Amy Papaelias

Amy Papaelias is an Assistant Professor of Graphic Design at the State University of New York at New Paltz. In her creative research, Amy develops experimental typefaces and typographic experimentations that challenge the relationship between verbal and visual communication. Her previous projects include TypeTalkFonts, a series of handwriting fonts that utilize OpenType intelligence to explore sociolinguistics and censorship and Sonotype, a series of experimental fonts that use sonogram interpretations to visual represent variations and similarities in speech. Amy is a member of AIGA and the Type Directors Club.

Amy is not a stranger to the TypeCon stage or dance floor, having previously spoken at TypeCon in 2005 and 2007.