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Susan Spivack

Dept: Arts

Office: S254

Mail Code: Art

Ph. Ext.: 5375

Susan Spivack is the creative director of Spivack Design; a NYC based graphic design and advertising firm. Founded in 1985, Spivack Design’s clients have included Fortune 500 companies and esteemed international organizations. Spivack has won numerous prestigious awards given by the advertising and design industries. Her design projects have spanned disciplines from Corporate Identity and Branding Systems to Packaging Graphics, Website Design, Advertising Campaigns and Environmental Graphics for major events.

Prof. Spivack has taught design at The School of Visual Arts, Pratt Institute and is currently Professor of Art and Program Director of Graphic Design and Illustration, in the Art Department of Kingsborough Community College, City University of New York.


Bike New York


Chase Bank


CUNY Dispute Resolution Cons.

The College Board

Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Girl Scouts of the USA

Houghton Mifflin Publishing

Imperial Industries

Ivy Educational Services

Metropolitan Opera Guild

New York Road Runners

NYC Swim

Seamen’s Bank

The School of Visual Arts


United Nations

USA Boxing

W.E. Andrews Printing Co

Witco Chemical Corporation


Fashion Institute of Technology, Associate in Applied Art, Visual Merchandising

School of Visual Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphic Design

Pratt Institute, Master of Arts, Communication Design

College Teaching

Selected Publications and/or Other Resources

Adweek Magazine

Art Direction Magazine

Graphic Design USA

Graphis Poster Annual

Idea Magazine

New York Daily News

Print Casebooks

Print Magazine

Sports Business Journal



Bike New York: Bike New York Corporate: Corporate Identity and Branding Systems, Environmental Graphics, Promotional Material, Event Designs, more

Five Boro Bike Tour: Multiple Promotional Campaigns, Subway Posters, Bus Posters, Streetpole Banners, Print Advertising, On-line Advertising, Publications, Identity and Branding Systems, Environmental Graphics, Merchandise Designs, more

Bike Expo New York: Multiple Promotional Campaigns, Subway Posters, Bus Posters, Print Advertising, Environmental Graphics, Way Finding Systems, Design for 60,000 sq ft Event Space, Merchandise Designs, more

 Calypso: Multiple Product Package Designs

 ChaseBank:  Multiple Product and Institutional Advertising Campaigns, In-Branch Marketing Materials, Direct Mail Marketing Materials, Environmental Graphics, more

Chemical Bank: Multiple Product and Institutional Advertising Campaigns, In-Branch Marketing Materials, P.O.S Displays, Information Graphics, more

CitiBank: Internal Marketing materials

College Board: Package Design, Marketing Materials, more

Flushing Meadows Corona Park: Corporate Identity System

Girl Scouts of the U.S.A.: Multiple Publications, Internal Communications, more

 Houghton Mifflin: Multiple Annual Reports

 Ivy Educational Services: Corporate Identity and Branding System, Websites, Assorted Promotional Material, more

 New York Road Runners: New York City Marathon: Multiple Promotional Campaigns, Event Graphics, Advertising Campaigns, Merchandise Designs, Finisher’s Medals, more

International Friendship Run: Event Graphic, Promotional Material, Banners, T-shirts, more

Poland Spring Marathon Kick-Off: Advertising Campaign, Subway Poster, Bus Poster, publications, medal

Metropolitan Opera Guild: Promotional Poster

School of Visual Arts: Multiple Subway Posters, Advertising Campaigns, Publications, more

TIAA-Cref: Multiple Direct Mail Marketing Campaigns

UNIFEM, United Nations Fund for Women: Corporate Identity System, Graphic Standards Manual, Informational Material, Promotional Packages, Annual Report, more

Events and/or Key Dates

Research Interests

Awards Recognition, Distinctions and Grants
Multiple Art Directors’ Club Awards      

Andy Award

Creativity Award                                        

DESI Award

Society of Publication Designers

New York City Marathon

International Design Competition Winner  



Perkin’s Grant recipient 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Honored by Chancellor for securing major institutional grant funds 2011

KCC Faculty Achievement Recognition Award 2010, 2011

President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll 2009

JAMS Foundation (Judicial, Arbitration and Mediation Services) Grant 2006


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