Andrew Shurtz
typography &c

We’re Here to Be Wrong Wrong Shiny Shiny ChooChoo

Artifacts from the Life of Helen Sargent Hitchcock

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Three of my favorite desktop backgrounds, or three (rough) attempts to imagine a post-form future for communication design

Show and Tell:
To Gina From Susan

We Have Photoshop

Andrew Shurtz is a graphic designer, educator, and researcher. Along with his colleagues Rebecca Gimenez, Mike Gallagher, and Sebastian Campos, he co-founded the international design collective We Have Photoshop in 2007. Together they also co-founded Convolution, a conceptual journal dedicated to exploring the intersections of experimental typography, art, poetry, and criticism. He has taught courses in typography, book design, experimental publishing, and contemporary graphic design theory at Parsons School of Design since 2011 and has been instrumental in the development of the core typographic curriculum for their Communication Design program. He has previously taught courses at Rutgers University and City College of New York and served as a visiting critic at Yale University, NYU ITP, and The University of Connecticut. He is the recipient of multiple AUPresses awards for book design and the Yale School of Art’s Phelps Berdan Award. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Louisiana State University and his Master of Fine Arts from Yale University.