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Negar Nahidian

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"The Maker Hub is a dream come true for the graphic design students here at Georgetown. I plan on using this space to educate students about the possibilities they can achieve using the equipment and workshops they offer."


A graduate of George Mason University, Negar Nahidian received her BA in Art Studio in 1997 and her MFA in Arts & Visual Technology in 2003. Working from her studio as a graphic designer, Her digital printmaking work was published in Secrets of Award-Winning Digital Artists: Creative Techniques and Insights for Photoshop, Painter and More (Wiley, 2002).

Negar’s work incorporates classical Persian motifs and elements of style with modern design and technique, weaving together the aesthetics of East and West. As an instructor, she works to establish an environment that fosters creativity, where students learn the foundation of design, the tools to express their artistic style and the acuity to critique and improve upon their work. As a graphic designer and educator with more than 16 years of experience, she imparts on students the importance of meeting deadlines, and what to anticipate working with potential clients.

For Intro to Graphic Design (ARTS 162) & Advanced Graphic Design (ARTS 262), students design vector art projects in Illustrator and then laser cut them in the Maker Hub. 


House emitting greenhouse gases
Raising social awareness for localized sustainability issues.
Fear and Love design
These designs express feelings of fear, love, and the need for balance.