Agustín G. Garza, AIGA Los Angeles Fellow 2012

AIGA LA is proud to announce Agustín G. Garza as a recipient of this year’s AIGA Fellow award.

Garza studied fine arts at California College of Arts and graphic design at Art Center College of Design, graduating with honors in 1980. Prior to establishing Garza Group in 1987, he worked for Y&R/Mexico, Rod Dyer, Inc., Design West and SBG Partners.His firm, Garza Group Communications, has been a leader in the field of inter-cultural communications with a focus on strategic branding, position and marketing communications in the U.S. and internationally. His clients have included American Express, Coca Cola North America, City of Los Angeles, Mexico City, Mexico Tourism Board, Korn/Ferry International, Elan Drug Technologies, Reichmann International, Jones Lang LaSalle, California Tourism Board, Accival/Banamex, Adheva, Inc., Hollywood Entertainment Museum, Fiesta Americana, Cisco Brothers, Koll, and LA, Inc., among others.

Garza’s work has been recognized by various publications and design institutions and is represented in the permanent collection of the Library of Congress. He was president of AIGA Los Angeles from 2006 to 2008 and is a member of Quórum (Mexico Design Council). He also serves on the Mayor’s Design Advisory Panel and on the boards of the Glen Canyon Institute and the Los Angeles International Latino Film Institute. Agustin has served on the NEA Mayors’ Institute on City Design and the NEA Design Panel. He taught at Universidad Anahuac, Mexico City, and at Art Center and was a founding professor of the Art Center European campus.

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By Rachel Elnar
Published May 30, 2012
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