2021- 2022 Administrative Fellows Bios

Guy-Serge Emmanuel was born in Ottawa, Canada, lived in Montreal, QC during his youth. He holds a B.A in Photography from Brooklyn College, NY and an M.F.A in Communication Design from New Jersey City University, NJ. He has been teaching digital design at the college level since 2001; as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Pratt Institute, NY for 7 years, as well as at F.I.T, NYU, and Bloomfield College. He spent one year at Oakland University, MI as a Visiting Assistant Professor. Currently, he is the Department Chair of the Art & Design department and as an Assistant Professor at the University of New Haven in West Haven, CT.Outside the classroom, Guy-Serge recently took part in the creation of Summer Studio, a program introducing graphic design to underrepresented youth in Bridgeport, CT. His forthcoming academic article Video Games and the 21st Century Design Student will be published in the International Journal for Digital Society. Finally, he is the recipient of multiple grants, the latest from National Science Foundation due to his successful completion of the Innovation Corps program.

Chris Ireland is an exhibiting artist and educator, originally from Cleveland, OH. His current research is based on representations of family and personal experience through the vernacular of photography. His works have been featured in exhibitions at numerous venues both nationally and internationally, including the Center of Contemporary Art in Seattle, WA, the Colorado Photographic Arts Center in Denver, CO, Filter Photo Space in Chicago, IL, the San Antonio Public Library, and the Houston Center for Photography. Chris is an alumni member of 500x Gallery in Dallas, TX.  Ireland lives and works in the Fort Worth, TX  area, where he serves as Professor of Art at Tarleton State University.  He is the coordinator of the Art and Digital Media Studies programs, and teaches courses in digital imaging and new media.


Dimitry Tetin is the Coordinator of the Undergraduate Communication Design Program and an Assistant Professor in the School of Art and Design at Texas State University. From 2015 to 2019, he was an Assistant Professor in the Graphic Design Design Program at the State University of New York at New Paltz. He also taught as an Adjunct at Rhode Island School of Design and Parsons the New School for Design. He earned his BA in Literature and Biology from the University of Chicago, BFA in Visual Communication from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and MFA in Graphic Design from the Rhode Island School of Design. He regularly writes and presents about design education, typography and motion design and distributes and exhibits printed matter, videos, objects and websites about landscapes, cities, popular culture, U.S. and European history through Track and Field (trackandfield.pub).