︎RAMON TEJADA is a DominicanYork (of Dominican-American, Afro-Caribbean, and LATINX descent) designer and educator based in Providence, RI, and occasionally in Los Angeles, CA*. He works in a hybrid design/teaching practice focusing on collaboration, inclusion, unearthing, and the responsible expansion of design, a practice he has named “puncturing.” Ramon is an Associate Professor in the Graphic Design Department at RISD.

Ramon collaborated with Silas Munro on a series of workshops titled “Throwing the Bauhaus Under the Bus” and served, in collaboration with Polymode as curator and lead on the BIPOC Design History: Incomplete Latinx Stories of Diseño Gráfico.

Ramon taught in the graduate MFA Communication Design program at Pratt Institute, at the undergraduate level at Parsons/The New School, CUNY–Queens College, and in the MA program at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD). He has been a guest artist and/or visiting faculty in the MFA in Graphic Design at Otis College of Art & Design, Vermont College of Fine Arts (VCFA), and Emily Carr University. He received an MFA in Performance Arts from Bennington College and an MFA in Graphic Design from Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles.

He has spoken and/or led workshops at the Design Campus/ Kunstgewerbemuseum in Dresden, Germany, Pratt Institute, The New School/ Parsons, Mass/Art, RCA, CCA, CalArts, Otis, Cranbrook, Emily Carr U., London College of Communication, KASK, Ghent, Belgium, OCAD U., SF Design Week, and Deem Journal’s Designing for Dignity Symposium at the MCA in Chicago, among others.

He is a part of US with Nic Sanchez and Tom Ahn. 

Selected clients include The New School/ Parsons, NYIT, SVA, the Shakespeare Society, NJPAC, the Brooklyn Philharmonic, USDAN Gallery/Bennington College, the RISD Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts/Boston, Praise Shadow Arts, Otis College of Art & Design, Fence Books, and the Institute for Studies on Latin American Art (ISLAA) as the graphic designer in residence (2022–2023) in New York.

*Providence, RI is the unceded lands of the Narragansett and Wampanoag peoples; Los Angeles is the unceded lands of the Tongva peoples.



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