Assistant Professor, Advertising
B.F.A. Virginia Commonwealth University
M.F.A Virginia Commonwealth University
Bizhan Khodabandeh is a visual communicator who moves freely across the professional boundaries as designer, illustrator, artist and activist. His works vary from small graphic art projects to major public campaigns. Khodabandeh is particularly fascinated by how art and design can be a catalyst for social change. He joined the Robertson School as an advertising professor in the fall of 2015.
He has received numerous international and national awards for his design work, including a silver medal through the Society of Illustrators, placing in the Adbusters’ One Flag Competition, the Good 50×70’s poster project, The Green Patriot poster project, Poster for Tomorrow and recognition by the American Institute for Graphic Arts. Khodabandeh has had work featured in publications such as Print, Creativity International, Adbusters, among others. Currently Khodabandeh freelances under the name, Mended Arrow. He holds two degrees from VCU, a B.F.A. and an M.F.A. in graphic design.