Maria Galante
Education Chair


Maria Galante is an Adjunct professor, designer, and calligrapher. She has been teaching for over ten years preceded by a career as an art director in the Internet and financial services industries. Students are educated in the use of graphic design as a form of visual communication through the use of type, image, form, and color using analog methods and Adobe Creative Cloud. Maria’s curriculum provides students with opportunities for self-discovery of their own experiences, inspirations and cultures for application to their projects. She is a freelance designer and often volunteers to design for non-profits and social change organizations. Her education includes a Graduate Certificate in UX/UI, Master in Education, BFA in graphic design, and a professional teaching license. Maria is currently researching typography in Gloucester, Massachusetts and its influence on the local fishing industry and its culture.