Position: Assistant Professor
- Graphic Design
Biography: Jason Frazier has over 20 years in both graphic design and education. At Missouri State University, he was the Senior Graphic Designer in the Office of Publications, as well as a part-time instructor in the Department of Art and Design. Previously at Colorado State University, he taught Graphic Design and Illustration in the Department of Art & Art History, as well as running the design area computer lab. He was also a Professor of Graphic Design at Savannah College of Art and Design, teaching courses in graphic design studio, production, package design and digital publishing, among others, as well as leading sponsored projects and cross-discipline collaborations. Currently, he is Assistant Professor of Graphic Design in the CSU Department of Art & Art History, and is a co-director and coordinator of the Colorado International Invitational Poster Exhibition [CIIPE]. In addition to teaching, he continues to pursue professional studio work with a variety of clients in publication, identity design, illustration and multimedia, and his personal work reflects his interest in technology, social and environmental issues. He has been recognized for his poster, marketing, publication and media work in the United States, Mexico, Taiwan, Ukraine, and South Korea, being the recipient of multiple regional and national awards for his efforts.
Master of Fine Arts
Selected Awards, Presentations and Exhibitions; 4th Block Poster Exhibition, 2018, Karkiv, Ukraine – Selected Participant; Cedo25+ Poster Exhibition, 2017, Missouri State University, Springfield, MO – Invited Participant; Award of Distinction — Taiwan International Graphic Design Award 2017, poster design, Taipei, Taiwan; Insidious Monster, 2017 and 2018, Directions Gallery, Fort Collins, CO. Solo exhibition of experimental digital works, based on the physical and emotional loss of my sister to cancer in 2015.; CIIPE Directors Exhibition, 2017, Fort Collins, CO; Questioning the Bomb: History and Proliferation, 2015, University of Maryland – Invited Participant; Posters of Discontent III, “Extinction” poster, 2016, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI; “Extinction” poster featured on the Huffington Post special feature “If This Art Could Talk”, 2016; “Extinction” poster accepted into the juried exhibition "8th United Designs — International Biennial Design Exhibition", in Jeju, South Korea. Exhibition opened October 1, 2016; CIIPE Directors Exhibition, 2015, Fort Collins, CO; University and College Designers Association – Award of Excellence; Council for the Advancement and Support of Education – Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards; Admissions Marketing Report – Gold and Bronze awards; Graphic Responses 2, 3 and 4 Online Exhibitions [2005, 2007 and 2009]; Ninth International Biennial of the Poster in Mexico ; SCAD Graphic Design Faculty Exhibitions [2008, 2009, 2011]; Judge – Brass Ring Awards 2011, Graphic Design categories; Presentation – SECAC Conference 2011, "When Is It Worth It?";