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ALUMNI FOCUS: Lucas, Brighton, Derek, Cassidy, Nadia, Amber, Ben, Andrew, Ian, Magen, & Melissa

Lucas Ackley

“My two ladies. Trying to get a better handle on coloring too. Blurg.”


Derek & Brighton Ballard

“The @cottonbureau has tossed our “Coffee Ambigram” Design back in the ring. If you missed a chance to snag one in 2014, this is your chance. Link in comments.”


Cassidy Demkov

“Here are a few of my favorite papers I designed for the Maggie Holmes Bloom collection. I love having the opportunity to create such pretty things and work on a team with the best and most talented gals @ashleycollettdesign and @jlsimmons #cratepaper #maggieholmesBLOOM


Nadia Dolzhenko

Professional photographer Nadia on a trip to Sedona.


Amber Giles

Today’s #brainbreak sketches brought to you by the movie #MaryPoppins.”


Ben Heighton

“Reaction. This piece was created for the upcoming Opposition Gallery Series Bloom and Decay art…”


Andrew Malin

“Check out the new and improved Velleity Studios website. Chuck full of indie comic and game goodness: https://velleitystudios.com/


Ian Maxfield

“I have all of my Overwatch designs displayed and prints available at the Urban Arts Gallery for the Video Game show this month. I’ll be there on the 19th for gallery stroll hanging out. Come say hey!”


Magen Mitchell

“I had the pleasure of creating several pet portraits over the holiday season and I’ve received such a great response that I’ve decided to offer my services for pet portrait commissions! If interested, send an email with a photo of your pet, preferably well-lit and in focus, to magen@obakestyle.com.”


Melissa Healy Turner

“Swan paint-by-number I illustrated a while back for work.”


 

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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/


 

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


ALUMNI FOCUS: Paul, Jill, Andrew, & Ingrid

Paul Asay

Paul is the photographer for the Salt Lake Bee’s. He also works at Bikewagon as their Creative Director.

http://www.bikewagon.com

Salt Lake Bees:
http://www.milb.com/content/page.jsp?ymd=20081120&content_id=41403142&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_t561&sid=t561


Jill De Haan

From Jill: “What a hoot to see my lettering in cake topper form! Thanks @houselarsbuilt for the fun project! All beautiful photos and styling by @houselarsbuilt

To see more of Jill’s work:
http://www.jilldehaan.com/


Andrew Malin

Andrew co-wrote, inked, and lettered the new comic “Ruthless” the latest crowdfunding campaign by Velleity Studios.

To see more Velleity Studios comics:
http://velleitystudios.com/


Ingrid Shoemaker

From Ingrid about new items on her Etsy site, DahliaAndViolet:
“Finally got these two pieces listed on Etsy!”

To see more of Ingrid’s work:

#aventurinegreen

dahliaandviolet.etsy.com/

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


 

ALUMNI FOCUS: Davin, Andrew & Colleen

Davin Abegg

“A set of sugar skulls I did for a recent freelance job” ~ Davin

To see more of Davin’s work:
https://swoodyrecords.bandcamp.com
http://secretabilities.bandcamp.com
http://davinabegg.tumblr.com/


Andrew Malin

“Here is our latest Kickstarter. We took golden age comics and rewrote them to be hilarious. We blanked-out the words of some out-of-copyright 1950s comics, and filled them with the mad ravings of our deranged minds!” ~ Andrew

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


Colleen Sanders Reynolds

“Here’s some posters/one sheets I did for some 2017 nominees of the Utah Film Awards this year.” ~ Colleen

To see more of Colleen’s work:
https://colleenmarie.myportfolio.com/


 

ALUMNI AT 2016 COMIC CON!

Thursday, September 1
Friday, September 2
Saturday, September 3

CC Alumni art

Clockwise from top left: Magen Mitchell, Andrew Malin, Alisa Bishop, Lucas Ackley, Matt Page, Tyson Huber, Ian Maxfield, Davin Abegg, and Nick Burke presenting Obake Style.

SALT LAKE COMIC CON
Salt Palace Convention Center
Salt Lake City, UT

A few of our VAD Graphic Design Alumni – now professionals in a variety of fields – will be presenting at Salt Lake Comic Con this year! Go! Have fun! And say hello to:

DAVIN ABEGG – Panel Discussion So Wrong It’s Right: The World of Magnificently Awful Film Effects” • Sept. 1st at 6 PM • 151A
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LUCAS ACKLEY – #1 Panel Discussion “Ghostbusters: Past, Present & Future” • Sept. 1st at 6 PM • 150G
#2 Panel Discussion “High End Geek Collecting” • Sept. 2nd at 6 PM • 150G
#3 Panel Discussion “Back to the Future – The Cultural Impact” • Sept. 3rd at 2 PM • 151G
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ALISA BISHOPAlisa Bishop Arts • Fushia #16 • All 3 Days
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TYSON HUBER – #1 Panel Discussion “The Future of Doctor Who” • Sept. 1st at 3 PM • 251A
#2 Panel Discussion “Star Trek: Who’s Your Captain?” • Sept 1st at 5 PM • 150G
#3 Panel Discussion “Star Trek: The New Series” • Sept. 3rd at 1 PM • 255B
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IAN MAXFIELDIan Maxfield Design • Mauve #9 • All 3 Days
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MAGEN MITCHELL and NICK BURKEObake Style • Blue #37 • All 3 Days
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MATT PAGEThe Art of Matt Page • Mauve #18 • All 3 Days

CC art

From SL Comic Con:

“What is Salt Lake Comic Con?

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, KidCon, and the Film Festival, there is something for everyone.”

For more information on 2016 Salt Lake Comic Con:
http://saltlakecomiccon.com/star-trek-at-slcc-2016/

For more information on Lucas Ackley:
http://www.bigshinyrobot.com/

For more information on Magen Mitchell & Nick Burke of Obake Style:
http://saltlakecomiccon.com/portfolio-item/obake-style/

For more information on Andrew Malin:
http://www.saltlakecomiccon.com/portfolio-item/andrew-malin/

For more information on Ian Maxfield:
Ianjmax.com

NEWS: Comic Con and Fantasy Con Alumni

0For more of Magen’s favorite cosplay photos please visit – www.flickr.com/photos/obakestyle

Many VAD alumni – Magen Mitchell, Matt Page, Heather Ackley, Lucas Ackley, Tyson Huber, Andrew Malin and more – are involved in Comic Con and Fantasy Con here in Salt Lake City, Boise and Las Vegas. Magen Mitchell sends this:

“We had a great time Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con! We met some cool people, acquired new toys and comics, ate good food, and generally had a great adventure.”