Amber Cannan: Adjunct, Design

Amber Cannan



BFA Biomedical Arts - Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, Ohio


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Amber Cannan specializes in biomedical and scientific illustration as well as design and communication for marketing and user experience. She enjoys tackling complex concepts and problems, using in-depth research to understand them from as many angles as possible and come up with visually charged solutions. She is known at New Hampshire Institute of Art for her irreverent, enthusiastic teaching style while giving students a thorough grounding in core design principles.

When not teaching, she works as an independent design consultant and as the owner of, where she develops after-school programs that communicate key educational concepts and life lessons using art. Amber is also president of the New Hampshire Creative Club.