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Art + Design

Larry Will

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Art + Design

Address:
E.O. Bull Center, Room 133/143
2 E. Rosedale Ave.
West Chester, PA 19383


Phone: 610-436-2755
Email: artinfo@wcupa.edu


Peggy Hill, Chair
MHill@wcupa.edu


Faculty Contact Information

Larry
Will

Assistant Professor of Art, Graphic Design

E.O. Bull Center 134
610-436-2755
LWill@wcupa.edu

Education

  • Master's Candidate, Syracuse University, 2011
  • B.A., California State University, Long Beach, 1979

Teaching Experience

  • West Chester University of Pennsylvania, Associate Professor, 1997-present
  • Indiana University, Assistant Professor, 1994-1996
  • University of Delaware, Assistant Professor, 1989-1993

Professional Experience

  • Self-Employed. 1984-Present.
  • Manage and operate promotional packaging design firm. Clients include: Trump Enterprises, Howard Hughes Properties, Harrah's Inc. Caesars International Resorts, Hilton Hotels, MGM Grand Hotel and Resorts, Mirage Resorts, and Foxwoods Resorts & Casino, Convention and Visitor's Authority of Nevada, Lake Tahoe Olympic Committee, Porsche Cars International of North America.
  • Senior Art Director, Media Consultants. Reno, NV. 1981-1984.
  • Art Director, Gustin+Curtis Advertising. Reno, NV. 1979-1981.
  • Art Director, The Designory Inc. Los Angeles, CA. 1979-1980.

Recognition

  • ADDY Award for Direct Mail. 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997.
  • Zanders, Award of Excellence. 1995.
  • PRINT Magazine, Design Annual. 1989, 1990.
  • Zellerbach Award, Best Use of Paper. 1985, 1986, 1987, 1990.
  • Beckett Paper Company, Paper Promotion. 1990.
  • Becket Paper Company, Letterhead Award. 1986, 1987, 1990.
  • Advertising Club of Reno, Nevada, Best of Show. 1990.
  • Excellence Awards. 1985-1990.
  • How Magazine, self-promotion issue feature article. 1988, 1989.
  • Neenah Paper, Certificate of Recognition. 1989.
  • Simpson Paper, Letterhead Award. 1990.
  • Strathmore Paper, Certificate of Excellence. 1989.
  • AAF, Best in the West Merit Award. 1987.
  • Department Scholarship. California State University Long Beach. 1976.

Professional and Academic Memberships

  • American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA)
  • Art Directors Club of Los Angeles
  • Calligraphy Society of Los Angeles
  • Society of Typographic Aficionados (SOTA)
  • National Association Photoshop Professionals (NAPP)
  • Movable Book Society

Service

  • AIGA, Philadelphia Chapter, Vice President, Chair Ethics, Executive Board. 2003-2004.
  • AIGA, Philadelphia Chapter, Ethics Committee. 2001-2004.
  • AIGA, Philadelphia Chapter, Education Committee Portfolio Evaluator. 2000-2004.
  • Delaware County Community College Art Show Judge. 2003.
  • AIGA, Philadelphia Chapter, Vice President, Secretary, Executive Board 1999-2001.
  • Zanders Regional Paper Show Judge. 2001.
  • AIGA, Reno Chapter, Executive Board Retreat. 1999-2000.
  • AAF, Reno Chapter, President, Vice President, Executive Board. 1987-1989.
  • AAF, Reno Chapter, Western Region Awards Committee Chair.
  • Cerritos College, California, Assistant Gallery Coordinator.