Mia Cinelli

Mia Cinelli is an Assistant Professor of Art Studio and Digital Design at the University of Kentucky. Her practice encompasses an eclectic span of investigations, including conceptual products, sculptures, installations, garments, and graphics, ranging from poetic to pragmatic. As a designer of experiences, interactions, and dialogues, her works have been exhibited nationally and internationally. In 2016, she was selected to present a talk titled The Power of Typography at TEDxUofM: Subject to Change; in 2018, her original typeface Fayette was honored with a Graphis Silver Award for typeface design. With an inquiry-driven practice, she is passionate about — and continually excited by — the possibilities of visual communication and human-centered design.