April Greiman

Professor of Design

April Greiman

April Greiman is a designer whose trans-disciplinary ideas, multi-media projects have been influential worldwide. Explorations of image, word, color as objects in time & space, grounded in the singular fusion of art & technology, are the basis for her multi-media, multi-scaled body of work.   

Recognized for revolutionary digital imaging work, she has been instrumental in the acceptance & use of advanced technology in creative processes since early 1980s. 

2014 featured April in Apple’s documentary movie, ‘Mac @ 30’ which recognized 30 creative individuals’ contributions to diverse creative fields. The documentary may be viewed here.

Greiman, educator, former Director, Visual Communications Program, California Institute of the Arts; former faculty, Southern California Institute of Architecture; Woodbury University School of Architecture, and currently Professor of Design, USC Roski School of Art and Design. 

Published extensively, including four monographs, lectured, exhibited worldwide, works in museum collections, among them Pompidou Center, SF MoMA, LACMA and MOMA, NYC.

She has 4 honorary doctorates, a big garden and loves spaghetti and martinis. 

Additional information available on Greiman's wikipedia page here.

Email agreiman@usc.edu
April Greiman, "Hand Holding a Bowl of Rice," Wilshire Vermont Station, public art commissioned mural, 8,200 sq feet; 2007
April Greiman, Orange County Great Park, brand identity, color palette, environmental graphics, signage; 2011
April Greiman, "Design Quarterly #133, ‘Does it Make Sense?" fold-out computer and videographic image, printed offset lithography, Quarterly Journal, Walker Art Center, MIT Press; 1987