Brian Clark

Creative Director

I Do This Work Because

Clear, effective presentation of CHI’s vital research and analysis helps improve the health of all Coloradans.

Favorite Place in Colorado

My back porch

Favorite Activity

Squirrel watching

Favorite Quote

"It's the imperfections that make something beautiful. That's what makes it different and unique from everything else." – Bob Ross

Brian Clark is Creative Director at the Colorado Health Institute. He joined CHI in 2011. Brian leads design and production and sets quality standards for all CHI print materials, graphics, and other visual presentations.

Brian creates visuals that help enhance the health and health policy data produced by CHI's team of researchers and analysts. He has more than 20 years of experience in the graphic design industry, including nine years as a Creative Director at the Rocky Mountain News. He taught editing and design at the University of Denver.

Brian serves on our Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity Alliance (IDEA) team, which works advance CHI's collective understanding of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEI-B), through training, presentations, and open forums. IDEA has advised the organization on best practices for DEI-B in a number of ways, including recruitment and hiring practices and equitable decision-making.

Brian, a native Coloradan, earned his bachelor’s degree from Colorado State University after serving in the U.S. Army. He is married with three children and a Cavapoochon named Hazel. Brian enjoys longboarding, kayaking, collecting typewriters, and watching the squirrels frolic in his back yard. 

Brian behind the camera taking a photo of staff on a laptop in an empty office.
Brian Clark shoots promotional photos of staff for a social media campaign to promote the 2022 Hot Issues in Health conference.

Sample Projects:

Skills: Graphics, design, data presentation, photography

Focus Areas: Data visualization and presentation

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