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Alumnx ’16 Jason Alejandro Speaking at MICA

April 6, 2022

Jason Alejandro
Friday 4/8
12pm EST
Please Join Friday, April 8 at 12pm for a presentation by Jason Alejandro. Open to the public.
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Jason Alejandro is a Puerto Rican graphic designer and educator based between New York City and Philadelphia. He is currently Assistant Professor of Graphic Design at the College of New Jersey. Jason’s work examines, addresses, and questions aspects of cultural identity, design history, professional practice, and critical pedagogy through research, making, and writing.

Jason has produced award-winning work for brands, agencies, and organizations—as well as publishers, and institutions of higher education. His professional experience includes roles in environmental graphic design and book design, as well as art direction and project management. He currently serves on the AIGA Design Educators Community Steering Committee. Jason’s work has been exhibited in New York City, Boston, Berlin, Minneapolis and Mexico City. Previously, he taught at Rutgers University, Lehigh University, Kean University, and the University of Pennsylvania. Jason received his MFA in Graphic Design from Vermont College of Fine Arts in 2016. He currently maintains an independent design and research practice.

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