Speaker Nancy Wynn

(US)

Associate Professor, Graphic Design at Merrimack College

With over 25 years of experience in professional design practice, Nancy Wynn has worked for advertising agencies and a Fortune 500 corporation and her own freelance businesses. As an artist, Nancy’s work has been exhibited in NYC, LA, Japan and in galleries throughout New England. Nancy has published several articles on design, art and education and presented nationally and internationally.

The focus of this talk is a student project, where the ask was to develop a toy that addressed a specific developmental domain and market it towards non-W.E.I.R.D. (Western, Educated, Industrialized, Rich, Democratic) cultures.

Talk: Breaking Down Biases with Toys: An Interdisciplinary Design Project that Engaged Students Across Disciplines