Sarah A Meyer

Professor
Visual Communication & Graphic Design Program Coordination team
(909) 869-4090
13-2226B
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Professor of Visual Communication and Graphic Design teaching a wide array of classes including typography, book arts, identity/branding, design thinking, and social and professional practices for which her student outcomes have received recognition. Her students' work has been published in leading journals and books including United Designs: Graphic Design Practice and Education, (Korea: Masthead Publisher, 2005),Motion Design: Moving Graphics for Television, Music Video, Cinema, and Digital Interfaces (Switzerland/UK: RotoVision SA, 2004), the Journal for the Hanyang International Design Conference, (Korea: Hanyang University, 2003), and Creative Quarterly: The Journal of Art and Design, CQ21 (New York: Hively Designs, 2010).

Her design work has been exhibited in numerous publications including Working with Computer Type 3: Color (Switzerland/UK: RotoVision, 1997) and United Designs (Korea: Hanyang University, 2004) and received awards of excellence from design associations including The Society of Technical Communications and The Art Directors Club. She is co-author of Color Management: A Comprehensive Guide for Graphic DesignersColor Management for Logos: A Comprehensive Guide for Graphic Designers, Color Management for Packaging: A Comprehensive Guide for Graphic Designers, and Choosing Color for Logos & Packaging: Solutions for 2D & 3D Design  (Switzerland/UK: RotoVision, 2005-2009; New York: Allworth Press, 2012).

She is a member of the Guild of Book Workers, AIGA, and the National Council of Art Administrators for whom she has been invited to speak as a recipient of the 2012 Emerging Arts Administrator Fellowship. She has been invited to speak at the International Council of Graphic Design Associations (ICOGRADA) 2008 Design Week in Daegu, Korea. She has taught at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, University of Utah, California State University Fullerton, and has been a visiting professor of visual communications at Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar. She has acted as Chair of the Department of Art and Interim Associate Dean of the College of Environmental Design at CPP. She has a passion for developing professional partnerships across disciplines and building academic vision for students and faculty in diverse environments.

Office Hours

Online Office Hour: M: 11am-12pm + R: 8-9am, In Office Hours: W: 11am-12pm+ T: 12:30-1:30-pm. Please see me in 13-2226B, 13-1237, or 13-2243

Education

MFA in Visual Communication and Graphic Design
Virginia Commonwealth University
BS in Graphic Arts Technology Management
University of Central Missouri

Academic Experience

Professor of Visual Communication and Graphic Design
Cal Poly Pomona
2000
Present
Visiting Accreditation Evaluator
National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
2013
Present
Chair of the Department of Art
Cal Poly Pomona
2011
2016
Interim Associate Dean of the College of Environmental Design
Cal Poly Pomona
2009
2010
Guest Professor of Visual Communication and Graphic Design
Virginia Commonwealth University Qatar
2004
2005
Instructor of Graphic Design
California State University Fullerton
1998
2000
Instructor of Graphic Design
University of Utah
1995
1997
Instructor of Visual Communication and Graphic Design
Virgina Commonwealth University
1993
1994

Professional Experience

Artist, Author, Designer, Consultant
Drew Press
2016
Present
Visual Communication and Graphic Design, Creative Director and Owner
Kinetix
1995
2004
Creative Director
Visual Communications and Clinical Education Services, Primary Children's Medical Center
1996
1998
Graphic Designer
National Photographic Interpretation Center
1992
1994
Visual Communication Design and Technology Management Specialist
Federal Government
1989
1992

Office Hours

Online Office Hour: M: 11am-12pm + R: 8-9am, In Office Hours: W: 11am-12pm+ T: 12:30-1:30-pm. Please see me in 13-2226B, 13-1237, or 13-2243

Mother Earth poster
Chaos typographic poster
Shunt: Technology-Assisted Children
Mother Earth poster
Sarah A Meyer (illustration and type design - 8 ft x 4 ft)
Chaos typographic poster
Sarah A Meyer (typographic poster - 5 ft x 5 ft)