David Grey is the founding chair of the Graphic Design Department at Santa Fe University of Art and Design. He holds an MFA in graphic design from CalArts and a BA in psychology from Tufts University. Teaching a practice called "Artful Awareness", David has lead international contemplative design workshops at universities in Milan, Madrid, Sao Paolo, New Delhi, Mexico City and Guadalajara. He is the founder of Sun Mountain School of Contemplative Art and the publisher of Cottage Scholar.

AIGA 'Eye On Design' Op-Ed on Grey's Pedagogy and Graphic Design as Contemplative Art: Can Meditation Make Designers Faster, Better, Smarter - and Happier?