Show & Tell Lecture Series

Show & Tell Lecture Series!

Show & Tell is a weekly lunchtime design lecture series held on Thursdays at Portland State University and sponsored by the Friends of Graphic Design and the Graphic Design Program. Talks are free and open to the public.

Location: PSU Art Building, Room 320, 2000 SW 5th AVE (right across the street from the Orange, Green and Yellow Max line)

Spring 2018 Show & Tell Speakers:
April 5th: Craig Winslow
April 12th: Ben Barry
April 19th: Nicole Lavelle
April 26th: Helena Chu
May 10th: Scribbletone ft. Lizy Gershenzon
May 17th: Collage Club
May 24th: Andy Pressman
May 31st: Bijan Berahimi

Winter 2018 Show & Tell Speakers:
January 9th: Ashkahn
January 16th: Rob Lewis + Collage Club
January 22nd: Owen Jones
February 5th: Shawna X
February 12th: This Design Studio
February 25th: Dalton Maag

Fall 2017 Show & Tell Speakers:
October 3rd: Collage Club
October 10th: Similarly Different Japan + Collage Club Zine Release
October 17th: Grilli Type
October 31st: Andy J. Miller
November 7th: Graphic Means
November 14th: Afterall

Spring 2017 Show & Tell Speakers:
May 2nd: Legal questions for designers with Brian Wasetis from Aspect Law
May 16th: Margot Harrington
April 6rd: Tina Snow Le
April 12th: Oof

Fall 2016 Show & Tell Speakers:
October 16th: Rob Lewis
October 27th: Founders of Ladies’ Night

Winter 2016 Show & Tell Speakers:
January 7th: Tsilli Pines 

January 14th: Dan Stiles

January 21st: Sunset City

January 28th: Michael Merrill

February 4th: PSUGD Graphic Design Professor Candidate #1

February 11th: PSUGD Graphic Design Professor Candidate #2

February 18th: PSUGD Graphic Design Professor Candidate #3

February 25th: Kathy Fry from Mayer Reed 


Poster by Max Miller

Fall 2015 Show & Tell Speakers:

October 8th: Michael Ellsworth / Built By Civilization

October 13th: Post Typography / Part of Design Week
October 15th:  The Design Kids  / visiting from Australia
October 22nd: Tina EssmakerThe Great Discontent (online)
October 29th: Zech Bard / Instrument (watch)
November 5th: Justin Morris / Kamp Grizzly
November 12th: Bijan Berahimi of Fisk (watch)
November 19th: Kristen Rogers Brown / Bitch Magazine (watch)
December 3rd: Eleana Schlenkner (watch)

Spring 2015 Show & Tell Speakers:
April 2nd: Mara Zepeda (watch)
April 9th: Mary Kate McDevitt (watch)
April 16th: Mira Kaddoura (watch)

April 23rd: Jennifer Daniel
May 7th: Jake Holloman from Roundhouse. (watch)

May 14th: Tina Snow Le and Colleen Romike from Instrument (watch)
May 21st: Tim May and Jeffery Frankenhauser from XPlane. (watch)

May 28th: Arzu Ozkal (watch)

Winter 2015 Show & Tell Speakers:
January 15th: Cari Vander Yacht
January 22nd: Needmore  (watch)
January 29th: Josh Berger and Niko Courtelis from Plazm (watch)
February 5th: Tanner Goods (watch)
February 12th: Andy McMillan (in person)
February 19th: Amy Ruppel  (watch)
February 26th: Jenn Maer and Mark DeLima from IDEO (watch)
March 5th: Public Library (watch)
March 12th: The Pressure  (watch)

Fall 2014 Show & Tell Speakers:
October 9th: OMFGCO
October 16th: Adam JK (watch)
October 23rd: Central Office (watch)
October 30th: Georgia Frances King / Kinfolk (watch)
November 6th: Similarly Different (watch)
November 20th: Rilla Alexander (watch)
December 4th: Fuzzco (watch)

Spring 2014 Term Show & Tell Speakers:
April 3rd: Ace Atelier
April 10th: Pinball Publishing
April 17th: Jenn Armbrust
April 24th: Bob Smith
May 3rd: Dan Cassaro
May 8th: Lotta Nieminen
May 15th: Thomas Bradley
May 22nd: Script & Seal
May 29th: Buyolympia

above: Poster by Alex Despain

Winter 2014 Term Show & Tell Speakers:
January 9th: Adi Goodrich
January 16th: Pinball Publishing
January 23rd: Kelli Anderson
January 30th: Aesthetic Apparatus (watch)
February 6th: BT Livermore
February 13th: Frank Chimero
February 20th: Jason Santa Maria (watch)
February 27th: The Beauty Shop
March 6th: Lotta Nieminen

Poster Designed by Vanessa and Alex Despain

Fall 2013 Term Show & Tell Speakers:
October 8th:  Invisible Creature
October 10th: Jason Blackheart
October 17th: Aaron Draplin
October 31st: Keetra Dean Dixon
November 7th: Uncorked Studios
November 14th: Tuesday Bassen
November 21st: Poler
December 5th: Alexander Barrett
Poster design by Nicole Bittner

Spring 2013 Show & Tell Speakers:
April 4th: Lloyd Winter
April 11th: Scott Ponik
April 18th: JD Hooge & Shawn Peterson from Instrument
April 25th: Pattern People
May 2nd: Tad Carpenter
May 9th: Jen Wick
May 16th: Epicenter
May 23rd: Andy Pressman
May 30th: Kamp Grizzly

Poster designed by Lea Loo

Winter 2013 Show & Tell Speakers:
January 10th: Jason Blackheart

January 17th: Erik Marinovich
January 24th: Keetra Dean Dixon
January 31st: Factory North
February 7th: Kelsey Snook
February 14th: Way Shape Form
February 21st: Mary Kate McDevitt
February 28th: Kelli Anderson
March 7th: Dan Cassaro

Poster designed by Lea Loo

Fall 2012 Show & Tell Speakers:
October 4th: Gemma Correll and Anthony Zinonos
October 11th: Faythe Levine
October 18th:  Amanda Buck
October 25th Practice + Theory
November 1st: WK12
November 8th: KeeganMeegan & Co.
November 15th: Sam Green

Poster by Martie Flores

Spring 2012 Show & Tell Speakers:
April 5th: Jolby & Friends
April 12th: Public School
April 19th:  Meg Hunt
May 3rd: Little Friends of Printmaking
May 17th: Max Erdenberger
May 31st: Poketo

Poster by Martie Flores

Winter 2012 Show & Tell Speakers: 
January 19th: Mikey Burton
January 26th: Andrew Dickson
February 9th: Tad Carpenter
February 16th: Something’s Hiding in Here
February 23rd: Adam Garcia
March 14th: GOOD Ideas for Portland Student Presentations & Alissa Walker

Poster by Martie Flores

Fall 2011 Show & Tell Speakers: 
October 6th: Ian Lynam
October 20th: Swiss Miss
October 27th: Chad Kouri & Margot Harrington
November 10th: Jason Hardy
November 17th: Gemma Correll (watch)
December 1st: Eight Hour Day (watch)

Poster by Frank Chimero

2010-2011 Show & Tell Speakers:
October 7th:  Nick Felton (watch)
October 14th: Jim Datz
October 28th: Grain Edit Bloggers (watch)
November 4th: Will Bryant (watch)
November 18th: Kate O’Connor & Ely Kim
December 2nd: Always With Honor
December 6th: Alissa Walker & Keith Scharwath
January 13th: Mig Reyes
January 20th: Josh Berger (watch)
January 27th: Justin Thomas Kay
February 3rd: Mark Weaver (watch)
February 10th: Meighan O’Toole
February 17th: Thinking for Living
February 24th: Mikey Burton
March 10th: Bureau of Betterment
March 21st: Ray Fenwick (watch)
April 7th: Jelly Helm
April 16th: Randy Hunt
April 21st: Lisa Congdon
April 28th: The Little Friends of Printmaking
May 5th: Faythe Levine
May 13th: Virb
May 19th: OMFG
May 26th: Jennifer Daniel
June 2nd: Jessica Hische