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Cheryl D. Holmes Miller

Cheryl D. Holmes Miller

Cheryl D. Holmes Miller is an American graphic designer, Christian minister, writer, artist, theologian, and decolonizing historian. She is known for her contributions to racial and gender equality in the graphic design field. Her alma mater are the Maryland Institute College of Art, Pratt Institute, and Union Theological.

She is a Distinguished Senior Lecturer for Design at the University of Texas at Austin and faculty member at Lesley University College of Art and Design, where she teaches graphic design.

In 2021, Cheryl became Maryland Institute College of Art William O. Steinzmetz Designer In Residence Scholar. Prior to this residency, in 2020 she was a Designer in Residence at the University of Texas at Austin School of Design and Creative Technologies. And then in 2021 she became a Distinguished Scholar in Virtual Residence at Roger Williams University.

Miller is a design industry winner of countless awards, including Awards of Special Merit, Association of Graphic Arts; Best of Category, PIA Awards; Award of Excellence, PIA Awards; Graphic Excellence, Neenah Paper Awards; Certificate of Excellence, The Art Director’s Club of New Jersey; Various Awards of Excellence: Art Director’s Club Awards, Desi Awards, Peabody Awards, Crystal Awards- Business Women of the Year, Ceba Award, Broadcast Design Awards.