Louis Baker

Louis Baker

Louis Baker

  • B.F.A., graphic design, SCAD
  • M.F.A., graphic design, SCAD
First year at SCAD:

Former professors Dan Fantauzzi and Jim Alley

Awards, recognition and honors

First Place: Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf Poster Competition, 2007; Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year Award, 2002; Seagram's Captain Morgan PT Cruiser Competition, Award of Special Recognition, 2001; Propes Scholarship, 1991; National Dean's List, 1985-89; Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges, 1989; Scholastic Art Award Scholarship, 1985; Regional Scholarship, Armstrong State College, 1985


University and College Designers Association

Publications and presentations

Desktop Publishing for Preservationists, National Conference, National Trust for Historic Preservation; Guest Speaker, Georgia Art Educators Forum

Previous Positions

Responsible for developing and nurturing numerous partnerships with corporations and non-profit organizations that have led to the endowment of scholarships, internships, endorsements and real-world work experience for his students; art directed eight winning poster designs for the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf Tournament; co-owner, creative director and editor of SmART-Report.com, a website created to inform and educate professional and aspiring artists and designers about the latest news and emerging trends in the creative fields of art and design

On the Web

Courses Taught

  • GRDS 201 Introduction to Graphic Design
  • GRDS 205 Typography 1
  • GRDS 243 Digital Page and Web Graphics
  • GRDS 348 Graphic Design Studio 1
  • GRDS 353 Typography II
  • GRDS 376 Business Practices for Graphic Design
  • GRDS 380 Alternative Design Approaches
  • GRDS 400 Graphic Design Studio II
  • GRDS 715 Print Studio 1
  • GRDS 726 The Role of Graphic Design in Social Awareness
  • GRDS 758 Publication Design