As a Los Angeles-area instructor in visual communication, Iris brings a broad scope of learning to her pedagogy in Gnomon’s BFA program. Her experiences as a creative director and art director for major clients such as Sony, Greenpeace, T-Mobile, Coca Cola, and Heineken support her mentorship and instruction..

Work Experience

Instructor, Marymount California University
Creative Director, various clients
Instructor, University of Applied Sciences Vienna
Art Director, Super-Fi
Art Director, Pixelpark AG


University of Applied Arts Vienna, PhD in Cultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis, 2004 – 2017
University of Applied Arts Vienna, MFA in Digital Art, 2000 – 2004
Federal Training and Research Institute of Graphic Arts Vienna, Baccalaureate in Graphic Design, 1992 - 1995