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educator , Graphic designer

Frank Joseph D'Astolfo, American graphic designer, educator.


D'Astolfo, Frank Joseph was born on July 19, 1943 in Charleroi, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Galderino Joseph and Gustina Evlyn (Petaccia) D'A.


Bachelor, Pennsylvania State University, 1966. Master of Arts, University Pittsburgh, 1973.


Graphic designer, The United Fund, Pittsburgh, 1968-1969;graphic designer, Fisher Science Company, Pittsburgh, 1969-1973;instructor, U. Pittsburgh, 1972-1976;graphic designer, Pitt Studios, Pittsburgh, 1973-1974;design consultant, Frank D'Astolfo Design, Pittsburgh, 1974-1977;instructor, Tyler School Art, Philadelphia, 1977-1980;design consultant, Infield & D'Astolfo, New York City, 1980-1988;professor, Rutgers University, Newark, since 1980;design consultant, Frank D'Astolfo Design, New York City, since 1988. Consultant in field; department chairman art and design Rutgers University, Newark, 1989-1992, deputy department chairman visual and performing arts, since 1992. Board directors Ringside Inc., New York City, since 1987.

Member Newark Arts Council, 1993-1996.


  • Other Work

    • Graphic designer Print Magazine, 1992, 93 (Fifty Best Annual Reports 1984, 86, Best Logos and Symbols volunteer II, III and IV), Graphis Diagram I, 1988, American Corporate Identity 5-12, 15, 1989-1996, 99, 2005 (awards of excellence), Metropolis The Architecture and Design Magazine, New York, 1985.


Design consultant Architects, Designers and Planners for Social Responsibility, New York City, 1985, ICIS International Center for Integrating Studies, New York City, 1983. Director Committee for Cultural Awareness and Discussion, Pittsburgh, 1977. Consultant Shelly Friedman for Judge Committee, Pittsburgh, 1977.

Member American Institute Graphic Arts (Certified Excellence 1977, 83), College Art Association, Graphic Design Education Association, Woodstock Artist Association, Woodstock Guild.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, fishing.


Galderino Joseph D'A.

Gustina Evlyn (Petaccia) D'A.