Vignelli Center Lecture: Kenneth Hiebert
Lecture title: "The Raw & the Cooked ... and the Felt"
The talk will start with images of design work throughout his life, and with some photography. It will close with a video piece with sound: a personal meditation on juxtaposition of form in subjects he photographed during various travels. Ken Hiebert is founding chairman of the graphic design program of the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, and retired as Professor Emeritus in 1999. He is author of Graphic Design Processes and Graphic Design Sources, both supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts.
He has taught at Yale University, and the Basel School of Design. In 2001, he was the Nierenberg Chair Visiting Professor at Camegie Mellon University. He also taught several short-term workshops internationally. He was awarded the Master Teacher Award by the Graphic Design Education Association, and received honorary doctorates from Maine College of Art and the University of the Arts.
He is a founding member and Fellow of the Philadelphia Chapter of AIGA and has received multiple awards from the AIGA and other professional associations for his work in book, poster, promotional,
Art, design, and technology integration is the underlying theme of his continuing work as designer and educator, and in his exploration with new possibilities in mixed media.
When and Where
Open to the Public