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George Fernandez, Assistant Professor of Visual Communications

George Fernandez

Assistant Professor
Visual Communications
 Hale Hall Room 155


MFA, Illustration, Marywood University
MA, Illustration, Syracuse University
BFA, Illustration, School of Visual Arts
BBA, Marketing, Hofstra University
AS, Business Administration, Farmingdale State College


School of Visual Arts Rhodes Award for Outstanding Merit in the Media Arts
Society of Illustrators
Farmingdale Foundation Award for Excellence in Teaching
Title III Students First Grant “Designing and Writing Your Future”


VIS 101 Intro to Drawing
VIS 110 Drawing I
VIS 112 Two-Dimensional Design
VIS 114 Color
VIS 120 Drawing II
VIS 214 Figure Drawing
VIS 222 Graphic Design
VIS 238 Illustration for Graphic Designers
VIS 252 Painting and Drawing Techniques
VIS 256 Foundations of Illustration
VIS 372 Campaign Production
VIS 380 Illustrative Style I
VIS 382 Illustrative Style II
VIS 425 Senior Project
VIS 484 Illustration Portfolio

Major Non-Teaching Responsibilities (Current):

Chairperson of Visual Communications Department
Farmingdale Executive Committee 2008 – Present
Academic Orientation Leadership Team Member
Farmingdale Auxiliary Services Corporation Board
Permanent Collection Committee Member Museum of American Illustration at the Society of Illustrators 2007 – Present. Co-Chair 2010-13
Society of Illustrators Board of Directors 2004-13

Professional Experience:

Illustration and design of editorial, book, and advertising art for various publishing companies and advertising agencies.

Current Professional Memberships:

Society of Illustrators