Jack Travis Architects

Jack Travis Architect
FAIA, Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, his firm has completed projects for clients such as film director Spike Lee, actor Wesley Snipes, John Saunders of ABC sports and fashion retailer Giorgio Armani. Currently Travis is working on the flagship exhibition for the Museum of Black Civilization in Dakar, Senegal. Mr. Travis founded AC/DC Studio (Afri-Culture/Design-Culture) in 1994, which seeks to collect, document and disseminate information on "Black Culture" as it relates to "Environmental Design Culture". Active on the university lecture circuit, Mr. Travis is also associated with several elementary, middle and high school mentorship programs including, Walks of Life and the prestigious Learning Through Art & Architecture. In 1992, Travis edited, African American Architects: In Current Practice, the first publication to profile the work of black architects in the United States.Mr. Travis has appeared in all the prominent design publications as well as the New York Times, New York Newsday, and the Daily News.Jack Travis has taught at Parsons School of Design, Pratt Institute, the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City and The School of Visual Arts (SVA). Jack Travis holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Arizona State University and a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Illinois, Champaign- Urbana. He has held multiple positions in professional organization such as the National American Institute of Architects (AIA) Task force on diversity and in 2006 Mr. Travis was inducted into the Council of Elders" of the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA).