ART: Kali Nikitas  (born 1964) received an MFA from CalArts  in graphic design a BFA  in graphic design from the University of Illinois at Chicago . She and her husband, Rich Shelton, are the partners of Graphic Design for Love (+$). Clients have included: The School of Architecture at Northeastern, The Walker Art Center , Southern California Institute of Architecture , The Weisman Museum, and SOO Visual Art Center .
Kali Nikitas is Chair of the Communication Arts department at Otis College of Art and Design . She previously served as an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Visual Arts at Northeastern University  in Boston, chaired the Design Department at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design  and was on faculty at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago .
Kali has curated two international design exhibitions: "And She Told 2Friends: An International Exhibition of Graphic Design by Women" and "Soul Design." Her work has been published in Emigre, Eye, I.D. and the AIGA Journal. She has received awards from the ACD, AIGA and the Type Directors Club.