Department of Art and Design

Faculty and Staff


Nancy Shahani

Assistant Professor, Graphic Design
Office: 21 Garwood Hall

About the Designer

Nancy Shahani is an Ivy League educated Canadian-American Artist, Author, Designer and Professor who is the recipient of multiple accolades with her art and designs featured on and in various prominent networks, esteemed galleries and noteworthy publications. Nancy's education includes an MFA (Outstanding Honors) from The University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania [including MBA courses from The Wharton School; a BFA (Honors) and a BA (Honors) both from Queens University in Kingston, Ontario.

In addition, Nancy has a Post-Graduate Certificate in Computer Animation from Sheridan College in Oakville, Ontario and a Certification in Computer Programming from Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario. Having worked with prestigious clientele, her designs have been featured on CNNstyle; in The American Journal of Ethics and Medicine, Art in America, Wired, and The Business Journals of Ohio and New York; her client list includes (but is not limited to); American Airlines; Omega; Burberry; Delta Airlines; Armani; Disney; American Express; Ringling Brothers; Madonna; Pan American Games; The Metropolitan Opera House; Nordstrom; Holt Renfrew (etc). In the past, Nancy Shahani has been a full-time Professor in Ohio, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland and New York. Nancy’s efforts have received numerous academic, industry, teaching and community service awards and nominations.