Andrea Marks

 

Friday, December 3, 2010
MacLean Center, 112 S. Michigan Ave., 1307 screening room

A Portland-based designer and an Associate Professor at Oregon State University, Andrea Marks is interested in the use of writing as a conceptual development tool, the role of women in contemporary design, and the political power of visual expressions. She is the producer of the acclaimed documentary about Polish street posters from World War II through the fall of Communism, Freedom on the Fence. A recipient of a NEA Design Arts grant for her project "Women of the Bauhaus," she is the author of Writing for Visual Thinkers.