John Baker, Chair
BA, California State University Long Beach. 1979.
Master’s Candidate. Syracuse University. 2011.
West Chester University of Pennsylvania. 2002–present.
Philadelphia University. Adjunct Faculty. 1999–present.
Drexel University. Adjunct Faculty. 1999–2001.
Delaware College of Art & Design. Adjunct Faculty. 2000–2001.
University of Nevada. Adjunct Faculty. 1982–1984.
Truckee Meadows College. Adjunct Faculty. 1984.
Manage and operate promotional packaging design firm. Clients include: Trump Enterprises, Howard Hughes Properties, Harrah’s Inc. Caesars International Resorts, Hilton Hotels, MGM Grand Hotel and Resorts, Mirage Resorts, and Foxwoods Resorts & Casino, Convention and Visitor’s Authority of Nevada, Lake Tahoe Olympic Committee, Porsche Cars International of North America
Senior Art Director, Media Consultants. Reno, NV. 1981–1984.
Art Director, Gustin+Curtis Advertising. Reno, NV. 1979–1981.
Art Director, The Designory Inc. Los Angeles, CA. 1979–1980.
ADDY Award for Direct Mail. 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997.
Zanders, Award of Excellence. 1995.
PRINT Magazine, Design Annual. 1989, 1990.
Zellerbach Award, Best Use of Paper. 1985, 1986, 1987, 1990.
Beckett Paper Company, Paper Promotion. 1990.
Becket Paper Company, Letterhead Award. 1986, 1987, 1990.
Advertising Club of Reno, Nevada, Best of Show. 1990.
Excellence Awards. 1985–1990.
How Magazine, self promotion issue feature article. 1988, 1989.
Neenah Paper, Certificate of Recognition. 1989.
Simpson Paper, Letterhead Award. 1990.
Strathmore Paper, Certificate of Excellence. 1989.
AAF, Best in the West Merit Award. 1987.
Department Scholarship. California State University Long Beach. 1976.
Professional and Academic Memberships
American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA)
Art Directors Club of Los Angeles
Calligraphy Society of Los Angeles
Society of Typographic Aficionados (SOTA)
National Association Photoshop Professionals (NAPP)
Movable Book Society
AIGA, Philadelphia Chapter, Vice President, Chair Ethics, Executive Board. 2003–2004.
AIGA, Philadelphia Chapter, Ethics Committee. 2001-2004.
AIGA, Philadelphia Chapter, Education Committee Portfolio Evaluator. 2000–2004.
Delaware County Community College Art Show Judge. 2003.
AIGA, Philadelphia Chapter, Vice President, Secretary, Executive Board 1999–2001.
Zanders Regional Paper Show Judge. 2001.
AIGA, Reno Chapter, Executive Board Retreat. 1999–2000.
AAF, Reno Chapter, President, Vice President, Executive Board. 1987–1989.
AAF, Reno Chapter, Western Region Awards Committee Chair.
Cerritos College, California, Assistant Gallery Coordinator.