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Northwest Missouri State University

Christopher Graves

Christopher Graves



132A Fine Arts


660.562.1346 (fax)

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Joined Northwest in 2009

Associate Professor


  • M.F.A. Drawing & Painting; Brigham Young University
  • B.F.A. Drawing & Painting; Brigham Young University

Courses Taught

  • Intro to Design
  • Type 1 and Type 2
  • Package Design
  • Graphic Design History
  • Advanced Graphic Design
  • Advertising Design
  • Senior Seminar
  • Senior Portfolio

Academic Interests

  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Printmaking
  • Digital
  • Graphic Design

Scholarly Activity

  • Design consultation for clients in Utah, Phoenix, Michigan and Missouri. Work ranged from design and marketing consulting to assist in each organizations growth.

Student Group Advisement

  • Knacktive: A multi-disciplinary student agency that provides full-service work for real-world clients. Research, Marketing, Public Relations, Graphic Design and Interactive Digital Media are all combined in a team setting to provide multiple solutions for the client.

Other Professional Experiences

  • Member, American Institute of Graphic Artists
  • Los Angeles Summer Studies and European Art Summer Studies in 2020: Each year Graphic Design students and I tour, visit and network with some of the leading creative advertising and design agencies in the world. Also we tour museums, galleries and cultural activities in Los Angeles.