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Taylor Shipton

Assistant Teaching Professor of Graphic Design
Portrait of Taylor Shipton
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Taylor Shipton is an assistant teaching professor within the Department of Graphic Design in the Stuckeman School at Penn State. She received both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Penn State, where she also received the Creative Achievement Award during her M.F.A. studies.

Shipton has a background in experiential design, design photography, and communication design. Her work focuses on the interactive experiences of the user, applicable to both analog and digital design environments, and how these experiences influence one’s information comprehension.

Along with instructing her students, Shipton continues her practices within her own studio, founded in 2017. Her studio specializes in experiential and communication designs, often providing content and design work for multiple departments located on Penn State’s campus. Her design work has been published in Graphis Magazine and has been featured in a number of exhibitions.

  • Education

    B.A. in Graphic Design, Penn State (2017)

    M.F.A. in Art with a concentration in Graphic Design, Penn State (2019)

  • Courses Taught

    GD001S: First-Year Seminar in Graphic Design
    GD101: Thinking Creatively: Defining Problems, Solving Problems, and Generating Ideas in Graphic Design
    GD300: Design Photography
    GD302: Applied Communications
    GD405: Advanced Studio (Minors)