student collaborations

i believe that education is the greatest form of access. service-learning and community partnerships drive
my pedagogy as a progressive educator. co-creating inquiry-driven projects are the cornerstone of truly student-led education. 




Transplants – Mobile Pollination Unit,  Art in the Park, Elm Park, Worcester, MA

Jump 'N Frog, Art in the Park, Elm Park, Worcester, MA

Love is an Empowered Women, Art in the Park, Elm Park, Worcester, MA

Community Service Learning Projects


Lorax Mural, Murals and Spaces Art Club, Grade 5 and 6, Jacob Hiatt Magnet School

Logo Design, Worcester Food Hub, Emily Simpson, Graphic Design 2, Assumption College


Social Media Text/Images, REC, Graphic Design 2, Assumption College

Farmer's Market roll-out poster, flyer, signageREC, Graphic Design 1, Assumption College


Drop It LIke its Hot Sauce Label DesignREC, Graphic Design 1, Assumption College


Plantapalooza Logo, Community Harvest Project, Graphic Design 3, Assumption College

DESIGN is a telescoping ladder that I keep in my apron.

My passion for visual language is the action which creates representation through multiple means. Not a discipline, but a dialogic practice, design speaks between the lines to connect meaning, message, and medium. I teach practice as a skill, engaging lived experience, research, and early sampling. I encourage process as a powerful and motivating factor in the development of influential concepts. Within this constellation, the principles of design, elements of art, and aspects of society coexist. At any given moment, during a conversation, interaction, critique, or rebuttal, I retrieve this ladder, connecting 2D, 3D, or 4D thinking.


Although proficient in contemporary media and technology, I rely on analog processes, heritage techniques, t-square, and tracing paper.  I use the language to construct, deconstruct, distribute, or link concepts, images, text,  or meaning. Design by its nature is interdisciplinary. It invites a viewer, stirs the mind, forces the conversation, and soothes my soul. My pedagogical stance is wider and deeper in breadth but maintains praxis as a central, unifying aspect.

 © 2019 by kathryn egnaczak

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