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G R A P H I C   D E S I G N | Faculty Bios

Allison GoodmanActing Chair

Carla Barr | B.F.A. UCLA, Art Center College of Design. Owner, Carla Barr Design. Former vice president/creative director, Calvin Klein Cosmetics; art director, Connoisseur; associate art director, Life, Rolling Stone, Esquire. Awards: Art Directors Club (N.Y.), Society of Publication Designers, AIGA. Featured in Idea Magazine, Photo/Design, PhotoGraphis, Graphis Annuals.

Gene Bramson | Art Center College of Design. Principal/senior creative director, Bramson+Associates, Los Angeles. Clients: Tony Roma's, Lawry's, Aaron Spelling, Chiron Vision, Inc., Johnson & Johnson, Isuzu Motors of America, Chutetsu/Kajima, Japan.

Jay Chapman | M.A. Columbia University, New York University, Art Center College of Design. Graphic design historian, film historian and programmer, creative consultant. Principal, movementsoundspacetime, a creative consultancy specializing in movement, sound, and interface design for the interactive multimedia/motion graphics/digital design community.

John Clark | B.A., B.S., M.A. Syracuse University; Kunstgewerbeschule, Basel, Switzerland. Founder/design director, Looking. Former vice president/design director, Cross Associates; founder/principal, The GNU Group; former designer, Büro für visuelle Kommunikation Rolf Müller (Munich). Former chair, Communication Design, Art Center (Europe). Clients: American Stores Company, Anderson Lithograph, L.A. County Arts Commission, MTV Networks, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Marsilio Publishers. Author, Typographic Design.

Allison A. Goodman | B.F.A., M.F.A. Art Center College of Design, Carnegie-Mellon University. Former art director/designer, Sussman/Prejza, Richard Saul Wurman/Access Press.

Daniel D. Hoy | B.F.A. CSU Northridge. Owner/creative director, Hoy Design. Former designer, Ramone C. Muñoz Design Associates. Instructor, CSU Northridge, Otis/Parsons. Clients: Micro Matic USA, Siemens Solar, Baskin-Robbins, Buildit Engineering, NovaStor Corporation, Qualstar Corporation.

Simon Johnston | Bath Academy of Art, England. Kunstgewerbeschule, Basel, Switzerland. Owner, Praxis, Los Angeles. Cofounder, 8vo studio, London and Octavo typographic journal.

Leonard Konopelski | M.F.A. Academy of Fine Art, Warsaw, Poland; Academy of Fine Art, Krakow. Art director. Clients: A&M Records, Brentwood Publications, Improv Theater, L.A. Gear, Los Angeles Rams, Mark Taper Forum, Raquel Welch Productions, Richard Simmons Show, Solari Theater, Tele-Film Canada, Warner Bros., Art Center, Ottawa. Group exhibitions: Los Angeles County Museum of Art; University Art Museum, Long Beach; CSU Fullerton; Museum Zacheta, Warsaw. Teaching: European Academy of Art, Warsaw; CSU Long Beach; California Institute of the Arts; CSU Fullerton; Academy of Fine Art, Warsaw.

Ramone C. Muñoz | B.F.A., M.F.A. Chair; Graduate advisor, Communication & New Media Design. Former clients include ARCO, Music Center, Mitsubishi, Great Western Savings, Great Western Financial Securities, Tishman Corporation.

Sunook Park | B.F.A., M.F.A. Art Center College of Design. Corporate and product brand identity consultant. Principal, ANDLAB, a Brand Identity Design Company. Clients/projects: Brand naming, packaging, visual marketing program development for MINDTIX (e-commerce software). Brand naming, packaging concept, identity development for BENEV Company (pharmaceutical/cosmetics). Corporate identity, branding system development for SOAP, Inc. (sports shoes and accessories). International dealership identity, design manual development for HYUNDAI Motor Corp. (retail-automobile), Corporate identity, application system development for Samsung Corp. Design consultant for Cheil Communications (advertising). Corporate identity, visual communication guide for PacifiCare (health). Corporate identity, application, template design for BellSouth Corp. (telecommunication). Corporate identity design for Harcourt General (entertainment), Guidant Corp. (medical).

Roland Young | B.P.A. Art Center College of Design. Coprincipal, Tracey Shiffman/Roland Young Design Group. Clients: Santa Monica College of Design; Art & Architecture; Art Center College of Design; The Getty Center for Education in the Arts; Capitol Records; A&M Records; MOCA, Los Angeles; Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation; Orthopaedic Hospital; Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Park; 2000 Partnership; Children's Hospital, Los Angeles; Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Awards: Art Directors Club (L.A., N.Y.), AIGA, Clios, Grammy. Featured in Graphis, Communication Arts, Vision, Print Casebooks, Art Direction, Album Cover Albums, Air Powered.