Erica L. Holeman
University of North Texas
Design
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Education

MFA, Maryland Institute College of Art, 2017.
Major: Graphic Design
Dissertation Title: post patient

Professional Positions

Academic - Post-Secondary
Visiting Lecturer, University of Maryland, Baltimore County. (August 30, 2018May 13, 2019).
Adjunct Professor, Maryland Institute College of Art. (January 16, 2018May 04, 2018).
Graduate Teaching Intern, Maryland Institute College of Art. (August 29, 2016December 13, 2016).
Graduate Teaching Intern, Maryland Institute College of Art. (August 31, 2015May 06, 2016).
Professional
Senior Digital Designer, Pentagram. (May 17, 2017September 25, 2017).
Graphic Designer, Orange Element. (May 17, 2016August 18, 2016).
Marketing Design Manager, Tulsa Zoo Management, Inc.. (September 2011July 2015).

Licensures and Certifications

Teaching Certificate in College Art, Maryland Institute College of Art. (May 01, 2017 – Present).

Professional Memberships

Graphis Inc.. (January 16, 2020 – Present).

American Institute of Graphic Arts. (November 15, 2019 – Present).

Writing Space. (December 15, 2021May 22, 2022).

Development Activities Attended

Conference Attendance,"2022 AIGA Design Conference," American Institute of Graphic Arts, Seattle, Washington, United States of America. (October 20, 2022October 21, 2022).

Conference Attendance,"Surface Conference," American Institute of Graphic Arts Design Educators Community, Seattle, Washington, United States of America. (October 20, 2022).

Seminar,"Mapping Research," American Institute of Graphic Arts, Design Educators Community, virtual, United States of America. (November 12, 2021).

Other,"Annual Cybersecurity Awareness Training," University of North Texas, Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America. (November 11, 2021).

Other,"Taking Security Home: Working Remotely," University of North Texas, Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America. (November 11, 2021).

Other,"Mentor Meeting," CVAD, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (November 9, 2021).

Faculty Fellowship,"Design Writing Fellowship," Design Incubation, United States of America. (January 1, 2021June 5, 2021).

Other,"Mentor/Chair Meeting," CVAD, virtual, United States of America. (May 3, 2021).

Other,"Mentor Meeting," CVAD, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (April 29, 2021).

Seminar,"Facing the Fallout of National Events: The Effects on Mental Health and Well-Being," National Office of Arts Accreditation, United States of America. (April 16, 2021).

Seminar,"The History and Art of Flourishing with Lynne Yun," Society of Scribes, United States of America. (March 21, 2021).

Seminar,"Mental Health for Creatives Series Presents: Art Therapist Nicole McDonald," AIGA West Michigan, United States of America. (March 18, 2021).

Seminar,"Anti-racist Pedagogy in Design," UNT CVAD & Onstead Institute, United States of America. (March 12, 2021).

Seminar,"Writing Panel Workshop," UNT Office for Faculty Success, United States of America. (February 9, 2021).

Other,"Mentor Meeting," CVAD, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (February 4, 2021).

Conference Attendance,"Design Educators Typography Intensive – Winter 2021," Hoffmitz Milken Center for Typography, United States of America. (January 22, 2021January 23, 2021).

Other,"Diversity + Inclusion “Bias Awareness and Perceptions”," University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (January 22, 2021).

Seminar,"The History of “Where Are The Black Designers?”," University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (November 13, 2020).

Other,"Faculty Search Committee Training," University of North Texas, Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America. (November 12, 2020).

Other,"Annual Cybersecurity Awareness Training," University of North Texas, Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America. (October 29, 2020).

Workshop,"Diversity & Inclusion “Microaggressions and Inclusive Language"," University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (October 22, 2020).

Other,"Diversity + Inclusion “Bias Awareness and Perceptions”," University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (October 13, 2020).

Other,"Mentor Meeting," CVAD, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (September 8, 2020).

Continuing Education Program,"Principles of Typeface Design: Display Type," The Cooper Union, Type @ Cooper, New York, New York, United States of America. (June 17, 2020August 19, 2020).

Seminar,"Do You Want to Write…About Design?," Vermont College of Fine Arts (VCFA), United States of America. (August 13, 2020).

Conference Attendance,"SHIFT: AIGA Design Educators Community Virtual Summit," AIGA Design Educators Community, United States of America. (August 3, 2020August 7, 2020).

Conference Attendance,"Typographics Festival," Type @ Cooper, United States of America. (July 24, 2020July 26, 2020).

Seminar,"How Traditional Design Thinking Protects White Supremacy," Creative Reaction Lab, United States of America. (July 8, 2020).

Seminar,"Atlas Obscura: Between the Margins at Letterform Archive," Atlas Obscura, United States of America. (July 2, 2020).

Workshop,"Teaching Type on the Web," Typographics Festival, United States of America. (June 27, 2020).

Workshop,"Python for Designers," Typographics Festival, United States of America. (June 22, 2020June 23, 2020).

Other,"Unconscious Bias," UNT World Learning / LinkedIn Learning, United States of America. (June 16, 2020).

Workshop,"AtKisson Training Group LLC & UNT Grantsmanship Workshop," AtKisson Training Group LLC and UNT Research and Innovation Office, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (February 27, 2020).

Other,"Mentor Meeting," CVAD, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (February 25, 2020).

Other,"Preventing Discrimination and Harassment," University of North Texas, Denton, TX, United States of America. (January 16, 2020).

Workshop,"Copyright Compliance," CLEAR, United States of America. (November 8, 2019November 8, 2019).

Other,"Security Awareness Training," University of North Texas, Denton, TX, United States of America. (October 25, 2019).

Workshop,"Promotion and Tenure," Office for Faculty Success, UNT, United States of America. (October 22, 2019).

Other,"Active Shooter Response," University of North Texas, Denton, TX, United States of America. (September 06, 2019).

Other,"Canvas Course Management Training," CLEAR, United States of America. (August 23, 2019).

Other,"Search Committee Training," Faculty Success, United States of America. (August 20, 2019).

Seminar,"New Faculty Orientation," University of North Texas, Denton, TX, United States of America. (August 13, 2019August 14, 2019).

Seminar,"Title IX Training for Responsible Employees," University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD, United States of America. (January 23, 2019January 23, 2019).

Workshop,"Brush Lettering Workshop," Baltimore Museum of Industry, United States of America. (January 20, 2019).

Teaching

Teaching Experience

University of North Texas
ADES 1510, Typography I, 4 courses.
ADES 2510, Typography II, 4 courses.
ADES 3510, Interaction Design I, 4 courses.
ADES 3545, Communication Design Studio, 4 courses.
ADES 4541, Portfolio Development, 1 course.

Teaching at Other Institutions

University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Graphic Design 1: Image, Sign and Symbol, ART 331, Spring 2019.

University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Graphic Design III: Human Environmental Design, ART 431, Spring 2019.

University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Graphic Design IV: Word and Image, ART 334, Spring 2019.

University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Graphic Design 1: Image, Sign and Symbol, ART 331, Fall 2018.

University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Graphic Design IV: Word and Image, ART 334, Fall 2018.

University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Typography 1, ART 333, Fall 2018.

Maryland Institute College of Art, Graphic Design 1, GD 200, Spring 2018.

Maryland Institute College of Art, Graphic Design 4: Complex Problems, GD 320, Spring 2018.

Non-Credit Instruction

Other, University of Maryland Baltimore County, 6. (May 3, 2019).

Workshop, University of Maryland Baltimore County, 5. (February 13, 2019).

Directed Student Learning

Directed Individual/Independent Study, Design. (August 29, 2022 – Present).

Research

Published Intellectual Contributions

Cited Artwork
Holeman, E. (2017). Design Is Storytelling: Speculative Designs. Design Is Storytelling. (1), . Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
Critical Review
Holeman, E. L. (2022). Moving Objects: A Cultural History of Emotive Design. London: Taylor & Francis Group. https://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/CMDIATJQXIGMVC5YF9K8/full?target=10.1080/17547075.2022.2038976
Webpage
Holeman, E., Frumhoff, D. (2021). Stanford d.School Teaching & Learning Yearbook. dallasshow.org/project/teaching-learning-yearbook/

Presentations Given

Design Work

Holeman, E. (Author & Presenter), Graduate Studies End Game, Grad Show 2019, Maryland Institute College of Art, United States of America. (2019).

Holeman, E. (Presenter), Graduate Studies End Game, MICA Grad Show 2017, Maryland Institute College of Art, United States of America. (2016).

Lecture

Holeman, E. (Author & Presenter), TypeCon 2021: Together, Serious Play, Society of Typographic Aficionados (SOTA), virtual, United States of America. (2021).

Holeman, E. (Author & Presenter), Teaching as Design, University of North Texas, College of Visual Art and Design, United States of America. (2019).

Panel Presentation

Farley, K. (Moderator), Holeman, E. L. (Panelist), Gibboney, R. (Panelist), Khalili, M. (Panelist), Surface Educators Conference, Put Grind Culture to Bed: Pedagogical Strategies for Happier, Healthier Design Students, American Institute of Graphic Arts Design Educators Community, Seattle, Washington, United States of America. (2022).

Holeman, E. (Panelist), SAIC AIGA Meet & Greet, Grad Design Degree Panel, SAIC AIGA, United States of America. (2021).

Holeman, E. (Coordinator/Organizer), Creative Minds Series, The Intersection of Mental Health and Graphic Design, University of North Texas College of Visual Arts and Design, online, United States of America. (2021).

Holeman, E. (Panelist), Freelance Tools, Tips & Tricks: MICA Alumni Panel, United States of America. (2018).

Artistic and Professional Performances and Exhibits

Art - Exhibition, Competitive. Holeman, E. L., "Type Directors Club 68," . (July 13, 2022 – Present).

Art - Exhibition, Group. E. L., "Fight for Kindness Exhibition," Fight for Kindness Campaign, , Fitchburg State University, United States of America. (November 4, 2022December 1, 2022).

Art - Exhibition, Group. E. L., "Fight for Kindness Exhibition," Fight for Kindness Campaign, , Museum of Yanaky Mansiev / University of Veliko Tarnovo St Cyril and St. Methodius, Bulgaria. (November 4, 2022November 13, 2022).

Art - Exhibition, Group. E. L., "IF! Italians Festival at Base Milano," Fight for Kindness Campaign, , Milan, Italy, Italy. (November 11, 2022November 12, 2022).

Art - Exhibition, Group. Holeman, E., "Artifact [BOLD]," High Point, North Carolina<br><br>, United States of America. (January 24, 2022March 11, 2022).

Art - Exhibition, Group. Holeman, E., "2020 CVAD Faculty Show," United States of America. (February 6, 2020March 17, 2020).

Art - Exhibition, Invitational. Holeman, E., "MICA Grad Show 2019 Collateral," Cora Stafford Gallery, Denton, TX, United States of America. (October 07, 2019October 25, 2019).

Art - Exhibition, Invitational. Holeman, E., "post-patient," Cora Stafford Gallery, United States of America. (October 7, 2019October 25, 2019).

Art - Exhibition, Invitational. Holeman, E., "Trace," United States of America. (September 01, 2017September 30, 2017).

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Fellowship
Holeman, E., "2021 Design Incubation Fellow: Reviews track," Sponsored by Design Incubation, National, $300 Funded. (January 1, 2021June 5, 2021).
Grant - Research
Holeman, E., "Small Grant: Fall 2022 Conference Funding," University of North Texas, $1903.86 Funded. (November 4, 2022).
Holeman, E., "Small Grant: Spring 2021 Competition Funding," University of North Texas, $1075 Funded. (November 30, 2021).
Holeman, E., "Small Grant: Spring 2021 Competition Funding," University of North Texas, $1075 Funded. (June 23, 2021).
Holeman, E., "Junior Faculty Summer Research Grant," University of North Texas, $5000 Funded. (May 1, 2020August 23, 2020).
Holeman, E., "Small Grant," University of North Texas, $1075 Funded. (June 15, 2020).
Grant - Teaching
Holeman, E., "Design Incubation Writing Fellowship," University of North Texas, $300 Funded. (January 5, 2021).

Awards and Honors

Honorable Mention: Branding, DNA Paris Design Awards 2022. (July 7, 2022 – Present).

Winner: Graphic Design/Colorful Project, DNA Paris Design Awards 2022. (July 7, 2022 – Present).

GDUSA Award, GDUSA | American Digital Design Awards™. (June 2022 – Present).

Gold Award: Digital Design, Indigo Award 2022. (April 25, 2022 – Present).

Gold Award: Logo, Indigo Award 2022. (April 25, 2022 – Present).

Gold Award: Services, Indigo Award 2022. (April 25, 2022 – Present).

Gold Award: Typography, Indigo Award 2022. (April 25, 2022 – Present).

Silver Award: Magazine & Newspaper, Indigo Award 2022. (April 25, 2022 – Present).

Silver Award: Magazine for Social Change, Indigo Award 2022. (April 25, 2022 – Present).

Certificate of Typographic Excellence, Type Directors Club. (March 30, 2022 – Present).

Graphex 51 Honorable Mention, Art Director's Club of Tulsa. (September 23, 2020 – Present).

Graphex 51st Annual Regional Design Award, Art Director's Club of Tulsa. (September 23, 2020 – Present).

Award of Excellence in Environmental Graphics, University & College Designers Association (UCDA). (July 28, 2020 – Present).

Award of Excellence in Integrated Campaigns, University & College Designers Association (UCDA). (July 28, 2020 – Present).

Award of Excellence in Special Event Invitations, University & College Designers Association (UCDA). (July 28, 2020 – Present).

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

2021 American Graphic Design Awards, Graphic Design USA. (December 3, 2021December 3, 2021).

Dallas Show Featured Work, Dallas Society of Visual Communications. (June 2021June 2021).

Award of Excellence, Communication Arts Magazine. (June 11, 2021June 11, 2021).

Award of Excellence for Integrated Branding, Communication Arts Magazine. (June 5, 2020June 5, 2020).

Honorable Mention, Adobe Design Achievement Awards. (August 25, 2017August 25, 2017).

Special Designation, Adobe Design Achievement Awards. (August 25, 2017August 25, 2017).

Certificate of Merit, AIGA Blue Ridge. (January 2017).

Certificate of Merit, AIGA Blue Ridge. (January 2017).

Service

University Service

Committee Member, Communication Design: Graphic Design Tenure Track Search Committee. (January 9, 2023 – Present).

Faculty Advisor, American Institute of Graphic Arts: UNT Student Chapter. (August 23, 2021 – Present).

Special Institutional Assignment, Social Media Presence. (September 20, 2019 – Present).

Member, University Undergraduate Curriculum Committee. (September 14, 2022December 20, 2022).

Other, Entry Portfolio Interviews. (December 9, 2022).

Task Force Chair, Sophomore Portfolio Review. (August 22, 2022December 8, 2022).

Other, CVAD Marketing. (August 26, 2022September 29, 2022).

Attendee, Graduation, Spring 2022 Undergraduate College Commencement Ceremony. (May 14, 2022).

Committee Member, Communication Design: Graphic Design VAP Search Committee. (January 12, 2022May 13, 2022).

Committee Member, Communication Design: User Experience VAP Search Committee. (January 12, 2022May 13, 2022).

Other, Communication Design Senior Show. (May 10, 2022).

Committee Member, Communication Design: Graphic Design Lecturer Search Committee. (January 9, 2022April 1, 2022).

Other, Student Graphic Design Competition Nominations. (January 1, 2022February 24, 2022).

Committee Member, Communication Design: User Experience Tenure Track Search Committee. (November 30, 2021February 2, 2022).

Attendee, Graduation, Fall 2021 Undergraduate College Commencement Ceremony. (December 10, 2021).

Other, Entry Portfolio Interviews. (December 3, 2021).

Task Force Chair, Sophomore Portfolio Review. (August 22, 2021December 2, 2021).

Other, Program Entry Portfolio Review. (November 23, 2021November 28, 2021).

Task Force Member, Research Roadmap Task Force. (August 20, 2021October 11, 2021).

Other, Spring 2021 Communication Design Senior Graduation Celebration. (May 8, 2021).

Committee Member, IADS Faculty Search Committee. (October 26, 2020April 29, 2021).

Faculty Advisor, Spring 2021 Senior Portfolio Websites. (March 23, 2021April 17, 2021).

Task Force Chair, Sophomore Portfolio Review. (August 22, 2020December 5, 2020).

Other, Program Entry Portfolio Review. (October 13, 2020November 30, 2020).

Attendee, Graduation, Spring 2020 Graduation Celebration. (April 17, 2020May 17, 2020).

Faculty Advisor, Spring 2020 Graduate Websites. (March 18, 2020May 6, 2020).

Committee Member, Communication Design Faculty Search Committee. (January 13, 2020April 7, 2020).

Other, Interface Consultation. (March 29, 2020).

Task Force Member, Scholarship Advising. (February 18, 2020February 24, 2020).

Task Force Member, Award Sponsorship Advising. (January 1, 2020February 1, 2020).

Attendee, Graduation, Undergraduate College Commencement Ceremony. (December 13, 2019December 13, 2019).

Other, Entry Portfolio Interviews. (December 05, 2019).

Faculty Mentor, Adjunct Advising. (August 27, 2019December 05, 2019).

Task Force Chair, Sophomore Portfolio Review. (August 22, 2019December 05, 2019).

Other, Entry Portfolio Review. (November 26, 2019November 30, 2019).

Other, Building Grand Opening. (October 12, 2019October 12, 2019).

Other, Fall Preview Day. (October 10, 2019October 12, 2019).

Other, CVAD Marketing. (October 07, 2019October 10, 2019).

Special Institutional Assignment, First Flight. (August 21, 2019August 21, 2019).

Committee Member, Visiting Artist Committee. (October 23, 2018May 11, 2019).

Other, Advanced Interface Design. (December 04, 2018).

Professional Service

Reviewer, Conference Paper, American Institute of Graphic Arts Design Educators Community. (July 17, 2022August 7, 2022).

Adjudicator, Art Directors Club of Tulsa. (July 7, 2021July 23, 2021).

Mentor, AIGA Baltimore. (June 15, 2020).

Adjudicator, AIGA Baltimore, Baltimore, MD. (September 29, 2018).

Other, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD. (April 18, 2018).

Guest Speaker, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD. (February 8, 2017).

Consulting

Professional Design Work – Private, Abraham Burickson and Yale University Press, United States of America. (April 21, 2022 – Present).

Professional Design Work – Private, Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford University, United States of America. (August 9, 2020November 11, 2021).

Professional Design Work – Private, Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford University, United States of America. (September 24, 2021October 6, 2021).

Professional Design Work – Private, Odyssey Works, United States of America. (June 6, 2021September 9, 2021).

Professional Design Work – Private, Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford University, United States of America. (October 23, 2020November 25, 2020).

Professional Design Work – Private, Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford University, United States of America. (August 24, 2020September 29, 2020).

Professional Design Work – Private, Odyssey Works, United States of America. (November 25, 2019January 04, 2020).

Academic, University of Tulsa, United States of America. (October 22, 2019).

Professional Design Work – Private, Johns Hopkins IAM Lab, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America. (June 13, 2019September 29, 2019).

Professional Design Work – Private, Maryland Institute College of Art, United States of America. (September 12, 2018June 11, 2019).

Professional Design Work – Private, Mind the Current LLC, United States of America. (February 03, 2018July 15, 2018).

Professional Design Work – Private, Odyssey Works, United States of America. (February 22, 2018May 19, 2018).

Professional Design Work – Private, Community Farmacist, United States of America. (November 22, 2017February 01, 2018).

Professional Design Work – Private, Pentagram Design, Inc., United States of America. (September 27, 2017December 13, 2017).

Professional Design Work – Private, Maryland Institute College of Art, United States of America. (September 12, 2016June 11, 2017).