Jon Jicha is Professor Emeritus in the School of Art and Design at Western Carolina University where he has taught design and media arts for 35 years. He received his BFA in Studio Art and an MFA in Graphic Design from Kent State University. His exhibitions include Brno Biennial, Czech Republic; Kathleen Ewing Gallery, Washington, DC; Society of Publication Designers, NY; American Institute of Graphic Arts, NY; Art Direction, NY; Zone One Contemporary, NC; The Light Factory, NC; and Asheville Art Museum, NC. His work has been featured in Metropolis Magazine, Print Magazine, Art Direction Magazine, and National Geographic Magazine. He has curated and organized major exhibitions including Tibor Kalman: Process; April Greiman: Large Scale Posters; Rudolph de Harak: A Thirty-year Retrospective; Chew on It: New Genre Hybrid Language; We Are Happy to Serve You; Thinking Design: An Appetite for Meaningful Design; Drawing: Points of View; and Cleveland Rocks: The Birthplace of Rock and Roll / Photographs of George Shuba. Jicha’s work is included in private and public collections including the Library of Congress, Washington, DC; Coburg Museum, Bavaria, Germany; Littleton Collection, NC; South Carolina Arts Commission Collection, SC; and Art and Aesthetic, New Delhi, India.