Bob Aufuldish

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Bob Aufuldish is a partner in the San Francisco area-based design firm Aufuldish & Warinner and a Professor at the California College of the Arts, where he has taught graphic design and typography since 1991. In recent years his professional practice has focused on work for cultural institutions. He has designed projects for the Center for Creative Photography, Denver Art Museum, Pier 24 Photography, Princeton Architectural Press, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the deYoung Museum, Nazraeli Press, and the Aperture Foundation, among others.

He has designed monographs for the photographers David Maisel (Oblivion, Library of Dust, History’s Shadow, and Black Maps), Richard Misrach (Petrochemical America), Tabitha Soren (Fantsay Life), Todd Hido (Excerpts from Silver Meadows, Intimate Distance), Debra Bloomfield (Wilderness), Anthony Friedkin (The Gay Essay), Lindsay McCrum (Chicks With Guns), and Andy Freeberg (Art Fare), among others.

Two of his photobooks, Dafen and NotCedarCityUtah, were selected for the 2012 exhibition DIY: Photographers and Books, at the Cleveland Museum of Art. Dafen was also selected for the 2014 exhibition, INFOCUS at the Phoenix Art Museum. Disremembering and Very Low Altitude Aerial Photographs (An Atlas) were selected for the 2016 INFOCUS exhibition.

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, 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.

Professor, Graphic Design

BFA, MFA, Kent State University