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Carolyn Kilday

Lecturer, Communication Design
Office: JCM 4116
Office Phone: 245-1927

Carolyn Kilday is a graphic designer, art director and illustrator with over thirty years of experience and numerous awards. She has worked for clients in multiple markets. Including retail, medical and technology. She concepted and developed ad campaigns for clients such as Melvin Simon Malls and Schlotsky’s. She designed collateral and identity for St David’s Hospital, Prucare, Citrix, Motorola and Dell Computer. She developed illustrations for clients such as The Texas Department of Agriculture. Carolyn has experience in UI/UX as she developed onscreen interfaces for Polycom, a video conferencing company.

She has taught at Texas State University for eleven years as a full-time lecturer. Carolyn led the first communication design study abroad program, held in Florence, Italy in the summers of 2013, 2014 and 2015.

Most recently she has combined her love for design, photography and Italy into a book about artisans working by hand with a project called “Fatto o Mano” or Made by Hand in Assisi. She completed this project as an artist in residence at Studio Arte Ginestrelle in Assisi in the summer of 2016.

In the classroom, Carolyn likes to create an atmosphere of hard work, fun and collaboration in order to draw the best creative results from all of her students.