Graphic Design

Pursue a Career as a Creative Professional

The Graphic Design program at Plattsburgh State offers courses that serve both the foundation Art major and advanced design students. The advanced level design courses provide a set of technical and conceptual skills that prepare the student for entering the highly competitive and specialized field of visual communications.

Graphic Design students gain expertise ranging from traditional tools and techniques in illustration to new, evolving digital technologies that provide them with the necessary means to become a creative professional. To develop their capabilities students are taught specific skills in typography, layout, publication and packaging, all emphasizing a creative, problem-solving approach that considers issues of branding, product positioning and target audiences.

Graphic Design Facilities

A Macintosh based lab with professional design software provides students access to the tools of the commercial design studio in an academic setting.

Questions, Comments, Suggestions?

If you would like more information about art at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact:

Norman Taber
Office: Myers Fine Arts 206
Phone: (518) 564-2495
Email: norman.taber@plattsburgh.edu

Kimberly Hall-Stone, Secretary
Office: Myers Fine Arts 220B
Phone: (518) 564-2179
Fax: (518) 564-2199
Email: art@plattsburgh.edu

SUNY Plattsburgh
Art Department
Myers Fine Arts 220 B
Plattsburgh, NY 12901