About the Collection
The Cris Gianakos Collection consists of posters, exhibition catalogs and postcards, brochures, letterhead, and book jackets related to his work as a designer and as an artist. Gianakos was born in New York City in 1934. He studied design at the School of Visual Arts and has been a member of the College’s faculty since 1963. Works include posters for major exhibitions at SVA and posters and printed materials for clients such as Columbia Pictures Television, Volvo, and General Precision Aerospace.