Bernard J. Canniffe is Graphic Design Chair in the College of Design, at Iowa State University. He co-founded the collaborative, multidisciplinary social design studio called PIECE STUDIO in 2008 and is an advisor to PROJECT M, which is an international social collaborative group collective.

Bernard J Canniffe is committed to using design for the common good and he has been involved in projects in Australia, South Korea, Indonesia, Japan, and many towns and cities in the United States. He has made presentations about how design can be a catalyst for change at medical, design, and academic conferences around the world. He is the recipient of the Graphis: Inspiring Designers Award, the Baltimore Step 10 Influential Designers Award, and The Joseph Binder Award.

Canniffe holds a BA Hons in graphic design from Newport College of Art & Design, University of Wales, and an MFA from the Savannah College of Art and Design.

Cultivator 2018 will provide you with 2 opportunities to hear, learn and adapt with Bernard J Canniffe.