Robert Sedlack’s academic research is focused on the life-changing impact that design can have when applied appropriately and collaboratively with organizations dedicated to social betterment. He gravitates toward projects that heighten the awareness of and reliance on graphic design to help achieve broad-based social and cultural advancement throughout the world community. As a professional graphic designer, he is responsible for consultation service, design, and execution of a wide variety of print and interactive projects to the business and cultural community.
In addition to receiving recognition from HOW, Graphis, Print, and the American Association of Museums, he was included in Graphic Design USA magazine’s list of “People to Watch” and was recognized by the Indianapolis Peace Institute with a Cornerstone Peacebuilding Award. Sedlack served as lead author for “Graphics and Visual Communications for Managers” (second edition 2008, Thomson-Southwestern). In 2009, the South Bend Museum of Art hosted a one-person exhibition of his work, “Multiple Identities: Recent Work by Robert Sedlack.”