Educated at Brown University and Rhode Island School of Design
Associate Professor in the Illustration Program, School of Art, Media, and TechnologyMedia Contact Information:
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Steven Guarnaccia is an internationally renowned illustrator and designer. He is the former director of the Illustration Program and he was art director of the New York Times op-ed page. His drawings appear regularly in Abitare and other publications. His picture book Goldilocks and the Three Bears: A Tale Moderne was awarded the prize for best children’s book about art at the 2000 Bologna Children’s Book Fair. Mr. Guarnaccia was a founding faculty member of the School of Visual Arts’ MFA Design program and serves on illustration juries for American Illustration, the Society of Illustrators, and the AIGA. He collaborated with Paola Antonelli, curator of design at the Museum of Modern Art, on the 1997 retrospective and accompanying catalog of Achille Castiglioni’s work.Courses Taught:
- Visual Narrative
- Senior Thesis
- Letterform and Language
Mr. Guarnaccia is the co-author of several books on illustration and visual culture with Steve Heller. He has illustrated two collections of palindromes, Madam I’m Adam and If I Had a HI-FI, and the children’s books Naming the Animals, Busy Busy City Street, and Skeleton Closet, a pop-up book. His latest children’s book about the history of fashion is Cinderella: A Fashionable Tale.