Assistant Professor Kurt R. Roscoe

M.F.A. Kent State University

Kurt Roscoe has been a practicing graphic designer and art director since 1990. He has a diverse background in design, having worked for several design firms and advertising agencies in northeastern Ohio. In 2001 Kurt established Kurt Roscoe Design (KRD) and Offers design, advertising, photography and video production services. His work for local, national and international clients including AT&T and the Colorado Rockies. He has earned awards in design and typography including several ADDY awards.

Kurt has designed several typefaces, including KRONE and Hannah. KRONE is licensed internationally by Fonthaus, Monotype, ITC and Fonts.com.

He is a graduate of Youngstown State University with a B.FA. in graphic design. Kurt also holds a M.F.A. in Visual Communication Design from Kent State University. He is a member of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) and is a past president of the Cleveland Chapter. He has also been a member of the Type Directors Club (TDC) since 1992.

Before coming to Westminster College, he had taught at several other Ohio universities and colleges, including Lakeland Community College, Cuyahoga Community College, and the University of Akron and Youngstown State.

Kurt resides in the Cleveland Ohio area with his wife Jodi along with daughter Hannah and son Jacob.

Areas of specialization
  • Graphic design
  • Advertising
  • Graphic design history
  • Typeface design
  • Motion graphics
  • 3D visualization
  • Corporate identity and branding
  • Video production
  • Filmmaking
  • Cinematography
  • Photography
Areas of interest
  • Architecture
  • Product design