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Graphic designer , Design educator

Cal Swann, British, Australian Design educator, graphic designer. Fellow Chartered Society Designers (United Kingdom), Design Institute Australia (pres.1991-).

Background

Swann, Cal was born on March 25, 1935 in Leicester, England. Son of James and Rosina (Cole) W. arrived in Australia, 1989.

Education

Diploma in art and design, Leicester College Art, 1956; Master of Arts in Linguistics, Lancaster (England) University, 1986.

Career

Head design, North Staffordshire Polytechnic, Stoke on Trent, England, 1970-1981; head graphic design, St. Martin's School Art, London, 1981-1986; dean faculty art and design, Liverpool (England) Polytechnic, 1986-1989; professor typographic design, Liverpool (England) Polytechnic, 1988; head School Design,, U. South Australia, Adelaide, 1989-1992; associate professor typographic design, U. South Australia, Adelaide, 1992-1996; professor design School Design, Curtin University Technology, Perth, Western Australia, since 1996.

Membership

Fellow Chartered Society Designers (United Kingdom), Design Institute Australia (pres.1991-).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: amateur and semi-professional jazz musician on vibraphone.

Connections

Married July 28, 1956 (divorced 1976). Children: Kate, Karl, Jane, Luke. Married September 22, 1979 (divorced 1988).

father:
James W.

mother:
Rosina (Cole) W.

spouses:
July 28

September 22

children:
Kate Swann

Karl Swann

Jane Swann

Luke Swann