Emmett Byrne from the Walker Art Center speaks at KU

Hallmark Design Symposium Series:
Emmett Byrne
November 17 6:00pm – 8:00 pm
3139 Wescoe Hall, KU

Emmet Byrne is a senior designer at the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, where he has worked for 5 years. He teaches at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design since 2005. With Alex DeArmond and Jon Sueda he edits and designs the Task Newsletter, a journal of graphic design. His work has been published in various magazines such as I.D., Step, Metropolis, Idea, Grafik, and has received numerous awards for his book designs for Kiki Smith and Kara Walker. He is currently co-editing and designing a book about the Art Shanty Projects, an exhibition that takes place every winter on a frozen lake in Minnesota. Among other things, Emmet will discuss the wonders and horrors of working for an in-house design studio with overly-competent creative types.