Sandy Wheeler

Sandy Wheeler is associate professor of graphic design at Virginia Commonwealth University, where she teaches in the department’s MFA and BFA programs. She is also active as a graphic designer and fine artist. She has an MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University and BA from California State University, Chico. From 1993–99 she was senior designer in Cambridge, Massachusetts, developing and designing interpretive exhibitions for numerous institutions, including New Mexico’s Office of Cultural Affairs; the Smithsonian; SITES; the U.S. National Park Service; and the Strong Museum. In Boston, she taught at Northeastern University and Massachusetts College of Art. She co-edited and co-designed Meggs: Making Graphic Design History, co-authored and co-designed Working With Type 5: Exhibitions. Her work has been recognized in I.D. Magazine’s Annual Design Review, Print’s Regional Design Annual, Metropolis Magazine, and the American Association of Museums.