Category Archives: Design News

Alumni Focus: Lacee, Nadya & Missy

Lacee Black

From Lacee:

Just got notified “Women in Harmony” was accepted to the SLCC President’s Art Show.”


Nadya Bratt

Nadya having fun using old tools to create new work!


Missy Healy Turner

From Missy:

I recently got the opportunity to do branding for the most excellent child photographer, my awesome friend @veronicareeve . This field of flowers pattern will be one of a few different backs on her business cards!

More business card backs:

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Jill & Andrew & Adam – Guest Speakers!

SLC Design Week

From AIGA:

“AIGA Salt Lake City and PechaKucha Night – SLC have joined forces with another inspiring night full of presenters. As one of the events for Salt Lake Design Week, we have a great group of presenters showcasing a range of disciplines within the design community. It’s sure to be another fantastic PechaKucha night! Come to meet, mingle, and party with people from all the design fields and beyond.”

Two VAD Alumni Jill DeHaan, Freelance Hand Letterer & Illustrator and Adam Tolman, Design Director at Underbelly will be speaking!

Jill DeHaan

From Jill:

“Hey guys! I’m speaking at Pechakucha Night for @sldesignweek on the 17th. Going to speak alongside some amazing people! Come check it out! October 17, 7-10pm at The Leonardo. Get tickets before they sell out!”

http://www.jilldehaan.com/

 

Adam Tolman

“We’re a digital design studio specializing in product design and development.”

http://adamtolman.dribbble.com/

http://www.underbelly.is/

For more info on this event:

https://saltlakecity.aiga.org/event/pechakucha-night-vol-21-2017-salt-lake-design-week/


Andrew Malin

Hosted by Velleity Studios and Watchtower Cafe:

“Come and see us at Watchtower Cafe on October 23rd at 6:30 PM. Learn about comics and you might win a prize.”

http://velleitystudios.com/


 

2017 Salt Lake Design Week!

From AIGA SLC:

Salt Lake Design Week expands the public awareness about design in our community.

The purpose of Salt Lake Design Week is to celebrate and promote the impact of design in Utah across all disciplines—graphic, digital, product, fashion, architecture, advertising, interior, marketing, and more. Salt Lake Design Week brings together professionals, students, entrepreneurs, educators and other members of the community, to inspire and collaborate with one another.

An example of this is the breadth of our partnerships including: AIA, IDSA, SEGD, AAF, IIDA, IDXA, YAF, other Salt Lake City design groups, museums, businesses and schools. Salt Lake Design Week includes an opening reception, business and design forums, workshops, film screenings, studio tours, exhibitions, lectures, mixers, and culminates with an outstanding Design Week closing party.

To read more about events:
http://sldesignweek.org/


 

2017 INK Show ~ You are Invited!

INK SHOW RECEPTION
Friday, October 27 • 5:30 – 7 PM
Introductions at 6 PM

Exhibit Dates
October 25 ~ November 30, 2017

SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
South City Campus / Center for Arts & Media
Edna Runswick Taylor Foyer / East Entrance
1575 South State Street / SLC, UT 84115

In 2010, Salt Lake Community College Visual Art & Design Graphic Design students Nadya Bratt & Casey Kim created INK as a club for anyone interested in Graphic Design. After their graduation from SLCC, INK evolved into an online source for those passionate about the visual communication industry by offering access to news, resources, and networking.

VAD Associate Professor Kerry Gonzáles and caretaker for INK, is proud to share the talents and creative directions taken by Alumni & Friends of INK in this – the third annual – INK, an Alumni Art & Design Group Show.

Each piece showcases the design process from initial research and ideas to a completed product. And most importantly… how a good foundation in graphic design is used in a multitude of careers.

Graphic Designers Can Do Everything!

For more information:
kerry.gonzales@slcc.edu

ALUMNI FOCUS: Brighton, Alisa, Ben & Dianna

Brighton Ballard

Brighton Ballard’s submission in the Miyazaki Art Show!

From Spoke Art:

Take a look at these beautiful Miyazaki tarot cards by Brighton Carper Ballard. Which is your favorite?

Miyazaki Art Show
Spoke Art Gallery, NYC

September 29th – October 1st, 2017

Opening reception:
Friday, September 29th, 6 – 10 PM

Spoke Art is proud to present the Miyazaki Art Show – a whimsical showcase of over 100 artists from around the world celebrating the films of Japanese film-maker and animator Hayao Miyazaki.

https://spoke-art.com/


Alisa Bishop Bradley

From Alisa:

My Zarya Piece for Vol 2 of It Takes a Woman, an Overwatch fanzine celebrating the lady characters. Copies are still available, link in comments :D !

To see more of Alisa’s work:
https://twitter.com/alzuna

https://alzuna.tumblr.com

https://instagram.com/alzuna

https://facebook.com/alisabishopart

https://etsy.com/shop/alisaarts


Ben Heighton

From Ben:

Some work I did for Sanitation Department The Series. They’re currently in production of their first season, to be released spring of 2018. I made their uniforms for the show and designed the logos. Along with stickers and t-shirts. You can follow them on Facebook for updates at www.facebook.com/sanitationdepartmenttheseries


Dianna Totland

From Dianna:
All done lettering the window! The logo is vinyl and looks amazing. @oliverandprincessnatasha officially opens this Saturday so make sure and come by for some amazing vintage gems!!


 

SL COMIC CON 2017

 

 

 

 

 

Salt Lake Palace Convention Center
September 21 – 23, 2017

Thursday • 2 to 9 PM
Friday • 11 AM to 8 PM
Saturday • 10 AM to 7 PM

Salt Lake Comic Con is a world-class pop culture phenomenon that brings the best in entertainment to the Intermountain West. With celebrity guest panels, autograph signings, photo ops, gaming competitions, cosplay, contests, special events, and KidCon, there is something for everyone.


Alisa Bishop Illustration

From Alisa:

Hey look it’s me! I’ll be at SL CC next week, so excited to see everyone, please stop by! I’ll have sketchbooks and stickers this year too.

Vendor/Artist Name: Alisa Bishop
Booth #: Silver 37
Website/Social Media: www.alisabishop.com
Official #SLCC17 Vendor List: bit.ly/2wMkTac


Andrew Malin

From Andrew:

Here is my panel schedule for Salt Lake Comic Con! Let’s talk comics!

Spider-Man: 5 Stories That Define the Character • 255E
Thur. Sept. 21 • 3 to 4 pm

Marvel Trivia Contest • 255E
Thur. Sept. 21 • 7 to 8 pm

Controversial Comics – A Look At the Most Eyebrow Raising Storylines Ever • 255C
Thur. Sept. 21 • 8 to 9 pm

Comics as a Learning Tool for Beginning and Young Readers • 255F
Sat. Sept. 23 • 10 to 11 am

Andrew:
We were featured in Salt Lake Magazine.

https://saltlakemagazine.com/adventures-slc-superheroes-donald-trump-salt-lake-comic-con/


Ian Maxfield Design

From Ian:

Hey its me! If you’re going to the con, swing by and say hey! I’ll have 7 new prints this con that I’m really excited for!

Vendor/Artist Name: Ian J Maxfield
Booth #: Silver 2
Website/Social Media: www.ianjmax.com
Official #SLCC17 Vendor List: bit.ly/2wMkTac


Obake Style / Magen Mitchell & Nick Burke

From Magen:

We’re pulling double duty this month to get ready for both Salt Lake Comic Con and GeekGirlCon. It’s been fun, but this will probably be our last time vending at Salt Lake Comic Con. If you can’t make it out, don’t fret. We’ll still continue vending at other local events.

Vendor/Artist Name: Obake Style
Booth #: Beige 30
Website/Social Media: www.obakestyle.com
Official #SLCC17 Vendor List: bit.ly/2wMkTac


Matt Page Art

Matt Page was at the Urban Arts Festival with his work featured above. He will be at SL Comic Con with all the same great art!

Vendor/Artist Name: Matt Page Art
Booth #: Mauve 10
Website/Social Media: http://mattpagedotcom.com/
Official #SLCC17 Vendor List: bit.ly/2wMkTac


Matt Page at Urban Arts Festival

Matt Page

From Matt Page:

I will be at the Urban Arts Festival this Saturday and Sunday at the Galavan Center downtown. Entry is free, so stop by for a fun free weekend activity and check out the art. Anyone who stops by my booth (#152) and says “how you doin?” like Wendy Williams gets 10% off your purchase. #urbanartsfestival #urbanrtsfestival2017

ALUMNI FOCUS: Paul, Melissa, Magen & Dianna

Paul Asay

From Paul who is the photographer for the Bee’s Baseball in SLC:
Last game of the season is today…


Melissa Hurd

From Melissa:

“Summer Nights” concept drawing. One of my favorite summer pastimes is stargazing in fields with my best friends. What are you going to miss when summer is over?


Magen Mitchell / Obake Style

From Obake Style:
Magen’s practicing her character studies for our collaboration with hentai maven Corpse Tits. We’re really excited to make some adorably violent demons!

#obakestyle #corpsetits #corpseandobake #titsandstyle #obaketits #corpsestyle #characterstudies


Dianna Totland

From Dianna:
Newest Localized poster, designed by yours truly 😊😊 #slugmag #localized #poster #graphicdesign

To see more of Dianna’s work:
http://www.diannadesign.com/


 

Neuer Geist Makes a Video!

Brighton & Derek Ballard

Teaser for coffee roast to accompany the limited edition “Meanwhile” screen print released at the “In Dreams” David Lynch Tribute Show at Spoke Art Gallery in NYC.

From Brighton & Derek:
“With help from Matt Brunk of Unlife Productions, we spent a dark night under a full moon making this teaser video for MEANWHILE, the limited edition coffee roasted exclusively for Neuer Geist. Smash that play button, and order yours at ng15.co!”

To order the print:
http://neuergeist.com/shop/twin-peaks-meanwhile-print


 

Chris Presents at Westminster

Chris Manfre

Chris, an alumnus of the Visual Art & Design Department at SLCC, will be speaking at Westminster College in September. Chris is the Design Mentor & In-house Graphic Designer at Spy Hop, an organization that mentors young students in the digital arts. Chris is also a guest reviewer for Associate Professor Kerry Gonzáles’ ART 2220 Advanced Design Saturday Review & Preview presentations here at Salt Lake Community College.

Congratulations Chris!

From Westminster College:
How do art and science complement each other? New developments in 3D animation and augmented reality are starting to influence science education and student engagement. This year at Westminster Thinks Big Chris Manfre talks about his journey as a multidisciplinary designer and science enthusiast.

Register at: https://westminstercollege.edu/weekend

To see more of Chris’s work:
http://chrismanfre.com/