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Graphic Design Faculty

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Larry O'Neal

Title Assistant Professor/Chair of Graphic Design
Department Graphic Design
Phone 216.421.7328

Courses  Community Projects | Contemporary Marketing + Art Direction | Graphic Design: Advanced Studio | Graphic Design: Advanced Studio | Graphic Design: BFA Thesis | Professional Standards in Illustration

Larry O’Neal is a graphic designer/illustrator with a unique professional history that allows him to provide his students with a unique look at the graphic design field. Prior to joining the faculty at CIA 4 years ago, Larry spent the majority of his career working in regional ad agencies such as Carr-Liggett (now Liggett-Stashower), Wyse Advertising and Stern Advertising. At Stern (a former subsidiary of TBWA Worldwide Inc.), he served 14 years as Executive Vice President / Executive Creative Director. In addition to supervising a creative staff of 24, he served on the Executive Committee and headed the New Business Task Force. In addition to teaching at CIA, he operates a graphic design firm in Chagrin Falls, OH.

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Mari Hulick

Title Associate Professor
Department Graphic Design
Phone 216.421.8026

Courses  Design for Communication I | Design for Communication II | Graphic Design: BFA Statement + Exhibtion | Graphic Design: BFA Thesis | Graphics for Design

Degree MFA, Northwestern University; Post-Bach, School of the Art Institute of Chicago; BA, University of Michigan

Designer, writer, amateur historian and nascent bread baker, Mari has been involved with information design and publication design (in all its myriad forms) throughout her practice. Clients have included Digital C, National Institute of Health, Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, The Case Connection Zone, Artist Carl Pope, and Internationals Public Schools. She received a 2013 Ohio Arts Council Grant for Individual Excellence with one of her principle collaborators, Mary Jo Toles (Professor of Photography at CIA). She has also taught at Parsons School of Design, University of California (Los Angeles), and U Cal (Santa Barbara).

Current projects include UX and UI for 2 new apps, information design on the progress of The Cleveland Consent Decree, a series on information visualization, and a fierce wild yeast starter for her crusty sourdough loaves. Rye is her personal favorite, with Tartine City Loaf a close second.

Recent Talks:

Welcome to Tomorrow: Big Data and Deep Dives; Design Conference, Chicago, November 2014

UX: The New Graphic Design; AIGA Regional Conference, April 2014

The Next Next: Design and Big Data, The 2013 National Conference of Editors and Designers, The Federal Reserve

In The Thick Of It: Collaboration in Contemporary Design

Significant Awards:

2013 Ohio Arts Council Award for Individual Excellence

DADD Recipient, 2005

Visiting Scholar Fellowship, 2000—1, Institut de Recherche et d’Histoire des Textes/Bibliothèque Nationale de France

Eugene Pawlowski

Title Professor
Department Graphic Design
Phone 216.421.8026

Courses  Hand Made Book | Limited Edition Portfolio Publication | Production Seminar | Typography I | Typography II

Degree BFA, Graphic Design, Cleveland Institute of Art

Gene is a professor in the Graphic Design Department at CIA and has taught here since 1966 in Graphic Design and Typography. He has received several awards including the AIGA 50 Books of the Year, Exhibited in the Cleveland Society of Communicating Arts Show, the New York Art Directors and Type Directors Shows, and the Society of Illustrators Show.

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Debi Belt

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Graphic Design
Phone 216.421.7000

Courses  Graphic Design for Non-Majors | Graphics for Design

Debi Belt is a graphic designer/art director with over 35 years in the Cleveland advertising world. She has worked for major Cleveland ad agencies servicing small businesses to Fortune 500 companies with expertise in branding, retail activation, collateral, direct mail and print advertising. Debi also teaches History of Graphic Design, Advertising Design, Corporate Identity and Typography at Lakeland Community College. In addition, she teaches drawing to children in an after school program and has a small design business.

Susan Krizman

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Graphic Design
Phone 216.421.7000

Courses  Graphic Design for Non-Majors

Pat Lally

Pat Lally

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Graphic Design
Phone 216.421.7000

Courses  Web Design/Interactive I & II

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Greg Luvison

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Graphic Design
Phone 216.421.7000

Courses  Graphic Design for Non-Majors

Mark Thompson

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Graphic Design
Phone 216.421.7000

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