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April Greiman

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Born 1948 Trained at Kansas City Art Institute 1966-70. Postgraduate studies with Wolfgang Weingart and Armin Hoffman at the Kunstgewerberschule, Basel 1970-71. Taught at Philadelphia College of Art and designing in Philadelphia and New York. Established studio in Los Angeles in 1976 and became leading figure of emergent "NEW WAVE" design. Appointment to direct at California Institute of the Arts in 1982 where she had the opportunity to work with photographer Jayme Odgers to experiment with video and computers. She approaches page as 3D space through juxtaposition of typographic, photographic, and other elements.