Genius on Display invites you to an unforgettable evening with two award-winning design experts. Join Creative Director of at Sesame Workshop, Victor Newman, and strategist, author, and professor, Douglas Davis, as they discuss their exciting and illustrious careers. The event will include an opportunity for Q&As!
Victor M. Newman is an New York-based, award-winning creative director recognized for his work in the entertainment, advertising, and film industries. Collaborations include Ogilvy & Mather, Saatchi & Saatchi, Cartoon Network, the Syfy Channel, Nickelodeon, MTV, USA Network, ESPN, TCM, and HGTV. Victor’s work has been honored with three Emmy Awards, a BDA World Class Award, BDA Gold Awards, an Art Directors Club Award, and numerous Telly Awards. His work has also been featured in many design publications and short film festivals.
Brooklyn-based Douglas Davis is an Emmy Award-winning strategist who serves on the advisory boards of Poster House’s CMYK Council, the Type Directors Club, the University of Oregon’s Masters in Advertising and Brand Responsibility, and City College’s Masters in Branding and Integrated Communications. He has found an international audience interested in his approach to blurring the lines between advertising, design, and business education. In 2016, Douglas wrote Creative Strategy and the Business of Design, a title translated into Mandarin and released in 2020 by Beijing Normal University.
This program is presented by Poster House’s CMYK Council, the museum’s BIPOC advisory board that works to ensure the museum is accessible to communities of color.