Type and Letterform, Washington University in St. Louis
Fall Semesters, 2013–14

Type II, Washington University in St. Louis
Fall Semester, 2013 & 2016
Co-taught with Ben Franklin and Chrissi Cowhey in 2016.

Type I, Washington University in St. Louis
Spring Semesters, 2013–2017
Two sections, one co-taught with Sarah Birdsall (2013) and co-teaching with Ben Franklin (2014–16), Kelcey Towell (2014), Jonathan Hanahan (2015 & 2017), Chrissi Cowhey (2016–17), and Kirsten O’Loughlin (2017).

Letter workshop, MICA
Fall Semesters, 2006–2011
Co-taught with Ken Barber & Christian Schwartz (2006–08)
Student work examples from 2010 and 2011.

Design Contexts, UD
Fall Semester, 2009–2010–2012
Co-taught with Ken Barber until 2012.

Graphic Design Studio 301, UD
Spring Semester, 2011

Typography III, UD
Fall Semester, 2009
Co-taught with Ken Barber

Advertising Methods, UD
Spring Semester, 2009 Co-taught with Ken Barber

Academic CV (PDF)
Python programming for Graphic Design in Drawbot
VCUarts Department of Graphic Design, February 18–19, 2014

Modular Typefaces
VCUarts Department of Graphic Design, February 21, 2014

Pardon My Accent
Type@Cooper, June 5–6, 2013

Mind the Gap: Keeping your Kerning Right
Type@Cooper, Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Basic Python Programming for Typeface Design
Type@Cooper. Spring Semester, 2011–present

Typeface Design
University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA. April 2012.
Student work.

“Works in Progress, 20 Young St. Louis Artists to Watch”
Alive Magazine, September 2015.

Interview for Co-Lab

Dala Prisma selected for Typecache's Favorite Fonts of 2014

Cortado Script featured on AIGA's Eye on Design

Cortado Script awarded Akira Kobayashi’s jury prize in Hiii Typography 2014

Dala Prisma featured and Cortado Script mentioned in Typefacts Die besten Fonts 2014

Dala Prisma selected for Fontwerk’s Die besten Schriften 2013 bis 2014

Dala Prisma honored in “Our Favorite Typefaces of 2014”

Cortado Script honored in “Our Favorite Typefaces of 2014”

Worthe Numerals honored in “Our Favorite Typefaces of 2012” by Typographica.org

Interview, example of professional work, and example of taught student work in Graphic Design Thinking: Beyond Brainstorming, Ellen Lupton, editor, 2011

Interview in “Steer Clear of the Uncanny Valley”. Jessica Karle Heltzel,

Artist lecture at Webster University, Webster Groves, MO. September 18, 2015

“Digital Craft: working in the 21st century with a 19th century attitude”
VCU Objects + Methods Lecture Series, February 20, 2014

“My kern runneð over”
Robothon 2009

“Mo’ Glyphs, Mo’ Problems”
Robothon 2012

Communication Arts–May/June 2011

“Webfonts: What you don’t see”
Communication Arts–July/August 2012

Ben teaches at Washington University in Saint Louis, and has taught at the Maryland Institute College of Art, the University of Delaware, and gives an annual workshop at the Type@Cooper program in New York City. He received his MA in Typeface Design from the University of Reading, UK in 2005.

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