Principal Investigator, Water With Water (W/W/W)
Associate Professor, Art Foundation, VCUarts Qatar
Nathan currently teaches Surface Research in the Art Foundation program at VCUQatar. After studying sculpture at Oregon State, Nathan earned an MFA in Design at the California College of the Arts in San Francisco. Nathan began teaching at Ohio University and then Montana State University before coming to VCUQatar. He taught undergraduate graphic design for 5 years including courses in digital media, web design, identity systems, typography, publication design, design principles and a seminar on media studies called Landscape / Mediascape. Nathan also served as the Graduate Studies committee chair at Montana State, where he taught a graduate seminar on media and identity, and served on several MFA thesis committees.
In addition to his activity as a researcher and design educator, Nathan continues to maintain a professional practice through Arcadian Studio, a design studio and consultancy with his partner Jennifer Davis. Nathan’s design work has appeared in Print Magazine, Graphis, Under Consideration’s FPO Awards, Design Boom and Creative Quarterly.