Mark A. Bartley

Member, NASAD Committee on Nominations
Elected October 2021; term ends October 2023

Mark A. Bartley is an Associate Professor of Design in the Department of Art at Howard University, where he teaches Magazine and Newspaper Design, Reproduction and Technique, Introduction to Digital Design, and Illustration. He is currently developing a Digital Asset Management course that focuses on the practical application and leveraging of best practices and technology in the management and usage of digital assets in various industries and in higher education. His research interests include Digital Asset Management application and practices and the application of nanotechnology in print and design.

As a design practitioner, Professor Bartley has held positions at USA Today, The Salinas Californian, The Reno Gazette-Journal (Gannett newspapers) and as director of graphics and production at CMA Publishing, publishers of Diverse: Issues in Higher Education (formerly Black Issues in Higher Education) and Black Issues Book Review.  He currently functions as a design consultant on freelance projects and is responsible for the design and production of Community College Week. He has won several awards for informational graphics, illustrations and page design in the newspaper and magazine design arenas.

Professor Bartley received a Master of Fine Arts degree in Design (Graphic Communications) from Howard University.

Posted January 2022