Graphic Design Department Chair
Mr. Saperstein is a graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Art with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Illustration. He recently completed his Master of Arts Degree at Full Sail University in the Education Media Design and Technology program, which focused on new media and technology for use in education and business communication. He specialized in virtual learning environments and social networks, both personal and professional.
Mr. Saperstein accepted the Graphic Design Department Head position at VMCAD in October of 2002. His mission was to provide every student with the faculty, environment, and opportunity to build all of the vital skills necessary to succeed as a professional graphic designer. Saperstein confidently states, “Over the next two years, we will test every ounce of your creative skill, work ethics, and character, in order to prepare you for entry into the industry.”
Prior to his position here at the College, Mr. Saperstein worked as the Senior Designer for Ernst & Young LLP in Cleveland, responsible for creating custom proposals, marketing collateral, and brand designs both internal and external for a global client base. He has also illustrated for American Greetings, designing a line of humorous greeting cards for their European Division. Mr. Saperstein is a proud and active member of the American Advertising Federation and the American Institute of Graphic Art.