Robert Kelemen

Robert Kelemen

Title: Professor of Instruction, Graphic Design Area Co-Coordinator
Dept/Program: Graphic Design
Office: Folk Hall 139
Phone: 330–972–5957


Bob Kelemen earned his BFA and MFA from Kent State University in graphic design/visual communication design. Kelemen has served for over 20 years as adjunct faculty at regional universities and colleges, both public and private. His professional design practice includes a wide range of clients — from healthcare institutions, not-for-profits, start-up enterprises and arts organizations to large publicly-held companies.

His work has been recognized in national competitions and has been exhibited in gallery shows regionally. Kelemen has a special interest in letterpress printing, teaching workshops and classes as well as and running his own letterpress studio, Black Walnut Letterpress, in his backyard barn.


M.F.A. Kent State University
B.F.A. Kent State University