Ph.D. 2002, Ohio State University
M.F.A. 1994, School of Visual Arts
B.F.A. 1992, School of Visual Arts
A.A.S 1990, The Fashion Institute of Technology (NYC)
A.A.S 1989, The Fashion Institute of Technology (NYC)
History of Graphic Art
Dr. Paula DiMarco is a design educator, researcher, and graphic artist with an interest in social awareness in the design of visual culture. Dr. D. (as her students call her) has taught several graphic design classes and the History of Graphic Arts course. She has worked for over 20 years in design education and has promoted the social responsibility of artist and designers. Originally from the east coast, Dr. D worked independently as a graphic designer for Met Life, MTV, SPIN Magazine, and a variety of design studios in New York City. She currently is involved in design solutions for several non-profit organizations. Dr. Paula DiMarco believes in the importance of graphic art for social causes. Her mission is to humanize graphic art and design through didactic and reflective imagery in a visual culture society.