Tag Archives: Dianna Totland

ALUMNI FOCUS: Jared, Derek, Lacee, Anna Marie, Melissa, Ian, Magen & Dianna

Jared Adams

Jared is driving the white truck!

“Get a double dose of yours truly in this new weBoost video. Artwork and Acting! This was a fun shoot, glad I was able to help out.”


Derek Ballard

“Introducing “Angel Bowie”, risograph print inspired by Tim and Eric’s Bedtime Stories and David Bowie! My submission to @galleries1988 “Idiot Box” group show celebrating the golden era of television. Opening reception is this Friday 7 – 9pm in LA”


Lacee Black

“Aaaaaaaaand….done!”


Anna Marie Coronado

“I did it! I added a new page to our website and got it into the drop down menu.. now for a cookie.” 🍪

Jjs.utah.gov/about-us/strategic-plan


Melissa Hurd

“What’s your spirit animal? I’ve always thought the doe is mine.”


Ian Maxfield

“Loved the new God of War Game and I made a poster design for it.”
@corybarlog @SonySantaMonica #GodofWar https://t.co/sh5uihnv4n


Magen Mitchell / Obake Style

“Magen’s playing around with harpy designs and the idea of reclaiming symbols of wild, irrational women.”

#obakestyle #penandink #penandinkdrawing #harpy #emu #mythology

“Magen doesn’t have a convention this month so she’s excited to get back to drawing! Here’s Magen’s rendition of @cassiexkelly”  #blackrabbitclub for #drawthisinyourstyle @creatorcollab #obakestyle #penandink #acrylicpainting #creatorcollab


Dianna Totland

That moment when you run into your design project from months back, live, inaction, flourishing, in the wild!!”
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“Pretty cool.”
#graphicdesign #designwrap #designer
#theeyeinstituteofutah #epicmarketing


 

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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: Derek, Jessica, Ben, Dianna & Missy

Derek Ballard

From Derek:

“If you missed your chance at Craft Lake City, we have our bandannas / handkerchiefs online over at @neuergeist !
They especially look nice on cats.”


Jessica Calderon

From Jessica:

“Ok finally got a chance to finish one of my wrapping paper sheets.”


Ben Heighton

From Ben:

“When in Moscow, do as the Soviets.”


Dianna Totland

From Dianna:

“I don’t have the chance to do nearly as much chalk work as I’d like to. Thanks to the mystery people who had me to their kitchen chalk wall. If anyone is interested hit me up. It’s fun, and good practice.”

From Dianna:

“It’s been crazy busy at the @epic.marketing office with @vasafitness new Marketing material. Proud of the work our team has done so far. Today I got to take some shots the work in action. Beautiful! Way to go!! “


Missy van Wagoner

From Missy:

GENDER NEUTRAL for the Young Men AND Young Womens Presidency, Class Presidency, Meetings, Bulletin Board, activities… you are very welcome. I hope you love it and the new theme.”

From Missy:

“Cuteness overload! Another adorable custom portrait to share with you on this rainy Monday over here in our Knick of the woods!”


 

ALUMNI FOCUS: Brighton, Alisa, Ben & Dianna

Brighton Ballard

Brighton Ballard’s submission in the Miyazaki Art Show!

From Spoke Art:

Take a look at these beautiful Miyazaki tarot cards by Brighton Carper Ballard. Which is your favorite?

Miyazaki Art Show
Spoke Art Gallery, NYC

September 29th – October 1st, 2017

Opening reception:
Friday, September 29th, 6 – 10 PM

Spoke Art is proud to present the Miyazaki Art Show – a whimsical showcase of over 100 artists from around the world celebrating the films of Japanese film-maker and animator Hayao Miyazaki.

https://spoke-art.com/


Alisa Bishop Bradley

From Alisa:

My Zarya Piece for Vol 2 of It Takes a Woman, an Overwatch fanzine celebrating the lady characters. Copies are still available, link in comments :D !

To see more of Alisa’s work:
https://twitter.com/alzuna

https://alzuna.tumblr.com

https://instagram.com/alzuna

https://facebook.com/alisabishopart

https://etsy.com/shop/alisaarts


Ben Heighton

From Ben:

Some work I did for Sanitation Department The Series. They’re currently in production of their first season, to be released spring of 2018. I made their uniforms for the show and designed the logos. Along with stickers and t-shirts. You can follow them on Facebook for updates at www.facebook.com/sanitationdepartmenttheseries


Dianna Totland

From Dianna:
All done lettering the window! The logo is vinyl and looks amazing. @oliverandprincessnatasha officially opens this Saturday so make sure and come by for some amazing vintage gems!!


 

ALUMNI FOCUS: Paul, Melissa, Magen & Dianna

Paul Asay

From Paul who is the photographer for the Bee’s Baseball in SLC:
Last game of the season is today…


Melissa Hurd

From Melissa:

“Summer Nights” concept drawing. One of my favorite summer pastimes is stargazing in fields with my best friends. What are you going to miss when summer is over?


Magen Mitchell / Obake Style

From Obake Style:
Magen’s practicing her character studies for our collaboration with hentai maven Corpse Tits. We’re really excited to make some adorably violent demons!

#obakestyle #corpsetits #corpseandobake #titsandstyle #obaketits #corpsestyle #characterstudies


Dianna Totland

From Dianna:
Newest Localized poster, designed by yours truly 😊😊 #slugmag #localized #poster #graphicdesign

To see more of Dianna’s work:
http://www.diannadesign.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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To read more about The INK Show:
INK Show

To see the 2015 INK Show:
2015 INK Show

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DIANNA DESIGNS LOCALLY FOR LOCALIZED!*

VAD Graphic Design Alumnus, Dianna Totland designed these screen printed posters for SLUG Magazine as promotion for the November “Localized” concert this coming Wednesday night at the Urban Lounge.

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And… CONGRATULATIONS TO DIANNA on beginning a new chapter in her graphic design career at Epic Marketing! So proud of you!

For more information on Localized:

SLUG Localized: Johanna Johanna, Sarah Anne DeGraw, Michelle Moonshine

*Coming up with clever headlines is hard.

 

TAKE A STROLL WITH DIANNA!

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Dianna Totland at Abyss Body Piercing
Friday, April 15th / 6 PM
Exhibit Dates April 15th – 30th

Dianna Totland, a Salt Lake Community College VAD Graphic Design alumni, currently works as an in-house graphic designer for Silen6 Commercial Arts, Muster Media and freelances for SLUG Magazine. Always staying busy, Dianna also runs her own shop on ETSY called Prints 4 Hue where she creates posters inspired by typography and illustration. In the little free-time that remains, Dianna works with other mediums of art such as watercolor and acrylic paintings.

Dianna’s passion for art and the community has led her to be a part of Salt Lake Gallery Stroll. For the entire month of April you can find Dianna’s work on display throughout Abyss Body Piercing located on 245 East 300 South in downtown Salt Lake City. Join her there on Gallery Stroll night Friday, April 15th at 6 PM where she will be presenting her work.

“I’ve always wanted to have my art in Gallery Stroll, and I am really excited to finally have the opportunity to share my work.” ~ Dianna Totland

NEWS: Silen6 Commercial Arts

After last attending SLCC in 2008, Cami Thurber jumped into the graphic design industry. Over the years she gained business experience and cultivated a large circle of clients and industry contacts. As a freelance undertaking, Cami founded Silen6.

Scoring a few superb clients, the Silen6 team has quickly grown. The team combines a network of freelancers and partnerships with other creative companies. As well as in-house staff, including VAD’s own alum, Dianna Totland, who began working as a designer for Cami this summer.

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“Once we realized that we were really onto something (and that desk-hopping wasn’t a long-term solution), Silen6 embraced the growth with a new location. Our beautiful office has been instrumental in building a creative, productive environment. We design everything from brand development to public art installations, packaging to web…and we love it!” – Cami Thurber.

http://www.Silen6.com

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