Chris Myers
Graphic Design Program Director
Associate Professor
MFA, Yale University
BA, University of Toledo

Chris Myers serves as chairman of the Graphic Design department and has more than 30 years of experience in the practice of graphic design. His work and that of his partnership, the Office of Mayer and Myers, Philadelphia, has been published both in the United States and abroad.

He has lectured nationally and internationally on the topics of design practice, academic accreditation, design history, the practice of teaching and learning, and the cultural impact of design. He has served as a consultant to exhibitions on design and photography, including collaborations with institutions such as the Museum of Modern Art, N.Y., and the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minn.

Chris Myers has taught at California Institute of the Arts and at the University of the Arts, where he was previously chairman of Graphic Design from 1992 to 1999.

He has served on the national boards of the Graphic Design Educators Association and the American Center for Design. He was a respondent in the national accreditation initiative for college and university graphic design programs sponsored by the American Institute of Graphic Arts and was on the founding advisory board for "Pathways," an archive for designers of color under the aegis of the American Institute of Graphic Arts.

He currently serves as an on-site accreditation evaluator for the National Association for Schools of Art and Design as well as a consultant to design programs, both nationally and internationally.

The design work of Chris Myers and the Office of Mayer and Myers, Philadelphia is in the private collections of the Honorable W. Wilson Goode, former mayor of the City of Philadelphia; the Honorable Warren Burger, former Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court; as well as the public collections of the Design Archive of the American Institute of Graphic Arts and the Library of Congress Collection of Popular and Applied Graphic Arts.

The design work of Chris Myers and the Office of Mayer and Myers, Philadelphia has been recognized, awarded and exhibited by local, regional and national design organizations and several professional associations such as the American Bar Association and the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, as well as the National Endowment for the Arts and the President’s Council on the Arts and Humanities.

Class Schedule, Fall 2017

M01:00PM - 06:50PMTopics: Design Strategies
M01:00PM - 06:50PMVisualizing Language I
F01:00PM - 06:50PMSenior Studio I
W01:00PM - 05:20PMCollab: Make Meaning Material

Contact Info

Office: Terra Hall 1355
Tel: 215-717-6225
Fax: 215-545-2955