Press release: Saint Louis Art Museum announces promotion of Jon Cournoyer

By | April 5, 2017

Jon Cournoyer

ST. LOUIS, April 5, 2017—Jon Cournoyer has been promoted to head of design, a new position that oversees the design needs for the Saint Louis Art Museum.

In his new role, Cournoyer will direct design concepts and layouts for all exhibitions and installations, as well as the design of all signage, scholarly publications and marketing materials. He will continue to work closely with staff to establish and ensure the consistency of the museum’s visual identity across all media.

Since his arrival at the Museum in 1987, Cournoyer has worked on more than 460 exhibitions and more than 50 books, including the new exhibition catalogue “Learning to See: Renaissance and Baroque Masterworks from the Phoebe Dent Weil and Mark S. Weil Collection.”

Cournoyer’s work has won numerous awards and has been featured in industry publications. He also played a critical role in the museum’s expansion project.

Cournoyer earned a bachelor of fine arts degree in graphic design from the Colorado Institute of Art and a master of fine arts degree at California College of Art. He studied visual communication and graphic design under Massimo Vignelli at Harvard University.

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