Hosted at Wieden+Kennedy

224 NW 13th Ave, Portland, OR

5pm

Showcase

8pm

Good Nervous

Saturday April, 30 2016

Be Honest 2016 is the 7th annual PSUGD student portfolio showcase! It serves as a valuable opportunity for Portland State University graphic design students to gain experience presenting their work and engaging with the community, and for creative professionals to provide their feedback and support. Come and celebrate with us all the great things coming out of the PSUGD program!

GOOD Market, Friends of Graphic Design's pop-up shop featuring one-of-a-kind goods from PSUGD students, is also back at Be Honest with art prints, cards, zines, posters, jewelry, stickers, buttons, and much more available for sale. Join us for refreshments, an open house portfolio showcase, a pop-up shop, a variety show, and a guaranteed good time.

GOOD NERVOUS

Presented by A+D Projects and The Pressure
Hosted by Adam R. Garcia

A "show" exploring fear and creative boundaries, featuring:

11: Dance Co

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Intisar Abioto

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Sohail Coelho

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Caleb Coppock

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Zach Docherty

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Shaine Edwards

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Matt Hayes

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Tina Snow Le

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Erik Marinovich

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Justin Morris

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Anton Pearson

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Aaron Rayburn

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Jen Delos Reyes

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Zachary Schomburg

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Peter Steineck

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Jason Sturgill

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Emma Barnett

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Lena Abbott

Born and raised in Alaska with 3 dogs and a moose. Lover of illustration, screen printing and sangria. Just kidding about the dogs.

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Luke Acevedo

I am a designer, curator, and student working towards growth in my creative practices and discipline, but most importantly, I like making cool stuff around awesome people who are also making cool stuff.

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Tyler Alexander

Tyler Alexander is a 26 year old design student born in Ohio and raised in Oregon who owns 2 Risographs and a 3-legged cat. A collection of his flier work was recently shown in Toronto, Ontario at the FAITH/VOID record shop and gallery space opening exhibition, and his body of work is primarily concerned with postmodernism, new-wave typography, layout, and experimental illustration.

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Diana Allard

I started photoshopping myself into KISS photos and telling my friends my dad was the drummer. Now here I am.

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Holly Amoako

I am an illustrator and designer living in Portland, OR. I have spent the last three years attending Portland State University where I am pursuing a degree in Graphic Design. Prior to moving to Portland, I was an educator for ten years in Spokane, WA where I grew up. I have two crazy boys who inspire me daily, a great husband, and an adorable dog.

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Jessica Arlich

Jessica particularly enjoys coding websites and package design. She also loves books and cats.

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Stephanie Backlund

I'm Stephanie Backlund from the coastal town of Coos Bay, Oregon. I've been interested in Graphic Design for about 10 years now, since I found out that what I wanted to do had an actual name and spot in the world.

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Jordenn Bailey

Jordenn loves nostalgia and happy feelings and she strives to embody them in her work. You can often find her dancing in front of her computer.

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Alex Banngertir

I am a 25 year old who is super excited to finish school and start at the real world. I just want to enjoy the work I do and the people I surround myself with.

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Jodie Beechem

I'm an illustrator and designer living in Portland, OR! I like being involved with the community, and love working with local bands, companies, venues, nonprofits, and friends!

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Cameron Behbahany

I enjoy using minimal colors and simplistic design in my work to make things feel neat and clean. Some of my related skills include Graphic Design, Web Design, Photography, and Videography.

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Erica Belland

I'm Erica Belland originally from Dana Point, CA and moved to Portland almost six years ago. I love creating art and networking.

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Nina Berry

Nina Berry thinks and makes work about the Pacific Northwest, land use, people, relationships, ethics, the rainforest and the desert.

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Jena Blanck

From a young age, all I wanted to do was draw and paint and I have never stopped. I am constantly learning new skills and exploring new styles of illustration and design.

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Tyler Butler

Highly interested in UI, UX, and (web) page design. Seriously dislikes the thought of wearing khakis to work.

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Shannen Carmody

Graphic designer born and raised in the PNW. Illustrator, photographer, animal enthusiast.

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James Casey

My name is James, and I'm a designer/photographer from Honolulu, Hawaii. I'm interested in how graphic design can communicate ideas, influence culture, and lead to positive social change.

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Kayleigh Cavanaugh

I am interested in using design as a tool for social justice. My hope is to find a job that will join my equal passions for design and creative positive social change.

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Kyle Charlson

I am a born and raised Oregonian that grew up being inspired by the idea of day working at Wieden and Kennedy someday. I've always enjoyed the creative aspects of advertising and branding, which introduced me to the world of graphic design four years ago.

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Selina Cleary

Selina Cleary is a person who enjoys eating on the couch, while watching television. She is also trying to be a professional, thus facing cognitive dissonance almost constantly.

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Bailey Collins

Home grown here in Portland, Oregon. I want everyone to get along, watch cartoons, and make cool stuff.

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Alex Cooper

My background is film, animation, theater, and fine arts. I strive for my work to be mentally and, wherever possible, physically engaging to the viewer at a level that makes them deeply process the presented information.

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Arlen Cornejo

Graphic Designer and Illustrator studying at PSU. I am a strong believer in practicality and function without losing sight of the details.

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William Corona

I am a human person. I enjoy making things with my hands.

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Nate Corrado

Nate Corrado is an illustrator and designer, born and raised in Portland, Oregon. With a passion for culture and language, I am always looking for effective, and unique ways to tell engaging stories through design, and illustration.

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Eryn Craig

I'm a graphic design student born and raised in Vancouver, WA. I hope to get into animation while working in design!

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Luke Davais

Hey! My name is Luke and I like to make stuff.

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Jordan David

A creative who is willing to take challenges and is not afraid to fail, because I have to fail in order to succeed.

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Elea Davison

I am a music, chinchilla, and adventure enthusiast who also loves to bake many a scone and cookie for friends and myself. What gets me happily through each day is laughter and being entirely present in each passing moment!

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Maggie Denham

I am currently a sophomore in the graphic design program originally from Sacramento, California. My greatest inspirations include my roommate's cat, my grandma, and Bob Ross.

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Nimi Einstein

Nimi Einstein is a curious problem solver who values hard working collaborators and inspiring clients. When he isn't trying a new medium or getting lost in the depths of wikipedia, you can find him playing with his golden retrievers.

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Serena Engquist

I'm very interested in interactive and UX design. Outside of school I enjoy cooking, games, and tv shows.

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Indira Estrada

I am Indira Estrada, I love design, I believe good design requires unique yet simple composition. Design is my life, I love how it feels when after all the work and late nights spent on a project, you get to finally hold in your hands and see what you have created.

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Chloe Fearing

I'm a procrastinator and I like to eat food.

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Angelia Fernandez

Originally from Longview, Wa and currently trying to balance making a home and making work. I'm slowly figuring out what life will be like after school.

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Terry Fox

Preferred name is Sir Terrence DJ Doctor Fox

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Shoshanna Freedman

I am a post-bacc graphic design student at Portland State. I am especially passionate about illustration, typography, branding, and making patterns.

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Carli Fronius

Carli really likes design, photography and cats. When she's not designing she's hanging out with her kitten.

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Elise Furlan

Hey! I'm Elise, I am a senior graduating this spring. I love to illustrate and make with my hands. I like creating fun stuff that makes people smile. :D

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Amy Gadbois

I am a Portland based graphic designer and a gradient enthusiast who has a love for type setting, branding and vector illustrations. Design is a passion that I'm exploring all the time on the web and in the real world.

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Stephanie Gao

I am Stephanie. I wanna be a badass designer that's badder than i am now. To Be Honest.

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Alexandra (Ali) Gary

I strive to create work that is clean and simple while still dynamic and emotive. When I'm not busy working on a design I enjoy being outdoors, cuddling my two cats, and trying new crafts.

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Jake Gascoyne

Jake Gascoyne is a Portland-based graphic designer. Jake spends far too much on design books, which leaves his wallet empty but his coffee table well-stocked.

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Anya Gearhart

When she's not mixing for bands somewhere in Portland, Anya is frantically working on her Sophomore Portfolio... or sleeping. Sometimes she can be found trying to do all three at once.

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Dana Getchell

Born in the Midwest, raised in the Northwest. Returning to the visual arts after a degree in English, graphic design marries my two passions into a form of visual storytelling. I especially enjoy illustration and page design.

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Rachel Goldstein

Rachel is a free-spirited designer, illustrator and pattern maker who makes every project a party.

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Jessea Grayson

If it's not out there, and you want it - I'll create it.

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Drew Hankins

A design student with human tendencies, trying to make a difference in the world. Fulfilling the the destiny to create, three steps at a time.

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Piper Hayworth

Piper Hayworth is a designer and illustrator who finds joy in being creative in an organized way. She is enthusiastic about ideas, minuscule details, hard work, and collaborating with others.

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Krystal Herberger

I am a designer that enjoys doing different areas of design work, like websites, magazine/book layouts, typefaces, and interactive stuff. I also enjoy the small things in life and love to smile.

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Luis D. Hernandez

I am a painter that turned designer. I bring my experience in both classical painting as well as street art and try to implement it within my design while still exploring new styles.

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Sam Hicks

I grew up in Oregon and love enjoying the beautiful out doors with my dogs. I love illustration and recently developed a fondness for layout.

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Ben Horton

My name is Benjamin D Horton. Some people say the D stands for Danger... but they're wrong, it stands for Daniel.

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Lin Huang

I transferred from Portland Community College with an Associate Degree in Graphic Design, and now I am continually studying at Portland State University.

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Maggie Johnson

I am currently a senior, scheduled to graduate in fall 2016. Lots of things get me excited about design, but specifically bright colors, fun patterns, typography and packaging really speak to me.

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Daniel Johnston

Creative content producer and strategist

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Karalie Juraska

I am an illustrator and designer who believes in love, grace, humility and hard work. I am passionate about bold color, tiny details and taking any chance to explore a new medium. Often starting with a sketch, I seek to create designs that are honest, real, and quality; designs with intention in imperfection.

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Kimberley Kalwat

Hello! My name is Kimberley, i'm originally from Chicago and love cats! I am excited to continue building my design experiences in Portland.

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Amanda Katz

Amanda Katz is a pizza-loving designer and illustrator, who excels at being awesome and making awful puns!

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Shannon Kidd

I am that student that will poke my head into a classroom just to say hey, scrounge up any extra paper to draw on, and send you an email containing pictures of stamps because I thought you find them interesting. I enjoy working hard to create new ideas, make people excited, and to express myself in fun, unique ways.

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Vivian Kim

Hi, I'm Vivian and I have a passion for graphic design and dabble in other creative fields such as illustrating and printmaking. Currently a student, an active designer at Kiriko Made and a professional dog petter.

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Kate Kobielsky

Kate is a junior in the graphic design program.

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Maryana Kuznetsova

Hardworking student, double major in graphic design and advertising management. Love to play volleyball and explore the world around me.

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Kylie LaCour

Kylie LaCour is a designer in Portland, OR who enjoys big ideas and problem solving. Her work is thoughtful and diverse with particular attention to detail.

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Paige Landis

I am originally from San Diego, California but came to PSU to study graphic design. My favorite parts of graphic design are illustration and hand lettering.

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Lexi Larson

Lexi is a Sophomore at PSU who enjoys illustrating coloring books, and greeting cards, she also spent her summer in London with the Similarly Different Group for the PSU Graphic Design study abroad program.

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Minh Le

I am Minh. Nice to meet you!

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Peter Le

Peter Le is an enthusiastic learner who is currently studying graphic design at PSU.

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Tricia Leach

Designer, artist, crafter, and color-enthusiast who loves working with typography, print design, coding and surface design.

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Brooke Lewis

Designer, artist, and illustrator with an interest in book design/binding, print design, and branding.

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Jasmin Limbaugh

I'm small and can be shy, but that doesn't last very long. Creativity is one way I channel my energy, sometimes I just have too much!

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Dora Litterell

Dora's a dog lover, graphic designer, & illustrator. She loves working with people and creating friendly, bright, and unique work that emotionally connects with clients and their audience.

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Rian Long

I am a second year student from The Middle of Nowhere, California. I have been using Photoshop since I was eight and my favorite color is purple.

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Chris Lopez

I'm interested in the intersection between interactive design and hands-on fabrication. I enjoy taking design past pixels and paper by incorporating metal, wood, and leather into my work. I apply the same design thinking to anything from branding, to restoring a motorcycle, to playing music.

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Keenan Luciani

I'm a designer who loves vintage imagery and Old-World style. My work typically revolves around illustrative projects and branding.

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Anna Lupean

My name's Anna and I love coffee and dogs! I have experience with the NBA, professional clients and agency work. I love to keep my design simple, clean and minimal in order to convey the message across in the best way possible.

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Andrea Maldonado

My name is Andrea, I am a 20 year old Graphic design student at PSU from Seaside Oregon.

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Sarah Markstaller

I love my cat and photography. I am an avid hiker and have driven across the country to New York and Alabama.

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Nicole Marsh

Nicole Marsh is a graphic designer and cat recruiter. She currently designs for ADX and Portland Made Collective.

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Franky Martin

I am an Oregonian born and raised; coffee, design, drawing and skateboarding. Rothko's paintings intrigue and anger me.

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Norm McCuller

My name is Norm McCuller and I'm a designer born and raised in Portland, OR. I enjoy branding, illustration, and pretty much anything design related.

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Sage McElroy

Sage is a graphic and web designer who loves creating a unique user experience. Her main areas of focus are interactive and environmental design.

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Gabriella McKenzie

I'm a graphic designer that loves tactile things and making stuff by hand. Currently doodling my way to a degree.

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Nicolas Meier

Hello. I am fascinated by visual languages, enjoy creating concepts, process, history, and connecting with people. I am from Colorado and have a background in chemistry and biology.

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Gavin Miller

I take pride in bold and attractive design. I'm not one to waste time and opportunities.

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Max Miller

Illustrator/designer who loves nick cage. What else could matter?

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Haley Mills

Haley Mills spent her childhood growing up in California, but moved back to Montana where she was born. She was named after an actress, so she still feels like she is going to be famous one day.

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AJ Minnis

I'm AJ Minnis and I would consider myself a designer that focuses on branding, identity, concept, and product graphic design.

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Caleb Misclevitz

Caleb Misclevitz is smart and quiet.

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Laura Mock

I am a post-baccalaureate graphic design student with a passion for print design and typography. I love traveling and exploring new places as a chance to pull out my camera and become inspired.

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Zoe Morgan-Montoya

A California native with the love of vector illustrations, typography, bicycles and cats. I work as hard as I play which is easy when the two things are both design.

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Ryan Morse

Ryan Morse is a PSU GD Student from Alaska. He likes movies, hiking, and dogs.

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Jonathan Nanpei

PSUgd student from Portland. I like to create things, with the help of my brain and Adobe programs.

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Skylar Nguyen

I hope to explore, create, learn, and grow as much as I can. I'm full of ideas and always ready to help others bring their dreams and ideas into a reality.

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Lauren Ogard

My name is Lauren and I enjoy dabbling in many mediums outside of the computer realm. Those mediums include photography, metal smithing, painting and drawing.

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Euri Oh

Euri is a hard working design student who likes to go to dog parks on her days off. Her favorite beverage is peppermint tea.

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Kelly Ongkowidjojo

I am a graphic designer + illustrator + photographer. With a passion in advertising & graphic design, I always try to think strategically and how to make my work come full circle to provide the best outcome and value for the projects. I love branding, illustration, page design and art direction. My work is inspired by culture, nature and fashion, and I love to work with colors, textures and pairing modern design aesthetic with hand done elements.

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Aaron Osborn

I'm an illustrator and graphic design student from the Northwest. Also a total shredder.

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Bill Phan

Soon to be graduating-senior in the Portland State Graphic Design program. Heavy interest in the integration and merging between design and technology.

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Christina Ping

Christina is an artist and designer with lyrical taste, and a talent for lettering and illustration. She infuses her design projects with an art and craft sensibility, making every project unique.

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Chenting Qian

A wild explorer adventure between reality and fantasy.

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Amanda Ranit

Graphic Design and Advertising are my passion. I also love unicorns.

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Nagini Reddy

Hi all! I'm Nagini! I love all things design and enjoy playing with pattern, color, and layout. Web design illustration, film, and experience design are a few things I am extra passionate about. Come find me at Be Honest!

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Violet Reed

I've been passionate about art all my life, and I began studying design at PSU in 2014. In addition to school projects and occasional freelance design work, I love to spend my time on illustration, music making, and hobby photography. Thanks for checking out my work!

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Sonny Renna

Portland based designer specializing in hand-drawn typography with a high level of detail and diligence. Currently studying modulated participatory branding applications.

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Tina Roach

I am a 24 year-old, graphic design major with a minor in film studies. Aside from being recently married and doing school full-time, I enjoy eating Salt & Straw ice-cream (particularly the lavender flavor), hiking in the gorge, and binge watching Netflix from time to time (but I've just described half of Portland, so...)

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Hayden Justice Roma

I am a California native who calls beautiful Portland Oregon home. My work has a strong emphasis on illustration; my style lends itself towards a mish-mash of skateboarding culture, comic book art, and tattoo design.

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Kelsey Schneider

Kelsey Schneider is a designer with an interest in digital and interface graphics. She loves science fiction, and all things retro, and incorporates what she’s passionate about into her work whenever possible.

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Aaron Secrist

Born and raised in Newberg, Oregon. I'm a theatre kid, space nerd, gamer, musician, and a dreamer.

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Alice Sellers-Subocz

Expert cat-petter, avid illustrator.

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Olivia Serrill

Olivia Serrill is an aspiring art director, writer, and world-traveler who makes work that is fun, meaningful, and borderline ridiculous. As much as she loves making things, she almost loves talking about them even more.

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Erin Shorthill

Hello! I am busy mom of two boys that still finds the time to get lost in my work and enjoy solving design problems through illustration, photography, and type setting.

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Annette Signorelli

I'm a Sophomore attending PSU in the graphic design program, minoring in Japanese. My favorite styles are line work and geometric patterns, I also enjoy typography.

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Jamon Sin

Jamon Sin is a designer based out of Portland, Oregon. Jamon's approach to creative work places an emphasis on building connection between lifestyle and identity.

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Anna Slusser

Anna is a fledgling Graphic Designer with a penchant for the darker side in life. There is nothing better than the company of a black cat on a rainy day.

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Lexi Smith

I'm a designer, entrepreneur, photographer, and an outdoor enthusiast. The outdoors is where my inspiration strikes where I feel most connected and that's what I bring to the work that I do.

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Grace Song

Designer & Illustrator

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Tyler Spencer

Tyler Spencer was born in Hermiston, Oregon and spent the majority of his formative years in Castle Rock, WA...he would not recommend either. Tyler is currently enrolled at Portland State University, after spending several years doing freelance design, photography and video work, primarily in the burlesque and sketch comedy communities. He currently pushes pixels around a screen professionally at Zing Toys.

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Ian Stirewalt

Born and raised in the Portland area. Pursuing Graphic Design for fun and money. Solving problems is my job.

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Rosie Struve

I like to make things with my hands sometimes with a computer too I have red hair and i wish i had a cat at home to cuddle I like to ride bikes with pedals and with motors too

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Anna Swenson

Extremely excited to share my favorite, mom-proud work with W+K and the community. Fresh eyes on my work will help me.

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Ashley Vaughn

Besides design, Ashley enjoys exploring techniques in photography and printmaking. She also loves the outdoors.

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Teresa Vu

Teresa is a creative, reliable, hard-working, and detail oriented designer.

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Sarah Wageman

Sarah Wageman is a Portland native graphic designer, illustrator and all around goofball who enjoys packaging design, branding and page layout.

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Hallie Walker

Hallie loves to do too many things at once, has a passion for illustration and print design, and gets especially fired up over projects in which she can let her nerd flag fly. She wants one million cats, but right now she just has a cactus.

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Edlyn Wang

I graduated from art vocational high school and I am interested in making more graphic art.

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Danielle Watson

I am a senior in the PSU GD program, and I enjoy working in many different formats that straddle digital and analog, but I especially enjoy creating engaging, interactive websites. I also like to knit, netflix, hike, and eat almost anywhere.

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Karen White

Graphic Designer, Photographer, Creative Explorer.

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James Wilson

James Wilson is a twenty-something year old who lives downtown with his partner, and two cats. In his free time he admires UX design, or just doodling away on his iPad.

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Lydia Wojack-West

Lydia is a illustrated-oriented designer who enjoys making things look good.

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Tess Wojahn

I was born and raised in Santa Monica, California and moved to Portland to pursue design. In my spare time you'd probably find me reading, napping or watching weird documentaries.

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Jinqiu (Ivy) Zhu

I am a sophomore, plan to do the review at the end of the term.

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