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Honors and Awards

Teaching Experience

Advising / Mentoring

Research / Scholarships / Creative Activities

Support

Outreach

Service

Gary Golightly

Graphic Design
Associate Professor
Graphic Design Program Coordinator
Office: Art & Communication 45
Phone: 901/678-2702
Fax: 901/678-2735
Email: gglghtly@memphis.edu


EDUCATION

BA, Marketing, The University of Memphis, 1986

MFA, Art/Graphic Design, The University of Memphis, 1995

EXPERIENCE

Art Director, Archer-Malmo Advertising, 1994-2000

Designer, Carbon14 Design, 2000-2002

Assistant Professor, The University of Memphis, 2002-present


HONORS AND AWARDS

Print Regional Annual 2002pform/inform Juried Exhibition, The Goldstien Museum,
University of Minnesota, 2003

I Profess: The Graphic Design Manifesto, SCENE Metrospace,
Lansing MI, 2004

Award of Excellence, Special Event for Graphic Design Student Show poster
and inclusion in the UCDA Design Show at the University & College Designers Association 34th Annual Conference, Denver, 2004

Award of Excellence, Poster for Graphic Design Student Show poster and inclusion in the UCDA Design Show at the University & College Designers Association 34th Annual Conference, Denver, 2004

Three pieces accepted in the Memphis Advertising Federation’s annual juried design competition Push 2004


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Teaching ART2219, ART3219, ART3222, ART4223, ART4233, ART7040


ADVISING / MENTORING

Graphic Design Graduate Program Coordinator, August 2004

Advising undergraduate students L-R

Thesis committee for Rebecca Cross (MFA 2004), Hugh Busby (MFA 2004), Leigh Thomson (MFA 2004), and Charles Jeffcoat (MFA 2005), Kevin Kates (MFA 2006)

Provided letter of recommendation for student Toyah McGill to secure a summer
2003 design internship at Ebony/Jet magazine

Mentored student Dustin Hall, student winner at the Memphis Advertising Federation’s regional student design competition Nudge 2003

Instrumental in securing an internship for student Andy Clyce at local design firm Combustion, 2004

Oversaw student entries in the Memphis Advertising Federation’s regional student design competition Push 2004. Seven students had work accepted, with Katie Holmes receiving a special commendation and Scott Mahr winning the grand prize.

Oversaw student internships as part of ART4230 Graphic Design Internship for Natalie Ross (2003), Michael Nunn (2004), Heidi Lane (2004)

Advised senior Michael Carpenter to enter the Print Regional Design Competition as a professional, which resulted in a very rare two page spread of his work alongside the best designers in the country, in their internationally distributed publication, 2002


RESEARCH / SCHOLARSHIPS / CREATIVE ACTIVITIES

orm/inform Juried Exhibition, The Goldstien Museum, University of Minnesota, 2003

I Profess: The Graphic Design Manifesto, SCENE Metrospace, Lansing MI, 2004

Invited Speaker/Juror at the Arkansas State University Art Directors Club Regional Student Design Competition, February 2004

Jane Keltner furniture designers, ads, direct mail, logos 2002-2005

Guest Velocity wireless internet, identity, collateral, trade show graphics, 2002-2004

Widespread Panic Halloween Concert Poster, 2002

Great Wine Race Poster, 2003

Tiny Acorns/Mighty Oaks landscape architects, logo, collateral, 2003

Dollar Depot, logo designs, 2003

Robinson Tree and Landscape, ads 2003

World Spice internet service providers, sales sheet template 2003

Memphis Light Gas and water “Community Action Fund” campaign pitch for Red Deluxe Design, logos, buttons, bumper sticker, ads, outdoor, tv storyboard, 2003

Sudsfest Poster, 2003

Hank Akers Custom Home ads, 2003-2004

VO2 Networx, voice IP providers, logo designs, 2004

Memphis & Shelby County Film and Television Commission ad, 2004

Memphis Arts Council ads, 2004

National Civil Rights Museum “Children of the Movement” poster, 2004

Cinema Memphis, “The Magic and Humanity” Powell and Pressburger Film Retrospective, poster, ads, program cover and back, on-screen ads, 2004

Memphis Italian Festival, family t-shirt design, 2004

The University of Memphis Black Student Association, “Brown v The Board of Education 50th Anniversary” poster (proposed), 2004


SUPPORT

Art Department recruitment ad for No. magazine, “Potential”, 2002

Art Department recruitment ad for Gamut magazine, “Career in Art”, 2002

FedEx Technology Institute, logo (proposed), 2003

Architecture Program, “2004 Study Abroad” poster and brochure, 2003

Art Department “Two Visiting Lecturers from the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in Dundee, Scotland”.poster, 2003

River City literary publication, book cover illustrations, 2004

Interior Design Program, Senior Presentation Poster, 2004

CCFA David Appleby Congratulations ad for No. magazine, 2004

CCFA recruitment ad for No. magazine, “Munsell Chart”, 2004

Graphic Design Program, “Graphic Design Student Show” poster, 2004

Architecture and Interior Design programs, recruitment ad
for No. magazine, “space:place”, 2004

Graphic Design Program Senior Show poster and direct mail postcard, 2004

Art Department Fall Newsletter, 2004


OUTREACH

Judged Mulberry Arts Festival, Collierville, 2003

Judged Mid South Fair’s Youth Art competition, 2003

Memphis Arts Festival, Sudsfest poster, 2003

Joint Heat, provided package design for a local inventor/manufacturer of a revolutionary contoured hands-free heating pad as class assignment in ART4223 Real World Studio, 2003

Fischer Properties, custom home builder, designed identity system and sales sheet template as class assignment in ART4223 Real World Studio, 2003

Memphis Arts Council “Cinema Memphis” ad, 2004

Memphis Arts Council “Support the Arts...” license plate ad, 2004

Interpreting Service for the Deaf, a regional nonprofit, concepted name change and designed identity system as class assignment in ART4223 Real World Studio, 2004

Friends of Chucalissa, designed “Chefs and Chiefs” posters and invitation for
fund-raising dinner at Chez Phillipe as class assignment in ART4223 Real World Studio, 2004

Memphis Child Advocacy Center, donated original artwork “Useful Articles”, for Works of Heart, an art auction fundraiser, 2003-2004


SERVICE

Commencement, Summer, 2003

Tech Committee, 2003

Foundation Instructor Search committee, 2003

Advanced Placement Committee, 2003-2004, 2004-2005

Foundation Assesment Committee 2002-2003, 2003-2004, 2004-2005

Scholarship Committee, 2003-2004, 2004-2005

Freshmen Orientation, 2004

Graduate Orientation, 2004

Commencement, Fall 2004

Graphic Design Graduate Program Coordinator, August 2004 – present

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