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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/


 

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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

2017 Guest Artist Series

MARNIE POWERS-TORREY

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17 • 2 – 4 PM

SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
South City Campus / Center for Arts & Media
School of Arts, Communication & Media
Multipurpose Room 1-030
1575 South State Street / SLC, UT 84115

The Visual Art & Design Department is proud to present the 2017 Guest Artist Series.

Marnie Powers-Torrey is the Managing Director of the Book Arts Program and Red Butte Press at the University of Utah. She holds an MFA in Photography from the University of Utah and a BA in English and Philosophy from Boston College’s Honors Program.

Serving as the faculty mentor for the minor and certificate in Book Arts, she also teaches letterpress printing, artists’ books, and other courses for the Book Arts Program and elsewhere. Marnie is master printer for the Red Butte Press, harnessing the mighty printing power of a staff of excellent printers.

As a founding member of the College Book Arts Association, she served as Awards Chair for three years and VP for Nominations & Membership for two. Marnie’s work is exhibited and held in collections nationally.

This Event is Free & Open to SLCC Students & Our Guests of the Community.

For more information contact Virag White:
virag.white@slcc.edu
(801) 957-3316


 

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

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/


 

SLCC Sponsors Twilight Concert Series!

From SLCC:

SLCC this summer is joining the Salt Lake City Arts Council as a title sponsor for Twilight’s 30th year of programming, hosting a lineup that includes Little Dragon, Kurt Vile & the Violators, Kamasi Washington, Solange, Cat Power, Andrew Bird and The Roots.

The Arts Council fully supports SLCC’s vision to be a model for inclusive and transformative education and strengthening the communities served through the success of its students. With collaboration, community and inclusivity among the school’s core values, the Arts Council is pleased to bridge the gap between arts and education and have SLCC on board for this year’s 30-year milestone anniversary.

As one of the highlights of summer in downtown Salt Lake City, the series is held July 20 through August 31 on Thursday evenings in Pioneer Park, 350 West 300 South. Gates open at 5 p.m. and the music starts at 6:30 p.m.

To buy tickets:
http://www.slcc.edu/twilight/

From Craft Lake City:

Have you heard about the Twilight Concert Series Craft Market? Enjoy their epic summer line-up while shopping handcrafted goods from local artisans! The Craft Market is a way for Twilight goers to get those festival vibes along with gorgeous views at Pioneer Park. Learn more about the featured Craft Market artisans here: http://craftlakecity.com/2017-twilight-craft-market/

 


 

ALUMNI FOCUS: Nadia, Sara, Cassidy, Andrew, Matt, Jen & Melissa

Nadia Dolzhenko

Alumnus Nadia and her husband Alex Kravtsov recently showed their photography in the Mountain Valley Photographer’s Exhibit at the Midway Community Center.

To see more of Nadia’s work:
http://ndslc.weebly.com/


Sara Corrigan-Gibbs

Sara’s piece for the “heART is Oakland” Ghostship benefit show held in Oakland, California where she works as a graphic designer.

To see more of Sara’s work, follow her on Instagram:
@saraeileendraws


Cassidy Demkov

Some of Cassidy’s favorites designed for the Maggie Holmes Carousel line. Cassidy works for American Crafts.

To see more of Cassidy’s work, follow her on Instagram:
@cassidydemkov.art


Andrew Malin

Andrew at the Las Vegas Comic Con. Andrew will also be a guest at the Salt Lake Comic Con as a comic book historian.

To see more of Andrew’s work:
http://andrewmalindesign.com/


Matt Page

Matt’s show “Page on the Arts: Mormon Pop Art,” runs through the month of July in the L. Tom Perry Special Collections located on the BYU Campus.

To see more of Matt’s work:
http://mattpagedotcom.com/


Jennifer Terry

Part of Jen’s submission in SkillsUSA contest.

Jen recently returned from the 2017 SkillsUSA competition held in Louisville, Kentucky representing SLCC Visual Art & Design Department. Jen reports:

“It was fun, stressful and eye opening.”


KUDOS TO YOU JEN!

To see more of Jen’s work:
http://www.jenonfire.com/


Melissa Healy Turner

Some of Melissa’s designs for the Maggie Holmes Carousel line will be applied to paper, stickers, diecut ephemera, etc. Melissa works for American Crafts.

To see more of Melissa’s work:
http://missy-turner.squarespace.com