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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 will each leave the workshop...
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 Proof will be on view...
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.  
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...
Reflection: Designer Showcase

Reflection: Designer Showcase

My work was recently showcased on the Avery Dennison Designer Showcase blog. This was a great opportunity since I was able to reflect on where I have been and where I am going. I like to look at it as Getting uncomfortable being comfortable. To read the showcase click here.
Design  with the community

Design with the community

As author, designer and professor Scott Boylston once said: “Design with the community, not for the community.” A year ago today I was traveling south back to dear Savannah, GA. The trip was not only to participate in the Design Ethos conference held by Savannah College of Art and Design but to regain my creative energy...
Summer reading must commence!

Summer reading must commence!

Social Design as a means of Design(ing) for Good My research concentration is in the culture of design and the ethical obligations of designers. Researching what motivates designers allows me to investigate what overall purposes drive designers to create. Questioning what initiates designers to work in the form of philanthropy, social design, or even design...
Wicked World of Ethics in Graphic Design

Wicked World of Ethics in Graphic Design

Ethos of graphic design has been misunderstood as a link between consumers and suppliers for too many years. Over the last century graphic designers have worked to promote products and services they didn’t believe in or use themselves. In some cases, designers have helped to contribute to excessive consumption and prodigious waste through their use...
Hamilton Wayzgoose

Hamilton Wayzgoose

After one of the most amazing weekends, I must share some stories from the 3rd Annual Wayzgoose! From November 4, 5 & 6 the 3rd annual Wayzgoose took place at the Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum. On my second trip to the gorgeous and friendly Two Rivers, WI I was fortunate enough to rub...
Taking the show at the '11 ADDY's!

Taking the show at the ’11 ADDY’s!

Honoring print, broadcast, out-of-home and public service entries, the local North Central Indiana Chapter of the American Advertising Federation hosted the 2010-11 ADDY Awards Banquet at the Purdue Memorial Union on Friday, February 25. The theme this year was Moulin Rouge and the atmosphere was exhilarating! For my work at the Purdue Alumni Association, I...
Digital Magazine Solutions

Digital Magazine Solutions

On long flights passengers have no choice but to hunker down and watch a movie or make a workstation in their crunched seat. Traveling to a cutting edge conference, you start to get energized and enthusiastic to be creative. By the time you make it through baggage claim and get onto a shuttle you begin...