Gary Jacobs, MFA
Gary has over 20 years of design and illustration experience. His knowledge of integrated design thinking has allowed him to work with a wide-range of clients and projects throughout the country. He has designed stage shows for regional and Broadway theaters, museum exhibits, and amusement parks, such as Walt Disney World, and Busch Gardens. Gary has worked with architectural clients to help design and illustrate projects from small private residences, to full college campuses, and he also works with small businesses as a visual and story advisor and animator. He is an adjunct instructor in the School of Design at the Rochester Institute of Technology and a certified LEGO Serious Play Facilitator. He is passionate about Rochester and devotes much of his spare time to sparking, leading and coordinating endeavors that inspire others in Rochester to positively change the city. He is co-founder of TEDx Rochester, founder of Roc City 2.0 and a coordinator for Roc City Design Week.