Mike Weikert is director of the Social Design (MA) and Center for Design Practice at MICA. He also runs Weikert Design, a Baltimore design studio, and serves as an advisor to Project M, an international social design initiative committed to helping young designers use their skills to create positive change in the world. Previously, he served as co-chair of the undergraduate graphic design department at MICA, partner/creative director at Atlanta-based Iconologic, and as a design consultant to the International Olympic Committee. He also worked as a designer with Pentagram, taught graphic design and branding at the Portfolio Center in Atlanta, and was nominated for the 2011 Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award.
MFA, Graphic Design, 2005, Maryland Institute College of Art
BFA, Graphic Design, 1993, Miami University
Summer Studies Program, 1993, Maine College of Art
Press and Published Recognition
Design Alliance, Designing for Social Change: Strategies for Community-Based Graphic Design, D.I.Y. Design It Yourself, Graphic Design, Referenced: A Visual Guide to the Language, Applications, and History of Graphic Design, Graphic Design: The New Basics, Graphic Design Thinking: Beyond Brainstorming, Just Design: Socially Conscious Design for Critical Causes, Print's Best Invitation Design, Print's Best Logos & Symbols 6, The Nature of Design, The Olympic Image, and White Graphics.
Baltimore Magazine, Communication Arts, GOOD Magazine, Graphic Design USA, Graphis, How International Design Annual, How Interactive Design Annual, Identity, Metropolis, Print's Regional Design Annual, Show South, Typography 24, and Urbanite Magazine