Meet Luciana L. Gassett
Visiting Assistant Professor, Graphic Design
Education: 1998 University of Brasilia, Brazil, B.A.
2001 Savannah College of Art and Design, M.A.
Courses Taught: History of Graphic Design
Graphic Design III
BFA Graphic Design Capstone
Career Specialties: Luciana Gassett is a communication designer, brand strategist and educator. Originally from Brazil and living in Florida, her international design experience includes projects for consumer brand companies, in-house branding and marketing, and product development. Through collaboration, hands-on research and solution-minded thinking, each project is built up from a strategic approach. As an educator, she is driven to foster a learning culture that inspires a higher level of creative and intellectual thinking; an awareness of individual, social, cultural and communicative issues; the constant integration of new technologies, and a concern for ethical implications and the natural environment.
Professional and Community Activities: Volunteer portfolio reviewer for the AIGA-Jacksonville chapter since 2005
Served on the advisory boards of the St. John's Cultural Council
Serviced on the advisory school board of The Able School (K-8) in St. Augustine, FL
Currently serving on the advisory board of the Innovation Montessori School (K-12)
Honors and Awards: 1998 First Place: Logo Competition for the Brazilian Exhibition at Expo '98
IBAMA (Brazilian Federal Government Environmental Agency), Brazil, 1998
1999 Savannah College of Art and Design - Presidential Fellowship, 1999
2000 Printing Industry Association of Georgia- Best in category: TV Christmas Card
2001 Savannah College of Art and Design- Outstanding Graduate Student Achievement Award
2001 Savannah College of Art and Design- Outstanding Alumni Award, 2003
2001 First Place- American Association of Marketing Professionals: TVS Interiors Awareness Campaign
2001 Printing Industry Association of Georgia- Best in Category: TVS Christmas Card
2003 Best of Show- America's Mart, Atlanta, GA: Trade Am Showroom Visual Display