W. Stanley Conrad

Graphic design professor


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


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

Awards, recognitions 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