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  • Erik Elison

    Graphic Designer, illustrator fan of all things art

    Newport, OR

After working in the production department as a graphic designer for The Idaho Mountain Express Newspaper for 11 years, I am now living and working on the Oregon coast for the News Times as of August of 2016. l do some work for the newspaper but I also work a handful of outside marketing projects, for discovernewport.com, Salesian Golf Course and Spa, and the Elizabeth Inn.

Work Samples

  • Arts & Events Cover

Work History

  • Production Designer

    As a production designer I was responsible for creating/designing ads for both print and web, sometimes creating ad campaigns as well. Photoshop editing, editorial design for the newspaper and magazines. Maintaining all files associated with clients and organizing that information. Uploading photos and editorial content to the website.


  • The Art institute of Phoenix

    • Bachelor of Arts Graphic Design
    • 2000 - 2002



Idaho Press Club, AIGA


1st Erik Elison, Kristen Kaiser – Idaho Mountain Express – “Jazz Fest cover” -Idaho Press Club, Graphics & Page Design 2nd Erik Elison – Idaho Mountain Express – “Image Wars” - Idaho Press Club, Page Design 3rd Erik Elison - Idaho Press Club - "Minidoka Memories" Idaho Press Club Club, Page Design