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About

Lisa M. Graham, MFA, is an award-winning visual communicator, artist, author, and a Professor at the University of Texas at Arlington. She has exhibited her digital art and design prints in 210+ regional, national, and international exhibitions including in Dallas, Honolulu, Savannah, Los Angeles; Tehran, Iran; Limassol, Cyprus; Cheonan, South Korea; Kharkiev, Ukraine, and Tokyo, Japan. Her poster designs have been included in some of the most prestigious international poster competitions in the world, including "Posterists in the World", Macchu Picchu Museum, Cuzco, Peru, 2019; “To Death With a Smile”, Mexican Museum of Design, 2016; “14th International Poster Biennial in Mexico”, 2016; “X International Eco-poster Triennial”, Ukrainian Association of Graphic Designers, 2018; and “Humanity International Invitational Poster Exhibition”, Gwangju Poster Bienniale, 2019. She has produced Visual Communication industry work for regional, national, and international clients. Her publications include the books Sustainability Research by Designers (2011), Basics of Design: Layout and Typography for Beginners 2e in English and Japanese (2005, 2008), Basics of Design: Layout and Typography for Beginners (2002), Principles of Interactive Design (1999), and numerous paper presentations and journal articles on gestalt theory, experience design, environmental typography, design ethics, and sustainable design. An energetic educator, her students have garnered over 225+ design awards and exhibition placements since 1998.

Awards

Design Award, Graphis Poster Competition, 2021 Gold Design Award, Hermes Creative Awards, 2020 Honorable Mention, Hermes Creative Awards, 2020 Grand Environmental Poster Design, UDA Poster Competition, 2019 Silver Award, Davey Awards, 2019 Design Award, C2Awards, 2019 + more awards over a highly productive career...

Affiliations

University of Texas at Arlington

Experience & Education