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David McGill, MFA

Professor, Department of Art and Design
Phone: (626) 815-6000 Ext. 5506
Professor David McGill was in developing the Graphic Design program at APU, leaving 14 years of professional Design experience. He has worked in the corporate sector as an art director, publications supervisor, graphic designer and photographer. Dave integrated his skill and experience in the development of the Department of Art and Design undergraduate graphic design curriculum. He has been an active member of the University and College Design Association, presenting papers in Design Education and Technology at national conferences.

Professor McGill is now serving as a Faculty Fellow in the Office of Innovative Teaching and Technology and is the current Adobe Campus Leader for Azusa Pacific University, working with the Center for Teaching, Learning and Assessment.


MFA, California State University, Fullerton
B.A., University of Redlands, California


  • College of Music and the Arts: School of Visual and Performing Arts
    • Art and Design
  • College of Music and the Arts


  • Computer Technology in Graphic Design
  • Design Education
  • Logo Design and Branding
  • Scenic Design for Theater

Courses Taught

ART 120 – Introduction to Computer Graphics
ART 281 – Graphic Design I
ART 446 – Graphic Design Processes

Office Location

Building One, Room 232, West Campus

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