Art & Art History
Voices: Dana Arnett
Gallery 400 Lecture Room
400 South Peoria Street
Dana Arnett is a founding principal and CEO of the internationally recognized firm of VSA Partners, headquartered in Chicago, with offices in Minneapolis and New York City. Arnett, along with his six partners, leads a group of 150 associates in the creation of design programs, digital and interactive initiatives, and brand marketing solutions for a diverse roster of clients, including Harley-Davidson, IBM, General Electric, Coca-Cola, Thomson Reuters, and Nike.
Dana and his firm have been globally recognized by over sixty competitions and designations, including Communication Arts, AIGA, Graphis, the Type Directors Club, the American and British Art Directors Clubs, ID, the LA Film Festival, the AR100, and the American Marketing Association. The ID40 has cited him as one of the forty most important people shaping design internationally.
Arnett is a former member of the AIGA National Board of Directors and he currently serves as a board member of the Architecture and Design Society of the Art Institute of Chicago. He earned a BA from Northern Illinois University.