Jeffrey Lush is an Assistant Professor and Co-Coordinator for the Graphic Design concentration in the Department of Visual Arts. Mr. Lush joined the UL, Lafayette faculty Fall, 2004. Prior to taking a position in academia, he worked in Boulder, Colorado developing brands for new businesses in the Boulder/Denver corridor. He continues to work on projects with his own design firm, Lush Graphics. Projects range from brand management, print and web design, proprietary typography and limited edition prints and posters. Mr. Lush's research includes historical studies in modernist design practices during the Industrial Revolution and the effect of mass media upon a wide audience.
Lush contributes design to several collaborative efforts, notably work with Preservation Hall Jazz Band in New Orleans and the Great Oil Leak Poster Project. Mr. Lush has exhibited posters nationally and internationally as well as presented at national conferences, giving presentations on graphic design and design history. His poster work is held in international collections and he is a nationally awarded designer from the American Advertising Federation for motion graphics. Lush has served on the board of the Acadiana Advertising Federation as Chair of Educational Outreach and Programs Chair. He has also served on the New Orleans chapter of AIGA, as the Design Awards Chair, as well as served as the faculty adviser for the student group. Professor Lush received a BFA in 1998 and his MFA in 2003 from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado.