Category Archives: News

ALUMNI FOCUS: Vince, Helen, Nadia, Magen, Erin, Jen, Peterson & Em

Vince Bayless

2019 46/365″

Helen Cox

“An informational postcard I designed for my volunteer gig at Voterise made it onto the House floor in the Utah State Legislative Session, woah! They unanimously voted to designate February 14th “Utah Women’s Voter Registration Day” and Rep. Stephen Handy (R) held up the Voterise 2020 Challenge card and spoke about our upcoming campaign to get more Utah women registered to vote. My heart is full!”


Nadia Dolzhenko

“Love off-season”


Magen Mitchell – Obake Style

“We’re using this latest round of #artvsartist to consider how Magen’s style has changed over the last few years.”


Erin Salazar

“Happy lil giraffe.”
#utahartist #ipadpro #adobesketch #ipadproart #adobe #applepen #sketch #draw #creativelife #digitalart #erinsalazar #babyanimals #giraffe #babygiraffe


Jen Terry – Jen on Fire

“Hey you guys! These are of a couple of my new illustrations turned into super awesome stickers! These beauties will be up in my Etsy shop in a couple of days so don’t miss out on something you never knew you always needed.”

“Mascot, badge, and animation options for one of our dealerships in New Mexico.”


Em Veylupek



 

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2019 SLCC Student Art Showcase Poster Contest Winner!

Maja Keefer

Maja Keefer’s design for the 2019 SLCC Student Art Showcase Poster Contest was chosen as the winner by Visual Art & Design Department Faculty. Maja’s work for the Student Art Showcase will be seen around campus not only as a poster but on electronic signs, banners and screens. Congratulations Maja!

And a very big thanks also to these talented students who also participated:

Hali Araneo
Sandra Castaneda
Miriam Chavez
Shaniah Eustance
Kayden Groves
Venissa Higginbotham
Cameron Howell
Alexa Jones
Sarah Landeen
Israel Alex Martinez
Lisa Hall Nord
Amanda Osborne
Alexander Perry
Kaori Schrank
Cynthia Shaw
Alexis Smith
Rachel Tonkovich

Thanks Everyone!

All SLCC students are encouraged to submit work online March 6 – 12 for the Showcase.

 

ALUMNI FOCUS: Davin, Joel, Alisa, Natalee, Anna Marie, Melissa, Katrina, Matthew & Jen

Davin Abegg

“I deleted my Night Time Sketches blog. Here are my two favorite sketches I had on it.”


Joel Bender

“Super pumped about this collab with my dudes over at Faction Skis.” #vivalemono #monoski #pitviper


Alisa Bishop Bradley – Alisa Bishop Arts

“I’m February’s featured artist at Friday Afternoon ! My art will be up in the (tea) shop for the whole month, with some of my prints and *new* Valentine’s Day cards available for purchase!” 💖

“There’s an art walk this Friday [Feb 1st] at 6pm, I’ll see you there!🍵


Natalee Cooper Chilton

“Working on updating my portfolio and doing some personal projects. This is an idea for a women’s fly fishing group and now I’m kind of excited about it. Would anyone be interested if I really did start this?” 🐟


Anna Marie Coronado

“Fighting cucco!” #penandink #inkdrawing #illustrationartists #illustratorsoninstagram #illustration #illustrator #cucco #legendofzelda #loz #nerd #nerdgirl #fanart #artist #geek #geekgirl


Melissa Hurd

“Hey friends! Remember how I’m a graphic designer? Check out some websites I designed!”


Heleman Martinez

“For all you chicken fans out there. Another monotype print. Full color.” #monotype #printmaking #illustration #inkdrawing #chickens #slcc @ Salt Lake City, Utah


Katrina Parkinson – Red Rabbit Henna

“Winter is sort of an off season for Henna Tattoos,but luckily I have a sister who is willing to let me tattoo her all year long! Thanks Victoria Flores!”


Matthew Radcliffe

“The Great Salt Lake.”


Jen Terry – Jen on Fire

“Happy Lunar New Year! 2019 is the year of the pig and to start it off the right way I spent my day yesterday Googling cute little pigs I could draw and came up with this. I really am in love with how this turned out and I hope ya’ll like it as well.”

ALUMNI FOCUS: Paul, Cassidy, Todd, Amber, Ben, Melissa, Sam & Erin

Paul Asay

“Good times at the Salt Lake City Stars game tonight.”


Cassidy Demkov

“It may only be 42 degrees outside but I’m already dreaming of warm weather and sunshine. 🌞 Here are some of the summery things I illustrated for the #mhsunnydays collection.”


Todd Erickson – DNA Cycling

“Michael Sjodin and I have come up with some a seriously awesome new kit for the 2019 cycling season! These are for sale to anyone who wants one and will be produced at DNA Cycling. GET RAD THIS SEASON!”
store.dnacycling.com/collections/brotherhood-cycling


Amber Giles

Why put photos on your coasters when you can put your lettering on coasters??👍🏼


Ben Heighton – Destroy Brand Graphics

“Nowhere to go.”


Melissa Hurd – Art with Melissa

“Cathedral of the Madeline”


Sam Loertscher – DS Creative

#logo #design incorporated into 3D Logo panel —#corporate #branding #environmentdesign


Erin Salazar

“One of my drawings was accepted to the 2019 World of the Wild Art Show at Hogle Zoo! Out of all my baby animal drawings, pigs and cows seem to be everyone’s favorite! I learn so much about humans with every single drawing. I love it.”


 

ALUMNI FOCUS: Vince, Lacee, Amber, Nadia, Matt, Erin, Peterson & Clayton

Vince Bayless

“Mini paintings done as stocking stuffers for my nieces and a friend.”


Lacee Siler Black

“Here are the papers and animal icon illustrations I did for the Pink Paislee Paige Evans “Whimsical” collection. (Paige Taylor Evans Pink Paislee American Crafts ) It was the first scrapbook collection I worked on at American Crafts. I’m proud I was able to capture Paige’s love of cut and pieced paper elements in my designs.”


Amber Bowen

“For my 35th birthday, I celebrated with Acts of Kindness. I wanted to continue that by giving away printable party packages designed by me.”


Nadia Dolzhenko

“Marrakech, Morocco”


Matt Page

“Here are some illustrations and some paper patterns I did for a scrapbook line that is being released later this year. I probably did twice as many illustrations than this, but these ones are my favorites. This will probably be my last time doing a big cute scrapbook line, since I changed positions and no longer work on that team.”


Erin Salazar

“Baby’s best friend.” 🐾👶🏻


Peterson Timothy

“Worked on this one last year and finally got the go ahead to share some of it. (More to come). Brand mark for a client of ours. They are a Ford dealership based in Lakewood, CO. This is part of a greater campaign we began rolling out for their new Ford King campaign.”


Clayton Whitehead

Marley – digital painting done in Photoshop.


 

Phillips Gallery – Featured Artist Tom Howard

You are invited to a very special opening at Phillips Gallery featuring Tom Howard, a very talented artist and adjunct instructor in the Visual Art & Design Department at Salt Lake Community College. Tom will be showing some of his fabulous watercolors as part of the opening reception and gallery talk.

Phillips Gallery
On Display in the Dibble Gallery
Opening Reception
January 18th, 2019
6 – 9 PM

Corel Webinar – Featured Artist Don Seegmiller

From Corel:

Painting Creatures with Captivating Texture

Join us for a live webinar where Painter Master Elite Don Seegmiller will teach you how to combine Painter’s textures with brushwork to create a captivating creature portrait. You will gain a solid understanding for how to use textures in your work along with pro illustration tips!

Don Seegmiller is a successful artist, author and instructor (at SLCC!) who is adept at both digital and traditional painting. Find out more about Don: https://seegmillerart.com/

Level: Intermediate
Date: Friday January 25th, 2019
Time: 2:00 – 3:00pm ET

Register Now

The Design Kids: Portfolio Competition and more!

 

 

 

We’re a global design organization for 168,750 student & graduate graphic designers across 33 countries.

We’ve put together a bunch of free resources to help you get that sweet design job, lucky old you! We also offer paid workshops and retreats to help you cross the line, get that job and make your mum proud.

How to use TDK to start your design career

Everything you need to research your future career, become part of the community, and get a job in graphic design anywhere in the world, pretty great right?

Check TDK out:
https://thedesignkids.org

Competitions Coming up SOON!

If your folio has cobwebs, your bank balance is a little low, or your CV is looking p-r-e-t-t-y empty, it’s time to enter some design competitions. Some have cash prizes, some have fame, all can go on your resume. We’ve collated the best from around the world for you to enter, enjoy!

The Design Kids Awards 2018

Oh yes, OUR AWARDS ARE BACK BABY! If you’re finding it hard to get your name out there or your portfolio in front of the right people, this is for you. We have 10 of the top designers from around the world, looking over your portfolios. They will be picking 3 each, making 30 winners going into 2019.
JANUARY 6, 2019, via thedesignkids.org

TDC65 – Communication Design Competition

Type Directors Club (TDC) is hosting its 65th annual Communication Design Competition and accepts original work by designers worldwide. Print or Digital Media (single or series) entries which have been produced or published during 2018 are eligible for submission. Professional and Student work is judged separately. Entries selected by the jury will receive Certificates of Typographic Excellence. They will be exhibited in the 65th TDC Exhibition and appear in Typography 40. The opening of TDC65 will be held in New York City and will be on display during the summer of 2019.
JANUARY 11, 2019 via type-competition.tdc.org

22nd Annual TDC Typeface Design Competition

Type Directors Club (TDC) is hosting its 22nd annual Typeface Design Competition and accepting work by designers from all around the world. Any new typeface designs produced or published between 1st January and 31st December, 2018 are eligible. Entries selected by the jury will receive Certificates of Typographic Excellence. They will be exhibited in the 65th TDC Exhibition and appear in Typography 40. The opening of TDC65 will be held in New York City and will be on display during the summer of 2019.
JANUARY 11, 2019 via type-competition.tdc.org

Type Directors Club 2019 Type Competitions

Type Directors Club has announced its call for entries for the 65th Annual Communications Design and the 22nd Typeface Design Competitions, a celebration of the world’s best typography. You are welcome.
JANUARY 11, 2019 via type-competition.tdc.org

 

ALUMNI FOCUS: Derek, Alisa, Amber, Sam, Magen, Matt, Matthew & Jen

Derek Ballard – Neuer Geist

“Spirited Away tarot cards, printed on RZ590. $20 for set of 3 cards on French Paper Company’s Madero Beach. Originally sold out in 3 nights at Spoke Art Gallery!”


Alisa Bishop – Alisa Bishop Arts

This lovely lady got into ECCC’s Monsters & Dames! She’ll be hanging out on the table of contents page.” 


Amber Giles

“New cards for a new holiday season! So excited to send these out!” ✉️📬


Sam Loertscher – DS Creative

#quote of the day #drseuss #corporate #branding #typography”


Magen Mitchell – Obake Style

We’re jumping on the #topnine2018 bandwagon. Thanks for helping us make this such a productive year! Magen’s busy with holiday commissions she can’t share yet, but we hope to give you a lot more illustrations next year!


Matt Page

“Friday night drawing. Paikea from Whale Rider. This is a reworking of an old drawing.”


Matthew Radcliffe

“Creating art helps everyone else see things the way you do. Share it with everyone.”

“Things don’t always work out the first time, but keep trying.”


Jen Terry – Jen on Fire Design

“Who’s excited for Christmas? This year I decided to not put up a tree or any decorations and I’m kind of glad I didn’t. There is only one thing I miss about the holiday. The Christmas pickle. What’s your favorite holiday tradition?”