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Mary Anna LaFratta

Mary LaFratta


David Orr Belcher College of Fine and Performing Arts

School of Art and Design

Contact Information

Phone: 828.227.2463
Office: 241 Fine & Performing Arts Building
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Mary Anna LaFratta is a professor in graphic design in the School of Art and Design at Western Carolina University. She teaches interactive media, web design, motion graphics, and involves her students in a range of applied multidisciplinary projects. Her creative work uses digital and interactive media to explore a range of ideas related to contemporary social and cultural issues, and human experiences.


  • MFA, Virginia Commonwealth University, Design-Visual Communications
  • BFA, Virginia Commonwealth University

Teaching Interests

Interdisciplinary Collaboration.

Research Interests

Digital animation, visual communications, interactive and experience design, computer programming.

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