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  • Ric Snodgrass

    Environmental Graphic Design Consultant

    Cincinnati, OH

Project management & design of two & three dimensional graphics for twenty years. Working in exhibit design, exhibit graphics/illustrations, environmental graphic design. Enjoy working as part of a team. Can take a project from start to finish or work on a specific task.

Work Samples

  • Cincinnati Nature Discovery Trail

  • Museum Exhibit Design

  • Wayfinding

Work History

EXPERIENCE 2006-current Consultant Environmental Graphic Design RLR Associates/Cincinnati Nature Center/Landor Associates/New West/MuseumCroft/Mind's Eye Creative Working with other professional in the project management and creation of exhibits, wayfinding and branded environments. Audit analysis, programming, design, design intent drawings, and construction administration. -Projects include: Exhibit Design & Interpretive Graphics Monroe County History Center Exhibit, The Edsel & Eleanor Ford House Garage Exhibit, Cincinnati Nature Center Discovery Trail interpretive graphics. Cincinnati Nature Center seasonal themed exhibits. Wayfinding & Environmental Graphic Design Purdue's Mackey Arena wayfinding, theming and exhibit, St. Vincent Hospital, Clarian Hospital, St. Elizabeth Hospital, New Albany Downtown Wayfinding, P&G corporate offices, Cincinnati Nature Center trail and vehicular signage. 2002-2006 Project Manager/Senior Designer Abney-Huninghake Design/Kolar Design/Catt Lyon Design Project management, concept design, programming, detail drawings and construction administration.. -Projects Included P&G corporate branding, Galt House Hotel, San Juan Convention Center, Philadelphia Eagles Football Stadium. Central Baptist Hospital, Hardin Memorial Hospital, Columbus Downtown wayfinding, Lebanon/Mason streetscapes and TallStacks event signage & decor. 2000-2002 Project Manager Geograph Industries Harrison, Ohio Architectural Signage Fabricator Project management, estimating, purchasing and detailing. -Projects included; trade show exhibits, museum displays, store fixtures and graphics. 1993-2000 Project Manager/Exhibit Designer/Graphic Designer Cincinnati Museum Center "Beakman's World On Tour" - Traveling Exhibit Designed and presented to Columbia Pictures Television the idea of developing their existing Saturday morning children's science program, "Beakman's World," into a traveling exhibit. -Exhibit development and lead designer for 2.1 million dollar project. Managed staff, outside consultants and contractors in the development of the scientific content, script, production and crating of all mechanical, electrical, video/computer and sculptural components. Worked with Columbia Pictures' script developers and designers in developing 10 video/voice over segments (shot on location at "Beakman's World" set) included in the exhibit. "Children Just Like Me" - Children's Museum Exhibit Designed/presented to DK Publishing, developing their children’s book into an exhibit. -Project manage, design, program and fabrication of eight vignettes consisting of elements from the book with interactives and educational programming. Led three person production team - set designer and prop queen to fabricate exhibits. Design and production of graphics, illustrations for traveling and other exhibits throughout the museum. Worked with educational department in developing teacher's guides for traveling exhibits. Designed Tree House exhibit for Children Museum. 1987-1992 Freelance Design - Event & Environmental Graphic Design Project Manage/Design Design & development of exhibits, public events and related print media. -Projects included; Cincinnati Bicentennial Events, Cincinnati Countdown 89/90, Red, White and Boom!, Cincinnati Skywalk, Cincinnati Riverwalk, Vietnam War Memorial with the City of Cincinnati, Schenker, Probst and Barensfeld, Downie Productions and the Bicentennial Commission. 1984-1987 Turnbull & Company - Cambridge, Massachusetts Architecture Interior Design firm Development of logos, marketing materials, identification and signage for new & developing companies. 1979-1984 EDUCATION University of Cincinnati, Bachelors Degree in Graphic Design Woodworking courses at University of Cincinnati's technical college


University of Cincinnati





Works published in: City Signs-Innovative Urban Graphics by Madison Square Press. Wayfinding, Designing & Implementing Graphic Navigational Systems. Best of Show Temporary Exhibit, Cincinnati Design Awards - Jordan's Path, Freedom Trail.