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The Graphic Design concentration teaches you to become a visual problem solver who makes valuable contributions to our world. You will learn to translate ideas, information and data into communications through the use of typography, space, illustrations, photography, charts, words and color. Graphic design is everywhere.

If you are interested in working in the field of graphic design, this concentration will teach you mastery of design principles, theories and technical skill, all within a broader studio art framework.

You will be exposed to all aspects of graphic design including:

  • Print
  • Publication
  • Advertising
  • Corporate identity and branding
  • Packaging
  • Interactive & web design
  • Environmental signage
  • Motion graphics

You will learn by developing solutions for complex communication challenges based upon real-world parameters such as budget, time, space, technology, and production methods.



You will complete an internship in graphic design, as well as the following courses:

  • Typography
  • Introduction to Graphic Design
  • Design for Print & Products
  • Publication & Information Design
  • Time Motion Communications
  • Intro to Digital Imaging
  • Intermediate Digital Photography
  • Web Design

For more information, contact:

Romy Hosford, Associate Professor of Art
585.594.6733 | Hosford_Romy@roberts.edu

Romy Hosford, M.F.A., is a multimedia artist and educator and has taught at Roberts since 2011. Her photo/video based installation work can be described as storytelling through object, material and historical contexts; often dealing with perception, definition and expectation. In addition, it investigates the concept of memory - personal and cultural, remembering and forgetting.  Read more about Professor Hosford.