Department Head

Rebecca Brienen, PhD

Art History Faculty

Rebecca Brienen, PhD

Irene Backus, PhD

Louise Siddons, PhD

Jennifer Borland, PhD

Cristina Cruz Gonzalez, PhD

Shaoqian Zhang, PhD

Priscilla Schwarz, PhD

Mora Beauchamp-Byrd, PhD

Graphic Design Faculty

Phil Choo, MFA

Pouya Jahanshahi, MFA

Justen Renyer, MFA

Nick Mendoza, MFA

Ting Wang-Hedges, MFA

Studio Art Faculty

Angie Piehl, MFA

Mark Sisson, MFA

Chris Ramsay, MFA

Liz Roth, MFA

Jack Titus, MFA

Andy Mattern, MFA

Brandon Reese, MFA

Ginnie Baer, MFA

Teresa Holder, MA

Gary Batzloff, MFA

Brandon Williams, MFA

Jini Kim, MFA

Kyle Duncan, MFA

See Also: Staff



Nick Mendoza, MFA

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Assistant Professor in Graphic Design
Office: (405) 744-5362
Fax: (405) 744-5767


Nick Mendoza is a graphic designer, artist, and educator. He received a BFA in graphic design from Brigham Young University and MFA in graphic design from the University of Utah.
Nick uses art and design to create awareness and dialog about social issues facing our society. He is a proponent of design for good and tries to incorporate it in his work whenever possible. Themes of place, space, and the human condition are represented throughout his work.
Nick has had work published in Communications Arts, Print Magazine, Just Design (HOW Books), Design School Confidential (Rockport Publishers), Graphis NewTalent annual, and Designer Magazine. Nick has also had his artwork exhibited at K Space (Corpus Christi, TX), Kimball Art Center (Park City, UT), Regis Center for the Arts (Minneapolis, MN), Woodbury Art Museum (Orem, UT), Peveto Art Gallery (Houston, TX), Museum of Printing History (Houston, TX), Rio Gallery (Salt Lake City, UT) and the Impact 8 International Printmaking Conference (Dundee, Scotland).