Graphic Designer & Illustrator
I'm a graphic designer and illustrator obsessed with paper, patterns, and design. Originally from Metro Detroit, currently living in Chicago. In my spare time I like to cook plant-based meals and hang out with my cats in true cat-lady fashion.
Senior Graphic Designer & Illustrator
April 2012 – June 2018 •
Illustrator and designer for stationery and gift products sold in Paper Source stores including gift wrap, stationery, calendars and planners, rubber stamps, wedding invitations, personalized office & stationery items, tote bags, pencil pouches, mugs and plates, etc.
May 2009 – March 2012 • Ann Arbor, MI
Designer for scrapbooking and crafting products sold in Michaels, Target, JoAnn Fabrics, and WalMart. Created stationery, scrapbooking collections, patterned paper, stickers and embellishments.
College for Creative Studies
BFA in Illustration
August 2005 – May 2009 • Detroit, MI
World-renowned design school in the heart of Detroit, Michigan
Best Boxed Holiday Card, 28th Annual Louie Awards (Winning holiday design for prestigious greeting card awards via Waste Not Paper [ Paper Source’s wholesale division ]) [link]
( Runner-Up ) Student Rug Design Competition, Hagopian Rugs (2009 Theme: Eco-Friendly Rugs – Natural Colors & Renewable Fibers)
Finalist, Society of Illustrators (Renowned non-profit Society of Illustrator holds a yearly student scholarship competition.) [link]
Best Boxed Holiday Card, 29th Annual Louie Awards (Winning holiday design for prestigious greeting card awards via Waste Not Paper [ Paper Source’s wholesale division ]) [link]
Paper SourceWaste Not PaperTargetMichaelsJoAnn FabricsWhole FoodsCrate & BarrelContainer StoreModcloth
IllustrationDesignPortraitsPattern DesignDrawingPaintingStationeryGift Product DesignWedding InvitationsHand LetteringBotanical Drawings