The Kennedy Museum of Art opened an exhibit — “Legacy: Don Adleta and Karen Nulf, 60 years of graphic design” — this week, marking the reopening of the museum.
“Legacy” chronicles the contributions of two professors emeritus of graphic design, Don Adleta and Karen Nulf, and their 60 years of combined teaching and creative ventures at Ohio University, according to an OU press release. The use of letterpress as a source of design fulfillment is embedded in this visual history that provides a path to the future of graphic design.
Adleta is one of the four professors of design at Ohio University, the OU release stated. He arrived in 1994 and served as the chair of the graphic design area for 17 years, until 2012. Prior to arriving at OU, Adleta served as professor of design and letterform at the Rhode Island School of Design from 1982 to 1987; taught