Husani Barnwell

Associate Creative Director, Designer and Educator, MAIP Class of 1998


Husani Barnwell started his professional career as an art director at BBDO NY, immediately after his MAIP internship. He has also been an art director and creative consultant at numerous agencies including MRM//McCann, R/GA, McGarryBowen, Code And Theory, Edelman Digital, KBS+, Digitas and Havas. He was a founding member and Creative Director of, the former Creative Director of the MAIP Alumni Association, and served on the 4As High School Diversity Steering Committee. He recently earned his Master of Professional Studies Degree in Communication Design from Parsons School of Design, and will soon teach a creative concepting and methodology class, "Make Brilliant Ideas" at the School of Visual Arts.