Undergraduate

Coursework

How might coursework stimulate creativity and flexibility across various design briefs?
Role

BFA Student

Timeframe

2014 – 2015

Mediums

Print & Digital

Tools

Adobe Creative Suite

Illustration

International Museum of Art & Science

Brief
Update and format the Edinburg Teen Court Volunteer Training Session Teen Court Training Manual.
Develop iconography to navigate readers amongst six categories of manual: Teen Court Calendar, Teen Court Rules, Attorney, Baliff, Court Clerk, and Master of Jury Member.
Year

2014

Course

Design & Production II

Illustration

Raising Sunscreen Awareness

by Horace Taylor
Brief
Design a poster inspired by 1920s Art Deco to promote sunscreen reapplication and raise skin cancer awareness.
Inspired by advertisements for Brightest Longon by Horace Taylor, I sought to use his style as a central point of inspiration in creating this piece.
Year

2014

Course

Ideas & Styles

Art Direction

International Museum of Art & Science

Brief
To promote International Museum of Art & Science brand in transit across the Rio Grande Valley in South Texas.
Design a vehicle wrap concept for a 2005 Isuzu NPR 12ft Box FL Truck that reinforces the IMAS Mantra: Think. Discover. Experience. Create.
Year

2014

Course
Design & Production I
Illustration & Layout Design

Reimagining Frankenstein

http://Frankenstein_A
Brief
Read Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and reimagine the cover design for Frankenstein.
Inspired by the lack of a name and sense of identity, I sought to use the creature’s brain as a map discovering a new world.
Year

2013

Course

Visual Communication

Illustration & Layout Design

Children's Sea Turtle Coloring Book

http://SeaTurtleInc_A
Brief

To educate K-5th grade students to learn about sea turtle hatching and the dangers of littering.

Each design met Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills education requirements.
Year

2013

Course

Design & Production I

Results

Closing Remarks

I met a lot of fantastic colleagues throughout these courses and am truly grateful to have been continuously inspired by each one of them. I’m especially thankful for my professors Leila Hernandez and David Martinez for pushing me to continue to iterate. Additional lessons learned, include but are not limited to: