Cynthia Frank received a B.A. in English and an M.F.A. in graphic design from Yale University. In addition to teaching full time at UNC Charlotte, she produces design work for both local and national clients, and creates public art with PAC3, a partnership based on a mutual interest in dynamic form/space relationships. She has served on the Boards of AIGA Charlotte, Founders’ Circle Affiliate of the Mint Museum Craft + Design and The Wall Poems of Charlotte, an ongoing public mural project that celebrates North Carolina’s literary heritage. In her spare time, Frank sings with Vox, a semi-professional choir, and paints and exhibits artwork.