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Bob Aufuldish

Bob Aufuldish is a partner in the San Francisco area-based graphic design firm Aufuldish & Warinner and a professor at the California College of the Arts (CCA), where he has taught graphic design and typography since 1991. From 1995-2016 he was design director of Sputnik, a student-staffed design office producing work for CCA. He launched, a digital type foundry in 1995 as an outlet for his typefaces. In recent years his professional practice has focused on work in the cultural realm. He has designed projects for the Center for Creative Photography, Denver Art Museum, Aperture Foundation, Nazraeli Press, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, Pier 24 Photography, and Steidl, among others. He has participated in a number of exhibitions, including, CCA at 100: Fertile Ground, at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Work from California, the 25th International Graphic Design Biennial in Brno; and DIY: Photographers & Books at the Cleveland Museum of Art. He has lectured in London, New York, Honolulu, and points between. His work has been selected for many competitions and publications, among them AIGA 50 Books of the Year, the Type Directors Club, Communication Arts design annual, and Print?s regional design annual. He was elected into the Alliance Graphique Internationale in 2011. He has a BFA and MFA in graphic design from Kent State University, Ohio.

(Portrait of Aufuldish by Tori Stout.)