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Warren Lehrer, M.F.A.

Professor of Art+Design
Graphic Design Program
School of Art+Design

Office: Visual Arts Bldg., Rm. 2031
Tel.: (914) 251-6788
Fax: (914) 251-6793
Email: warren.lehrer@purchase.edu

Warren Lehrer is a writer and artist/designer known for his pioneering work in visual literature and design authorship. His recent award-winning book, Crossing the BLVD: Strangers, Neighbors, Aliens in a New America (co-authored by Judith Sloan; W.W. Norton) is part of a multimedia project that includes a traveling exhibition, an audio CD, and an interactive Web site, www.crossingtheblvd.org. He is the co-founder of EarSay, a nonprofit arts organization dedicated to uncovering and portraying stories of the uncelebrated.

Education
B.A., Queens College, City University of New York
M.F.A., Yale University

Selected Awards
National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship
New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship
New York State Council on the Arts
Rockefeller Foundation
Ford Foundation
International Book Design Award
American Institute of Graphic Arts awards (three) Type Director’s Club awards (two)
2004 Brendan Gill Prize
2003 Innovative Use of Archives Award
Media That Matters award
Best of the Best Award, New York Book Show

Selected Collections
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Los Angeles County Art Museum
The Getty Museum
Georges Pompidou Centre, Paris
Tate Gallery, London