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Joe Galbreath

Joseph Galbreath

Associate Professor | Graphic Design
School of Art and Design
(304) 293-4149 Joseph.Galbreath@mail.wvu.edu 4033A Canady Creative Arts Center

Joe Galbreath received his MFA from Maryland Institute College of Art and his BFA from the University of Akron. His interests in graphic design include exploring and documenting vernacular design traditions, manual design making processes, and independent publishing. Currently, his letterpress work focuses on the American poster print shop. He is director of the GramLee Collection at West Virginia University. Galbreath began his design career as an Art Director at a public relations firm creating annual reports, branding campaigns, strategic graphics and identity work and he maintains a design studio with his wife Kelley. His work has been featured in Print Magazine’s Regional Annual, Indie Publishing, Fingerprint No. 2: The Evolution of Handmade Elements in Graphic Design and Fox News-Minneapolis.