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2019 SLCC Student Art Showcase Winners

Best of Show Award “My First Drag Bag” by Hali Araneo.

Opening Reception
& Awards Presentation

Thursday, April 4, 2019
Center for Art & Media / Multipurpose Room
Exhibit runs through April 17

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

Student Hali Araneo and Associate Professor Kerry Gonzáles.

Best of Show (above) was awarded to Hali Araneo / Design.

The President’s Award chosen by SLCC President Deneece Huftalin was awarded to Alex Martinez / Multimedia.

The Provost’s Award chosen by Provost Clifton Sanders was awarded to Sarah Baum / Fine Art.

The Dean’s Award chosen by SACM Dean Richard Scott was awarded to Daniel Sandoval / Illustration.

Art Show Poster Design winner was chosen by VAD Faculty and given to Maja Keefer.

Students’ Choice Award (below) went to Adam Berman / Photography.


INK Group Award
(below) was given to Hali Araneo / Design.

Art Showcase Chair Associate Professor Ed Rosenberger and Co-Chair Assistant Professor Virag White.Student Alex Martinez and Professor Whitney King Hyans.

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

ANIMATION (2)
Award of Excellence – Sam Martinez
Honorable Mention – Lauren Yancey

DESIGN (2)
Award of Excellence – Jessi Sauer
Honorable Mention – Victor Acosta Rodriguez

3D DESIGN (1)
Award of Excellence – Sarena Boyd

FINE ARTS (2)
Award of Excellence – Eileen Johnson
Award of Merit – Hailey Paine

ILLUSTRATION (4)
Award of Excellence – Gabrielle Teaford
Award of Merit – Mason Hall
Award of Merit – Daniel Sandoval
Honorable Mention – Alex Martinez

MIXED MEDIA (3)
Award of Excellence – Christina Stanley
Award of Merit – Daniel Sandoval
Honorable Mention – Kati Nilson

MULTIMEDIA (1)
Award of Excellence – Jessi Sauer

PHOTOGRAPHY (3)
Award of Excellence – Miguel Sanchez
Award of Merit – Adam Berman
Honorable Mention – Daniel Tanner

PRINTMAKING (1)
Award of Excellence – Marla Duggins

Student Maja Keefer with her Art Showcase promotional designs.

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

Stewart Craig – Imagine Learning / Illustration & 2D Animation

Chad Kirkland – Photographer & SLCC alumnus / Photography

Susan Makov – Weber State University Professor, retired / Design, Painting, Illustration, Printmaking, Bookmaking, Photography.

Chuck Penna – Creative Director & Owner Penna Powers, SLCC alumnus / Design, Web, Illustration, Photography

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And the Art Showcase Committee who made it all possible:

Ed Rosenberger Art Showcase Chair

Virag WhiteArt Showcase Co-Chair and Awards

Jessica Curran Signage

Chad Erekson Animated Video

Kerry GonzálesPoster Contest

Lana Gruendell Prizes

Trudy RichardsonShow Name Tags

Andrew WilsonWebsite Submissions

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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… will provide security, tear down the show and return artwork:

Rob Adamson, Rick Graham, Whitney King Hyans, Terry Martin, Neal Reiland, Don Seegmiller, Robinson Valenzuela, Cindy Denos, and Alexa Jones.

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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 Danielle Susi-Dittmore.

Photos provided by Alexa Jones.

GREAT SHOW EVERYONE!


 

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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.

 

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

 

2018 INK Show Reception

The 2018 INK ~ an Alumni ART & DESIGN Group Show reception on Friday, November 16th was a great success! Associate Professor Kerry Gonzáles wishes to thank all participating alumni:

Helen Cox
Shawn Growcock
Melissa Hurd
Amy MacDonald
Ian Maxfield
Katrina Parkinson
Tanja Rigby
Norah Strebel

To see their work and read more about each of our alumni:
https://inkslcc.wordpress.com/about-ink/ink-show/2018-ink-show/

Helen Cox

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Melissa Hurd

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Amy MacDonald

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Ian Maxfield

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Katrina Parkinson

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Tanja Rigby

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Amy MacDonald & Kerry Gonzáles

Thanks Everyone ~ Kerry Gonzáles

To see their work and read more about each of our alumni:
https://inkslcc.wordpress.com/about-ink/ink-show/2018-ink-show/

 

The President’s Art Show: Jessi & Lacee

 2018 SLCC President’s Art Show

Congratulations to current Graphic Design student Jessi Sauer and alumnus Lacee Siler Black! Both submitted work to the show and were accepted. The President’s Art Show is a prestigious exhibit showcasing work of students, alumni, SLCC employees, and community members.

Yeah, it’s a big deal!

Jessi Sauer

“High Quality Mix Goods – Mixology Kit” – cylinder design

Lacee Siler Black

“Precipice” – mixed media

2018 INK SHOW ~ You are Invited!

THE INK SHOW RECEPTION

Friday, November 16 • 5:30 – 7 PM
Introductions at 6 PM

Exhibit Dates
October 30, 2018 ~ January 11, 2019

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 fourth 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 contact Kerry Gonzáles:
kerry.gonzales@slcc.edu
(801) 957-3493

 

Creative Mornings

Chris and Krissie Holifield

October 26, 8:30am – 10:00am MDT. Hosted at Industrious

Part of a series on Honesty

Free tickets available 
Nice! Tickets are available for this event.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Krissie and Chris Holifield are the co-hosts of the I am Salt Lake podcast. On top of her co-hosting duties Krissie is the designer for the podcast. After moving from Wisconsin and dabbling in stand up comedy, Krissie joined forces with Chris Holifield to showcase the inspiring people in Salt Lake City. Even though he was born and raised in California, Chris will always call Utah home. Self taught in the podcasting world, Chris produces the podcast, and believes everyone should have an opportunity to share their story. Together they live in Salt Lake City with their daughter Lucy.