MICHAEL J WALSH^Creative Director/Designer, CD+D^Design Strategist, Mindstate Lab

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Michael J. Walsh is currently a design strategist for Mindstate Lab in New York City and runs his own design, communications and strategy business. Walsh is the founding Creative Director of DEAR DAVE. An online and print magazine that won the 2018 Lucie Award for Best Photography Magazine.

He is an instructor in the Graphic Design/Interactive Design BFA program at the School of Visual Arts, NYC, where he was also the Director of Design & Digital Media for the College. He has also worked at: NYCEDC; Abrams Publishing; Walt Disney Company; Time Inc; TBS Productions and The Washington Post Sunday Magazine. He has developed brand identity systems for several institutions and startup organizations in the education, sports marketing, photography, fine art, technology, life sciences, architecture, and industrial design industries.

Walsh has won design/art direction awards, from: American Institute of Graphic Arts; American Association of Museums; Art Directors Club; Society of Publication Designers; Print; Communication Arts; Creativity; Graphis; Art Direction; British Art Direction and Design Annual; Creative Review UK; I.D. Annual Design Review; Red Dot International Design Awards; One Show Design; University College Designers Association; Summit International Creative awards; New York Book Show, the Webby Awards and his design work is represented in the following collections: AIGA Archives at the Denver Art Museum; Columbia University; Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum; International Center of Photography Library; Library of Congress; Metropolitan Museum of Art; Museum of Modern Art ; The Wolfsonian Museum and Yale University.