Executive Directors

Aleksandra Shishkina

Executive Director Saint Petersburg, Russia https://aleksandrashi.tumblr.com/ My way is never easy but as I walk further, I see that everything that I did had a reason. I want to be known for my designs and… Read More »Aleksandra Shishkina

Daniela Marx

Executive Director New Orleans, USA http://www.desigNERDmarx.com Daniela Marx is a Full Professor of Graphic Design at Loyola University New Orleans.  She looks to Loyola’s Jesuit mission of social justice to shape Loyola’s design students. In the… Read More »Daniela Marx

Lisa Graham

Executive Director Dallas, Texas, USA http://www.coroflot.com/lisagraham Lisa M. Graham, MFA, is an award-winning visual communicator, artist, author, and a Professor at the University of Texas at Arlington. She has exhibited her digital art prints in… Read More »Lisa Graham

SooYun Im

Executive Director Los Angeles, USA http://sooyunin.info Sooyun Im is an Associate Professor at California State Polytechnic University Pomona. She teaches a wide range of graphic design courses including Web design, Motion graphics, Environmental Graphic Design,… Read More »SooYun Im

Sarah A. Meyer

Executive Director Orange, California, USA Sarah A. Meyer is Professor and Program Coordinator of Visual Communication Design at California State Polytechnic University Pomona (CPP). Sarah has acted at CPP as Chair of the Art Department… Read More »Sarah A. Meyer

Donald Tarallo

Executive Director Boston, USA http://www.tarallodesign.com Donald Tarallo (BA Studio Arts, Clark University; MFA Graphic Design, RISD; Postgraduate studies at Basel School of Art and Design, Switzerland) has taught at Clark University, RISD, the Fraunhofer Institute’s Digital… Read More »Donald Tarallo

Joachim Muller-Lance

Executive Director Umkirch, Germany http://www.kamedesign.com Joachim’s capabilities span across information design, logos and identity design, illustration and character creation, typography and typeface design, offering 31 years of experience in print media and 21 years in… Read More »Joachim Muller-Lance

John T. Drew

Executive Director Orange, California, USA John T. Drew is The Design Innovation Project Director and Professor of Graphic Design at California State University, Fullerton. His university has recognized him on ten occasions for his teaching, research, and… Read More »John T. Drew

JuKyoung Ham

Executive Director Cincinnati, USA http://jukyoung.com Ms. Jukyoung Ham is a Senior Designer at LPK, Inc. She started as a member of LPK’s Femcare team and since then she mainly concentrated on developing beauty brands. She… Read More »JuKyoung Ham

Kelly Salchow MacArthur

President Executive Director Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA http://elevatedesign.org UDA President (2020-present)UDA Vice President of Design Research (2016-2019) Kelly Salchow MacArthur is an Associate Professor of Studio Art and Co-Coordinator of Graphic Design at Michigan State… Read More »Kelly Salchow MacArthur