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Shushi Yoshinaga
Associate Professor
UBRN Center, 4A10G
Phone: 215-895-4938
shushi.yoshinaga@drexel.edu


Shushi Yoshinaga is the founder and creative director of Y Design. Her clients are small and large organizations, primarily arts and cultural non-profits. The consultancy’s projects range from logos/identity, brochures and books to websites, museum exhibitions, and trade shows. Her work is multinational, featuring projects designed in English, Japanese and French. A native of Hirosaki, Japan, Shushi’s design research interest is in the visual translation of fundamental cultural ideas, focusing on gesture, form and type. She is designing an ongoing series of visual compositions based on baroque liturgical music. Twenty-seven of her artworks were sent to China in 2009 for a solo exhibit at The University City Art Museum of the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts and are now in the museum’s permanent collection. She has taught and lectured in China and Japan; given interviews in Japan and Argentina; and presented and published papers in the United States and Italy.

Exhibitions: Argentina(2011), Italy(2011), US(2010, 2011, 2012), Japan(2010) and China(2009)
Lectures: workshops and paper presentations: USA, Italy, Japan and China

Degrees:
BA in Graphic Design - Simmons College, Boston MA; BFA in Graphic Design - The University of the Arts; Advanced design studies at the Allgemeine Gewerbeschule in Basel, Switzerland.