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Directors

Dou Xiang

Director Lanzhou, China Lecturer, School of art and design, Lanzhou Institute of technology Doctoral student, Pukyong National UniversityDesign director, Joko cultural design studioIn addition to design teaching, I am also involved in the creation of… Read More »Dou Xiang

Caglar Okur

Director Turkey I am a graphic designer and a passionate associate professor with 20 years of experience in teaching with extensive knowledge of graphic design both face to face and on distance education platforms. I… Read More »Caglar Okur

New Directors 2021

UDA welcomes our new members. They are outstanding designers and educators recommended and honored by the Presidential Board and Executive Directors. We look forward to working together to level-up our organization in the future. They… Read More »New Directors 2021

Taekyeom Lee

Director Iowa, USA https://portfolio.taekyeom.com Taekyeom is an educator, researcher, and multidisciplinary designer using the artist’s material and artistic sensibility. He is currently an Assistant professor of Graphic Design at Iowa State University in Ames, IA.… Read More »Taekyeom Lee

Ruiyu Li

Director Linfen, China With rich experience in both graphic and space design, she is more en­thusiastic about plane composition and colour matching design. Her series of oil painting ‘Lazy’ won the second prize in The… Read More »Ruiyu Li

Jenny El-Shamy

Director Indiana, USA https://www.jennyelshamy.com/ Jenny is a designer and educator with over 20 years of industry and academic experience. Before starting her own graphic design studio, she worked in the publishing industry and at design… Read More »Jenny El-Shamy

Chun Wang

Director Weihai, China I trained part-time art teachers in Primary School Affiliated with the Beijing Institute of Graphic Communication. I serve as a fourth-grade fine arts major teacher. I mainly focus on low-grade theme painting,… Read More »Chun Wang

Astrid Kensinger

Director Education City, Qatar https://qatar.vcu.edu/graphicdesign Astrid Kensinger is the Chair of Graphic Design at Virginia Commonwealth University, School of the Arts in Qatar. Originally from San Francisco, most of Astrid’s industry, practice and teaching have… Read More »Astrid Kensinger

Zhaowen Li

Director Korea According to my understanding of design, a good design is based on a full understanding of its meaning. The first step in the design is to consider the intention to be expressed. Only… Read More »Zhaowen Li

Yanshu Wang

Director Korea YANSHU WANG graduated from Wuhan Textile University with a major in advertising. During her university, she won several national visual design awards. Starting from September 2020, she is studying for a postgraduate degree… Read More »Yanshu Wang