Creative Director, Graphic Designer, Artist, Photographer, Identity & Branding Consultant. Contact - avacreative@gmail.com , also ' Ava Creative ' on Facebook. I create full visual systems for clients, including rules for geometry and proportion, color, language, and composition.

Work Samples

  • Muzza Fuzza logomark

  • Northern Wilds - Wolf tee

Work History

  • Creative Director

    • Kroznot
    • Pekín, China
    • Jan 2006 - Dec 2009 (3 years 11 months)

    Managed accounts, created lead art, crafted visual identities and strategies for clients such as Coca-Cola, The 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, Cresta Motor Yachts, The Republic of France and Alliance Francaise, among others.

Education

  • University of Minnesota

    • none New Media Art
    • 1999 - 2000

    I studied at several places and was disappointed by the faculty and general lack of rigor. Instead, I now study every day, simply for the love of learning. I am self-educated in disciplines such as geometry, 2D composition, photography and optics, film/video production, marketing and visual psychology, linguistics and NLP, number theory (certain branches only), music theory and tonality, etc.

Specialties

Affiliations

Greening the Beige, AVA Creative, The Green Long March, Hua Dan, Wo Kai, Driftwords Poets, KFAI Radio, WTIP Radio, Grand Marais Art Colony, Arrowhead Center for the Arts, Intermedia Arts, Kroznot New Media, North House Folk School, Solar Shade

Awards

- "all star" awarded @ Coroflot - counting on fingers & toes - smiles often at whateva - plays nicely with others

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