Meet Our Grad Students

Jim Van Meer
Graphic Design

Jim Van Meer, a native Washingtonian, received his BA in Design from American University. He is currently an MFA candidate in Art and Visual Technology at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, where he also teaches as an Adjunct Professor in Graphic Design. His career spans over 35 years in design and marketing, and he is currently Senior Manager of Marketing and Creative Services at the American Petroleum Institute in Washington, D.C. His work focuses on marketing communications direction and development, brand development, advertising, social media marketing, and digital communications. He has won numerous awards for art direction and creative direction, and is a member of AIGA, the American Marketing Association, and the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.