Elaine Lopez is a Cuban-American designer, researcher, artist, and educator whose work explores the intersection of culture, identity, equity, and Risograph printing within the field of design. Elaine acquired her BFA from the University of Florida (2007), and her MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design (2019), both in graphic design. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Communication Design at Parsons School of Design.  
elopez12 at gmail.com




TEACHING EXPERIENCE



Parsons School of Design/The New School
Pratt Institute
Maryland Institute College of Art
Rhode Island School of Design
Chicago Portfolio School





EDUCATION

Master of Fine Arts in Graphic Design
Rhode Island School of Design
Providence, RI
2017 - 2019

Werkplaats Typografie—ISIA Summer School
Urbino, Italy
Summer 2018

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


AWARDS

2019 AICAD Post Graduate Teaching Fellowship, MICA
2019 GD USA Designers to Watch
2019 Hispanic Scholarship Foundation
2018 AIGA Worldstudio Coyne Family Foundation Award 
2018 Henry Wolf Scholarship



PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Jacobin, Prophet, 3st Design, Greater Good Studio, gravitytank, Leo Burnett