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Robert Grame

  • Associate Professor, Design & Visual Communication
  • Co-Area Head, Design & Visual Communication


MFA, Graphic Design/Visual Communication, Kansas State University


Robert Grame is an educator and designer living and working in Milwaukee. His creative practice balances industry related activities with experimentation.

Robert has worked on an array of national design projects for a diverse range of clients. Some of these include the Keweenaw Land Trust, National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA), Jentel Artist Residency Program, U.S. National Parks Service, Finlandia University Gallery /Finnish American Heritage Center, Dan Cavanagh’s Jazz Emporium Big Band, and the Prairie Gateway Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects.

In addition, Robert has shown his work in a number of national and international exhibitions. These include exhibitions at The Smithsonian Institute - Arts & Industries Building; Liechtenstein National Museum, Principality of Liechtenstein; Luxun Academy of Fine Arts, Senyang, China; Sangmyung University, Anseodung, Chonan City, Chungnam Province, Korea; and the Beecher Center for technology in the Arts - The Butler American Institute of Art.

Robert received a Master of Fine Arts from Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, and is currently an Associate Professor of Design & Visual Communication and serves as the Associate Dean of the Peck School of the Arts at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.