Print + Multimedia
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...
Ladybun Cards

Ladybun Cards

The Ladybun brand was developed as a tool for prenatal women’s education. Cards include information for expectant mothers to learn about everything from pre-conception to delivery and all 40 weeks of pregnancy in between. The Pregnancy Wellness cards are kept in a small sturdy container that additional information can be stored from healthcare provider.
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 surprise clients including Project Nia. ...
Use what you have

Use what you have

The intentions of the series Use What You Have was strictly adhered to. This series of prints used materials that were given to me or already in my possession of art supplies. At the end of this print run every last sheet of paper was used, all ink on the printmaking matrix was printed whether...
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, and content. Think about all...
Color in Design

Color in Design

Did you ever wonder what the properties of color are? What are color effects or transpositions? How do you go about researching color when diagrams seem so daunting?  If you have asked yourself any of these questions then you are in the right place! This series of booklets includes research on many aspects of color....
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 Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries...
4 the Love of Wood Type

4 the Love of Wood Type

Over Memorial Day Weekend in 2011 I attended an STA workshop at the Hamilton Wood Type Museum in Two Rivers, WI. I was so lucky to choose my wood type from drawers upon drawers of American history, mix my inks (get messy!), and experiment with a handful of other passionate print makers! These are a...
Grad Dash App

Grad Dash App

As a Purdue student in the game, you will face five levels before graduating. Once you get your diploma, you will have the opportunity to experience the ultimate level and claim your prize. You will go up against penalty flags, bad grades, snowballs, diving birds, and more that all could jeopardize your graduation. However, items...
Imaginative Cartography

Imaginative Cartography

The goal of this project was to keep a log of all the places that I visited during a one week period, both real and virtual (e.g. towns, cities, locales, houses, websites, databases, mailing lists, emails, etc.). Then try to draw a map of my journey, using four 11”x17” sheets of paper and additional materials...
Design Recruitment Series

Design Recruitment Series

This series was created to recruit potential students to attend design school. This poster series won a Silver Student ADDY and also the Judges Choice Award at the 2011 ADDY awards in the North Central Indiana chapter. All posters were created with digital images with little adjustments other than color. Spaghettio’s were arranged and allowed...
With all her might... she learned to write

With all her might… she learned to write

This book was created to show children how to write. With extra attention to detail, the setup of the book promotes learning in a travel mind set. With built in handwriting paper and a pencil, any child can get started with their lessons immediately after reading the story. The story line is of a little...