David Frisco

David Frisco

Adjunct Associate Professor

David Frisco is a designer and educator, with a professional studio practice and appointment in both the Graduate and Undergraduate Communications Design departments at Pratt Institute as Adjunct Associate Professor. He holds an MFA in Graphic Design Studies from Yale University School of Art and a BFA in Graphic Design from University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Art and Design.

At Pratt, David co-directs Design Corps, a studio course that provides pro-bono design work for non-profit organizations. 

On behalf of Design Corps, David and his teaching partner Michael Kelly were recipients of the Sappi Paper 2010 Ideas That Matter Grant. David also received a 2009 Faculty Development grant for a cross-disciplinary course with the School of Architecture: Brooklyn Exchanges: Development in Downtown Brooklyn.

In his independent studio practice, David works with a variety of clients in the art, architectural, cultural, and non-profit sectors including: The Institute for Humanities Research: UCSC, Glynwood Center, The College Art Association, The Metropolitan Exchange, CUNY: Kingsborough, Routledge Press, Pratt Institute, Pace/Macgill Gallery, Yale School of Architecture, TASC: The After-School Corporation. Additionally, David has designed for a number of independent films and documentaries such as: Summer Pasture, Plastic Bag, Goodbye Solo, Chop Shop, Man Push Cart, The Situation, Lumo, and Fully Awake: Black Mountain College.

David teaches Design Corps.

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