Designer, Typographer, Author, Performer


BA, Queens College; MFA, Yale University

Honors and Awards

National Endowment for the Arts, The Brendan Gill Prize, New York State Council on the Arts, New York State Foundation for the Arts, Ford Foundation, Puffin Foundation, AIGA, Prix Ars Electronica, Type Directors Club, Rockefellers Foundation, Innovative Use of Archives Award, NY Book Best of the Best Award, Media That Matters Award, IPPY Outstanding Book of the Year Award, USA Best Book Awards - BEST NEW FICTION, 2016 Center for Book Arts Honoree


Collections: Museum of Modern Art , Tate Gallery, London, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, Franklin Furnace Archive, Yale Art of the Book Room, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Getty Museum, Los Angeles, The Sackner Collection, Brooklyn Museum

Warren Teaches

Writing and Designing the Visual Book


A Life in Books
Designer & Books Bio
Warren Lehrer Visual Literature