Richard K. Manigault is a full-time lecturer in the Department of Advertising Design and the Graphic Arts department at The New York City College of Technology. Richard attended The New York City Community College in the spring of 1974. And later, studied studio art at SUNY Binghamton from 1975 to 1977, later transferring to Pratt Institute where he earned a BFA in 1982. While at Pratt, Richard worked as part-time designer for the Community Service Society of New York. And over the years has held various design positions at companies such as; Columbia Communications, Luth & Katz, Inc., Sundberg and Associates, and the US Committee for UNICEF.
Since 1996 he’s taught courses in Foundations in Graphic Communications and typography. Worked for the Research Foundation of CUNY’s tutorial program tutoring students in City Tech's ADV/GRA department and also taught at Baruch College and the Borough of Manhattan Community College. Richard, has volunteered as a mentor for several programs such as the Central Harlem Partnership, and the AIGA/Art & Design mentorship program. And today continues to serve as a proctor for LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts.
In 1996 he started the Manigault Group, Inc., a graphic design company which handled projects for institutions such as Chase Bank, the Visiting Nurse Service of New York and SUNY Downstate Hospital as well as several UN based agencies; i.e. UNDP, UNICEF and UNDPA. Presently, TMG is a trademark holding company, developing a broad range of products and brand strategies. A brand development example is Lingk2us.com, an online quarterly magazine featuring informative content and interviews with today's most inspirational personalities; i.e., Joel Osteen, Dr. Ben Carson, author/business columnist Suzy Welch and Radio Show Host Dave Ramsey. It also features currents news, politics and family-friendly entertainment.