Mr. Douglas D. May
University of North Texas
Design
(214) 536-0599
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Education

MFA, Texas A&M University-Commerce, 2017.
Major: Visual Communication
Degree Specialization: With Concentration in Visual Communication
Dissertation Title: A proposed solution for increasing social capital in communities.
BFA, Art Center College of Design, 1980.
Major: Advertising Design
BFA, University of North Texas, 1977.
Major: Advertising Art

Professional Memberships

Fellow, past local chapter Officer and Board Member, American Institute of Graphic Arts. (March 1, 1986 – Present).

Lifetime Member - Past President and Board Member (7 years), Dallas Society of Visual Communication. (January 1, 1985 – Present).

Type Directors Club. (June 2021June 2022).

Development Activities Attended

Other,"Tenure update," CVAD, Texas, United States of America. (May 25, 2022 – Present).

Other,"diversity and Inclusion discussion," Department, United States of America. (February 4, 2022 – Present).

Other,"Mentor Meeting," CVAD, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (January 18, 2022January 18, 2022).

Other,"Faculty Search Training," UNT, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (January 11, 2022January 11, 2022).

Workshop,"Promotion & Tenure Workshop," Faculty Success, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (February 15, 2021February 15, 2021).

Other,"Mentor Meeting," CVAD, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (January 6, 2021January 6, 2021).

Other,"Diversity & Inclusion’s Microaggressions and Inclusive Language Training," UNT Division of Institutional Equity & Diversity, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (October 2, 2020October 2, 2020).

Seminar,"Designing a Curriculum for Online and Hybrid Classes," Harvard Business Publishing, Online, MA, United States of America. (July 9, 2020July 9, 2020).

Other,"Mentor Meeting," CVAD, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (January 16, 2020).

Workshop,"Faculty Search Training," Faculty Success, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (January 15, 2020).

Workshop,"Canvas Can Do," UNT, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (November 15, 2019).

Other,"Meeting with Dr. Dale Yates," UNT, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (December 4, 2018December 4, 2018).

Other,"Research Matchmaking," UNT, Dallas, Texas, United States of America. (November 9, 2018November 9, 2018).

Conference Attendance,"Unleashing Creativity in Print," Hewlett Packard, Grapevine, Texas, United States of America. (March 28, 2018March 28, 2018).

Other,"Meet the Provost – Dr. Evan-Cowley," Art Department, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (January 19, 2018January 19, 2018).

Seminar,"Educators Forum," AIGA/DFW, Dallas, Texas, United States of America. (January 10, 2018January 10, 2018).

Seminar,"Grant Workshop," UNT, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (December 1, 2017December 1, 2017).

Seminar,"Research and Grants," UNT, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (November 9, 2017November 9, 2017).

Other,"FIS Training," UNT, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (November 3, 2017November 3, 2017).

Other,"Mentoring Lunch," UNT, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (October 17, 2017October 17, 2017).

Other,"Meeting with Dr. James Duban," UNT, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (October 13, 2017October 13, 2017).

Workshop,"Design Thinking – Smart Campus," President's Office, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (October 13, 2017October 13, 2017).

Seminar,"Tenure Class," UNT, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (March 28, 2017March 28, 2017).

Awards and Honors

AIGA Fellow Award for Professional Accomplishment, AIGA. (July 2011 – Present).

Teaching

Teaching Experience

University of North Texas
ADES 2515, Image Making and Color Theory, 6 courses.
ADES 2520, Graphic Design, 5 courses.
ADES 3545, Communication Design Studio, 5 courses.
ADES 4515, Cause Based Design, 2 courses.
ADES 4520, Graphic Design Advanced Campaigns, 7 courses.
ADES 4525, Graphic Design Final Portfolio, 2 courses.

Teaching at Other Institutions

Texas A&M University-Commerce, Advanced Typography, ART 463801, Spring 2017.

Texas A&M University-Commerce, Advanced Typography, ART 463802, Fall 2016.

Texas Christian University, Corporate Identity, ARGD 30443, Spring 2016.

Texas Christian University, Intro to Visual Communication, ARGD 10143, Fall 2015.

Collin County Community College, History of Graphic Design/Advertising Survey, Spring 1992.

Collin County Community College, History of Graphic Design/Advertising Survey, Fall 1991.

Non-Credit Instruction

Other, UNT Opera / UNT AIGA Student Group, 1. (September 1, 2021November 8, 2021).

Other, UNT Opera / UNT AIGA Student Group, 5. (September 1, 2020November 8, 2020).

Awards and Honors

Educator of the Year - 2020, American Advertising Federation Dallas. (February 27, 2020 – Present).

Research

Published Intellectual Contributions

Conference Proceeding
May, D. (2019). Honeycomb Social Events. ideec - International Design Education Expo & Conference. 288.
Design Poster
May, D. D. (2022). "Human Communication" Poster. Poster Annual 2023(2022), 176. New York, NY: Graphis Publications. https://www.graphis.com/entry/7323eae7-2b52-4c5a-a2ac-334081286651/
May, D. D. (2022). "Jazz" Poster. Poster Annual 2022(2022), 176. New York, NY: Graphis Publications. https://www.graphis.com/entry/7323eae7-2b52-4c5a-a2ac-334081286651/
May, D. D. (2021). America 2016-2020. Graphis Protest Posters-2. https://www.graphis.com/entry/496335f5-4f57-4b4f-84fd-7a33760758ad/
May, D. D. (2021). Be Safe. Graphis Protest Posters-2. Page 225. New York, NY: Graphis Publishing. https://www.graphis.com/entry/44479f02-17f6-4c5b-9457-43a9c3c4f5cd/
May, D. D. (2021). Count Every Vote. Graphis Protest Posters-2. https://www.graphis.com/entry/092220b5-8408-47fa-8e7a-67d832c696ee/
May, D. D. (2021). Equal work deserves equal pay.. Graphis Protest Posters-2. https://www.graphis.com/entry/430b4468-ec53-4e98-a76b-df25df4ebbb0/
May, D. D. (2021). Lock Him Up. Graphis Protest Posters-2. https://www.graphis.com/entry/44479f02-17f6-4c5b-9457-43a9c3c4f5cd/
May, D. D. (2020). Haas Motomuseum Poster. Design Annual(2021), 1. New York, NY: Graphis Publishing. https://www.graphis.com/entry/4e3a276e-29ce-4639-96d0-e05973160e50/
May, D. (2020). SPAH Tulsa Convention Poster. Graphis Poster Annual 2021. Poster Annual(2021), 205. New York, NY: Graphis Publications. https://www.graphis.com/entry/0bd6e2b5-b68a-408f-bcd6-f005c23c914d/
Design Poster Series
May, D. D. (2021). Texas Fandango 2 Event. Design Annual(2022), 161. New York, NY: Graphis Publications. https://www.graphis.com/entry/0db32fa7-a21e-4a78-8696-fdc0966c71d6/
Design Series
May, D. D. (2019). Honeycomb Social Events Branding Campaign. Graphis Design Annual 2020. Design Annual(2020), 1. New York, NY: Graphis Publishing. http://www.graphis.com/entry/15ff74f0-7fd9-4793-a8a8-8f0db0cf9055/
May, D. D. (2019). Honeycomb Social Events Branding. International Design Education Expo & Conference. 1, 36. San Jose, CA: International Design Education Expo & Conference.
Design: Experimental
May, D. D. (2017). Basic Design. 336. Seoul, Korea: KSBDA ST. Gallen International Invitational Exhibition.
May, D. D. (2017). Type Series I. 336. Seoul, Korea: 2018 KSBDA Spring International Invitational Exhibition.
Design: Logo Identity
May, D. D. (2020). Skunkworks Custom Guitars. Graphis Design Annual 2021. Design Annual(2021), 1. New York, NY: Graphis Publications. https://www.graphis.com/entry/2cbda693-ca81-4f31-8bf6-f1e1d0b487df/
May, D. D. (2019). Texas Fandango Event Logo. Graphis Design Annual 2020. Design Annual(2020), . New York, NY: Graphis. http://www.graphis.com/entry/a4f7117f-056f-444f-ab4b-202070408dce/
May, D. D. (2016). SPAH San Antonio Event Branding. 348. Seoul, Korea: KSBDA Katowice International Invitational Exhibition.
May, D. D. (2016). Press Restaurant Logo. 447. Seoul, Korea: KSBDA London International Invitational Exhibition.
May, D. D. (2016). Ono Restaurant Logo. KSBDA Spring International Invitational Exhibition. 462. Seoul, Korea: KSBDA Katowice International Invitational Exhibition.
Photography
May, D. D. (2020). Passenger/Launch - photographic diptych. (61), . Brooklyn, New York: Creative Quarterly, The Journal of Art & Design. https://www.cqjournal.com/gallery/61/may-co-0346
Poster Design
May, D. D. (2019). Communication. 421. Seoul, Korea: 3rd International Design Works Exchange.
May, D. D. (2019). Build Green Poster. Graphis Poster Annual 2020. New York, NY: Graphis. http://www.graphis.com/entry/b8de7994-2271-471d-84af-002d1ad621a6/
May, D. D. (2019). SPAH St. Louis Convention Poster 2018. Graphis Poster Annual 2020. New York, NY: Graphis. http://www.graphis.com/entry/3c015a27-fc67-493e-a9cc-961401df0769/
May, D. D. (2019). Nature Nurture Poster. Gwangju Design Biennale International Invitational.

Presentations Given

Invited Talk

May, D. D. (Presenter), 15th Annual National Student Show Educators Forum, Why I Joined a Motorcycle Gang, DSVC, Dallas, United States of America. (20192019).

Lecture

May, D. (Presenter), AIGA/DFW Event, Creating Value: What Every Designer Needs to Know., AIGA/DFW, Dallas, Texas, United States of America. (20192019).

Oral Presentation

May, D. D. (Author & Presenter), Advocacy in Design: Engagement, Commitment, and Action, Campfires, Totems, and Battle Flags, Design Principles & Practices, Online Only - Hosted by the University of Monterrey, Mexico, United States of America. (20202020).

May, D. D. (Presenter), IDEEC: International Design Education Expo & Conference, Communication Design is Social Bridging, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, United States of America. (20192019).

Panel Presentation

May, D. D. (Moderator), Whitmarsh, L. (Moderator), 14th Annual National Student Show Educators Forum, Industry Expectations: A Conversation about Teaching Visual Communications, DSVC, Dallas, United States of America. (20182018).

Artistic and Professional Performances and Exhibits

Art - Exhibition, Competitive. May, D. D., "Repeal PLCAA Poster - The Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act," , Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States of America. (January 26, 2023February 24, 2023).

Art - Exhibition, Competitive. May, D. D., "The Flatiron Building 120th Anniversary Poster," , Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States of America. (January 26, 2023February 24, 2023).

Art - Exhibition, Invitational. May, D. D., "Seom Tada, Sseom Tada," The International Exhibition of Professional Artists, , Seogwipo Arts Center in Jeju-do, Island Korea, Korea, South. (July 19, 2022July 2022).

Other. May, D. D., "2022 AIGA/DFW Card Deck," , Dallas, TX, United States of America. (May 30, 2022May 30, 2022).

Art - Exhibition, Group. May, D. D., "Haenyeo | East Sea," East Sea International Art Pre-Biennale 2021, Donghae City, Gangwon Province, South Korea, Korea, South. (October 23, 2021November 19, 2021).

Art - Exhibition, Invitational. May, D. D., "A Simple Conversation," Indonesia Exhibition of Professional Artists, , Jakarta, Indonesia. (September 24, 2021September 30, 2021).

Art - Art Works in Publication. May, D. D., "2021 AIGA/DFW Card Deck," , Dallas, TX, United States of America. (May 30, 2021May 30, 2021).

Art - Affiliations and Collections. May, D., "Count Every Vote," Poster Monday, , Online only, Canada. (January 18, 2021January 25, 2021).

Art - Arts Festival. May, D. D., ""Jazz" and "Jazz 'n' Roll"," Jazz in Ruins, , Gliwice, Poland. (September 2020September 2020).

Art - Exhibition, Competitive. May, D. D., "Passenger/Launch - photographic diptych," Creative Quarterly 61, , Brooklyn, NY, United States of America. (July 31, 2020September 12, 2020).

Art - Art Works in Publication. May, D. D., "2020 AIGA/DFW Card Deck," , Dallas, TX, United States of America. (May 30, 2020May 30, 2020).

Art - Exhibition, Competitive. May, D., "Zero Corruption," The International Forum of Zero Corruption Conference, , Kyiv, Ukraine, Ukraine. (April 25, 2020April 27, 2020).

Art - Exhibition, Competitive. May, D. D., "UNT CVAD Faculty Show 2020," College of Visual Art and Design Faculty, , Denton, Texas, United States of America. (February 6, 2020).

Art - Exhibition, Competitive. May, D., "Chekhov 160," Strelka Poster Competition, , Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Russia. (December 15, 2019January 30, 2020).

Art - Exhibition, Invitational. May, D. D., "Communication," International Design Works Exchange, , Bundang-gu, South Korea, Korea, South. (November 9, 2019November 15, 2019).

Art - Exhibition, Group. May, D. D., "Nature Nurture," Gwangju Design Biennial International Invitational Poster Exhibition 2019, , Gwangju, South Korea, Korea, South. (September 7, 2019October 27, 2019).

Art - Art Works in Publication. May, D. D., "2019 AIGA/DFW Card Deck," , Dallas/Ft.Worth, United States of America. (March 10, 2019March 10, 2019).

Art - Exhibition, Invitational. May, D. D., "Build Green," , Seoul, Korea, Korea, South. (December 3, 2018December 7, 2018).

Art - Exhibition, Competitive. May, D. D., "Dallas Show 50th Anniversary Retrospective Exhibit," , Dallas, Texas, United States of America. (June 9, 2018June 9, 2018).

Art - Art Works in Publication. May, D. D., "AIGA/DFW Card Deck 2020," , Dallas/Ft.Worth, United States of America. (March 10, 2018March 31, 2018).

Art - Art Works in Publication. May, D. D., "2018 AIGA/DFW Card Deck," , Dallas/Ft.Worth, United States of America. (March 10, 2018March 10, 2018).

Art - Exhibition, Invitational. May, D. D., "2018 KSBDA ST. Gallen International Invitational Exhibition," , St. Gallen, Switzerland<br>, Korea, South. (February 9, 2018February 18, 2018).

Art - Exhibition, Group. May, D. D., "Raw Material: CVAD Faculty and Staff At Work," College of Visual Arts, , Denton, TX, United States of America. (November 17, 2017December 10, 2017).

Art - Exhibition, Competitive. May, D. D., "TAMUC VISCOM Alumni Retrospective," , Dallas, Texas, United States of America. (October 19, 2017October 27, 2017).

Other. May, D. D., "MFA Thesis - A Proposed Solution for Increasing Social Capital in Communities.," , Dallas, Texas, United States of America. (July 1, 2017August 10, 2017).

Art - Exhibition, Invitational. May, D. D., "2017 KSBDA Spring International Invitational Exhibition," , Seoul Korea, Korea, South. (May 27, 2017May 31, 2017).

Art - Exhibition, Group. May, D. D., "TAMUC Faculty and Adjunct Exhibition," , Dallas, Texas, United States of America. (March 2, 2017March 17, 2017).

Art - Art Works in Publication. May, D. D., "2017 AIGA/DFW Card Deck," , Dallas/Ft.Worth, United States of America. (March 1, 2017March 10, 2017).

Art - Exhibition, Invitational. May, D. D., "2016 KSBDA Katowice International Invitational Exhibition," , Katowice, Poland, Poland. (August 12, 2016September 10, 2016).

Art - Exhibition, Invitational. May, D. D., "2016 KSBDA London International Invitational Exhibition," , London England, United Kingdom. (June 30, 2016July 7, 2016).

Art - Exhibition, Competitive. May, D. D., "Dallas Society of Visual Communications," The Society for the Preservation and Advancement of the Harmonica, , Dallas, Texas USA, United States of America. (June 6, 2016June 7, 2016).

Art - Exhibition, Invitational. May, D. D., "2016 KSBDA Spring International Invitational Exhibition," , Seoul Korea, Korea, South. (May 28, 2016June 1, 2016).

Awards and Honors

Winner, Creative Quarterly (CQ69). (September 15, 2022 – Present).

Gold Award, Graphis Design Annual 2023. (August 23, 2022 – Present).

Silver Award, Graphis Design Annual 2023. (August 23, 2022 – Present).

Gold Award, Graphis Poster Annual 2023. (March 16, 2022 – Present).

Silver Award, Graphis Poster Annual 2023. (March 16, 2022 – Present).

Gold Award, Graphis Protest Posters-2 (2021). (September 3, 2021 – Present).

Honorable Mention, Graphis Protest Posters-2 (2021). (September 2, 2021 – Present).

Silver Award, Graphis Protest Posters-2 (2021). (September 2, 2021 – Present).

Silver Award, Graphis Protest Posters-2 (2021). (September 2, 2021 – Present).

Honorable Mention, UCDA Design Awards 2021. (August 30, 2021 – Present).

Silver Award, Graphis Graphic Design 2022. (April 29, 2021 – Present).

Silver Award, Graphis Graphic Design 2022. (April 29, 2021 – Present).

Runner-up, Creative Quarterly (CQ61). (September 8, 2020 – Present).

Runner-up, Creative Quarterly (CQ61). (September 8, 2020 – Present).

Runner-up, Creative Quarterly (CQ61). (September 8, 2020 – Present).

Gold Award, Graphis Graphic Design 2021. (July 30, 2020 – Present).

Silver Award, Graphis Graphic Design 2021. (July 30, 2020 – Present).

Honorable Mention, Graphis Poster Annual 2021. (March 16, 2020 – Present).

Gold Medal, Graphis Graphic Design 2020. (July 24, 2019 – Present).

Gold Medal, Graphis Graphic Design 2020. (July 24, 2019 – Present).

Honorable Mention, Graphis Poster Annual 2020. (April 19, 2019 – Present).

Siver Medal, Graphis Poster Annual 2020. (April 19, 2019 – Present).

Service

University Service

Committee Member, Faculty Search Committee - One-year Lecturer Position. (May 15, 2022 – Present).

Faculty Advisor, ComDes 2022 Spring Graduation Senior Awards Banquet. (May 14, 2022May 14, 2022).

Member, Foundations Faculty Search Committee 2021 -22. (November 2021April 15, 2022).

Member, ComDes Faculty Search Committee 2022. (December 1, 2021March 15, 2022).

Faculty Advisor, ComDes 2021 Senior Awards Banquet (Online). (May 2021May 2021).

Chairperson, ComDes Faculty Search Committee 2021. (November 1, 2020April 14, 2021).

Faculty Advisor, ComDes 2020 Senior Awards Banquet (Online). (May 10, 2020May 10, 2020).

Chairperson, ComDes Faculty Search Committee 2019-2020. (November 1, 2019April 14, 2020).

Faculty Advisor, ComDes 2019 Spring Graduation Senior Awards Banquet. (May 10, 2019May 10, 2019).

Faculty Advisor, University of North Texas Senior Show '19 - Denton. (April 2019April 2019).

Committee Member, ADES 2500: Design Thinking Core Curriculum Rewrite. (September 27, 2018November 18, 2018).

Discussant, Foundations: A Path Forward 2018. (September 14, 2018October 19, 2018).

Special Institutional Assignment, Texas Fashion Collection. (April 13, 2018June 17, 2018).

Faculty Advisor, ComDes 2018 Spring Graduation Senior Awards Banquet. (May 11, 2018May 11, 2018).

Faculty Advisor, University of North Texas Senior Show '18 - Dallas. (April 25, 2018April 25, 2018).

Committee Member, Faculty Search Committee 2018. (January 22, 2018April 2, 2018).

Professional Service

Board of Advisors, AIGA/DFW Chapter, Dallas, Texas. (August 1, 2021May 31, 2022).

Board of Advisors, AIGA/DFW Chapter, Dallas, Texas. (August 1, 2020May 31, 2021).

Board of Advisors, AIGA/DFW Chapter, Dallas, Texas. (August 1, 2019May 31, 2021).

Guest Speaker, AIGA/DFW Chapter, Dallas, Texas. (September 12, 2019).

Other, DSVC Past Presidents Advisory Meeting, Dallas, Texas. (July 17, 2018July 17, 2018).

Other, DSVC 50th Anniversary Retrospective Exhibit, Dallas, Texas. (May 1, 2018June 9, 2018).

Interaction with Industry, AIGA/DFW Educators Meeting, Dallas, Texas. (January 10, 2018January 10, 2018).

Public Service

Committee Member, Texas Folklife, Austin, Texas. (June 2021 – Present).

Other, EASL : The Emergency Artists’ Support League, Dallas, Texas. (November 1, 2021April 28, 2022).

Other, Southwest Watercolor Society, Dallas, TX. (August 3, 2021September 22, 2021).

Board Member, Society for the Advancement and Preservation of the Harmonica, Dallas, Texas. (September 1, 2015August 31, 2021).

Other, Southwest Watercolor Society, Dallas, TX. (August 3, 2020September 22, 2020).

Other, Irving Art Association Photography Exhibition, Irving, Texas. (November 9, 2018November 21, 2018).

Consulting

For Profit Organization, Visorie, Dallas, Austin, United States of America. (May 10, 2019 – Present).

For Profit Organization, BKMSH, Dallas, Austin, United States of America. (September 2021December 2021).

Professional Design Work – Non-profit, Fandango 2 – Antique Motorcycle Club of America 2020, Fredericksburg, United States of America. (December 1, 2019April 15, 2020).

Professional Design Work – Non-profit, Society for the Preservation and Advancement of the Harmonica 2019, Various, United States of America. (August 1, 2015December 31, 2019).

Professional Design Work – Non-profit, Society for the Preservation and Advancement of the Harmonica 2019, Various, United States of America. (August 14, 2019August 17, 2019).

For Profit Organization, Jiangsu East Musical Instrument Co., Ltd., China. (July 15, 2019August 1, 2019).

Professional Design Work – Non-profit, International Body Music Festival, Oakland, CA, United States of America. (June 18, 2019August 1, 2019).

Professional Design Work – Non-profit, National Road Run – Antique Motorcycle Club of America 2019, Fredericksburg, Texas, United States of America. (April 8, 2019April 11, 2019).

Professional Design Work – Non-profit, Fandango – Antique Motorcycle Club of America 2019, Fredericksburg, Texas, United States of America. (April 2, 2018April 5, 2019).

Professional Design Work – Private, Coin Up, Los Angeles, CA, United States of America. (December 28, 2018January 29, 2019).

Professional Design Work – Non-profit, White Rock Boathouse, Inc., Dallas, TX, United States of America. (April 1, 2017December 31, 2018).

For Profit Organization, Law Offices of Dawn Brewer, Marina del Ray, CA, United States of America. (May 8, 2018September 2018).

Professional Design Work – Private, ThruVu, Inc., Marina Del Rey, United States of America. (May 8, 2018September 15, 2018).

Professional Design Work – Non-profit, Society for the Preservation and Advancement of the Harmonica 2018, St. Louis, Mo., United States of America. (May 22, 2018August 14, 2018).

Professional Design Work – Non-profit, Society for the Preservation and Advancement of the Harmonica 2017, Various, United States of America. (June 12, 2017July 31, 2017).

For Profit Organization, Laurie Woods Interiors, New York, NY, United States of America. (February 24, 2017May 23, 2017).

For Profit Organization, DirectDerm, Palo Alto, CA, United States of America. (September 17, 2016May 20, 2017).

For Profit Organization, Rochelle McCullough Lawyers, Dallas, Texas, United States of America. (October 18, 2016March 14, 2017).

Professional Design Work – Non-profit, SMU – Director of Development, Dallas, Texas, United States of America. (December 20, 2016January 17, 2017).