James Haizlett


Associate Professor of Graphic and Digital Media Design

The wood under the porch is stacked up for the winter. All is well with the world.

Associate Professor of Visual Communication Design and Digital Media Design


Media Arts Center – 402C


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Portfolio Website


• B.A., Communication Arts, Grove City College
• M.S., Instructional Technology, Bloomsburg University
• 30 additional graduate hours at West Virginia University


  • Faculty Representative to West Liberty University’s Board of Governors
  • Advanced Placement Reviewer in Studio Art for the American College Board – 3 years
  • Visual Arts Examiner for the International Baccalaureate – 2 years
  • Practicing professional design consultant for a variety of multimedia projects
  • Founder and Director of the MAD (Media Arts and Design) Festival
  • Frequent workshop presenter at the annual West Virginia Technology Conference
  • Exhibitor at regional juried art exhibitions including Earth, Wood, and Fire – NCECA exhibition at Stifel Fine Arts Center – (Second Place Winner), Huntington Museum of Art, Bethany Annual, Crosscurrents, Appalachian Corridors, West Virginia Arts and Crafts Guild Traveling Exhibit, Tamarack – Best of West Virginia, West Virginia Biennial
  • Selected presenter for SITE 2010 (Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference) in San Diego, CA, USA; March 29-April 2, 2010.
  • Selected presenter for INTED2011 (International Technology, Education and Development Conference) held in Valencia, Spain; March 7-9, 2011.
  • Sculpture – wood, metal
  • Builder of artist retreat tiny cabins in the woods.


  • AIGA – Pittsburgh Chapter
  • Faculty Advisor for West Liberty’s AIGA student group
  • West Virginia Arts and Crafts Guild
  • International Sculpture Center


  • DMD 101 Intro to Digital Media Design
  • ART 160 Design II: 3D Design
  • ART 205 Digital Illustration
  • ART 286 Intro to Typography
  • ART 295 Intro to Web Design
  • ART 388 Digital Imaging
  • ART 483 Graphic Design III
  • ART 486 Senior Project
  • ART 495 Motion Graphics
  • ART 498 Graphic Design Internships
  • HONORS 378 Unplugged: Rethinking Everything