Category Archives: SLCC News

SLCC at 2017 Pride Parade

From SLCC:

“Dozens of Salt Lake Community College staff, faculty, students and their family members donned t-shirts with #IAMSLCC printed in a rainbow of colors across the front for the 2017 Pride Parade in Salt Lake City.”

To see the rest of the story:
http://saltlakecommunitycollege.blogspot.com/2017/06/iamslcc-makes-splash-at-pride-parade.html

 

 

 

2017 Alt Press Fest

SLC Main Library

Saturday, July 8, 2017
Noon to 4 PM

From the SL Library:

“The City Library’s ninth annual Alt Press Fest will celebrate zines, all forms of alternative press, and the awesome people who create it in Salt Lake City. Visit with local artists and see their wares, watch prints be made with a steam roller, create origami and sumi ink illustrations, and take part in bookbinding and zine-making workshops.

Before the Fest, be sure to meet with zinester and DIYer Alex Wrekk on July 6 at 7pm at the Main Library’s Level 4 Conference Room. Wrekk will discuss her zine series Brainscan, which she has been creating for the last 20 years.”

Location: Main Library Urban Room
Phone: 801-524-8200
Website: http://www.slcpl.org/events/view/6582/

 

ALUMNI FOCUS: Keith, Catherine, Peterson, & Missy

Keith Beard

Keith is the founder of Miri Gallery located at 3605 South West Temple, Stuite C in Salt Lake City.

For more information on Miri Gallery:
http://www.mirigallery.com/


Catherine Davis

“Updated the website design, including a link to my flickr stream where you can find my event photos!” ~ Catherine

To see more of Catherine’s work:
https://www.catherinedavisart.com/design


Peterson Timothy

From Saxton Horne:

“We’re thrilled to hear the work we did for Volunteers of America, Utah was selected as one of the pieces in the @aigaslc 100 show! (We’re definitely patting ourselves on the back.)”

Peterson was the graphic designer on this project which received a Merit Award at this year’s AIGA 100 Show.

To see more of Peterson’s work:
http://timothycd.com/

To see Volunteers of America Gala:
https://www.behance.net/gallery/43979211/Silver-Spurs-Gala-Volunteers-of-America-Utah


Missy Dial van Waggoner

“Happily designed art, paper + gift goodness by Missy.”

To see more of Missy’s work:
https://www.etsy.com/shop/LittleMissMissy


 

2017 SLCC VAD GRADS!

Salt Lake Community College invited Diane Guerrero, Actor/Author/Human Rights Activist, to speak at the 2017 Commencement. Guerrero is a White House (2015) Ambassador for Citizenship & Naturalization. She is an outspoken advocate for common sense, comprehensive immigration reform, and has worked with the Immigrant Legal Resource Center and Mi Familia Vota, a non-partisan Latino civic engagement organization, to promote citizenship and voter registration.

Congratulations to our Visual Art & Design / Graphic Design graduates! Good luck in your future careers.

Jordan Bautista
Lacee Black
Karli Duisen
Nick Faulkner
Kirsten Milliner

Isabella Morilla
Fernando Mosquera
Jennifer Terry
Kori Thaxton
Lenessa Tingey
Christopher Quick

Fernando Mosquero, Lacee Black, Chris Quick, Jordan Bautista.

 

Lacee Black, Jen Terry, Isabella Morillo, Chris Quick, Mauro Bazan (Illustration), Jordan Bautista and Nick Falkner.

 

And congratulations to John Paul Brantly with his wife, Bekka, graduating from Utah State University. John Paul is a VAD Graphic Design alumnus.

SLCC Hosts 2017 AIGA Student Portfolio Review

2016 AIGA Student Portfolio Review
Saturday, April 15, 2017

Salt Lake Community College
South City Campus Atrium
1575 South State Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84115

“The Annual AIGA Student Portfolio Review is designed to serve undergraduate students from Utah State University, Weber State, University of Utah, Salt Lake Community College, Utah Valley University, Brigham Young University and Southern Utah University.” ~ AIGA SLC

AIGA Salt Lake City’s Student Portfolio Review is always a great event for students to gain advice, insight and industry information from SLC professional designers as well as design and illustration faculty from Utah colleges.

SLCC Visual Art & Design Department Associate Professor Kerry Gonzales and Assistant Professor Virag White, both in the Graphic Design program, joined their advanced students at this year’s event. Both said they were very proud of the nine VAD Graphic Design students who showed their portfolios and were reviewed by creative directors and faculty from other institutions.

Anastasiya Bobrova

Jordan Bautista

Lacee Black

Donovan Burns

Karli Duisen

Isabella Morillo

Christopher Quick

Jennifer Terry

Lauren Waters

Many of our Graphic Design students are already working as interns or graphic designers in various companies throughout the Wasatch Front. We thank them for their wonderful work and wish them the very best in the future!

Kudos to Anastasiya, Jordan, Lacee, Donovan, Karli, Isabella, Chris, Jennifer and Lauren!

Sheila Chambers Retires

INK would like to congratulate long-time Visual Art & Design full-time faculty member, Professor Sheila Chambers and wish her the best in her retirement. Have lots of fun Sheila!

A wonderful biography in Sheila’s own words:

“I studied and received my B.A. in Communications from California State University, Long Beach (CSULB). I took nearly one-third fine art courses, but also studied video, film, informational design, and graphic design. After graduating, I worked nine years as a full-time graphic designer and illustrator in Los Angeles.  In 1991, with a move to Salt Lake City for graduate school, I took a full-time teaching position at Salt Lake Community College in the Visual Art & Design Department.”
 
“Over the years I have fulfilled a generalist position in the SLCC Visual Art & Design Department, teaching both traditional and digital media. I have taught diverse courses such as design, drawing, color theory, corporate design, package design, illustration, painting, portfolio preparation, computer art, and art history. I like variety!”  

“In my practice as an artist, I have loved combining words with images to create a more powerful message in my paintings, drawings, and digital posters. Over the years, I have also developed a keen interest in the meeting point of art and spirituality, and the influence of one’s own philosophy on their art practice. In my interactions with students I have always paid attention to their motives and their dreams and attempted to guide them to their niche in the varied art and design industry.”
 
“From 1996 – 98 I attended a low-residency M.F.A. program at Marywood University in Scranton, Pennsylvania. The studies enabled me to combine my love of both design and illustration, and ultimately wrote my M.F.A. Thesis on Poster Design, while also developing a manual for teaching illustration at the primary and secondary levels. I earned the M.F.A. in Art in 1998. Concurrently, I created a website to include work being completed for my degree:
http://www.e-mote.com

“In 2003, I created http://www.16shrines.com
for my work completed for the Distinguished Faculty Lecture Award (and art show) at Salt Lake Community College. I have participated in numerous exhibitions over the years, and take delight not only in traditional media, but in experimenting with new media as well.”

“I was granted tenure at Salt Lake Community College in 2000 and promoted to full Professor in 2004. Compelled to seek out ways to enlarge my understanding of multicultural and transhistorical art from many regions of the world, I began studying world art and craft. This led to admission to a doctoral program where I was in a one-year residency in London, England at The Prince’s School of Traditional Art where I studied manuscript illumination, gilding, tile design, sacred geometry, and contextual studies in the philosophy of traditional and sacred art. The fruits of that formal study are yet to be determined but will either be completion of the doctoral degree or contributions to scholarship about where art practice and philosophy converge in the art product. To that end I run perceptual experiments and make art at Poor Yorick Studios, a collective in South Salt Lake.”

Thank you Sheila for all your years of work and contribution to the Visual Art & Design Department at Salt Lake Community College.


 

2017 SLCC Student Art Showcase

Opening Reception
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Center for Art & Media
Atrium Awards / Multipurpose Room Exhibit

Another wonderful Student Art Showcase has come and gone. We would like to thank all who participated. Without you, there would be no show!

Best of Show was awarded to Brooks Jones / Fine Art.

INK Award was awarded to Karli Duisen / Graphic Design.

The President’s Award chosen by SLCC President Deneece Huftalin was awarded to Brock Arbon / Fine Art.

SACM Dean Richard Scott gave the Dean’s Award to Joshua Watts / Animation.

Student Life & Leadership Award went Doary Buell / Photography.

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Over 250 pieces were accepted into the show. More awards given:

FINE ARTS (8) – 1 Award of Excellence, 2 Awards of Merit and 5 Honorable Mentions

PHOTOGRAPHY (7) – 1 Award of Excellence, 5 Awards of Merit and 1 Honorable Mention

GRAPHIC DESIGN (5) – 1 Award of Excellence, 4 Awards of Merit

ILLUSTRATION (3) – 1 Award of Excellence, 1 Award of Merit and 1 Honorable Mention

ANIMATION (2) – 1 Award of Excellence, 1 Honorable Mention

MULTIMEDIA (2) – 1 Award of Merit and 1 Honorable Mention

The esteemed judges for whom we thank their time and expertise:

Alisha Provstgaard Animation & Multimedia


Susan Jarvis Fine Art & Illustration

Rob RonaldDesign & 3D


Meish Frampton Photography


Julianie Spookie McCrayINK Award

And the Art Showcase Committee who made it all possible:

Rob AdamsonArt Showcase Chair

Neal Reiland Art Showcase Co-Chair/Past & Present Video

Jessica Curran Banners & Signage

Chad Erekson Animated Video

Kerry GonzálesPoster Contest


Lana Gruendell Awards & Prizes


Andrew WilsonWebsite Submissions

Trudy RicharsonShow NameTtags

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In addition to the above, these behind-the-scenes hardworking VAD Faculty and Staff also helped gather submissions and hang the show. And… provided security, tore down the show and returned artwork:

Sheila Chambers, Rick Graham, Whitney King Hyans, Terry Martin, Virag White, Mitzi Lopez Garrido, Eliza Filippi and Cindy Denos.

And last but not least we would like to thank the School of Arts, Communication & Media Dean Richard Scott, VAD Associate Dean Bryan Griggs, Center for Arts & Media Coordinator Josh Elstein, and Art Gallery & Event Coordinator Carolyne Chronister.

GREAT SHOW EVERYONE!

Photos Courtesy of The Globe 2017

 

CONGRATULATIONS KARLI!

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Karli Duisen’s design for the 2017 SLCC Student Art Showcase Poster Contest was chosen as the winner by Visual Art & Design Department Faculty. Karli’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 Karli!

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

Jordan Bautista
Lacee Black
Anastasiya Bobrova
Laif Erickson
Ericka Espinoza
Randall Forbush
Keegan Helgren
Ariel Hofman
Maja Keefer
Israel Martinez
Jessi Sauer
Jennifer Short
Mikaela Smith
Lauren Waters

All of the Poster Contest submissions will be in the display case outside of 2-173 in the older north end of South City Campus until February 16th. Come check them out!

2016 SLCC President’s Art Show Highlights

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From SLCC:
“The popular President’s Art Show is a celebration of local artists and the power of art to bring together people from across the community. Derived from more than 280 submissions this year, the latest exhibition showcases a wide range of talented and promising professional and amateur artists using their skills in a variety of mediums.”

INK would like to congratulate current Graphic Design/Illustration student Lacee Black and Friend of INK, Tiffany Huber. Tiffany’s husband Tyson Huber is a Graphic Design alumnus.

Many thanks to SLCC President Deneece Huftalin for presiding over this show.

Kudos to both Lacee and Tiffany!

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“Self Illumination”mixed media

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Lacee Black

 

 

 

 


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“Snake Girl” – colored pencils

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Tiffany Huber with husband, Tyson and daughter Ede. Do we see a future SLCC student here?