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  • Darcel Downing


    Utica, NY

I am currently taking a break from getting my Master's in graphic design to explore other university and employment options. I enjoy to and must express myself, being that I am a human filter of the known world, constantly.

Work Samples

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Work History

TECHNICAL SKILLS Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Lightroom, photography, tablet, photomanipulation, illustration, package design, brand design, publication design and various physical media skills. EXPERIENCE McAdoo’s Market [2007] Branding and logo design. Featured on merchandise and advertising. SUNY Potsdam, Crane School [2011] CD design for the A Sharp Arrangement album, “Live Your Life.” SUNY Plattsburgh [2011] Introduction to Graphic Design teaching assistant. SUNY Plattsburgh [2012] BFA Exhibition exectutive designer. Includes catalog, invitation and poster. SUNY Plattsburgh [2011-2012] Slide technition. Scanning, editing and archiving. SUNY Plattsburgh, Whiteface Residence Hall [2008] Design and execution of lobby mural. Gallery 3040 [2012] Publication, branding and advertising design and Printing. Hammond Wedding [2012] Photo booth photography and editing. Calandros Wedding [2012] Wedding photography and editing. RECOGNITION SUNY Plattsburgh Studio Exhibition [2011] SUNY Student Fall Exhibition [2011] PAVA at SUNY Plattsburgh Clothesline Exibition [2011-2012] ZPlatt Featured Artist [2012]


  • University of Iowa

    • Incomplete Master's Graphic Design
    • 2013 - 2015

    Teaching Assistant Scholarship [2013-2015]

  • SUNY Plattsburgh

    • Bachelor of Fine Arts Graphic Design
    • 2007 - 2012

    Academic Excellence Scholar [2007-2010] Winkel Visual Arts Scholarship [2009, 2011-2012]



ZPlatt Featured Artist 2012 Academic Excellence Scholar [2007-2010] Winkel Visual Arts Scholarship [2009, 2011-2012] TA Scholarship [2013-2015]