Elizabeth Resnick is a Professor in Graphic Design at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, Massachusetts, where she has been a member of the faculty since 1977. She earned both a B.F.A. and M.F.A. in Graphic Design from Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island.
Professor Resnick is a passionate design curator who has organized six comprehensive design exhibitions, the last three being a triad of contemporary socio-political poster design: The Graphic Imperative: International Posters of Peace, Social Justice and The Environment (2005) with Chaz Maviyane-Davies and Frank Baseman; Graphic Intervention: 25 Years of International AIDS Awareness Posters 1985–2010 with Javier Cortés (2010); and Graphic Advocacy: International Posters for the Digital Age: 2001–2012 (2012).
Her publications include catalogs for the exhibitions mentioned above; “Design for Communication: Conceptual Graphic Design Basics” for John Wiley & Sons Publishers (2003), and “Graphic Design: A Problem-Solving Approach to Visual Communication” for Prentice-Hall Publications”(1984). “Developing Citizen Designers” will be published by Bloomsbury Academic in 2016.