Meredith Carrington is the Senior Graphic Designer for the Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA) at Virginia Commonwealth University. Carrington brings more than 15 years of experience in design, art direction, and production. As a member of the communications team, she is responsible for all aspects of the ICA’s visual identity.
Before joining the ICA, Carrington was Lead Graphic Designer at John Tyler Community College where her work was recognized with 66 local, regional, and national communications awards. Carrington also served as an adjunct instructor for graphic design and was an inaugural member of Tyler’s Council for Diversity and Inclusion. Prior to Tyler, she worked as a graphic designer for the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
In addition to her work for the ICA, Carrington provides pro bono design services to nonprofit organizations that support underserved youth in Richmond. Since 2002, she has worked with Camp Alkulana, a nonprofit summer camp serving low-income, at-risk children. Carrington’s work with Alkulana was recognized with an international design grant from SAPPI, as part of their Ideas that Matter initiative. Carrington also provides design support to Worthdays, a nonprofit dedicated to celebrating youth impacted by the foster care system.
Carrington is an alumna of Mary Baldwin University, where she graduated with distinction in Graphic Design. As a Richmond native, Carrington is extremely excited to support the ICA’s mission to help shape powerful conversations through art.