Analee G. Paz is a communication designer and educator based on the border between the United States and Mexico. Her upbringing and environment informs her communication design research which targets knowledge and cultural identity empowerment. Her production work focuses on cultural design, education, branding, typography, and editorial publishing. Her work has been featured by Communication Arts, Graphic Design USA, and Graphis Inc. She holds a BA in Graphic Design and a BA in Communication (Media Arts, Public Relations, and Advertising) from St. Edward’s University. She also received an MFA in Communication Design from Texas State University where she began her teaching career. She recently joined the faculty of Texas A&M International University in the Department of Communications and the Department of Fine Performing Arts as an Assistant Professor.

When she’s not hopping on a plane or clicking behind a computer screen, she is out chasing her dog Van Gogh or chopping colorful vegetables.

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Full CV available upon request
Education
MFA Communication Design, 2017
Texas State University, San Marcos TX 

BA Graphic Design, BA Communication (Media Arts, PR, Advertising), 2009
St. Edward’s University, Austin TX\

Employment
2009 – Present
Freelance Designer, analeegpaz.com

2018 – Present
Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track), Art and Communication, Texas A&M International University

2017 – 2018
Visiting Professor, Art and Communication, Texas A&M International University

2015 – 2017
Graduate Instructional AssistantFaculty of Record, Communication Design, Texas State University

2009 – 2013
Lead Designer and Production Director, Cream City Magazine, Laredo TX

2008
Design Intern, Rare Magazine, Austin TX
Creative Lab Monitor, St. Edward’s University, Austin TX

2007
Creative Department Intern, Kolar Advertising (Proof Advertising), Austin TX
Creative Department Intern, Charles Attal Presents (C3 Presents), Austin TX

presentations
2018
The Arts In Society Conference, Vancouver, Canada
Design Principles and Practices Conference, Barcelona, Spain 

exhibitions
2018
Faculty Show, Texas A&M International University, Laredo, Texas 

Recognition

2019
Merit Award, Graphis, Inc., New York, NY. International.

2018
Silver Award (UX, Interface, and Navigation Category), Indigo International Design Awards, International.
Gold Award (Typography Category), Indigo International Design Awards, International.
Gold Award (Packaging Design Category), Indigo International Design Awards, International.
American In-House Design Award, Graphic Design USA, National.
Merit Award (Logo/Identity Category), iJungle Graphic Design Award. International.
Merit Award (Logo/Identity Category), iJungle Graphic Design Award. International.

2017
Typography Annual Design Competition Winner, Communication Arts
Immigration Innovation Incubator Finalist (Mobile Application Design), Emerson Collective
MFA Thesis Concept Award Nomination, Texas State University, Communication Design
Thesis Research Support Fellowship, Texas State University, The Graduate College

2016
The Graduate College Scholarship, Texas State University, Fine Arts and Communication

2015
Celebrity Classic Endowed Scholarship, Texas State University, The Graduate College
The Graduate College Scholarship, Texas State University, Fine Arts and Communication
Creative Showcase Summit National Competition

2008
St. Edward’s University Graphic Designer of the Year
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