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Gregory Turner-Rahman

Gregory Turner-Rahman

Program Head Art & Design, Associate Professor


AA 116



Mailing Address

Art and Design program 
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2471
Moscow, ID 83844-2471

Dr. Turner-Rahman’s current research and creative activity explores both the intersections of physical and virtual spaces and visual and experiential storytelling. He has studied design communities from within as his professional experience spans over twenty years and the disciplines of graphic and interface design, web development, and industrial design. As a member of a creative team, he garnered Apex and Clarion awards for writing and design work. He also writes and illustrates children's books.

Ph.D. Interdisciplinary, Visual Culture/New Media, Washington State University, 2004
M.S. Architecture, Washington State University, 1996
B.F.A. Industrial Design, University of Washington, 1994

  • Visual and Experiential Storytelling
  • Creative Communities
  • Amateur Practices
  • Illustration

  • Turner-Rahman, G.S., (2012). "Abductive Authorship of the New Media Artifact" in Media Authorship, Chris, C. and Gerstner, D. (eds.). New York: Routledge.
  • Exhibit - University of Idaho Faculty Recent Works. Prichard Art Gallery, Moscow, Idaho, 2011.
  • Turner-Rahman, G. (2009). Ellabug. Clarksville, Tennessee: Diversion Press, Inc.
  • Turner-Rahman, G. S., (2008) Parallel Practices and the Dialectics of Open Creative Production. Journal of Design History (21:371-386).
  • Turner-Rahman, G. S. (2008). Doing – Making – Meaning, International Conference on Critical Literacy in Visual Culture, Dallas, Texas.
  • Turner-Rahman, G. S. (2008). The Machinimatic Moment, Electronic Literature Organization Conference, Vancouver, Washington: Electronic Literature Organization.

*See cv for full list of publications and creative activities

  • Illustrations - New Yorker Magazine online (February 2008). “Eustace’s Three - Ounce Quandary.”
  • Scholarly Presentations - Turner-Rahman, G. S. (Presenter & Author), Jacobson, J. (Presenter & Author), Using Vision to Think Seminar, "Visual Reasoning," Center for Teaching, Learning and Technology, Washington State University. (Sept. 27, 2007).
  • Exhibit - University of Idaho Faculty Recent Works. Prichard Art Gallery, Moscow, Idaho. 2009.

Art & Design

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2471
Moscow, ID

Phone: 208-885-4409

Fax: 208-885-9428