School of the Art Institute of Chicago, BFA expected 2019
Bachelor of Fine Arts, emphasis in Visual Communication
Dean’s List for Outstanding Sophomores
Pre-college Programs: Rhode Island School of Design, Maryland Institute College of Art, University of the Arts, Tyler School of Art
VCD Teaching Assistant
Chicago, Spring 2018
Advise sophomore students in Visual Communication design through participation in critiques, presentation of my work and creative direction, and mentorship.
Chicago, Fall 2017
Collaborated to produce premium letterpress wedding suites, event invitations, and a hand-bound sample book.
Art Director Intern
Philadelphia, Summer 2017
Worked closely with the Art Director on client work including branding, print layouts, and digital decks. Created and pitched a winning fully-integrated campaign with my team, ignite, to intern client KIND Snacks.
Created and posted the social media campaign across Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook to garner entries and raise awareness about the 2017 STA 100 International Design Competition. View the 2017 winner's gallery at 100.sta-chicago.org.
Junior Graphic Designer
Souderton, PA, Winter 2016-17
Focused on Social Media Advertising at an Agency which specializes in food marketing & advertising.
Social Media Intern
Souderton, PA, Summer 2016
Received course credit while gaining experience following creative direction, pitching my ideas and understanding agency work flow.
Vice President of our student chapter of AIGA starting Fall 2017. Previously Brand Identity Designer for the Spring 2017 Design Show.
Art Director for the bi-annual student publication. Previously Lead Designer for Issue #8.
2 Night Stand
Participant in the annual weekend creative hackathon for designers hosted by Bright Bright Great.
Justyna Palka VCD Scholarship nominee & finalist, 2018
SAIC Excellence in Leadership Award, 2018
Dean’s List for Outstanding Sophomores, 2017
Contemporary Practices Scholarship nominee & recipient, 2016
SAIC Scholars Program Student, 2016-current
SAIC Recognition Merit Scholarship recipient, 2015
Exhibitions and Publications
Untitled Magazine, 2017
ARTBASH: Contemporary Practices Exhibition 2016, Alt-Space Installation, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
FIRST Catalog, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2016