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Haas Arts Library Virtual Book Display: September: Lux et Femina: Women in Graphic Design at Yale

About the Exhibition

patterned graphic with horizontal lines in blue and black radical circles

Loide Marwanga. Transplants (detail), 2015. THESIS GD 2015 MAR. Special Collections, Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library, Yale University.

Lux et Femina: Women in Graphic Design at Yale highlights works by women who have graduated from the graphic design program at Yale School of Art, the first graduate program in graphic design in the United States. It represents 70 years of Yale's graphic design program by pairing the thesis books of 20 remarkable designers with a sample of their professional work in the form of books, postage stamps, posters, business cards, and more. 
Curated by: Miko McGinty (B.A 1993 BA, M.F.A 1998) and Mar González Palacios, Associate Director, Arts Library Special Collections


The William H. Wright Special Collections Exhibition Area is located on the lower level of the Haas Family Arts Library


Friday, September 10, 2021 - Friday, February 25, 2022 (all day)

Lux et Femina: Women in Graphic Design at Yale

Continuing the celebrations of the 150th anniversary of Women at Yale, this virtual book display in the Robert B. Haas Arts Library is in conjunction with Lux et Femina: Women in Graphic Design exhibition in the Arts Library. 

The physical book display showcases books from the Arts Library circulating collection designed and/or edited by a Yale graphic design graduates featured in the exhibition. Open for viewing the month of September near the Arts Library circulation desk!

Books on Display

Yeju Choi, M.F.A. 2009

Laura Coombs, M.F.A. 2017

Daphne Geismar, M.F.A. 1990

Jessica Helfand, B.A. 1982, M.F.A. 1989

Lorraine Yvonne Elizabeth Wild, M.F.A. 1982