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Michael Mooney

Assistant Professor of Graphic Design
Art Building
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Born and raised in Rochester, New York.
Attended the State University of New York at Geneseo, received my Bachelors of Art (Fine Arts).
Attended RIT, Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, NY, received my Masters of Fine Arts (Graphic Design)
Worked as an Art Director and Creative Director in various upstate, New York advertising agencies.
Taught at Ithaca College in the Park School of Communications.
Taught at Roberts Wesleyan College in the School of Visual Arts
Have two sons, Max Mooney and Jack Mooney. Both currently live in New York City, both work in the motion film industry.


After teaching at Roberts Wesleyan College (a sister college to SAU) in Rochester, NY, I decided to continue my teaching career at a “faith-based” University like Spring Arbor University.

Memberships and Affiliations

American Advertising Federation, 2000-present

Awards & Honors

Multiple Rochester, NY Advertising Association ADDY winner 2000-2020