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Peter Byrne

School Director

School of Design
College of Art and Design

585-475-6107
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Peter Byrne

School Director

School of Design
College of Art and Design

Education

MFA, York University (Canada)

585-475-6107

Areas of Expertise

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Shows/Exhibits/Installations
Byrne, Peter. Roundabout. By Peter Byrne, Carole Woodlock, and Allan Schindler. 23-28 Jul. 2013. Seoul International Cartoon & Animation Festival 2013, Seoul, South Korea. Exhibit.
Byrne, Peter. Roundabout. By Peter Byrne, Carole Woodlock, and Allan Schindler. 20-30 May 2013. Melbourne International Animation Festival 2013, Melbourne, Australia. Exhibit.
Byrne, Peter. Roundabout. By Peter Byrne, Carole Woodlock, and Allan Schindler. 27 Oct. 2013. London International Animation Festival 2013, London, England. Exhibit.
Invited Keynote/Presentation
Byrne, Peter, Nancy Ciolek, and Chris Jackson. "Designing for the Human Experience: Integrating Design and Technology." National UCDA Design Education Summit Catch 22. University and College Designers Association. Blacksburg, VA. 22 May 2012. Conference Presentation.
Byrne, Peter and Carole Woodlock. "New & Old Media Artist/Teacher: Untangling the Role of Studio Practice and Teaching." National Art Education Association Conference. National Art Education Association. New York, NY. 4 Mar. 2012. Conference Presentation.
Installation/Exhibit/Performance
Byrne, Peter, Carole Woodlock and Michaela Eremiasova. “murmur 2008.” 2010 Melbourne International Animation Festival. Melbourne, Australia. 19 - 27 June2010. Animation Screening.
Byrne, Peter, Carole Woodlock and Michaela Eremiasova (music). “murmur 2008.” 2010 London InternationalAnimation Festival. London, UK. 24 August - 5 September 2010. Animation Screening.
Byrne, Peter, Carole Woodlock and Allan Schindler. “Roundabout 2010.” 2010 Park City Film Music Festival. Park City, UT. 17 - 23 May 2010. Film Screening.
Byrne, Peter, Carole Woodlock and Allan Schindler. “Roundabout 2010.” Artsfest Film Festival. Harrisburg, PA. 28 - 31 May 2010. Film Screening.
Byrne, Peter, Carole Woodlock and AllanSchindler. “Roundabout 2010.” Ohio Independent Film Festival. Cleveland, OH. June 2010. Film Screening.
Byrne, Peter, Carole Woodlock and Allan Schindler. “Roundabout 2010.” WNDX Festival of Film & Video Art. Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. 30 September - 3 October 2010. Film screening.
Formal Presentation
Byrne, Peter. “New Media in Graphic Design.”Art/Inter/Face: Connecting Through Creative and Critical Action. Canadian Society for Education Through Art National Conference. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 16 October 2010. Presentation.

Currently Teaching

GRDE-599
1 - 6 Credits
Graphic Design Independent Study will provide students with the ability to focus in a specialized area of graphic design with an individual faculty member. Students, with the assistance of a faculty adviser, will propose a course of study. The independent study student must obtain permission of an instructor and department by completing the Independent Study Proposal Form to enroll.
GRDE-498
1 - 6 Credits
This course exposes students to the professional environment through outside job opportunities in graphic design studios, advertising agencies, corporate communications departments, and other acceptable organizations. Students will work under the guidance of art directors, creative directors, senior graphic designers, or marketing communications managers and perform creative work that is educational and meaningful for their short-term academic goals as well as their long-range career preparation. Documentation of the experience is required and final review from employer is obtained. The appointed faculty adviser will meet with the student upon completion for final evaluation for a grade. Students must obtain pre-approval of their department and complete the Internship Approval Form. Credit earned is used toward elective credits.

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