Andrew Maniotes

A photo of Andrew Maniotes

Full Professor

Graphic Design

219 - 114 Ford


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Minneapolis College of Art and Design

MFA, Visual Studies



Andrew Maniotes was born in Munster, IN. He received a BFA in Visual Communications and Photography double major from the Herron School of art, I.U.P.U.I, Indianapolis, and an MFA in Visual Studies from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. Maniotes began teaching at EMU in 2002. His graphic design practice often focuses on promotions and branding, while his personal work and curatorial efforts tends to concentrate on political activism. Maniotes curates “The Posters of Discontent”, which is a quadrennial exhibition that examines poster design and points of contention in the current socio-political arena. His work was also featured in the “Posters on Politics” as well as the publication same name.  As a member of the American Association University Professors, Maniotes was responsible for creating a new visual identity as well as direct action pieces for the organization as well. Further political visual work has been featured in various local direct action campaigns as well as local media coverage in Mlive, Michigan Radio, and WEMU NPR’s “All Things Considered.”