Member, NASAD Board of Directors
Elected October 2020, term ends October 2023
Jeffrey Bellantoni is currently Dean of the School of Media, Culture + Design at Woodbury University in Burbank, CA. He held prior appointments as Dean of the College of Visual & Performing Arts at Winthrop University, and Vice-President for Academic Affairs at Ringling College of Art and Design. He also previously held faculty and administrative positions at Pratt Institute, the University of Connecticut, Virginia Commonwealth University, Mercy College, and Wanganui School of Design in New Zealand.
Dean Bellantoni is co-author and designer of several internationally published titles on Typography and Media, including the best-selling titles Type in Motion and Moving Type, Designing for Time and Space. He has written on graphic design for How magazine and various other design publications. His design work has been recognized by Print magazine, the AIGA (50 Books/50 Covers), and Connecticut Art Director’s Club, and he has presented at conferences, events, and educational institutions around the world.
Dean Bellantoni serves NASAD as a visiting evaluator, and previously served as a member of the Committee on Nominations. He was first elected to the Board of Directors in 2019.
Dean Bellantoni earned a Master of Fine Arts in Visual Communications from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
Updated November 2020