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Sheila Levrant de Bretteville

Sheila Levrant de Bretteville is an American graphic design, feminist, educator, and artist currently living in Hamden, Connecticut. I was initially drawn to research her based on the range of her popular works and accomplishments, most of which involved standing up for women’s rights. The fact that de Bretteville was born in November of 1940,…

Sheila Levrant de Bretteville

In 1999, Sheila de Bretteville redesigned the flooring, walls, and railings of 207th Street Subway Station in Manhattan for the MTA Art for Transit Office. She was inspired by the interviews of subway goers as well as the song “Take the A Train” by iconic jazz musician Billy Strayhorn. From the song, she repeated the…

Sheila Levrant de Bretteville

“Women in Design: the next decade, a conference for women who work with public visual and physical forms, March 20 & 21 at the Woman’s Building. 743 South Grandview, Los Angeles, California 90057” In 1972, Sheila Levrant de Bretteville worked with Arlene Raven and Judy Chicago during the beginning of the Feminist Studio Workshop to…

Eddie Opara

        Eddie Opara is one of the twenty-three owners of the Pentagram, the world’s largest independent design consultancy. His presentation for NC State’s College of Design spanned various aspects of his work over the expanse of his successful career and gave the audience lots to take away from it, no matter the age…