Babette Mayor is an artist, graphic designer, and educator. During her tenure at Cal Poly Pomona, Ms. Mayor has received the Academic Program's Award for Outstanding Faculty Advisor, and the Dean's Award for Outstanding Faculty. In 1994-5 she led a group of students in designing the University's award winning logo. She is the recipient of numerous grants including 3 University Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity (RSCA) grants and 3 College Creativity/Travel grants. Ms. Mayor is responsible for the development of the BFA degree in Graphic Design and helped to develop the following new courses: Graphic Design Seminar, Professional Practices in Graphic Design and Package Design. She was chair of the Art Department for 11 years.
Mayor exhibits her art work both regionally and nationally. Her work has been exhibited at the Chicago Cultural Center, at Irene Carlson Photography Gallery at ULV, the L.A. Artcore Brewery Annex Gallery, the Runnels Gallery at Eastern New Mexico University, the Turner Print Museum at Chico State, the Bradbury Gallery at Arkansas State University, Kohn Turner Gallery in L.A., the Arco Center For Visual Arts, and U.C. Irvine's Art Gallery. Mayor's art work is also included in The Security Pacific Collection, 1970-1985: Selected Works; in the American Council on Education, Washington, DC Collection; and has been published in two of Rotovison's Color Management books.
Professor Mayor's design clients include the City of Pomona, California State Polytechnic University (College of Environmental Design, College of Arts, Letters, and Social Sciences, School of Education and Integrative Studies, College of Business, College of the Extended University, W. Keith and Janet Kellogg University Art Gallery, President's Office), Riverside Art Museum, Trans America Insurance, Six Flags Movieland Wax Museum, Palisades Pacific Group, Inc., Mosby Publishing, University of La Verne, and the LA Philharmonic.