Renee Meyer Ernst was born in Busan, South Korea and adopted to the United States at the age of three months. Inspired by life as an adoptee, her personal work explores notions of forming and exploring identity within cross-cultural contexts. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art from the University of Northern Iowa, and a Master of Fine Arts in Graphic Design from Iowa State University. Renee is currently a Professor of Art at St. Ambrose University where she teaches all levels of graphic design. Primary areas of interest include: symbology, branding & identity design, interaction design, experimental typography, digital art, and international adoption issues.
Courses Taught: Computers in Art, Digital Photography I & II, Publication Design, Branding & Identity Design, Web Design, Interaction Design, Design Studio, Professional Practices.