This is the comprehensive online presence of Jimmy Van Luu.

Jimmy is a designer and design educator based out of Austin, Texas where he is a tenured Associate Professor of Graphic Design in the Department of Visual Studies at St. Edward's University, and Co-founder of the collaborative design practice, Group Project.

As Director of Education for AIGA Austin from 2018-2020, he started a one-day conference for emerging designers called GROW (2019, 2020). He was recently part of the inaugural cohort of Artists in Residence at The Printing Museum in Houston, Texas, where he explored the tension between letterpress printing and Vietnamese typography. Jimmy currently serves as the President of the Board of Directors of DesignInquiry, a non-profit educational organization devoted to researching design issues in intensive team-based gatherings.

Jimmy received his MFA in Design from the University of Texas at Austin, and is an alum of the Land Arts of the American West field study program. He previously taught at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he was art director of the literary-arts journal, Ninth Letter, and the inaugural director of Figure One, the School of Art + Design's off-campus exhibition space. His publication design work has been recognized by PRINT and Graphis, and his award-winning large-scale sculpture, Letterscape, is part of the City of Austin's public art collection.

Jimmy is currently working on the following things: being on his first ever year-long sabbatical leave; publishing with a Riso MZ790 and GR3770 at @risorisoaustin; raising a standard poodle; reading; breathing.

Jimmy is an avid swimmer and a born-and-raised Texan.

This information was updated in July of the year 2021.