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Department Adds Two New Members for Fall 2012

Aug 27, 2012

Bruno Ribeiro

Assistant Professor of Graphic Design.  Professor Ribeiro holds a Master of Fine Arts from The Ohio State University with a focus on Interaction Design.  His thesis was entitled Reshaping Visual Communication Design Curriculum to Support Collaboration with Computer Science and Engineering.  Prior to attending The Ohio State University, Professor Ribeiro was creative director for Stijl, a design firm based in his home country of Brazil.

Diana Puntar

Assistant Professor of Sculpture.  Professor Puntar holds a Master of Fine Arts from The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.  Before coming to Cal Poly she taught at the Pratt Institute in New York.  Professor Puntar's sculpture has been exhibition at PS1 Museum of Modern Art in New York, as well as Boston, Chicago, Portland, Charlotte, and New Haven.  Her current work investigates utopian endeavors.

Design students win awards, including Ad Designer of the Year!

Jul 12, 2012

Brad Matsushita (class of ‘12) was named Ad Designer of the Year at the at the College Newspaper Business and Advertising Manager’s (CNBAM) convention in Miami, Fla.  Brad also won: Best Online Display Advertisement, and Best Sales Promotion Materials

Emily Hsiao (class of '12) was selected to recieve the 3rd Place award for: Best Black & White Advertisement

Laura Howell (class of '11) was selected to recieve the 3rd Place award for: Best Display Advertisement for Associated Collegiate Press Pacemaker.

Mustang Daily, Cal Poly’s student-run newspaper, recently won its fourth consecutive College Newspaper of the Year award.

Art & Design Students Win Cal Poly Arts Awards

Jun 14, 2012

Rachel LaBonte (class of '12) won the Cal Poly Arts Achievement in Art Award.

Cathy Kossack (class of '12) won the Cal Poly Service to the Arts award.


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