The AIGA Speakers Series welcomes Matthew Monk to Burlington City Arts. In his award-winning graphic design practice Matthew designs books and posters for clients involved with design, art, architecture and education. He has been practicing graphic design, making collage/mixed media paintings, and teaching art and design for over twenty years. He will present and discuss his work in these three professional areas and explore overlaps and distinctions between them.
WHEN: Saturday, January 25, 2014
WHERE: BCA, 135 Church Street, Burlington [map]
COST: Members: FREE, Non-members: $8 at the door.
Light refreshments. Event sponsored by BCA.
Matthew Monk is a designer, artist, and educator with twenty years of experience in collegiate teaching and administration. Matthew taught in Graphic Design at Rhode Island School of Design from 1993 to 2012, most recently as a tenured professor. Matthew is the founding faculty chair of the MFA in Graphic Design Program at Vermont College of Fine Arts, and currently serves on the faculty of that program. In 2012 he joined VCFA as Academic Dean.
In his book design practice, his clients include The National Gallery of Art, Yale University Press, Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Metropolis Books, The Museum of Art at Rhode Island School of Design, and Wellesley College, among others. His work has earned numerous awards and has appeared in Print, Communication Arts, Graphis, ID, Metropolis, and AIGA 50 Books/50 Covers, among others. Matthew exhibits his collage and mixed-media works extensively and his work is in collections across the US and abroad.
Matthew holds an undergraduate degree in Graphic Design from North Carolina State University, an MFA in Graphic Design from Rhode Island School of Design, and a collegiate teaching certificate from Brown University.