Erich Lehman is the Premedia Facilities Coordinator for RIT’s School of Print Media where he manages the SPM’s premedia software, hardware and workflow integration from digital input to proof, print and press. Erich also teaches courses for RIT at the graduate and undergraduate level in digital workflow, cross-media production and interface design and has presented industry seminars in areas of font technology, image capture, proofing, and digital color workflow.
A firm believer in putting theory to practice, Erich’s interests don’t stop with his work at the School of Print Media. Outside of RIT, Erich served a brief tenure as the Media Director at Fuel Clothing Company, Inc., and served as the Creative/Media Director for Krudco. for 14 years, where he handled all aspects of the company’s media presence, including internet, print, and multimedia. Erich is currently the owner/curator of 1975 Gallery in Rochester, NY, established in 2008. He also is a contributor on ClubMumble.com, a site dedicated to “Influences of Contemporary Art, Skateboarding, and Street Culture,” where he writes about the Upstate New York scene.
Erich holds a Masters in Graphic Arts Systems and a Bachelors in Printing Management from RIT, where his studies focused on electronic (“new”) media publishing and on print production education for graphic designers and other creative professionals. He has a special fondness for type and typography instilled by one of his former professors at SPM.