Patty Wongpakdee

Assistant Professor

New Technology Building
16 W 61st Street
Room 913
New York, NY 10023

Phone: 212.261.1736
Resume: curriculum vitae


  • MFA Pratt Institute
  • BFA Syracuse University

Areas of Scholarly and Artistic Interest

  • Digital Arts
  • Graphic Arts & Design
  • Photography

Career Summary

K. “Patty” Wongpakdee received her M.F.A. in Computer Graphics at Pratt Institute and her B.F.A. at The School of Visual & Performing Arts, Syracuse University.

Professor Wongpakdee, has managed projects from concept to production for a wide variety of clients. As a Senior Designer/Art Director for Ernst & Young, she has designed the artistic components for business proposals, brochures, and invitations for corporate functions. Clients have included CBS, General Electric, IBM, SUNY University Hospital and MaxMara. She has received an award for Outstanding Design for a Corporate Publication, in the 58th Annual Graphics Arts Exhibition, NY, 2002.

In 2003, Prof. Wongpakdee took the position of Co-Principal of “K Squared Design”, where her work included package design for Oasis Day Spa's “BLUE” products; cover design for music CDs, brochures, as well as unique announcements and holiday cards.

In addition to teaching, Prof. Wongpakdee is committed to her own artwork. Most recently, her work involves printing the digital art on to a canvas and traditional paints and collage techniques are added to create digital paintings.

Selected Publications

  • "Computer Graphics for Designers and Artist" I.V. Kerlow & J. Rosebush
  • "Digital Photo Illustration" Jeremy Gardiner

Recommended web sites

Recommended publications

  • Print, America's Graphic Design Magazine, RC Publications, Inc., bi-monthly.
  • Scott McCloud, Understanding Comics, The Invisible Art. Harper Paperbacks, 1994.
  • Alex W. White, The Elements of Graphic Design. Allworth Press, 2002
  • Steven Heller, Design Literacy. Allworth Press, 2004
  • Allan Lightman, Einstein’s Dreams, a novel. Vintage, 2004

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