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Faculty Feature - Jeanne Komp

Posted on 4/4/2018 11:07:56 AM

Jeanne Komp, Associate Professor of Graphic Design, began teaching at Cabrini in the fall of 2006, which makes this her 12th year at the University. During her time at Cabrini she has taught 10 out of the 15 required graphic design Jeanne Komp Headshot courses. This year she is teaching Graphic Design I & I; Typography;  Digital Color Theory; Portfolio; and Business of Graphic Design. When Komp is not in the classroom teaching, her passion for graphic design continues at home as she maintains “Komprehensive Design,” her freelance graphic design business that she started in 2000.

Do you have a favorite subject
matter—or lesson—that you teach?
I love typography…just ask my students. 
Typography is what attracted me to the field of graphic design. Good typography is a transformative communications tool as it embeds deeper meaning to the written content. 

What is your go-to advice for Cabrini
School is what you make of it. This is your
opportunity to try new things and overcome your fears.

What is your favorite quote and why?
“Dreams don’t work unless you do.”John C. Maxwell
This quote serves as a personal mantra. My parents instilled me that hard work and perseverance pays off. Thanks Mommy and Daddy!  

Which do you do more often - binge watch a TV series or have a movie marathon? 
I tend to Binge watch TV series over the summer. Any suggestions? Email me.

What are two things still left on your bucket list?
My bucket list is travel-based. I want to see the Northern Lights in Iceland and hike the Mighty 5, Utah’s National Parks.