Faculty & Staff

Viviana Coleman (Cordova)
Assistant Professor
Graphic Design

410-455-3537 FA 219A
vcordova@umbc.edu

Viviana Coleman is an educator, researcher, writer, designer, and artist. She is the author of several books such as: Rapidly Prototyping Interfaces with InDesign (2018), Visual Experiences: A Concise Guide to Interface Design (2017), Web Typography: A Handbook for Graphic Designers (2012), and Type and Code: Processing for Designers (2009) . Her work has been featured online in The Conversation, Scientific American, Salon, and the Christian Science Monitor. Also, her work has been published in the books: Indie Publishing (2008) and Graphic Design: The New Basics (2008), both published by Princeton Architectural Press. Coleman's work has been exhibited in The Siggraph Exhibition Conference, Ssamzie Space, Gallery 175 in Seoul, Korea, and others. In addition, she served on the Board of Directors of AIGA Baltimore.

Her work has been exhibited in The Siggraph Exhibition Conference and Ssamzie Space, Gallery 175 in Seoul, Korea. She served on the Board of Directors of AIGA Baltimore and she is still an active member of AIGA. Also, she is a member of CAA, IXDA, and IDA. Cordova co-authored, along with Yeohyun Ahn, a book titled Type and Code: Processing for Designers (2009) published by MICA, Maryland Institute College of Art. Before joining UMBC, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Coleman was an assistant professor at York College of Pennsylvania.

Coleman holds a BFA in graphic design with a concentration in Interactive Media and an MFA in Graphic Design from MICA. For more information visit www.vcordova.com