CV THOMAS LEWE
Associate Professor, Graphic Designer
Civil Servant in Oslo (1985-87).
Since 1995 in Volda.
Father of 3
University of Oslo. Graphic Designer. 1992 - 1993 Oslo, Norway
NRK. Norwegian Broadcast Company. Graphic Designer. 1993 - 1995 Oslo, Norway
I&M Reklamebyrå. Graphic Designer. 1996 - 1997 Alesund, Norway
Volda University College. Associate Professor. Graphic Designer. 1995 - current
Freelance Designer - whenever I find time
Fachhochschule Münster. FB Design. 1983 - 1986 Münster, Germany
Statens Kunst- Og Håndverksskole. Hovedfag. 1987 - 1992 Oslo, Norway
1999 Jury member of "Visuelt-konkurranse 99", Grafill (multimedia) / 1999-2005 Council member of Grafill (www.grafill.no) / since 2006 Board member of educational board, Grafill / 2006-14 Member of International board at Volda University College / 2008 Jury member of "Visuellt-konkurranse 08", Grafill (moving image) / 2009-11 Board member of Volda kunstlag / 2017-20 Member of department council (avdelingsråd), VUC Media Department / since 2018 Member of «Nasjonalt Fagorgan for Design»
Editorial Design, Strategic Design, Concept development, Visual Communication, Corporate Design.
CENSOR / COMMITTEES
2003-2017 Censor, Bachelor MID, VUC / 2007-2017 Censor, University College in Buskerud/Drammen, Norway. 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011. 2017 / 2007-08 Expert, Nokut / 2007-08. Recognition of education: Motion Graphics - Noroff University College, Norway / 2011 Expert, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences. Oslo. Employment of Associate Professor / 2012 Expert, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences. Oslo. 2 employments in digital publishing / 2012 Censor, Master studies, Academy of Art and Design, Bergen / 2012 Censor, University College of Finnmark, Norway. Multimedia and design, BA students / 2013-14 Sensor, Visual Communication, Art Department, VUC / 2014 Censor, HiNesna (now Nord University). Nesna. Graphic in media production and social media / 2014 Accreditation Master Education “Media Concepts” at University College of Applied Sciences in Kiel, Germany / 2014-15 Bachelor coach and censor, University of Applied Sciences OWL, Lemgo, Germany / 2017 and 2018 Censor [complaint] USN Drammen / 2019 Censor Strategic Design, USN Drammen / 2020 Censor Strategic Design, USN Drammen.
WORKSHOPS and TEACHING
2005 Digital Diary 01. Volda University College + Anadolu University, Eskehisir, Turkey / 2006 Digital Diary 02. Volda University College + Anadolu University, Eskehisir, Turkey / 2011 Strategic Design. University of Wroclaw, Polen / 2011 National Branding. Liepaja University, Latvia / 2013 Editorial Design. University of Klaipeda, Litauen / 2013 Strategic Design. University of Wroclaw, Polen / 2013 Branding. University of Prishtina, Kosovo. Summer University / 2014 Editorial Design. University of Klaipeda, Litauen / 2015 Editorial Design. University of Klaipeda, Litauen / 2015 Strategic Communication. University College of Applied Sciences in Kiel, Tyskland. IDW / 2015 Strategic Design. University College of Applied Sciences in Kiel, Tyskland. IDW / 2016 Editorial Design. University of Klaipeda, Litauen / 2016 Strategic Design. University College of Applied Sciences in Kiel, Tyskland / 2016 Rethinking Memory Culture 1/3. Lodz, Poland / 2016 Framing and Semiotics. University College of Applied Sciences in Kiel, Tyskland. IDW / 2017 Strategic Design. L'École Superieure D´Art et Design le Havre-Rouen, France / 2017 Rethinking Memory Culture 2/3. Lodz, Poland / 2017 Framing and Semiotics. University College of Applied Sciences in Kiel, Tyskland. IDW / 2018 Framing and Semiotics. University College of Applied Sciences in Kiel, Tyskland. IDW / 2018 Editorial Design, University College of Applied Sciences in Kiel, Tyskland (Project: Algae Magazine] / 2018 Guest Professor Winter Semester, University College of Applied Sciences in Kiel, Tyskland / 2018 Rethinking Memory Culture 3/3. Lodz, Poland / 2019 Memory Dialogues - Workshop in Riga and Sztutowo / 2020 Editorial Design, University College of Applied Sciences in Kiel, Tyskland (Project: Sensitive Narratives) / 2020 CEU Universidad Cardenal Herrera, Valencia: Workshop "SoMe" LGBT Campaign Workshop during International Week (digital communication challenges) / 2021 Editorial Design, University College of Applied Sciences in Kiel, Tyskland (Project: Social Distancing) /
2021 autumn: Guest Professor at SWPS Wroclaw, Poland / 2021-23: Workshop Cooperation Polin Museum Warsaw & Falstad Center, Norway - student workshops Germany, Norway, Poland. 2022-25: Workshop Cooperation + exhibition (Norway Grant) SWPS Wroclaw, Poland and VUC: "Legal Design".
INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC NETWORKING AND SEMINARS
2008 Hochschule der bildenden Künste. Braunschweig, Tyskland / 2008 Jan Amos Komensky University Prague. Czech Republic / 2009 Kaposvar University. Budapest, Ungarn / 2009 University College of Applied Sciences in Kiel. Germany / 2009 Tomas Bata University. Zlin, Czech Republic / 2010 University of Iasi. Romania / 2011 University of Augsburg. Germany / 2011 University of Applied Sciences OWL Lemgo, Germany / 2012 Kazimieras Simonavicius University. Vilnius, Litauen / 2012 Griffith College, Dublin. Ireland / 2012 IHECS and Erasmushogeschool Brussel, Belgium / 2013 HMKW University of Applied Sciences and HTW University of Applied Sciences Berlin, Germany / 2014 Kazimieras Simonavicius University Vilnius, Lithuania / 2014 Seminar Universidad Abat Oliba in Barcelona, Spain / 2014 University of Lodz, Polen / 2015 Klaipeda University in Klaipeda, Litauen / 2015 Seminar University of Iasi, Romania / 2015 Seminar in Lodz, Poland / 2016 Workshop preparation seminar, Dialogue Center in Lodz, Poland / 2017 Seminar University of Bergen, Norway / 2017 Workshop preparation seminar in Gdansk, Poland / 2017 Seminar Rethinking Memory Culture. FU Berlin, Germany / 2020
DESIGN PUBLICATIONS and EXHIBITIONS (from 2003)
2003-09 “VUC study catalogues” Magazine Editorial Design / 2003 “Møre FHS” Editorial Design / 2004-06 “Extra, Norsk Tipping” Redesign, Motion Graphics / 2008-15 “Studentsamskipnaden Søre Sunnmøre”Corporate Design / 2008 “Blåst Film” Corporate Design / 2008 “Hiroshima Exhibition, VUC” Exhibition Design / 2009 “Nye tider” Book Editorial Design / 2010 “85 år for bedre kår” Book Editorial Design / 2011 “Solid Real Estate Agency” Corporate Design / 2011 “Sandvik Møbler” Corporate Design / 2011 “EAIE Conference, Copenhagen” Exhibition Design / 2012 “Sogneprodukt” Corporate Design / 2013 “Fangstrutiner” Web + TV Editorial Design / 2013 “International conference on the humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons, Oslo” Exhibition Design / 2014 “Schmidt Architect” Corporate Design / 2014 “iSaksa” Corporate Design / 2014 “Media and the Cold War” VUC Exhibition Design / 2016 “Lodz Ghetto, Workshop” Editorial Design / 2016 “Volda Students Welfare (redesign)” Corporate Design / 2017 “Dei Nynorske Festspela” Editorial + Corporate Design / Several minor design projects (posters, t-shirts, book covers, awards, presentations, labels) / 2018 “Dei Nynorske Festspela” Editorial + Corporate Design / 2019 “Dei Nynorske Festspela” Editorial + Corporate Design / 2019 Bok Design: «Kollektivkameratene» / 2019 «I same Båt» Om Bord på M|S Bruvik. Design Menu & Invitation / 2019 «Memory Dialogues» Exhibition in Lodz, Poland
2014 Research Report “Strategic Design at VUC” / 2017 “Paper for Fjord Conference (together with K. V. Øie): Creative Communication Design: Communicating the Holocaust to Younger Generations” / 2018 Paper at Cumulus Conference in Paris [Øie, K. V. & Lewe, T. Creative Communicstion Design: Communicsting the Holocaust to younger generations / 2021 Research Article: Visual Perspectives in Holocaust Remembrance - Communication in Transition (in progress) /