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Jacqueline Thaw, Director of the Rutgers Design Intensive, is a graphic designer who specializes in the creation of visual identities and publications. Her work has been recognized by the AIGA, Art Directors Club, Type Directors Club, and AIGA/Honolulu. She is a member of Class Action, a collective that creates design for social change. She is Associate Professor of Design in the Visual Arts Department at Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers New Brunswick. thawstudio.com



photoAlexandra Portis, known as Sasha – Rutgers Design Intensive Instructor – is a designer with a range of experience in print, motion and web design. She has worked at New York City design offices Linked By Air and With Projects; current independent design projects include the web site for the Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art. She holds a BFA in Studio Art from Wesleyan University and an MFA in Graphic Design from Yale University School of Art. sashaportis.com

Sarah Pakay, Rutgers Design Intensive Teaching Assistant, is a photographer and graphic designer. She is passionate about creating things using influences from music and nature. Sarah wishes to show the beauty of the world as she sees it through her expression of art. She received an associates degree in Advertising Design and studied Media Art at Middlesex County College. Sarah is a senior in the BFA program in Visual Arts at Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers New Brunswick.

Counselor – Euclides Faccin