Graphic Designer Fella to present public lecture Sept. 24
calendar icon23 Sep 2013
Edward Fella, an artist and graphic designer whose work has had an important influence on contemporary typography in the U.S. and Europe, will present a free public lecture on Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 5 p.m. in Woods Art Building Rm. 105.
Fella practiced professionally as a commerical artist in Detroit for 30 years before receiving an MFA in Design from Cranbrook Academy of Art in 1987. He spent the next 20 years teaching and creating his own unique self-published work which has appeard in many design publications and anthologies. In 1997 Fella received the Chrysler Award and in 1999 he received an Honorary Doctorate from the College for Creative Studies in Detroit. He was a finalist for the National Design Award in 2001, and in 2007 he was an AIGA medal winner.
Ed Fella's work is in the National Design Museum and the Museum of Modern Art in New York. A book of his photographs and lettering, Letters on America, was published by Princeton Architectural Press in 2000.
Fella's visit to UNL is made possible by the Hixson-Lied Endowment.
For more information on Fella, visit his website at http://edfella.com/.