Adjunct Faculty - Vis Arts
Brad Daniels is a broadly-experienced visual creator in design and photography, designing from the digital desktop since 1986 and shooting as an early pioneer of digital photography since 1996. His creative work spans commercial and fine-art practice, including advertising and fine art work for clients like Medtronic, Boston Scientific, Edina Realty, Target, Cummins, 3M, Thompson and many other editorial and commercial clients.
Since joining Concordia University in 2008, Brad has built a curriculum for design students that emphasizes thorough ideation and concept development methods which then form the basis for diverse explorations in creative design. Core design lessons include typography, graphic design history, digital technology, ideation, play, conceptual marketing, print vs. web, contemporary practice and much more.
ACADEMIC / PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS
- B.A., Architecture and Photography, University of Minnesota (1988)
Graphic Design, Web Design, Digital Photography, Independent Studies in Lighting/Animation/Video, Internship Mentor
“I like to share the excitement of students that successfully execute great creative work based on our collaborative conversations. As an “arts coach” I help create confident designers and artists that make exceptional work!
- GEORGE RICKEY - design/build a website to educate viewers about this internationally acclaimed kinetic sculptor
- TYPOLOGIES - My artistic explorations melding historic conventional typography forms and digital manipulations
- TUSCANY - A traveling exhibition and artists’ talk exploring the visual splendor of Tuscany, the Italian Riviera and bella Italia!