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Alan Lidji

Adjunct Lecturer

Alan Lidji's career in advertising and communications design has spanned more than 35 years as a creative director, designer, writer and teacher. He is a past president of the Dallas Society of Visual Communications (DSVC) and the 2012 recipient of the Golden Egg, the DSVC's highest honor for lifetime achievement in visual communications. His work has been recognized internationally by Communications Arts, Graphis Packaging, the New York Art Directors Club, the Art Directors Club of Los Angeles, The Dallas Society of Visual Communications, The Houston Art Directors Club, the American Institute of Graphic Arts, Adweek’s “King of the Road," Print Casebooks and Design in Texas, A Retrospective.

His posters are included in the permanent collection of the United States Library of Congress and the Hiroshima Museum of Art. Lidji studied graphic design with acclaimed poster designers John Sorbie and Philip Risbeck at Colorado State University and with Milton Glaser at School of Visual Arts in New York.

Lidji has served as adjunct professor of communication design at Texas Christian University and continues to lecture frequently at TCU and SMU.

Since 1988, Lidji has operated Lidji Design Office, a full service visual communications consultancy in Dallas, Texas, serving a variety of clients in branding, advertising creative development and marketing strategy.

Education

B.F.A. Graphic Design, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado

Teaching

Adjunct Professor, Temerlin Advertising Institute, SMU Meadows School of the Arts
Adjunct Professor of Graphic Design, Texas Christian University
Adjunct Professor of Graphic Design, East Texas State University
Visiting Lecturer, Texas Christian University, Visual Communications

Professional Organizations

President, Dallas Society of Visual Communications
2nd Vice President, Treasurer and Board Member, Dallas Society of Visual Communications
Board Member, AIGA Texas
Advisory Committee, Texas Christian University Continuing Education
Invited Participant, Visual Dallas
Invited Participant, Design America

Exhibitions

Images for Survival, Hiroshima, Japan
Graphic Design East Meets West, LTV Pavilion, Dallas
Design in Texas, A Retrospective, AIGA Texas
The New York Art Directors Club European Tour

Awards, Citations, Publications

Recipient of DSVC’s Golden Egg 2012 for lifetime achievement in visual communications
D Magazine “Best Brand Advertising” 2013
The Dallas Society of Visual Communications, The Dallas Show, Gold, Silver, Bronze
Dallas Ad League, Gold, Bronze
The Houston Art Directors Club, Gold, Silver
Communication Arts Annual
The New York Art Directors Club
The Art Directors Club of Los Angeles, Judges Choice
AIGA Graphic Design U.S.A. 5
Graphis Packaging 7
Hollywood Reporter 15th Annual Key Art Awards, First Place
Print Casebooks, Best of Posters
Library of Congress, four posters included in the permanent collection
Creativity 13
Graphis Posters
Print Regional Design Annual
Goodwill Industries Public Service Award
Adweek’s 1990 “King of the Road” Best of Show
Design in Texas, A Retrospective, AIGA Texas
Noah's Art: The Best of Zoo and Aquarium Graphics, published by Quon Editions
American Association of Museums, Museum Publications, Award of Distinction

Areas of Study

Advertising

Undergraduate Studies

Graduate Programs

Graduate Admissions

Classes (See Catalog)

Alumni

Faculty and Staff

Facilities

Internships, Employment & Class Clients

Student Resources

Art

Art History

Arts Management and Arts Entrepreneurship

Corporate Communication and Public Affairs

Creative Computation

Dance

Film and Media Arts

Journalism

Music

Theatre