W. Stanley Conrad

W. Stanley Conrad

W. Stanley Conrad

  • B.A., art, Spalding University
  • B.S., business administration, Western Kentucky University
  • M.F.A., graphic design, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
First year at SCAD:

"Helping to advance the graphic design profession."


"Having my work shown in front of the world at the Los Angeles Olympic Games, 1984."

Awards, recognition and honors

Art Directors Club of Los Angeles, award of excellence; Communication Arts Magazine, bronze medal; International Art Competition, LA medal award; International Art Competition, Scarsdale, N.Y.; award of excellence, American Corporate Identity, Cincinnati, Ohio; listed as "graphic design history resource" American Institute of Graphic Arts, New York; "Changing Characteristics of Contemporary Graphic Design," National Endowment for the Arts Poster chosen for permanent collection, Visual Arts Gallery, Pensacola State College; Louisville Graphic Design Association, "20th Annual 100 Show," silver award

Publications and presentations

  • Media Conference 2004, Prairie View A&M University
  • Coming of Age: The First Symposium on the History of Graphic Design, Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Graphic Design History in A Liberal Arts Setting," Southeastern College Art Conference, University of New Orleans
  • "Soviet Film Posters in Revolutionary Russia," Southeastern College Art Conference, The University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa
  • "Process Graphic Design," Southeastern College Art Conference, The University of Mississippi at Oxford

Previous Positions

Independent graphic/interactive practitioner; program chair, Art Institute of Houston; coordinator, interactive video lab, North Carolina State University

On the Web

Courses Taught

  • GRDS 201 Introduction to Graphic Design
  • GRDS 205 Typography I
  • GRDS 229 History of Graphic Design
  • GRDS 353 Typography II
  • GRDS 384 Web Design
  • GRDS 726 The Role of Graphic Design in Social Awareness
  • GRDS 747 Graphic Design M.A. Final Project
  • GRDS 760 Poster Design
  • GRDS 779T Graphic Design Graduate Teaching Internship