Katie Krcmarik , M.F.A.

Assistant Professor of Practice
Communication Design Coordinator

Advertising & Public Relations

Katie Krcmarik has worked as both a graphic designer and educator for the past seventeen years. She has worked in a variety of design positions in a studio, in-house for a variety of companies, and as a freelance Graphic Designer. Prior to coming to University of Nebraska–Lincoln, she taught Graphic Design at Mott Community College for the past eleven years as an adjunct faculty member in the Fine Arts and Social Sciences Department.

Katie earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Wayne State University in Studio Art with a concentration in Graphic Design. She completed graduate work towards a Master of Fine Arts in Graphic Design at Michigan State University and finished a Master of Arts in Educational Technology from Michigan State University in December 2014. She is currently working on a Master of Fine Arts in Graphic Design through the Vermont College of Fine Arts.

Katie has worked as a graphic designer for the past seventeen years for a variety of companies and continues to actively work as a graphic designer in print, web, and video. Her clients have included John Deere Landscapes, Weight Watchers, the Michigan Education Association, Faith Catholic and many other more local clients. She has also participated in the AIGA, a leading design association, including recently serving as the Education Director for the Detroit chapter and currently serving as the Show Co Chair for the Nebraska chapter.

In her spare time, Katie likes screen and letterpress print and more recently took up sculpture. Her work was recently featured in the 2016 Annual Great Lakes Regional Community College Exhibition and will be featured at Art Prize in September and October. She is also an avid baker as her former students and coworkers can attest to.