At the Barrick Museum, Neon Museum scholar-in-residence Jesse Ragan will speak on the aesthetic of signage lettering from the Neon Museum collection. “Las Vegas Letters: Vernacular Inspiration in Typeface Design” held in the Barrick Museum's Auditorium on February 10. Details
Working independently for a decade, Ragan has created custom types and lettering for brands, publications and cultural institutions. While a staff designer at Hoefler & Frere-Jones, he collaborated on the design of Gotham, Archer, Chronicle and more. In 2010 he co-founded Type@Cooper, a postgraduate certificate program at The Cooper Union, where he taught through 2014 and continues to offer occasional workshops and lectures. Ragan received his own BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2001.
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ADD: Shelbi Schroeder showcases thesis INNOCENCE AND DEVIANCE at UNLV's Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery. Audrey Barcio Midway show THERE IS MORE BUT NO MORE OF THIS at UNLV's Grant Hall Gallery. Both shows up from March 9 to 22 I Details.
ABOVE: Justin Favela's "Gypsy Rose Piñata." at Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles.
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Serigraph Print on Rives BFK, 18"x12"
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