James Boyd Brent, MFA
Boyd-Brent, J; Fisher, T.; Singh, V.; Layon, K. Divining the Twin Cities: A knowledge map of spiritual sites of the Twin Cities. Commissioned by the Design Institute of the University of Minnesota, 2003.
Boyd-Brent, J; Shen, L; Yust, B; Waldron, C. Twin Cities Odorama: A Smell Map of Minneodorous and Scent Paul. Commissioned by the Design Institute of the University of Minnesota, 2003.
Boyd-Brent, J, Campbell, K. Knowledge Map/Here by Design II, University of Minnesota Design Institute 2003.
Boyd-Brent, J. and Shen, L. Midtown Greenway Design Knowledge Map, October 2001. A project coordinated by the University of Minnesota Design Institute.
Boyd-Brent, J. and Shen, L. Here by Design. St. Paul: The Goldstein, University of Minnesota, 2001. 64 pages.
Boyd-Brent, J, Shen, L., Piedrafita, S. and Littlejohn, D. Midtown Crossings, Interpretive Map of Midtown Greenway area of Minneapolis. Commissioned by the Design Institute of the University of Minnesota, 2001.
Professional, Institutional, and Community Leadership and Service
2001-2002 Chair CHE Scholarship Committee
2003 to present Chair CHE International Committee
2002 to present Split Rock Arts Program Faculty Selection Committee
2000 CHE Undergraduate Scholarship Award Committee
2000 Graduate Faculty Curriculum sub-committee
2001 Best of Show-printmaking, Stone Arch Arts Festival, Minneapolis
2000 nominated for CHE McFarlane Creative Teaching Award
Specialties & Expertise
Art and Design in the United Kingdom
Design and Sense of Place
Design and Business
Course Titles (resident and outreach teaching)
GDes 1311 Foundations I: Drawing and Design
DES 1910 Printing for Designers
GDes 2311 Drawing and Illustration
GDes 2345 Typography
GDes 3312 Color and Form in Surface Design
GDes 8362 Nature of Representation in Visual Communication