SOVA | Patrick Finley
School of Visual Arts, SOVA, Virginia Tech, Graphic Design, Studio Art, Art, Creative Technologies, Art History
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Assistant Professor, Graphic Design


Office: 352A Henderson Hall

Phone: 540-231-5547



Patrick Finley is an interactive designer and design educator who maintains a practice centered around research, teaching and service. His design work has been showcased at national and international competitions. He regularly conducts presentations and workshops at conferences throughout the country, most notably at AIGA and UCDA. Patrick’s current work, FitHub, is a fitness app for the Android and iPhone platforms that acts as a hub to all wearable fitness devices. The app leverages gamification by encouraging users to track fitness based statistics and compete against friends in challenges. Currently on its third version, FitHub received the Google Developer Award “Best of Show” in the fitness category and has over 37,000 downloads to date.

Patrick earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design, minoring in Computer Science, from the University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire and a Master of Fine Arts in Graphic Design, with an emphasis in Human Computer Interaction, from Iowa State University..