WENDY M.VONG

I am an observer of the unknown, a thinker of the inexplicable, and a maker of meaning. My work is dedicated to the intersection of art, design, and entrepreneurship and the desire create something beautiful, functional, and accessible. I live and work in Brooklyn.

KANSAS CITY ART INSTITUTE
BFA, Graphic Design + Social Practice Certificate

HIGH TIDE (JUNE 2017 – PRESENT)
Graphic Design Intern

FREELANCE DESIGNER (SEPT 2014 – PRESENT)
Working with various artists, small businesses, non-profits, and cultural institutions. 

FIFTY FIFTY (OCT 2014 – JAN 2017)
Interdisciplinary Designer
Executing graphic design tasks including branding, visuals for programming, and compiling the Digital Archive publication while learning about interdisciplinary and socially motivated design strategies. 

HMK 1910 (SEPT 2014 – MAR 2016)
Service-Specialist
Executed personalization and the co-creation of unique products through high-quality and high-speed printing, sublimation printing, laser engraving, and embroidery, while working within a retail environment.

ALTCAP / COMMUNITY CAPITAL FUND (MAY 2014 – SEPT 2014)
Graphic Design Internship    
Increased AltCap and CCF’s impact and image through collateral development while learning about community and economic development in Kansas City.

RECOGNITIONS

RESOUND MULTIMEDIA APP
2 Signature Award, Signature Awards, NIU-AIGA, 2014
App Design Award, Above the Fold, 2014
A10 Award, AIGA Kansas City, 2014 

OREGON CHAI PACKAGING
Creative Anarchy, HOW Books, 2014 

SUBTERRANEAN GALLERY BRANDING
A10 Award, AIGA Kansas City, 2014 

KINSHIP PROJECT
A10 Award, AIGA Kansas City, 2014 

VISUAL PHONETICS WEBSITE
Creative Anarchy, HOW Books, 2014
Web Design Award, Above the Fold, 2013
A9 Award, AIGA Kansas City,  2013

TRAIN, TRAIN POSTER
Gold Award, Graphis New Talent Annual, 2011 – 2012

WOLFGANG WEINGART AWARD
Superb achievement in formalism
KCAI Graphic Design, 2011 – 2012