Welcomes Christine Medley as Featured Writer

Christine Medley is an assistant professor of graphic design at Marywood University in Scranton, Pennsylvania where she teaches interactive design, print and package design, printmaking and typography. She promotes eco-friendly design practices and service learning projects in the classroom. Her current research and image making is letterpress printing where she has recently set up a small studio with wood type and a proofing press.

Other teaching experience has included distance learning for Montgomery College, Rockville, MD and for the Art Institute of Pittsburgh. She has written numerous online art courses and software study guides for Penn Foster College. In addition to teaching, Christine has a small design studio, Crow Designs, where she performs print and web design. Her clients include health care systems, pharmaceutical, government, educational institutions and small businesses mainly from the Northeast region. She recently won a Gold Addy award from the AAF for the design of an art exhibit catalog.

Recent exhibits of her printmaking, photography, and mixed media works have been at The Roberson Museum in New York; AFA Gallery in Scranton; and Slocumb Gallery, Knoxville. Christine also has an Etsy shop where she sells her prints and costume crow jewelry.

Christine earned a MFA in printmaking from the University of Maryland College Park and her Bachelors of Journalism in Advertising from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She is a member of AIGA, has served on the AAF Northeast PA board since 2006 and belongs to various local art organizations.