ReInvision Huntingdon

ReInvision Huntingdon

Creation of a nonprofit and a social movement can be two different things. In the case of ReInvision Huntingdon, it became one initiative that is near and dear to my heart. In the fall of 2015 I began researching and identifying local organization in my hometown of Huntingdon. There were plenty...
Experimental Printmaking Workshop

Experimental Printmaking Workshop

Interested in printmaking? Join me this Saturday, May 23rd from 1-3pm for an experimental printmaking workshop at The Art Space, downtown Huntingdon, PA. Participants will work side by side testing materials and experimenting with different printing techniques. All levels of experience are welcome to join the workshop. All materials are included. Participants...
Conceptual Proof

Conceptual Proof

We had a great time installing Conceptual Proof this afternoon!  Please join us for an Artist Reception with this Friday, May 1st from 6-8pm. I will be presenting the process and story behind the work displayed in Conceptual Proof. A reception and opportunity to meet and discuss the work will follow.   Conceptual...
Black/Inside Zine

Black/Inside Zine

In the summer of 2012 I participated in Camp FireBelly. During the 10 day camp, 10 campers live and work with Firebelly Design to craft a strategic design solution for a non-profit client, from initial research to final implementation. Focusing on socially responsible design, this years camp consisted of several...
Say what you mean series

Say what you mean series

As a graphic designer my goal has always been to communicate and solve a given problem. Artists such as (psychedelic poster designers) are just that, artists. In my mind the difference between communication in art and design is experiment. In this series I have focused on experimenting with materials, messages,...
Conversation Pieces

Conversation Pieces

An exhibition of contemporary art from pre-tenure women faculty, Conversation Pieces was part of the 2011 Purdue Conference for Pre-Tenure Women. Working closely with the curator Shannon C. McMullen, a gallery style exhibition catalog and postcard promoting the event were created in print format. Conversation Pieces took place in the...
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Business Pitch

Business Pitch

While serving on a local nonprofit committee, I worked to create branding materials to be utilized in print and web for the first Huntingdon Business Pitch Competition. Local 501c3 Huntingdon Landmarks works on local structural revitalization. The Downtown Opportunity Committee of Landmarks created the first time event allowing local entrepreneurs to present to local investors....
No Bad Agents

No Bad Agents

Worked with client to develop various logo concepts with supplied name No Bad Agents. Worked to develop color palettes for use on print and web materials. Also worked as a consultant to review designed content/messaging and additional web and video design materials provided by third party design firms for final business launch. Vimeo national commercial video created by...
Conceptual Proof Exhibition

Conceptual Proof Exhibition

A showcase of letterpress and experimental prints from my collection. Event Information: Please join us for an Artist Reception with Ryan Gibboney Friday, May 1st from 6-8pm. She will be presenting the process and story behind the work displayed in Conceptual Proof. A reception and opportunity to meet the artist will follow. Conceptual Proof will...
Bicycle Safety Update

Bicycle Safety Update

Back in the fall of 2012 I was compelled as a cyclist to research bicycle safety on university campuses. At Purdue University this was a hot topic with several serious incidents between cyclists and pedestrians and cyclists and motor vehicles. This research project started with determining the amount of education there is available for both cyclists...
Presenting at TypeCon '14

Presenting at TypeCon ’14

I am honored to be speaking at Typecon 2014 in our nation’s capital next month. In conjunction with TypeCon2014, SOTA will be presenting its ninth annual Type & Design Education Forum, a day of special programming devoted to addressing the pressing needs of design educators. My panel presentation Integrating Letterpress into the 21st Century Design Classroom takes place...
Set in Motion

Set in Motion

Recent video experimental work compiled while researching at Purdue was selected to be showcased in the Set in Motion Video Art & Experimental Film Nights. My video Abstract Creativity was selected to be part of the show.  
Creative Oatmeal Cookies

Creative Oatmeal Cookies

While taking a much needed break from thesis writing, wrapping up my graduate work and applying for positions I have taken creative outlet in the kitchen. Although I have been making this cookie recipe over the last year, I wanted to make a few healthy adjustments testing ingredients available in my kitchen. The best thing...
Researching 'the Client'

Researching ‘the Client

The crossroad between designer and client beliefs in community driven work allows for a collaboration of not only good design but also social advancements through design. Through my research endeavors and participation in extra circular design events it is clear designers have the power to achieve these goals in time, however the process can be...
Well Baby Toolkit

Well Baby Toolkit

Albert Einstein once said, the only source of knowledge is experience. I have learned the value of experience and how it plays a huge role in the outcome of design. How do we experience what we are designing for or furthermore how do we design for what we have experienced? It is my experience that...
Community as Client Exhibition

Community as Client Exhibition

November  11 – 15, 2013 EAST GALLERY / PATTI AND RUSTY RUEFF GALLERIES Yue-Kong Pao Hall of Visual & Performing Arts, Purdue University 552 West Wood Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907   To watch the video from the exhibition click here: Community Design Ecosystem      
MFA Exhibition Next Week

MFA Exhibition Next Week

My graduate thesis work will be completed in the next week and the conclusion of that work is a public gallery show at Purdue University. The show titled Community as Client is open to the public from Monday 11/11 through Friday 11/15.On Friday November 15 at 11:30am I will be giving a public talk about the work...
Community Design Ecosystem

Community Design Ecosystem

  The Community Design Ecosystem is a community of the living (people, plants, and animals) in conjunction with the nonliving components of their environment (structures, architecture, transportation, and public services), interacting as a system. The system consists of creatives, stakeholders, and public partners. Working only with all three partners, the puzzle remains incomplete without all...