Department of Art and Design

Visual Studies


The field of visual studies combines established methods of contemporary art with theoretical discourses. (Read more...)

David King

Assistant Professor, Graphic Design

David King received his B.F.A. in Graphic Design and his M.F.A. in Design from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In addition to core graphic design classes, David teaches typography, digital prepress and portfolio preparation. He owned and operated an award-winning, full-service graphic design firm in the San Francisco Bay Area for 20 years. Clients ranged from banks to high-tech medical electronics companies in Silicon Valley. Prior to opening his own business, David was an Art Director and designer for a large textbook publishing company in Chicago and a large corporate design firm in San Francisco.

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  • Phone: (616)331-2578
  • Office: 1115 Alexander Calder Fine Arts Center
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