Antonio Alcalá graduated from Yale University with a BA in history and from the Yale School of Art with an MFA in graphic design. After working as a book designer and freelance graphic designer, Mr. Alcalá opened Studio A in 1988. Since then his studio has won awards of excellence in design from local, national, and international design institutions including AIGA, Print Magazine, Communication Arts and Graphis. His clients include the National Gallery of Art, Library of Congress, National Portrait Gallery, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Folger Shakespeare Library, The Phillips Collection, Walters Art Museum, and the Smithsonian Institution. Mr. Alcalá is an adjunct faculty member of the Corcoran College of Art + Design, and founder of the design education program DesignWorkshops. He serves on the board of the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association, and is a past president of the Art Directors Club of Metropolitan Washington. His work and contributions to the field of graphic design were recognized with his selection as the 2008 AIGA Fellow, Washington D.C. Chapter. In 2011, Mr. Alcalá was nominated for two National Design Awards from the Cooper-Hewitt Museum. He is also responsible for the design of US postage stamps as an art director for the USPS. His work is represented in the AIGA Design Archives and the Library of Congress Permanent Collection of Graphic Design.