD • 2007 Giftcard Designs for exhibition | Cooper-Hewitt Museum, New York • 2006 Contemporary Ornament | published in Print Magazine • 2006 Sanctuary Cross | commission of 17-foot tall oak, copper and steel cross • 2005 Faculty Show | Messiah College, Grantham PA • 2004 Icon Show | group show organized by Icon Artists Guild, Enola PA • 2004 Thisplacement & Septembered Sabbaths | chapbooks published 2000 & 2002 Visual Collaboration with composer George Arasimowicz | Wheaton IL • 1998 Psalms & Giornate | Benedictine University, Lisle IL • 1997 Senior Show | Palazzo Cenci, Rome ITALY • May 1996 Disegni dagli Album | Palazzo Cenci, Rome ITALY • December 1995 Type Director’s Club 42 (and Typography 17: The TDC Annual) • 1995 The Inscriptional Letter | What Cheer Garage, Providence RI • February 1993

Education

Rhode Island School of Design

Specialties

Affiliations

Maryland Institute College of Art

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