Bernard Canniffe

Professor and Chair


MFA, Savannah College of Art and Design

Bernard Canniffe is the former co-chair of design at the Maryland Institute College of Art, where he collaborated with the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health on the MICA/JHU Design Coalition, which paired students with neighborhood groups to create meaningful, powerful messages on health and wellness topics.

Canniffe’s work has been recognized in Graphic Design USA, How, and Step Inside Design. And through his own practice, Blue Collar Theory, he has made presentations at the Cumulus Design Conference in Portugal, the National Institute of Design Conference in India, Willem de Kooning Academie in the Netherlands, Lees-McRae College in North Carolina, and the P&D Design Conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil.