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PechaKucha Presentation

Fine Art vs. Graphic Design

PRESENTED ON NOV 28, 2017
IN SASKATOON @ VOL 1

Dustin George is an art director at MGM Communications. He has Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Indigenous Art from the First Nations University of Canada, and the University of Regina. He took his design education at Red River College in Winnipeg where he graduated with diplomas in graphic design and advanced graphic design. Having completed schooling in both the Fine Art and Graphic Design disciplines, Dustin explains the differences between the two, and where his journey has taken him.

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Computer Graphic Character Design

BY REIBE STUDIOS
@ VOL 11 ON DEC 20, 2011

A group of students from computer science and fine arts departments share with us the methodologies they apply to the creation of characters in computer graphics, and how they produced two short films. (in Italian)

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On Latvia, Graphic Design, and Tokyo

BY NATALIE CERNECKA
@ VOL 109 ON DEC 04, 2013

Natalie Cernecka, from Latvia, was trying to find a graphic designer in Tokyo. While searching, she found a small Latvian shop in Nakameguro and went to talk to the owner. She was so enthralled by the story she heard that she wanted to share it with the world via PechaKucha. While at a PechaKucha event, she met another Latvian. Through her new Latvian friend, she found a graphic designer from Ecuador who was able to help her.

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Guitars and Graphic Design

BY PAUL CONNOLLY
@ VOL 1 ON MAR 04, 2014

Having a passion for art and music when he was a child, Paul Connolly talks about how he continued to combine art and music throughout his life. He shares stories of his early work and professional career as a designer and musician as well as exciting new projects.

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Chelsea Velaga

BY CHELSEA VELAGA
@ VOL 14 ON OCT 14, 2014

Chelsea Velga is a Vanderbilt senior studying illustration and general fine art. She showcases her unique artwork and viewpoints.

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The Fine Art of Selling Out

BY CHAZ HAMPTON
@ VOL 2 ON SEP 18, 2015

Chaz Hampton has been compulsively making art since early childhood. Barely graduating high school, Chaz has gone on to a 20+ year career and both a fine artist and a professional designer for brands such as Blue Fish Clothing, HGTV, and Applegate Farms. Chaz is a multi-disciplined creative and co-owner of Brick + Mortar, an art gallery and design studio in Easton, PA he co-founded in May 2015 with business partner, Tom D’Angelo. Here, Chaz shares his thoughts on balancing his practice as a fine artist with his family and his career.

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Discovering The Value of Graphic Design

BY ELMA GIAVASES
@ VOL 4 ON APR 05, 2018

It is no easy take to create art, to somehow materialize and express the thoughts in your head. Creating art expressing the thoughts in someone ELSE's head is something else entirely. Elma Giavases' early life and subsequent travels around the globe have given her a unique perspective on design and branding, and she now brings that expertise to the Kalispell community as a graphic designer with Highline Design.

After all, "great designs delight". 

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The Secret Life of a Graphic Designer

BY CRISY MESCHIERI
@ VOL 6 ON JUN 14, 2018

Crisy Meschieri is a freelance graphic designer specializing in branding, advertising, and illustration. In her presentation “The Secret Life of a Graphic Designer,” she will reflect on the story that unfolds when your passion becomes your profession.

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Navigating Art & Design

BY ELIZABETH SEILS
@ VOL 1 ON JUL 17, 2018

Elizabeth Seils graduated in the fall of 2017 from Oklahoma State University as a Graphic Designer and works on general graphic design but has a passion for UI & UX design. She primarily improves how users navigate and respond to agricultural software. Besides graphic design, she continues to play around with traditional crafts such as creating jewelry and drawing unrealistic cartoons of her dogs’ personalities.

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Puterka Fine Art; 3D & 2D designs

BY KATY PUTERKA
@ VOL 2 ON NOV 01, 2018

Katy Puterka was raised in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. Puterka works primarily in jewelry making and secondarily in watercolor. She completed her Bachelors of Fine Arts at Oklahoma State University in May of 2015. Puterka’s artwork has been featured in Oklahoma’s Tallgrass Art Gallery, Kasum Gallery, Oklahoma Contemporary, Niche Awards Gallery, Graphite Elements & Design Art Gallery, Gardiner Art Gallery, Hardesty Center for Fablab, and locally exhibited in Stillwater.