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TCNJ Brown Bag Series: Graphic Designer, Allan Espiritu

“MashUp: ‘Cause we are living in an (im)material world/The Boy with a Thorn in His Side”
Fri., November 3, 2017, 12:30 – 1:30pm
Mildred & Ernest E. Mayo Concert Hall, Music Building.
EWING, NJ 08628

Hosted by Art & Art History
Working fluidly between graphic design and fine arts, Espiritu will speak about his creative process, the influence of the Situationist theory and the relevance of print in the age of the immaterial. Espiritu is founder of Philadelphia design studio, GDLOFT and a professor of graphic design at Rutgers University, Camden.

Speaker Bio:
Allan Espiritu is a Philadelphia based graphic designer and educator. Espiritu received his BA in graphic design from Rutgers University, Camden Campus and his MFA in graphic design from Yale University, School of Art. He is the founder of GDLOFT, a small collaborative design studio made up of photographers, fine artists, students, designers and (aspiring) competitive food eaters, focusing on design for educational, arts and cultural and non-profit institutions. GDLOFT’s work has been published and acknowledged by AIGA, GDUSA, UCDA, Graphis, Communication Arts, Print Magazine, HOW, STEP, and Art Directors Club. His work has also appeared in Gestalten and Rockport publications. In 2017, Espiritu was included in the Barnes Museum’s critically acclaimed show Person of the Crowd. He is an active member of AIGA Philadelphia, serving as president in 2013 and most recently he was named the 2017 AIGA Philadelphia Fellow, the chapter’s highest honor given to a member. Mr. Espiritu heads the graphic design concentration at Rutgers University, Camden Campus.

This event is free and open to the public. Feel free to bring your lunch and relax!
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