Stanley K. Friesen
Campus Address: Upton Hall 211C email@example.com
Stan Friesen earned his a B.A. in art/graphic design from Bethel College, North Newton, Kansas (1980). He designed for a screen print shop in Kansas, then worked with youth in Newfoundland and Ontario, Canada (1981-85). He returned to Kansas as marketing manager and graphic designer for Multi Business Press (1985-92), taught art/design at Tabor College (1990-93), then moved to Pakistan and taught art and additional courses (1993-96). He was hired as Director of Information Services at Tabor College (1996-2000). Stan earned his M.F.A. from Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas in 2000. He is currently employed as an associate professor/communication design at Buffalo State and does freelance design.
M.F.A. Graphic Design, Fort Hays State University, 2000, Hays, Kansas
B.A. Art/GraphicDesign, Bethel College, 1980, North Newton, Kansas
Stan Friesen graduated in 1980 with a B.A. in Art/Graphic Design from Bethel College, North Newton, Kansas. He worked for a graphics studio in Kansas and then, from 1981-85 worked with disadvantaged youth in Newfoundland and northern Ontario, Canada.
He returned to Kansas as marketing manager and graphic designer for an offset printing company from 1985-92, and taught art/design courses at Tabor College 1990-93.
He moved with his family to Pakistan and taught art and various additional courses from 1993-96.
Upon returning to Kansas, he was employed as Director of Information Services at Tabor College from 1996-98. He worked as graphic designer for Information Services and began full time work on his M.F.A. in Graphic Design at Fort Hays State University in 1998.
Stan graduated from FHSU with an M.F.A. in Graphic Design in May of 2000. He also operates a freelance graphic design business Anno Domini Graphix.
He is currently employed as Associate Professor/Communication Design in the Design Department at Buffalo State, State University of New York (SUNY.)
Selected Community Class Projects.
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2013, Runway 6.0, Buffalo State Fashion Tech Show; Logo, Senior collection video introductions, student interns involved in program and event advertising. (Multi Media)
2012, Where We Belong, (Multi Media) Documentary by University of Buffalo professor, Krista Hamlen. Produced titles, credits, promotional teasers.
2011-13 Suicide Prevention on Campus, (Multi Media) SAMHSA Grant. Student produced videos for use on college website, parent and campus housing directors education.
2010, Hockey Courage, Documentary promotion (Multimedia) First place in Documentary category in WNY Film Festival, 2010. Titles, credits, ancillary items, online teasers.
2010, Autistic Services, Artist portfolio booklets (Graphic Design)
2009, West Side and Black Rock Riverside Neighborhood Housing Services, identity project (Graphic Design)
2009, New York State Council for Exceptional Children, identity project (Graphic Design)
2008, Niagara Street Greenway, identity and promotions project (Graphic Design)
2008, Contract Pharmaceuticals, Ltd, Historical research and lobby design proposal (Graphic Design)
2007,08 Violence Against Women on Campus, Public Service Anouncement video awareness project (Multi Media )
2006, Grafitti Awareness project. (Multi Media)
Associate Professor/Communication Design, 2006-present, Buffalo, New York, Buffalo State, State University of New York
Assistant Professor/Communication Design, 2000-2006, Buffalo, New York, Buffalo State, State University of New York
Owner, Anno Domini Graphix, freelance design company
Graphic Designer/Public Relations Department, 1998-2000, Tabor College, Hillsboro, Kansas
Restored/modified 1979 Yamaha XS650 motorcycle and a 2003 Yamaha VStar.
Director of Information Services, 1996-1998, Tabor College, Hillsboro, Kansas
Art Teacher, Grades 7-12, 1993-1996, Murree Christian School, Murree, Pakistan
Adjunct Instructor of Art; Basic Design, Drawing I and II, Painting I and II, Watercolor, Intro to Art, and Graphic Design, 1990-1993, Tabor College, Hillsboro, Kansas
Art Gallery Director, Ibid
Graphic Designer: Graphics, product photography, Don’s Studio, Hillsboro, Kansas
Anno Domini Graphix, founded in 1991
1991 - Purchased first computer, a Mac IIsi!
Marketing Manager, Graphic Designer, Bookstore Manager, Multi Business Press, 1985-1990, Hillsboro, Kansas
Drop-in Center Co-director, 1982-1985, Mennonite Central Committee, Cochrane, Ontario, Canada
Group Home House Parents, 1981-1982, Mennonite Central Committee, St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada
Graphic Designer, 1979-1981, High Plains Graphics, Walton, Kansas
Korea Design Council Invitational Exhibition, School of Visual Arts, New York, New York
Design Faculty Exhibition - Buffalo State, SUNY, Buffalo, New York
Korea Design Council Invitational , 2 Exhibtions and publications, August and November, Seoul, S. Korea
POSTCARDS! - Gallery 234, VAB Exhibition - Buffalo State, SUNY, Buffalo, New York
INVITATIONAL - Dinosaurus Gallery, Buffalo, New York
M.F.A. Alumni Exhibition - Fort Hays State University, invitational, Hays, Kansas
Emergence - CIT 2001 SUNY-wide Digital Art Exhibition invitational, Geneseo, SUNY, Geneseo, New York
Design Faculty Exhibition - Buffalo State, SUNY, Buffalo, New York
Apostrophe 'S - M.F.A. Exhibition, Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas
In a Different Light - Group exhibition, invitational, Lindsborg, Kansas
Blocked - Area artists show, invitational, The Art Council, Fort Hays, Kansas
Kansas Artists Postcard Series Retrospective , Russell, Kansas
Identity - Joint graphics show with Nancy Miller, Tabor College, Hillsboro, Kansas
AIGA Benefit Show - Variations on the Heart, joint project with Drawing students
Voices - Instructors' show - with Orley Friesen, Anita Lehman, Tabor College
The Tabor Society, promotional piece - silver at CASE Conference, national association.
Mountain High, Inc., Frequent Customer Campaign ‘Best of Show’ in Kansas printing competition, and 2nd in International (Canada/US).
Thai Gardens Menu , 1st in a Kansas printing competition, silver in International.
Numerous (more than 20) other pieces in the years at Multi Business Press won recognition. (Credit should be shared with the camera, pre-press, press and bindery personnel.) Kansas, local and state.
Watercolor, ‘Anna’s Porch,’ 1of 15 printed in Kansas Artists Postcard Series, juried exhibition. (over 400 entries)
Watercolor, ‘Sunrise on First Street,’ top honors in juried competition.
Cover illustration, Mary (mother of Christ), for The Christian Leader - Honorable Mention in a national venue.
Music Man - Tabor College, Hillsboro, KS
The Good Doctor - Tabor College, Hillsboro, KS
An Enemy of the People - Tabor College, Hillsboro, KS
The Visit - Tabor College, Hillsboro, KS
My Fair Lady- Newton Community Theatre, Newton, KS
Fiddler on the Roof - Tabor College, Hillsboro, KS
Lost in Yonkers - Tabor College, Hillsboro, KS
The Diviners - Tabor College, Hillsboro, KS
Godspell - Tabor College, Hillsboro, KS
Beauty Pageant - Cochrane, Ontario, Canada