I am an observer of the unknown, a thinker of the inexplicable, and a maker of meaning. My work revolves around the intersection of art and design and the desire to 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

Working on building new brands from the ground up; designing print materials, websites, and packaging within existing brand guidelines; preparing presentations and files for print.

Freelance Designer / Sept 2014 – Present
Working with various artists, small businesses, non-profits, and cultural institutions. 

Fifty Fifty / Oct 2014 – Jan 2017
Graphic Designer
Developed and maintained the Fifty Fifty brand and graphic 
identity, while learning about interdisciplinary and socially motivated design strategies; Conceptualized, developed, and executed visuals for programming.  

HMK 1910 / Sept 2014 – Mar 2016
Service-Specialist

Worked with clientele on the co-creation and personalization of HMK products, while managing the production and execution of orders through high-quality printing, sublimation printing, 
book-binding, laser engraving, and embroidery.

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