bill klingensmith
Since 2006

Bill Klingensmith is in his fifth year as Assistant Professor of Design at the Rochester Institute of Technology. He holds two degrees, a BFA in painting 1995 from Youngstown State University in Ohio and a MFA in painting 1998 from University North Carolina, Greensboro. In addition to teaching, Klingensmith is an active member in the American Institute of Graphic Arts [AIGA], Upstate New York chapter, in which he holds the position of Education Chair. Beyond academia, Bill is a professional designer and runs a freelance design business, “mydarndest”. You can see his print and web design projects at