Courtney Barr

Associate Professor

225-578-5413 | 324 Art Building
cbarr3@lsu.edu |

Art/Graphic Design BA Lynchburg College
MFA East Carolina University

Courtney Barr is a graphic designer, letterpress artist, and educator. In her work she uses visual explanations to reveal new understandings and perspectives. She merges digital printing techniques with letterpress printing to create unique information/art pieces. Her professional graphic design work has received recognition from AIGA (the Professional Association for Design) and the American Advertising Federation. Her work has been published nationally in the Print Regional Design Annual and Graphic Design USA magazine. She has received research grants, including the LSU Council on Research Summer Stipend Grant and a Junior Faculty Travel Grant. In addition, she has collaborated with researchers on grants from the National Science Foundation and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Her work has been exhibited in North Carolina, Louisiana, Texas, and Mississippi.


Introduction to Graphic Design
Applied Typography
Intermediate Graphic Design
Digital Imaging Techniques
Advanced Graphic Design
Interactive Multimedia Design
Graphic Design Synthesis (Internship)
Graphic Design Student Office
Special Studies in Graphic Design: Introduction to Letterpress Printing
Special Studies in Graphic Design: info/mapping
Graduate Graphic Design Seminar