Perrin Stamatis, M.F.A.

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Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Visual Communications
Office Location: Art Building 314C
Office Phone: 815-753-0291
Office Fax: 815-753-7701
Email: pstamatis@niu.edu
Website: www.scratchboarddesigns.com

Educational Background

  • M.F.A., University of Illinois, Chicago: Graphic Design

Emphasis

  • Typography
  • Letterpress printing and typesetting
  • Typeface design
  • Information design

Courses Taught

  • ARTD 202 Intro to Typography
  • ARTD 211 - Typography
  • ARTD 311 - Intermediate Design I
  • ARTD 318 - Interaction Design I
  • ARTD 319 - Interaction Design II
  • ARTD 411 - Advanced Visual Comm I
  • ARTD 412 - Advanced Visual Comm II
  • ARTD 412 - Advanced Typography

Selected Shows

  • Faculty Exhibition, NIU Art Museum, School or Art and Design 2017
  • Portraiturish: Illustrators Society at Harrington (ISH) Magazine, vol. 1 no. 6, Nov. 17, 2014
  • Juried Show, Harrington College of Design, Chicago, 2014

Professional

  • Client work and Consulting
  • Director of Community Relations, Board member, Society of Typographic Arts (STA)
  • Critique Lead for Type Thursdays, Chicago
  • Juror, North American Assessment Team, International Society of Typographic Designers (ISTD)

Selected Presentations

  • TypeCon 2018, Portland: Lectured on the research and development of an interactive timeline of type history
  • 5th Annual STA Design Inspiration Weekend: Presented recent silk screen project and research on juxtaposition, meaning and materials.
  • TypeCon 2017, Boston: Lectured on the topic of calligraphy and brush lettering

Selected Works

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