Yeohyun Ahn

Position title: Assistant Professor of Graphic Design


Office: 6351 Humanities Building

Portrait of Yeohyun Ahn

Curriculum Vitae

Yeohyun Ahn is an award-winning typographer, interactive visual designer, and educator. Her works have been featured through Washington Post, PRINT, New York Times Magazine, Letter Arts Review, Creator’s Project,, and so on. She was chosen as Design Incubation Fellow in 2017, the Juror’s Choice Award at IDEAS in 2015, and Graduate Fellowship from Maryland Institute College of Art in 2009. Her works have been published in the books, Graphic Design: the Basics, Type on Screen, and Data Driven Graphic Design. She worked as a freelance graphic artist in the New York Times Magazine. She taught at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago State University, and Valparaiso University. Now she is an assistant professor in Art department at the University of Wisconsin Madison. Having immigrated last two decades as a designer in America brings her to be aware of social inequity, discrimination, and marginality. Currently, she explores computational graphic art for social homelessness being isolated and marginal in professional areas of American society.