Tag Archives: Cassidy Demkov

ALUMNI FOCUS: Keith, Nadya, Molly, Cassidy, Mel, Matt & Clayton

Keith Beard

Luna Merica. #keekeesart #dailysketch #dailydoodle #illustration #spacealien #merica Happy 4th of July!


Nadya Bratt

down and out together
soaked and tired, whatever.”


Molly Dallimore

Calligraphy practice for the day. I don’t know whose quote this is but i really like it. I also used purple ink cuz I am fancy like that.”
#calligraphy #gothiclettering #dippenandink #handlettering


Cassidy Demkov

“Trying to figure out how to illustrate an embroidered floral was a challenge and took quite some time to do but I love how this one turned out.”

The little folk art butterflies were one of my favorite icons I illustrated for #mhwillowlane.

I originally did this design for a laser cut paper but it ended up being gold foiled on printed card stock.


Mel Maldonado

Work in progress for upcoming animation for @evenstevenssandwiches.”
#animation #animated #characterdesign #characterart #charactersketch #conceptart #visualdevelopment #illustration #veggies #thuglife
— at Even Stevens.


Matt Page

“And here they are. All 6 of my prayer candles. I will be selling them at the Sunstone Symposium next month and possibly at a few local galleries.”

“6 inch stencil ruler I designed for an upcoming scrapbook line.”


Clayton Whitehead

“The Good Girl – digital painting done in Adobe Photoshop.”

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ALUMNI FOCUS: Lacee, Cassidy, Katrina, Dianna, Melissa & Talin

Lacee Black

“Art vs artist. I thought this might be a good way to show transition from student to professional.”


Cassidy Demkov

“I had a dream that I had a pink cockatoo named Rosie so I was convinced I needed a pet bird. Not as convinced, my husband told me I could get another dog instead, so now I have a Boston Terrier named Rosie. This is the first bird that came to mind when I was illustrating tropical birds for #cpwildheart


Katrina Parkinson

I got lucky with a little Sunday night inspiration:) It has been a productive Sunday!


Dianna Totland

“This video is dear to my heart. My last big project with Epic, and I’m really happy with it and thankful to the people that helped out. If your looking to nominate a parent, friend or family member for a chance to win free LASIK, do it!”


Melissa Healy Turner

Hi there! I’m Missy Turner, an illustrator and aspiring children’s book author/artist. I enjoy Harry Potter trivia (go Hufflepuff!), British miniseries, baking, and being a goon with my family. Thanks for following!” #meettheartist #artvsartist


Talin Wadsworth

From Adobe Creative Cloud

“Join @MrTalin, lead Designer on #AdobeXD, to learn more about user research & user testing. Plus, find out how he approaches designing one of our newest prototyping apps.”

ALUMNI FOCUS: Keith, Alisa, Nadya, Cassidy, Melissa, Melissa

Keith Beard

“I have a piece at the Finch Lane Gallery in March. You should come. “

Opening Reception
Friday, March 16, 6 – 9 pm
Gallery Talks with the Artist 5 – 6 pm

Exhibit
March 2 – April 13


Alisa Bishop Bradley

“Only a few days until ECCC and I don’t feel ready but heeeeeeey I’ll be at Booth 512 with friends!! If any of my cool friends here are going or tabling or w/e let me know!”


Nadya Bratt

“A little snippet from a recent project. Had tons of fun working on this one!”


Cassidy Demkov

“Here’s a little hand drawn floral I did for work. I especially love it in rose gold foil. Also… only 20 days left until the first day of Spring!”


Melissa Hurd

“Hey, remember my Saint Eleven painting? WELL, the 5×7 prints are available in my Etsy shop!! Link in first comment.”


Melissa Healy Turner

“Squirrel! My first assignment for the Illustrating Children’s Books class was to read the text we’d been given and illustrate the main character. And this is how mine turned out!” 🐿🍄


 

ALUMNI FOCUS: Keith, Cassidy, Amber, Ben, Matt, Melissa, Becky, Sharon & Emily

Keith Beard

“Head to ‘feeling a little blue while sitting on a pile of bull’ piece for the sugarcoated show in March.”


Cassidy Demkov

Spent the last week in Mexico and got so much inspiration. I love all of the pretty tiles and embroidered goods. Here’s a little repeat tile pattern I did a while ago that didn’t ever make it onto anything but I love it.


Amber Giles

“Today’s hand lettering is brought to you by the letter G.” 😉


Ben Heighton

“Toxic. A girl like you should wear a warning. My latest destroy doll.”


Matt Page

“Panther sketch.”


Melissa Healy Turner

“Some pun-related valentines illustrations I did for Crate Paper’s Main Squeeze collection. The original color palette is in the second photo, but I think it’s fun to see what it would look like in a less traditionally “Valentine’s Day” color palette.” 🎨🦄🐈🐶🐢🌈


Becky Larsen Pease

“B&W of my life, day 65”


Sharon Salmond Armstrong

“Finished the demo for my drawing class.”


Emily Veylupek

“Resin take 2”


 

ALUMNI FOCUS: Davin, Keith, Natalee, Molly, Cassidy, Esther, Jennifer & Missy

Davin Abegg

Always true!


Keith Beard

“Last night I think I understood my fear.”


Natalee Cooper

“One of the bigger projects I’ve worked on. I designed and illustrated the new site for STL Mardi Gras. Go check it out. Link in my bio.”


Molly Dallimore

“Made this out of rolled paper today.”


Cassidy Demkov

“A little lemony pattern I did.” 🍋

“My favorite of the 3 peacocks I illustrated for the Flourish collection.”


Esther Longmore

“Lettering isn’t my strongest point, but here’s something I worked on during church. The essence of this quote has come up in my life 3 times over the past week.”


Jennifer Terry

“Got a job as a teacher at Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum. I start tomorrow so come in with your little ones and take part in my class. This project is what won them over.”


Missy van Wagoner

“This lil doll. I can’t even! So so cute!”


 

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.”


 

ALUMNI FOCUS: Derek, Cassidy, Alissa, Jennifer & Melissa

Derek Ballard

From Derek:

“Last night of the @saltandhoneymarket ! Open until 10pm. Thank you to everyone who has kept us running back and forth to restock. Humbled by the support this year! @ Salt & Honey Market”


Cassidy Demkov

From Cassidy:

“I’m a little behind on Christmas this year. I don’t even have a tree up yet! 🙀🌲 This line was released in July so I almost forgot about it. Here is some of the lettering I did for the CP Falala collection.”


Alissa Hicks

From Alissa:

My final project for Design Theory (at Weber State University) was to create an object that explains my creative process. If you ever wanted to know what I do in my field or how my brain works through creative problems, here you go ;).


Jennifer Terry

Jen just created this!


Melissa Healy Turner

From Melissa:

🎄❄️Christmas illustration❄️


 

ALUMNI FOCUS: Lacee, Jill, Cassidy, Ian, Matt, & Peterson

Lacee Black

From Lacee:

“Just found out ‘Koi’ was accepted in the Utah Division of Art & Museums Statewide Annual 2017 Show. “


Jill DeHaan

From Jill:

“Here’s how that chip-carved cover for ByFaith Magazine turned out! Thanks so much @metaleapcreative Such a joy to work on.”


Cassidy Demkov

From Cassidy:

“Have you seen the new Crate Paper Good Vibes Collection? Here’s a little cactus pattern I designed for it.”🌵

“Getting a chance to draw llamas (but really, it’s an alpaca) was fun but seeing my llama and cactus turned into these embossed stickers is the best. I just love how squishy the llama is.”


Ian Maxfield

From Ian:

“I’m all setup at Fear Con! I’m in the marketplace area. Just look for the orange curtains. I hope to see some of you guys there!”


Matt Page

From Matt:

“There are now three ways to get your hands on my Mormon prayer candles:

1. If you live around Davis County to Salt Lake City, message me and we can meet up and you can buy them directly from me.

2. Writ & Vision book store on Center Street in Provo.

3. My Etsy store: www.etsy.com/shop/epluribusmormon

They would make a great gift.”


Peterson Timothy

From Peterson:

“A little behind the scenes glimpse of some of the work we are doing for Juan Diego. So much fun to be included in the project. Big shout out to Erik Östling for helping us with photography on this. @ Juan Diego Catholic High School.”

FYI Peterson is exhibiting in the 2017 INK Show!


 

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


 

2016 INK SHOW – Now Online!

It’s taken awhile to gather photos and such, but we now have the 2016 INK Show here on the INK site. Take a look at the accomplishments of our SLCC Visual Art & Design Department Graphic Design Alumni.

Stay tuned for more information on the 2017 INK Show scheduled for October.

EDNA RUNSWICK TAYLOR FOYER
Center for Arts & Media East Entrance
South City Campus / Salt Lake Community College

Opening Reception Friday, October 21, 2016


COURTNEY COLVIN

SLCC VAD / Graphic Design 2004

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Courtney Colvin, a native of Park City, UT, jump started her career with a degree in Visual Art & Design from SLCC. Upon graduation she worked for a SLC-based health care company. It was there that Courtney refined her design and project management skills for seven years, progressing from Marketing Intern to Art &Production Manager.
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Now a full-time Graphic Designer for Huntsman Cancer Institute, Courtney combines design skills with a passion for science and learning. Courtney is part of a communications team specializing in health literacy and information design for patients, caregivers, and researchers. Medical illustrations like these are just one example of the collaboration between designer and researcher.

What’s Courtney been up to since the show? Check this out:

www.courtneycolvin.com

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CASSIDY DEMKOV

SLCC VAD / Graphic Design 2013

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Cassidy Demkov began working in the Interior Design field but always had a desire to study graphic design. When the opportunity arose, she didn’t think twice about attending SLCC for Graphic Design. Cassidy lives in Sugarhouse, UT with her husband, daughter, two cats and two Boston Terriers.
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Cassidy works for American Crafts under the Crate Paper Brand as an Illustrator/Product Designer. Cassidy loves being able to use her creativity and design skills to create patterns and illustrations that are used for paper, stickers and embellishments. Pretty floral designs are her favorite. Cassidy loves seeing the creative ways people use the products she designs.

What’s Cassidy been up to since the show? Check this out:

@cassidydemkov.art

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NADIA DOLZHENKO

SLCC VAD / Graphic Design 2013

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Nadia Dolzhenko immigrated to the US from Russia in 2006. She switched from a background in civil engineering to graphic design. Residing in Heber City, Nadia and her husband share a passion for travel photography which she has exhibited in Salt Lake City art galleries.
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Nadia worked as a layout designer for the Globe Newspaper at SLCC. After graduation she was hired by The Park Record, a bi-weekly newspaper, in Park City, UT. Nadia’s responsibilities include layout/design/photography for the Park Record, themed pages, special sections, and magazines. Here Nadia uses her skill as a photographer to find just the right photo for the cover of Mile Post, an annual Park City magazine.

What’s Nadia been up to since the show? Check this out:

ndslc.weebly.com/photo-gallery

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ANNA FLORIN

SLCC VAD / Graphic Design 2010

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Anna Florin is a native of Cottonwood Heights, Utah. She has worked as a Graphic Designer and Artist for the last five years with Whole Foods Market, as well as participated in many of her own freelance projects. Anna is most excited about work that impacts the look and feel of environments through design, whether they be retail spaces, public places or cafés.
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Anna recently returned from a travel sabbatical with plans to continue both freelance work and as a designer for Whole Foods Market. Anna’s latest project was an opportunity to contribute her expertise to the local Red Butte Cafe, assisting them with her skills in art, design and in-store marketing.

What’s Anna been up to since the show? Check this out:

http://annaflorin13.wixsite.com/mysite

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COLIN HILL

SLCC VAD / Graphic Design 2006

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Colin Hill began his career as a Graphic Designer with a magazine publisher in Bethel, Connecticut. While living in New England he began his transition from print design to online design and development. Returning to Utah via Phoenix, AZ Colin currently works as the Lead Designer for Starfall Education Foundation, a non-profit company specializing in early childhood education.
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As Lead Designer & Project Manager, Colin has overseen and contributed to the creation of a new Starfall website geared toward supporting early education teachers. A small preexisting Flash based website was re-imagined as a full HTML/CSS/JS based site for use across all major browsers & devices.

What’s Colin been up to since the show? Check this out:

starfall.com/info/parents

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CLINT LOERTSCHER

SLCC VAD / Graphic Design 2001

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Clint Loertscher was willing to do whatever it took to get in the door of a creative agency and this meant selling ad space for a magazine in the role of a Sales Executive in the morning and producing those same ad layouts in the afternoon as a Graphic Designer. The rest is history – working on a variety of projects from branding development to installing graphics in elevators and on semi-trailers.
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Today Clint is the Co-owner of DS Creative which specializes in branding and environmental design. Clint and his partner Susy Huang take pride in seeing projects through the concept stages, production and final installation. Clint’s interest in spacial design inspires him to keep his company moving forward.

What’s Clint been up to since the show? Check this out:

www.dscreative.co

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ANGIE K. MILLGATE

SLCC VAD / Graphic Design 2013

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Angie K. Millgate thrives in an atmosphere of creative expression. Being easily bored, she refused to narrow her focus to one outlet. Her business, Phoenix Touch, embraces that multi-role concept. As a writer, energy healer, event facilitator, graphic designer,
and multi-media artist, everything Angie does is designed to transform and heal humanity through Love.
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Angie has an inborn ability to help people dismantle archaic beliefs and sabotaging behavioral patterns, so they can live fulfilling lives. Angie has developed the Shit Suit™ processes, which she facilitates at her REVELution events as an opportunity for transformation through play.

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Angie finds joy in the process of identifying a book’s end-goal, researching, developing characters, writing, editing, and rewriting. Since 2013 Angie has completed  eight 350-page manuscripts for Book Development Resources. At any given moment Angie is writing or thinking about writing.

What’s Angie been up to since the show? Check this out:

angiemillgate.com

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CAROL ROSS

SLCC VAD / Graphic Design 2001

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Carol Ross enjoys the creative
process of minimalistic, user-centered designs. Her interests revolve around art, fashion, history, architecture, travel and film. She has been designing aesthetic layouts for print and digital publishing for over 16 years, and is drawn to abstract art and expressionism. Carol enjoys updating and improving brands by creating entire conceptualizations.
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Carol created an updated look in this branding project for the Community Writing Center at SLCC. The project began with a new logo and expanded to other designs, including print and digital ads, merchandise and banners.

What’s Carol been up to since the show? Check this out:

carolrosscreative.com

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KRISTY SABEY

SLCC VAD / Graphic Design 2012

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Kristy Sabey discovered a love for print as well as type and layout while working as a design editor for Folio, the college art & literary magazine. After graduating from SLCC, she worked in print production specializing in large format. Kristy’s experience with visual communication sparked an interest in business & maketing and has inspired her to pursue a bachelor’s degree. Kristy now works in digital marketing.
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Kristy is the Layout Designer for New York based Vellum Magazine, which is published twice yearly. The magazine has been featured in both Switzerland & Hong Kong Art Basil Shows which are known as a premier international platforms showcasing the newest developments in visual arts.

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CAMI THURBER

SLCC VAD / Graphic Design 2009

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Cami Thurber grew up without a hometown but settled in Salt Lake City where she continued her career and started a family. After years of in-house design, Cami started her own freelance
business – Silen6 Commercial Arts. Silen6 quickly turned into something larger than a solo-preneur company with a variety of clients and projects keeping Cami and her team busy.

What’s Cami been up to since the show? Check this out:

www.silen6.com

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Both Cami Thurber and Dianna Totland worked on the project below for Silen6.

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Both Cami Thurber and Dianna Totland worked on the project above for Silen6.

Sego Automation is a business focused on machinery, efficiency and automated processes. They requested from Silen6 a new logo, business card, and website.  Research began with similar
companies and a few rounds of logo options offered to the client. Once a logo was chosen, it was then applied to company collateral.

DIANNA TOTLAND

SLCC VAD / Graphic Design 2015

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Dianna Totland grew up in the heart of Salt Lake City and enrolled in SLCC in 2010 where she began her path into graphic design. Upon graduation Dianna worked at Silen6 Commercial Arts as a graphic design alongside Cami Thurber, Silen6’s Founder and Lead Designer.  Now, Dianna is working as a graphic designer at Epic Marketing. Dianna also works freelance for Muster Media and SLUG Magazine.

What’s Dianna been up to since the show? Check this out:

www.diannadesign.com

www.marketingepic.com

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TEAKO WARFIELD-GRAHAM

SLCC VAD / Graphic Design 2006

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Teako Warfield-Graham began work in finance as a Graphic Designer creating high-level campaigns earning multiple national CUNA Diamond Marketing Awards. Teako studied print-making in
London, Vienna & Prague and later worked for an ad firm in London. After completing another degree in Mass Communication & PR, working with tech venture capitalists added to Teako’s role as Vice President of Marketing at First National Bank. Teako and her husband filmmaker & pro snowboard instructor Blake, launched Flowing Freeride Online Snowboard School this past year.
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“Outdoor Core™” is a system Teako branded for FFR to guide students and provide structure to course planning, video production, and UI/X.

What’s Teako been up to since the show? Check this out:

flowingfreeride.com

snowboardclass.com

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INK Show

To see the 2015 INK Show:
2015 INK Show

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