Rachele Riley
Assistant Professor
MFA, Virginia Commonwealth University.
BS, New York University

Rachele Riley received her BS in Studio Art from New York University in 1994. Further studies took her to Halle, Germany, for four years from 1997 to 2001, where she first learned the German language and then studied Communication Design at the Burg Giebichenstein School of Art and Design. In 2005, she earned her MFA in Design/Visual Communications from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Her design work has been published in Motion Design (Rotovision), 100's Logos and Letterheads (Angela Patchell Books) and in Print Magazine's 2008 Regional Design Annual. She has presented, exhibited and screened her work nationally and internationally in Dublin, Ireland; Washington, D.C.; Richmond, Va.; Chicago, Ill.; Toronto and Montréal, Canada; Los Angeles, Calif.; New Orleans, La.; and on Salto A1 television in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Riley has received academic grants in support of her independent design projects and has been a resident Artist Fellow at the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts in Nebraska City and at the Virginia Center for Creative Arts.

Before focusing on her teaching and independent design work, she worked as a graphic designer for the Smithsonian Institution, National Public Radio, the National Park Service, Hallesche Advertising Agency and Virginia Commonwealth University.

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