Designer Malcolm Grear, founder and namesake of the Rhode Island-based consulting firm Malcolm Grear Designers, will present a visiting artist lecture at the WVU College of Creative Arts, Thursday, Oct. 19.

The lecture will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Bloch Learning and Performance Hall (Room 200A). The event is free and open to the public.

Grear, who has taught at the Rhode Island School of Design for more than 30 years, is widely regarded as one of the worlds premier visual artists. Recognized for his work on the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, Grear is also well-known for his work on numerous logos and identity systems, a steady stream of book and publication projects, exhibits, signs, and posters. His clients include the Presbyterian Church, the Scientific American Library Series, Emory University, the Guggeniem Museum, and the Mayo Clinic.

All WVU Division of Art events are free and open to the public. For more information, contact the WVU Division of Art at (304) 293-4841, Ext. 3138.