Kevin Auer

Kevin Auer

Kevin Auer
Director of the Communication Design Program
Lecturer, Communication Design
Phone: (361) 485-4563

Kevin was apprenticed trained as a letterpress printer and bookbinder and has worked in the book arts for the past twenty-five years. He was the co-founder of Wolfe Editions, a commercial print shop in Portland, Maine specializing in limited edition print work. 

He has additionally been involved in the field of book conservation working as a conservator of medieval manuscripts at the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, Maryland and rare books at the Harry Ransom Center.

He teaches design classes with a focus on book structures and print media with previous positions at the Maryland Institute College of Art and The University of Texas at Austin.

Kevin holds a BA in Asian Studies from Connecticut College. He earned his Master’s degree in US History from The University of Texas at Austin. He additionally holds a Certificate in Book and Paper Conservation from The University of Texas.