Professor Jose Montoto taught as an associate lecturer in the graphic design program at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of the Arts prior to coming to Carthage. He has worked as a Milwaukee-based freelance graphic designer and as an animation artist for the Bradley Center. He was also the full-time graphic designer for UW-Milwaukee's School of the Arts, where his responsibilities included the oversight and design of a wide range of print- and web-based promotional material for the various visual and performing arts groups and departments within the school.
Currently, in addition to designing for print, web, and time-based media, he is interested in visual design and communication experiments that explore the process of reading images, signs, and type. He also provides design consultancy to a non-profit arts organization.
Prof. Montoto has an M.F.A., M.A. and B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He joined the Carthage faculty in 2000. He lives in Milwaukee, with his wife, Heather, and three children, Fiona, Oliver and Elizabeth.
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