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Renee Meyer Ernst


Associate Professor


Main Campus
Galvin Fine Arts Center, GA140
518 W. Locust St.
Davenport, IA 52803


Personal Website

Teaches all levels of graphic design and beginning digital photography. Specializes in identity systems, publication design, web design, and digital art. Research interests include creative design methodology, design pedagogy, and experimental web design.

Education and Training

MFA, Iowa State University
Graphic Design

BA, University of Northern Iowa
Studio Art

Courses Taught

Photo I
Computers in Art
Graphic Design II
Graphic Design III
Web Design
Design Studio
Professional Practices

Recent Exhibitions

"Away With Words," Group Exhibition, AIGA Toledo, Madhouse, Toledo, OH, 2015.

"KSBDA International Exchange Exhibition," Invited Artist, SF State Special Collections Gallery, San Fransisco State University, San Fransisco, CA, 2014.

"Rock Island Fine Arts Exhibition," Juried Exhibition, Augustana College Art Museum, Augustana College, Rock Island, IL, 2014.

"Caught in the Web: Sticky Situations in Web Design Pedagogy" Presenter. Envisioning Design: Education, Culture, Practice, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA, 2013.

"Web Two-Point-Oh, No! Losing Site Online" Presenter/Panelist. Visual Resources Association Conference, Albuquerque, NM, 2012.

Professional Organizations

AIGA: The Professional Association for Design

Art Director's Association of Iowa

The Interaction Design Foundation