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Communications Arts

Otis at the World Illustration Awards 2019

At 5:14am, on a Friday, I received the exciting news the "We Are Los Angeles" campaign poster I worked on for the Otis College viewbook was shortlisted and selected to be a part of the World Illustration Awards 2019. The World Illustration Awards is an international illustration exhibition hosted by the Association of Illustrators and the Directory of Illustration.

New Student Work Debuts at LAX for "100percentLA" Selfie Campaign

This summer, travelers arriving and departing from LAX will be greeted by art and design work by six Otis College seniors from three departments through a partnership with Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA). LAWA has debuted original art and design work created by students for an annual summer selfie campaign, "100percentLA" organized by Guest Services to enhance the guest experience. Work from Woodbury University students is also included in the project.  

Kate Manos and Chase Shewbridge Named GDUSA 2019 Students to Watch

Graphic Design USA has released its annual list recognizing the rising talent of undergraduate, graduate or continuing education students across the nation. Kate Manos (MFA Graphic Design '18) and Chase Shewbridge (BFA Graphic Design '19) were recognized for 2019.

Palm Springs Life: Push the Positivity

At the busy intersection of fine art, fashion, and street art, you will find artist and designer Sofia Enriquez ('14 BFA Communications Arts), a powerhouse champion of equality, positivity, and authentic individuality in all its forms. Her line of upcycled clothing, Es Mucho, evolved from and alongside her studio and public mural painting and features exuberant hand-painted graphics.

Oakland Press: California Artist Weaves Faith Into Acclaimed Works

Lorenzo Hurtado Segovia had a full scholarship to study engineering and was more than halfway to his degree when he took an art class.

It changed his life.

Today, Hurtado Segovia, 38, is a much-admired contemporary artist who lives, works and shows in this city, which has become ground zero for much of American contemporary art. He is fresh off a critically acclaimed solo show that one reviewer called “deftly crafted, quirky, spiritual, private and timeless.”

Desert Magazine: This Palm Springs fashion designer doesn't care what you think


Alumnus Maece Seirafi on Co-Curating Local/Not Local

Local/Not Local, is an exhibition showcasing Arabic and Iranian typography, created by various Middle Eastern designers based in California. These designers pay homage to their cultural roots through their design practice and reveal that Arabic and Iranian typography has a place in California through community based projects, collaborations and works with various clientele.

C.W. Moss Starts Unicorn Industries/Grey Rainbow

Cole Moss (’11 Communication Arts)
Unicorn Industries/Grey Rainbow
I’m the chief illustrator, primary concept developer, full-time researcher, and resident fool at Unicorn Industries/Grey Rainbow. I am working to make projects that are for adults, but can be understood by children.
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