College of Visual and Performing Arts

The Department of Visual Communication and Design is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).

Department of Visual Communication and Design

John Motz, B.F.A.
Interim Director

Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
2101 E. Coliseum Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN 46805-1499

Office: Visual Arts Building
Room: VA213
Hours: Mon - Fri 8 am - 5 pm

Phone: 260-481-6709
Fax: 260-481-6707


Fine Arts | Music
Theatre | VCD

John MotzContinuing Lecture of Graphic Design
and Design Center Director

Phone: (260) 481-6051
Office: Visual Arts VA220

John Motz is a continuing lecturer for the Visual Communication and Design program and has been with IPFW since 1994. He teaches airbrush, graphic design, computer art, digital imaging, senior project and layout and finished art. Prior to his appointment as continuing lecturer in 2001, he was the Creative Director for SAAL Advertising where he conceptualized and executed print material, package and display designs, web pages and photo and video shoots. He received his B.F.A. from Indiana University in 1991 and is currently the owner and designer for MotzArt & Design. As a result of his many projects and desire to bring Visual Communication and Design together with entrepreneurs in the community, he has recently assumed the responsibilities of Project Director for the Visual Design and Innovation Center (VDIC).