Join Stevenson University, the Society of Design Arts (SoDA) and AIGA Baltimore for this online event with Dr. Cheryl D. Miller.
Dr. Cheryl D. Holmes Miller is the Spring 2022 Stevenson University Art and Graphic Design Department’s Artist in Residence. She is recognized for her outsized influence within the graphic design profession to end the marginalization of BIPOC designers through her civil rights activism, industry exposé trade writing, research rigor, and archival vision. Dr. Holmes Miller is a national leader of minority rights, gender, race, diversity, equality, equity, and inclusion advocacy in graphic design. She is a 2021 AIGA Medalist, a 2021 Cooper Hewitt National Design Awardee, and a 2021 Honorary IBM Scholar.
HOW TO ATTEND THE EVENT
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ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Dr. Cheryl D. Miller is recognized for her outsized influence within the graphic design profession to end the marginalization of BIPOC designers through her civil rights activism, industry exposé trade writing, research rigor, and archival vision. Miller is a national leader of minority rights, gender, race diversity, equality, equity, and inclusion advocacy in graphic design.
She is founder of the former Cheryl D. Miller Design, Inc., NYC, a social impact design firm; she is a designer, author, trade writer for PRINT Magazine and Communication Arts Magazine, and theologian.
Dr. Miller has an MS in Communications Design from Pratt Institute and a BFA in Graphic Design from Maryland Institute College of Art, completed Foundation Studies at Rhode Island School of Design, and has a Doctor of Humane Letters from Vermont College of Fine Arts and a MDiv from Union Theological Seminary.
A recipient of countless awards, she is dedicated to visual arts advancement. The Cheryl D. Miller Collection at Stanford University is her legacy professional firm’s archive, including her memoir research and manuscripts. The collection features D&I initiatives, corporate communications developed for Fortune 500 corporations, and corporate communications for national African American organizations, developed post-Civil Rights Era, 1974–1994.
She is an activist, decolonizing graphic design professor, lecturer, and revisionist historian. She is Distinguished Senior Lecturer in Design at the University of Texas–Austin. She is a member of the Board of Trustees of Vermont College of Fine Arts and the President’s Global Advisory Board of Maryland Institute College of Art.