VISUAL ARTS DEPARTMENT FACULTY
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Professor, Graphic Design
Location: VA 266
Phone: (657) 278 - 4657
Contact the Art Department Office at (657) 278 -3471 for current office hours
John T. Drew is currently a Full Professor at California State University, Fullerton. He has taught at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond Virginia, The University of Utah, and has been a Visiting Professor at Virginia Commonwealth University, Qatar in the graphic design and visual communication areas. He is the co-author of Acuity 1.0, Color Management: A Comprehensive Guide for Graphic Designers, Color Management for Logos, Color Management for Package Design, Farb Managment: Das Handbuch fur Graikdesigner, La Gestion de la Couleur: guide Exhaustif a l'Usage des Graphistes. He is the author of the Effects of Distance, Typographic Form, Color, and Motion On Visual Acuity, and The Effects of Distance, Typographic Form, Color and Motion On 20/20 Vision. Many of these books have been translated and published as co-editions into French, German, Spanish, Chinese, Italian, Russian, and South East Asia (English language). Professor Drew is the co-editor of Design Education In Progress: Process and Methodology, and he is on the editorial board of directors for Designed Behaviors, an international design journal published by Kyunggido: Design Research and Education Lab, South Korea.
Professor Drew has been a consultant for the South Korean Ministry of Transportation and Meadow River Enterprises to develop new signage systems, including low-light signage systems for use by the United States National Park. His design work can be seen in United Designs: Graphic Design Practices & Education, Working With Computer Typography 3: Color and Type, Typographic Specimens: The Great Typefaces, and Graphic Design: A Career Guide and Educational Directory, published by the American Institute of Graphic Arts. Professor Drew's design work is in the permanent collections of the Walker Gallery, University of Nebraska at Kearny and The Hanyang University of South Korea.
He has written for Messages, AIArchitect's, ACSAnews, Design Education In Progress: Process and Methodology, Revival of The Fittest: Digital Versions of Classic Typefaces, and Why Design ?: The Proceedings of The Hanyang International Design Conference. His Design work has been recognized by the American Institute of Graphic Arts, The Art Directors Club, and the Society for Technical Communication. He is a Society for Environmental Graphic Design Educational Foundation Grant recipient and holds a patent with the United States Patent Office. He is also an honorary member of The Korea Brand Identity Association.
Professor Drew has worked at Kinitex: Graphic Communications, Inc., Graphix, Inc., All Night Bar and Grill, Inc., Dreamworks, Inc., Bremmer & Goris Communication, Inc., Vision Marketing, Inc., Rice Garder and Associates, Inc., and Camera Romm and Ink, Inc. as a Graphic Designer, Art Director, and Partner.
ART 323B, Graphic Design
ART 483A, Special Studies in Graphic Design
ART 503A, Graduate Problems in Graphic Design