Nancy Eato has been art directing and designing since the early days of the internet. The span of her work reaches different ages, backgrounds, and interests. It receives attention for its strategic focus, elegance and thoughtful integration of words and imagery.

As others put it,

“Smart, resourceful, passionate, collaborative. These four words best describe Nancy’s work.”

“She’s a patient mentor and adventurous creator.”

“Nancy is immensely creative, passionate about her work, and a joy to collaborate with.”

Nancy spent a dozen years in NYC creating publications for Random House, United Media, the National Sports Daily, and Business Tokyo magazine, before relocating to Minneapolis. Currently at Carleton, in Northfield, MN, she continues her mission of delivering on-message and compelling visual communications for clients, large and small.

Nancy holds a BS in Design and Environmental Analysis from Cornell University, studied Visual Communications at Pratt Institute, and earned a Web & Interactive certificate from Minneapolis Community and Technical College. Her work has been recognized by the New York Art Director’s Club, the Society of Publication Designers, the Society of Illustrators, the DESI Awards for Excellence in Graphic Design: USA, Print magazine, the Jesse H. Neal award, the American Society of Business Press Editors, the Eddie & Ozzie Awards for Design, and the Minnesota Magazine Publishing Excellence Awards.


Nancy Eato