Elaine Lopez is a Cuban-American artist using the tools of graphic design to provoke dialogue around inequality and culture.





︎ Education
Master of Fine Arts
Graphic Design
RISD
Providence, RI
2017 - 2019

Bacherlors of Fine Arts
Graphic Design
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL
2003 - 2007

Werkplaatz Typographie/ISIA Summer School
Urbino, Italy
Summer 2018


●  Community Involvement
Student Leader
Graduate Student Alliance
RISD
2017 - 2018

Graduate Student Representative
Vice President of Social Equity
and Inclusion Search Committee
RISD
2017 - 2018

Diversity Co-Lead
AIGA Chicago
Chicago, IL
2016



   
︎ Awards
︎AIGA Worldstudio Coyne Family Foundation Award 2018
︎Henry Wolf Scholarship
︎GD USA Designers to Watch 2019

︎ Speaking Engagements
Thesis Position Presentation
RISD
October 2018

Graduate Student Orientation
RISD
September 2018

Design for Good:
Exploring Diversity
AIGA Chicago
November 2016

Designing Diversity:
Insights for Building More
Inclusive Teams
AIGA Chicago
July 2017

Design For Good:
Celebrating Creativity
in the Black Community
AIGA Chicago
February 2017

Introduction to the
Design Community
AIGA Chicago
October 2016

What Makes a Great
Creative Director?
SheSays Chicago
March 2016

︎ Exhibitions
Graphic Design Triennial
RISD
Providence, RI
October 2018

Souvenirs From The
Futures Exhibition
Global Futures Lab
Rome, Italy
March 2018


︎ Work Experience Prophet, 3st Design, Greater Good Studio, gravitytank, Leo Burnett, Geometry Global, closerlook


contact: elopez@risd.edu