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Chemi Montes Associate Professor and Department Chair, Art Department of Art

MFA, Graphic Design, The Pennsylvania State University
BA, Graphic Design and Audiovisual Media, University of Salamanca, Spain

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Chemi Montes’s professional experience includes designing for print, video and film graphics, and the web. Prior to and outside academic life, a combination of agency and freelance practice has allowed Chemi to work with a diversity of clients ranging from small businesses and non-profits to Fortune 500 companies. He is the recipient of a Graphis Platinum award, in addition to earning top awards in numerous international juried competitions. His worked has appeared in many design books and periodicals, including Communication Arts, Graphis Poster Annual, Graphis Design Annual, Graphis Typography Annual, Applied Arts, GD USA, The American Graphic Design Awards, Creativity International Awards, and numerous other publications. He also presented papers at several conferences and  has published writings on design and semiotics, one of his areas of interest.
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Fall 2022

  • GDES-270 Design for Understanding

  • GDES-400 Visual Branding/Design Systems