Founding Faculty SVA Designer as Author MFA program, Head Graphic Design Program SUNY Purchase, Co-Director EarSay Inc.
Writer, Designer/Typographer/Performer, Educator
BA, Queens College; MFA, Yale University
Areas of Research/Creative Output:
Writing and design of original multimedia projects that marry form and content via typographic composition manifest in books, animations, performances, audioworks, and exhibitions. Known as pioneer of Visual Literature and Design Authorship.
Books And Plays Authored And Designed:
A LIFE IN BOOKS: The Rise and Fall of Bleu Mobley; Crossing the BLVD: Strangers, Neighbors, Aliens in a New America; The Portrait Series: a quartet of men: GRRRHHH: a study of social patterns; French Fries; i mean you know; versations; A Tattle Tale; Denial of the Fittest; The Whole K’Cuffin World; Social Security: The Life and Times of Eugene Solomon; The Search for IT and Other Pronouns
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA); Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; Tate Gallery; J. Paul Getty Museum; Sackner Collection
Honors and Awards:
National Endowment for the Arts, The Brendan Gill Prize, New York State Council on the Arts, New York State Foundation for the Arts, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Greenwall Foundation, Puffin Foundation, 3 AIGA Book Awards, Society of Typographic Arts Special Recognition Award; Prix Ars Electronica, Type Directors Club, Innovative Use of Archives Award, NY Book Best of the Best Award, Media That Matters Award, IPPY Outstanding Book of the Year Award, USA Best Book Awards - BEST NEW FICTION, 2016 Center for Book Arts Honoree