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  • Sami Gaston

    illustration + design + problem solving

    Portland, OR

design + fashion + rock & roll + creative problem solving

Work Samples

  • illustration

  • graphic design

  • print


  • The Art Institute of Portland

    • AA Apparel Design
    • 2008 - 2010

    Earning an award of High Honors upon graduating, I excelled in my classes while juggling full-time employment. Particular areas of excellence were demonstrated in courses related to concept and business development, illustration and art history.

  • Lewis and Clark College

    • BA Hispanic/Latin American Studies
    • 2003 - 2006

    Before transitioning into Hispanic Studies I was a fine arts major with a strong background in painting drawing and ceramics. In addition to my undergraduate studies at Lewis + Clark, I also participated in two study abroad programs in Latin America. Completing one semester in the Dominican Republic, focusing on social service and cultural awareness and a second language immersion program in Chile.

  • Colorado Rocky Mountain School

    • High School
    • 1999 - 2002



High Honors