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

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

Patrycja Longawa

Executive Director Jedlicze, Poland https://www.facebook.com/patrycja.longawa Patrycja Longawa was born in 1988 in Sanok, Poland. In 2012, she obtained the Master of Fine Arts majoring in Art Education with a specialization in painting at the University… Read More »Patrycja Longawa

Ping Xu

Executive Director Associate Professor of Graphic DesignThe University of Texas Rio Grande Valley http://www.pxstudio.us Ping Xu was born and raised in Shanghai. He began his professional career and served as an Art Director, a Creative… Read More »Ping Xu