Assistant Professor Studio Arts
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Pierre Bowins is Assistant Professor in Studio Arts at UMES. His twenty-plus years in the field of design have provided him with a broad view to prepare students for the future of emerging trends in Art and Design's contemporary practice. Pierre is a lifelong maker, educator and self-proclaimed design historian. His design and teaching methods utilize research-based theories to assist in the discovery of personal, cultural, and historical identities while implementing design ideas within analog and digital media. His research largely focuses on exploring the history of graphic design and investigating the omission that exists within design history. Pierre holds a Master of Fine Arts from Vermont College of Fine Arts and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Maryland Institute College of Art. He has been an active member of his local Americas Institute of Graphic Arts, College Arts Association, and University and College Designers Association.