Colleen Connolly

Colleen Connolly

Colleen Connolly is a graphic designer and current Fulbright Scholar in Taipei, Taiwan. She received a Fulbright Arts Research Grant after graduating from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond in 2020.

Colleen Connolly
Virginia Commonwealth University
Washington DC

Emerging Professional SEGD Members: Benefitting from Mentorship

Emerging Professional SEGD Members: Benefitting from Mentorship

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SEGD is wrapping up “Membership March” by introducing you to some of our emerging professional members: college interns and recent graduates who are just beginning their careers in the field of experiential graphic design. Get to know Shraddha Bedmutha, Colleen Connolly, Bhawika Mishra, Angella Osinde, Helen Shaw, and Claudia Tinta. Learn how they are benefitting from SEGD membership—and maybe be inspired to mentor other up-and-coming designers at your own firm.

Colleen Connolly Receives Fulbright Grant to Taiwan to Research Multilingual Museum Design

Colleen Connolly Receives Fulbright Grant to Taiwan to Research Multilingual Museum Design

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Colleen Connolly, recent graduate from Virginia Commonwealth University’s graphic design program, believes that museums can educate and serve more diverse audiences by providing multilingual exhibits, signage, and resources. She was awarded a Fulbright Arts Research Grant to explore bilingual (Chinese/English) signage and exhibitions in Taiwanese museums and tourist sites. Taiwan has declared that it will achieve its goal of being a completely bilingual country by 2030, necessitating nationwide conversations on how providing bilingual design can create more accessible spaces for people of different cultural and language backgrounds.

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