Amy Fidler


Teaching Professor, Graphic Design

MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Visual Communication, 2004
BFA, Bowling Green State University, Graphic Design, 2001

Courses Taught 
ARTD 1150
ARTD 2010 Principles of Graphic Design
ARTD 2020 Principles of Typography
ARTD 3010 Graphic Design Processes & Procedures
ARTD 3040 3D Graphic Design
ARTD 4010
ARTD 4030 Systems-Based Graphic Design
ARTD 4060
ARTD 4080 Senior Studio in Graphic Design
ARTD 4890 Graphic Design Internship
ARTD 4950

Special topics courses include the following:
Art in TARTA
Sustainable Graphic Design
Design for Good

Areas of Research/Artistic Focus 
Sustainability and ethics, k-12 design education, information graphics, book design, web design, and collaborative and/or community based projects.

Recent Accomplishments 
Amy is a co-founder & organizer of the Summer Workshop for Experimentation and Thought (SWEAT) and co-editor of the book Toledo Remanufactured: Extracting a City's Graphic Culture (published by the SWEAT Workshop, 2007). She was co-designer and production manager of the book The Business of Holidays (Monacelli Press, 2004. Edited by Maud Lavin. Also co-designed by Melanie Archer, Alyson Beaton, Benjamin Finch and Jason Warriner). BOH was featured in Print Magazine and STEP Inside Design magazine and on NPR's Marketplace.

Amy Fidler has presented at AIGA's 2005 Design Education Conference, Future History, and was a visiting artist at the University of Indianapolis. She was a panelist at the Columbia College of Art and Design (Chicago, IL) discussing faculty-student collaboration, and recently spoke at the OptionShiftControl symposium at NC State, with her collaborator Jenn Stucker, about the SWEAT Workshop.

Amy is the founding president of the AIGA Toledo Chapter, and co-organized response_ability, a national AIGA conference for design educators held May 2010.

Faculty member at BGSU since 2004 


Updated: 06/15/2020 03:04PM