Katherine Mccoy


Friday, September 10, 2010
SAIC Columbus Auditorium, 280 S. Columbus Dr.

A principal at High Ground design studio, Katherine McCoy is a leading figure of contemporary design. Her leadership of design departments and national design organizations has largely shaped contemporary American design education. She is the former Chair of the Design departments at the Cranbrook Academy of Art and Kansas City Art Institute. An elected member of the Alliance Graphique Internationale, she has served on the Design Issues Advisory Board and the NEA Design Arts Policy Panel, and she was a Contributing Editor at ID magazine. Her work has been widely published, including in Graphic Design in America: A Visual Language History and Women in Design. She co-authored and designed the book, Cranbrook Design: The New Discourse.