James Read

Title: Professor


Degrees: BFA, Maryland Institute College of Art - Studio Art Major and Art History Minor; MFA, Rochester Institute of Technology - Industrial Design Major and Computer Graphics Minor

Exhibitions. Joe and Emily Lowe Art Gallery, Syracuse University - Faculty Show, Fall 2003; Art Studio Fuji – Firenze, Italy "Party Hats": one person show June to July 2002 Exhibition of 25 oil paintings and palette knife designs; Joe and Emily Lowe Art Gallery, Syracuse University - Faculty Show, Fall 1999; "Tabula Rasa: Obscure Cities", Philadelphia University, May 1997 (8), eight drawings in a group show on the theme "Obscure Cities (Creation, Destruction, Preservation)."
Presentations. "Digital Firenze" – Biannual International Contemporary Art Show, Florence Italy, Fortezza da Basso Video presentation of a contemporary look at the "City of Art", December 2001; IDSA National Design Education Conference, 2001 Boston – "Expansion and Compression"; IDSA National Design Education Conference, 1999 Chicago – "Embracing Change"; Technology and Its Role in Design – Biannual International Contemporary Art Show Florence Italy, Fortezza da Basso; video presentation of a case study of the integration of technology in the design process, December 2001.
Workshops. Videoconference at the Fortezza, Florence Italy, with art media studies, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York and Syracuse University, Florence Italy, December 2001.
Publications. 2005 Article - DMI Design Management Review Fall 2005, "Teaching User-focused Innovation" 2001 Paper - IDSA International Design Conference 2001 Boston, "Expansion and Compression" 2000 Paper - IDSA International Design Conference 2000 Louisiana, "Contextual Issues of Design" 1999 Paper - IDSA International Design Conference 1999 Chicago, "Embracing Change" Professional Affiliation: Professional Member: IDSA - Industrial Designers Society of America ; DMI - Design Management Institute.
Awards/Prizes. 1992 GE Plastic World Student Design Competition, International Third Prize, Best of Show in Western Hemisphere 1989 National Affordable Housing Competition, Rhode Island Housing and Mortgage Financing Corporation, Second Place.