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Robin Judy Wagner
Reston Center Interior Design Program Director; Associate Professor of Interior Design
Contact Information

Gailhac G109
(703) 526-6819

Academic Credentials

A.A., Art Institute of Atlanta
B.A., M.A., Marymount University
Other study: Northern Virginia Community College

Teaching Areas:
  • Sketching and Rendering
  • Junior, Senior, and Graduate Studio courses
  • Graduate thesis
Research Interests:
  • Environmental graphic design
  • Visual Literacy through sketching
  • Concept development and pattern language
  • Programming
Robin Wagner studied graphic illustration and layout and practiced in the graphic design field for ten years before beginning her interior design career. This previous design perspective has helped Ms. Wagner bring an interdisciplinary look toward design and its relation to the built environment.
Now, with more than a decade of interior design teaching experience at Marymount, Ms. Wagner oversees the graduate thesis research and defense aspects of the program. 
She holds an NCIDQ certificate and is the 2007 NCIDQ Louis Trege Award recipient, recognized for her work in promoting NCIDQ's mission. Additionally, Ms. Wagner is the co-recipient of the 2009 USADesign In-house Design Award for Environmental Graphic Design, awarded for her interior design work at Marymount's Reston Center.
Prior to and during Ms. Wagner's academic career, she has provided professional design consultation and work for commercial and residential projects. Some commercial projects have included the following: Alexandria City Public Schools; Fairfax County Public Schools; the city of Charlottesville, VA; The Miller School, Crozet, VA; Fairfax County Katherine Henley Shelter, Centreville, VA; Loudoun Design Center, Leesburg, VA.