Art art department

Hoener, Arthur

MFA in Design from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1993

Associate Professor

Department: Art Department
Office: OL 202
Phone: (845) 257-2784

Career History

Arthur Hoener has worked as a professional designer since 1982 and has been teaching at New Paltz since 1993.

Before coming to New Paltz, Hoener taught design classes at Rhode Island School of Design and at the University of Connecticut at Storrs.

Research/Creative Activity

His research and professional work centers on digital typography, type design, signage, and inscriptional lettering.

His thesis "Lettering into Type: toward an integrated approach to letterform design" investigates the relationship between hand carved inscriptional lettering and digital type design.

Current works include the design of a series of books on art and ecology, authored by Linda Weintraub, and inscriptional lettering and signage commissions.


His writing has been published in Teaching Exceptional Children and ZED.