Charmaine Martinez

Charmaine Martinez teaches graphic design and typography at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo. She brings a love of creative experimentation, a passion for typography, and a commitment to design advocacy to her teaching. With a background in graphic design, book arts, printmaking, and mixed media installation, Charmaine embraces an interdisciplinary approach in both her teaching and her own creative practice. Her research interests include: ethics and inclusion in design practice and education, accessibility, restorative assessment, and design thinking for creativity.