This blog will be mainly about design. At times I will spice it up with other topics but the driving force will be about the passion for design and design education. I love to teach design, draw and write poetry. Life is sometimes good, so enjoy it when it is good.

A Very Brief Bio

William C. Padgett

Associate Professor; Catalyst
Syracuse University
School of Art and Design
Department of Design
Communications Design

B.F.A., Washington University

Principal, WilliamPadgettDesign
A design studio serving regional, national and international clients since 1976.

Since October 1978 he has taught in or been actively involved in:

The College of Visual and Performing Arts
Advertising design, illustration, and communications design programs, 1978 to present

S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Graphics, magazine design, and the military photojournalism program, 1987-1990

SU Independent Degree Study Masters Program in Illustration
Thesis advisor, 1996-2003

Studio Arts in Florence, drawing and sketching, 2004-5

Co-created the Syracuse University London Design Program with Profs. Don Carr, Jamie Read, 2004

Chair of the Visual Communications Department, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Syracuse University 2000-2003

The Honors Program

The Soling Program

The Multidisciplinary Design Center in VPA

COLAB faculty advisor

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