Graphic Design News + Events
Asst. Professor Jana Perez and Adjunct Instructor Raul Varela presented research recently at the UCDA Design Education Summit held this year at Virginia Tech. http://ucda.com/educonf.lasso
Perez and Varela lectured on "Curriculum that creates Designers of the Future", sharing program objectives, course projects and resulting student work that addressed the summit's topic of "Catch 22: being stuck between technology and design in the classroom". Among the ideas shared, TWU graphic design curriculum fosters "design thinking" through three main ideas: eliminating silos, fostering design leadership and creating interaction points.
Katelyn Osborne was awarded the Southwest Airlines Infinite Possibilities Design Internship for Spring 2012. Over 5,000 resumes were reviewed for just over 60 open internships – including only one opening for graphic design.
Nitashia Johnson has been selected as a camp instructor for the French Woods Festival Arts Summer Camp in Hancock, New York for Summer 2012.
Stephen Platt created the winning t-shirt design for the newly opened Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers in Denton.
Recent InternshipsMichelle Blakey / Neiman Marcus
Nitashia Johnson / How Babies Learn, NYC
Jonathan Thompson / RSW Creative
Katherine Hale / Brinker International
Heather Abbott / Fossil, Inc.
Stephen Platt / CBS 11/TXA 21
Nancy Crandall / Loiloi Rugs
Natalie Kent / Hobby Lobby Corporate, OKC
Tabitha Salazar / Graphic Designer, IDC Westinghouse
Gretchen Gregg / Marketing Specialist, DATCU
Isabel Almendarez Andreas / Designer, Dominion Enterprises
Jonathan Thompson / Production Artist, Sally Beauty Company
Tiffany Jensen / Graphic Designer, Eyemart Express
Sarah Blackhall / Graphic Designer, Service Roundtable
Elizabeth Higgins / Instructor, The Art Institute of Fort Worth
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