Gary Munch

CHAIR OF GRAPHIC DESIGN, Senior Lecturer in Graphic Design, Shintaro Akatsu School of Design

Arnold Bernhard Arts and Humanities Center 604

Gary Munch has designed typefaces for Linotype (Ergo, Really) and was part of Microsoft’s ClearType project of system fonts (Candara) which all included Greek, Latin, and Cyrillic. He has a long-standing interest in non-Latin scripts and has designed award-winning typefaces in Cyrillic and Greek. Most recently his work has extended to Cherokee and Arabic. From 2001 to 2008 he was on the board of the TDC Type Directors Club (New York), and served as president and chairman, and chaired the TDC 2 2002 type design competition and the TDC50 typography competition in 2004. In 2010, he was a juror in the TDC 2 2010 type design competition. He speaks occasionally at the annual TypeCon, sponsored by SoTA. (

M.S. Art Education, University of Bridgeport, 1986
B.F.A., University of Oregon, 1979


Courses Taught:
Junior Graphic Design Studio III & IV
Surveys of Art History I & II
Calligraphy & Letterforms, Typography, and Type Design