Thomas Klinkowstein


Adjunct Professor, CCE

M.S., Syracuse University

Tom Klinkowstein is President and Creative Director of Media A, LLC, an internationally recognized design and consulting group with clients such as CondéNast, IBM and NASA. He has spoken to over 100 business, political and academic groups.

Klinkowstein previously was a professor in the graphic design department at the West Brabant Art and Design College in the Netherlands. His work has been shown in art centers, museums and galleries throughout the world, including the Centre Pompidou in Paris and the Venice Biennale in Italy. His poster for a performance by artist Laurie Anderson is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art. (Video here.)

Tom teaches in both the MFA and MS Communications Design programs.


MOMA just acquired my 1980 poster for their permanent collection

The, "punk / post-punk" poster I designed for a performance by the artist Laurie Anderson in 1980 was just acquired by the Museum of Modern Art (NYC) to be part of their permanent collection!

Adj. Prof. Tom Klinkowstein

Special Projects

Projects in Trans-National Design_special projects_(des658-02) spring 2014

Intense collaboration / co-creation with Master's of Graphic Design students at AKV St. Joost Art and Design Academy, The Netherlands, regarding design and values across national boundaries.

Open to both M.S. and M.F.A. students,
Mondays, 2:00-4:50

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