Education Director (Event Planning)
Sean Bolan is a visual communication consultant and design researcher. He has practiced professionally for over 15 years with major design studios in Holland, England, Spain, and the United States. Sean has exhibited and lectured internationally and his work has been published in national and international publications. He received his Master's degree in Visual Communication Design and his Master's degree in Educational Psychology from the University of Washington. Sean also attended the Basel Shule für Gestaltung in Switzerland where his research focused on semiotics and typography. He previously served as the head of the graphic design program at Cornish College of the Arts and now teaches in the Visual Communication Design program and the Design Studies program at the University of Washington. He is concurrently pursuing his PhD in Educational Psychology examining how designers develop disciplined perception and visual literacy.