Peggy Re is a practicing designer, researcher and consultant to academic, cultural, and non-profit institutions. Her work has been recognized by the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA), the American Association of Museums (AAM), and The Type Director’s Club (TDC). Her research interests include typography, design history, and women and design.
Re has received numerous awards and fellowships, including a 2017 Art Works grant from the National Endowment for the Arts for the upcoming exhibition and catalog for A Designed Life: American Textiles, Wallpapers, Containers and Packaging (1951-52.) She previously received support from the NEA in 2002, in the category of history and preservation for Typographically Speaking: The Art of Matthew Carter, an exhibition that traveled nationally and internationally. A monograph of the same title was published by Princeton Architectural Press in 2003.
This talk is part of a series of artist lectures accompanying Spectrum: 2017 UMBC Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition on view at the CADVC November 2 – December 16.
Admission to the exhibition and the lectures is free. The Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is located in the Fine Arts Building. For more information call 410-455-3188.
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