Graphic Design Faculty

Jack Sprague

Chair, Graphic Design and Digital Arts

M.S. in Art/Graphic Design and Art Administration/Education, Florida State University
B.A. in Design and Design Education, University of West Florida

Jack Sprague is the Chair of the Graphic Design and Digital Arts Departments at Santa Fe University of Art and Design. He has a 30-year history bridging the theoretical methods of conceptual thinking and the creative process with practical business application. As a practicing art director/designer/photographer/editor he has worked in many aspects of the design/advertising industry, from branding, naming and design to advertising art direction for real estate, fashion, automotive, fine arts and manufacturing. As an educator, Sprague has taught design at institutions around the world, including England, Germany, Mexico, China and Canada, and has spoken as a Professor of Design at many international design conferences. He has won several national and international awards for his design and teaching, including the Golden Orchard Award, a national lifetime achievement award for superior design education. As the Founder and Educational Director of “The Smart Center Santa Fe” in New Mexico, a creative think-tank for practicing and developing business leaders, technologists, artists and educators in all the arts, Sprague is working to build bridges between universities, community colleges, institutions and corporations. His work has been published in Graphis Best of Design, Communication Arts, Print and Archive magazines, among others.

Bram Meehan

Contributing Faculty, Graphic Design

BFA, Rochester Institute of Technology

Bram Meehan teaches Creating Comics: The Design of Sequential Art, a hands-on introduction for students of any major interested in how comics work. Bram writes and produces independent comics under the Panel Press imprint, collaborating with his wife and other artists. He is a founding board member of the northern New Mexico nonprofit 7000 BC, which supports comics creators and presents education programs. He also provides lettering, design, and production for independent comic publishers. Bram has been a graphic designer for more than 20 years, working primarily in corporate branding and marketing. He especially enjoys the problem-solving aspect of creative work, crafting beautiful solutions that deliver results. You can see his work at http://www.brammeehan.com/

Additional Contributing Faculty Members

Luke Dorman

Tim Edeker

Alex Hanna

Arlyn Nathan

Anita Quintana

Mindy Turner

Fernando Garcia Verdugo