Graphic design professor reviewing package design work with student

A connected faculty of graphic design professionals

At SCAD, graphic design professors bring to the classroom years of professional experience and vital industry contacts. Our faculty are award-winning visual artists and sought-after designers at the peak of their field, but their greatest achievement is the success of SCAD students, both within the classroom and beyond.

Program leadership

Anthony J. Fisher

Dean, School of Communication Arts

Denise Smith

Associate dean, School of Communication Arts; Associate dean, School of Liberal Arts

Portrait of Duke Greenhill, chair of advertising and graphic design

Duke Greenhill

Chair, advertising; Chair, graphic design

Gianluca Cinquepalmi

Associate chair, graphic design

"As Albert Einstein said, 'It is the supreme art of a teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.' I make sure that my journey as an educator helps me to put these words into practice."

Swapnil Mathkar | Graphic design professor

Faculty experience

The enthusiasm of SCAD faculty breathes life into their discussions, creating a classroom atmosphere that encourages both learning and fun. Students benefit directly from our faculty’s personal and professional experience as well as their commitment to continuing their work as life-long scholars.

Our graphic design faculty have worked with some of the most recognizable brands and companies in the world, including:

  • Walt Disney
  • General Electric
  • LG Electronics
  • Gulfstream Aerospace

A culture tailored to your interests

Receiving guidance from our accomplished faculty is just part of the overall experience you'll enjoy as a SCAD student. We have carefully developed a culture that includes signature events, visiting artists and professionals, and the best facilities and resources — all to support our students' success.

Learn more about the graphic design student experience