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Martin R. Valencia

Professor of Graphic Design

Chair, Department of Art and Design

  • Phone: 559-278-2612
  • Office Location: Conley Art 105
  • Campus Mail Stop: M/S CA65
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Martin Valencia is a graphic designer and an educator. He complements the California State University, Fresno graphic design faculty after having been employed at the University of Arizona as a graphic design supervisor and adjunct professor. He received his BFA degree in graphic design with dual major in illustration from the Northern Arizona University and his MFA degree in graphics and illustration from the University of Arizona. He received a Post-BAC degree in Art Education from the University of Arizona and holds a K-12 Art teaching certificate from the State of Arizona. He is also currently working on his PhD in Education with an emphasis in literacy and technology.

Professor Valencia's research and interests include: Design's cultural, sociohistorical context; Synectics; Semiotics; Design as an educational tool; Visual Literacy and Technology; and Children's Book Illustration.