Faculty Profile

Douglas May

Douglas May

Title
Assistant Professor
Department
Design
College
College of Visual Arts and Design

    

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

Current Scheduled Teaching*

ADES 3545.501, Communication Design Studio, Spring 2023
ADES 4520.501, Graphic Design Advanced Campaigns, Fall 2022 Syllabus
ADES 2515.501, Image Making and Color Theory, Fall 2022 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

ADES 3545.501, Communication Design Studio, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
ADES 2520.502, Graphic Design, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
ADES 4520.502, Graphic Design Advanced Campaigns, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
ADES 2515.501, Image Making and Color Theory, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
ADES 3545.501, Communication Design Studio, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
ADES 2520.502, Graphic Design, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
ADES 4520.501, Graphic Design Advanced Campaigns, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
ADES 4520.502, Graphic Design Advanced Campaigns, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
ADES 2515.501, Image Making and Color Theory, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
ADES 3545.501, Communication Design Studio, Spring 2020 Syllabus
ADES 2520.502, Graphic Design, Spring 2020 Syllabus
ADES 4520.502, Graphic Design Advanced Campaigns, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ADES 2515.501, Image Making and Color Theory, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ADES 4515.501, Cause Based Design, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ADES 4515.502, Cause Based Design, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ADES 3545.501, Communication Design Studio, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ADES 4520.502, Graphic Design Advanced Campaigns, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
ADES 2515.501, Image Making and Color Theory, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
ADES 2520.502, Graphic Design, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
ADES 4525.501, Graphic Design Final Portfolio, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
ADES 4525.502, Graphic Design Final Portfolio, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
ADES 4520.502, Graphic Design Advanced Campaigns, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
ADES 2515.501, Image Making and Color Theory, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Conference Proceeding
May, D. (2019). Honeycomb Social Events. ideec - International Design Education Expo & Conference. 288.
Design Poster
May, D. D. (2021). "Jazz" Poster. Poster Annual(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.
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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

out of 5

out of 7
%
of
students responded
  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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