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Crista Smith Adjunct Professorial Lect Department of Art

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Crista Noel Smith is a multidisciplinary designer and maker. Born and trained in the UK, she designs images and objects for theatre, film, animation, and digital spaces. Clients and creative partners have included the Walt Disney Company, The Royal National Theatre (London), Den Jyske Opera (the Danish National Opera), the Smithsonian Institution, and Cirque du Soleil. She was awarded the prestigious Linbury Prize for Stage Design, and her work can be found in the Victoria and Albert Museum’s Theatre and Performance Collections. She is passionate about using objects and images to tell stories, and exploring the ways design affects our relationships with the world and each other.
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Spring 2022

  • GDES-200 Visual Communication Design