On Walls

MARCH 25, 2017

On Walls was a one day pop-up exhibition that was the result of a week long graphic design workshop about visual literacy. The workshop was lead by Joshua Unikel and was attended by undergraduate and graduate students from Michigan State University.

Joshua Unikel works at the intersection of visual and literary art, focusing on the overlap between graphic design and the literary essay. Unikel has an MFA in visual art from SUNY Buffalo’s Department of Art and an MFA in creative writing from The University of Iowa’s Nonfiction Writing Program. He is the co-editor of Beyond Category and assistant editor of Seneca Review.

He has shown at The Museum of Contemporary Art DetroitDesignPhiladelphiaGriffith University Art Gallery (Brisbane); and elsewhere. His work has appeared in The JournalTriQuarterly OnlineEssay ReviewFuguePANKSonora ReviewThe Normal SchoolEssay DailyThe Collagistkill authorand other national journals. He has lectured on visual and literary art at The University of OregonStony Brook ManhattanCarnegie Mellon UniversityThe Open Book WorkshopAIGA Design Educators Conference,  AWP, and NonfictioNow.