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  • (L to R) Kristine Macasieb, An Truong, Kelsey Barr, Annie Dills

    (L to R) Kristine Macasieb, An Truong, Kelsey Barr, Annie Dills

CSUF i3 show get’s noticed!

The CSUF Titan Student Union Art acquisition committee saw our illustration show and decided to purchase 5 of the pieces for the permanent collection. A fantastic opportunity for our students! The work of Katie Melrose, Kristine Macasieb, An Truong, Kelsey Barr, and Annie Dills will…

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Exhibition: Sustainability & Social Justice

Today was CSUF’s 3rd Annual Sustainability Symposium. This year’s theme was sustainability and social justice. Dorte Christjansen and I gave our illustration students this theme as an advertising poster assignment. We chose 20 posters from among those created to exhibit in this show. Thank you…

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  • Kelsey Suan

    Kelsey Suan

  • Eric Omega

    Eric Omega

CSU Dreamworks Critique

Congratulations to Cal-State Fullerton art majors Eric Omega and Kelsey Suan. CSUF illustration and animation faculty chose Eric and Kelsey to represent us at the Dreamworks Critique. Four other CSU’s were represented. Eric and Kelsey did a great job presenting their work and received great…

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CSUF FACULTY SHOW 2015!

Come see the faculty show! We have a show every 2 years at CSUF, and this year it looks especially fabulous. I was so inspired by the work of my colleagues. These photos are just my section of the show….there is a LOT more to…

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SILA: That’s Entertainment!

I was able to attend a great Society of Illustrators Los Angeles event. Representatives from Disney, Paramount, Blizzard and Nickelodeon discussed with the group the things they look for in portfolios. Great tips! I will share with my students.

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  • (L to R) Nadia, Hala, Tara, Meng Meng

    (L to R) Nadia, Hala, Tara, Meng Meng

  • Gold and Silver Winners

    Gold and Silver Winners

  • Bronze Winner

    Bronze Winner

  • Brett Helquist Art Display Case

    Brett Helquist Art Display Case

CSUF i3 Opening Reception

The opening of our 3rd Annual Illustration Competition was a great success! I had the privilege of announcing the winners. Brett Helquist provided me with statements to read to each of the winners. It was fun to hear why he chose their work and what…

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Creative Quarterly 100 Best Annual Available!

Creative Quarterly 100 Best Annual Available!

My illustration was selected for inclusion in CQ’s 100 Best annual, and now the annual is available in a beautiful hard cover edition!

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CSUF i3 Competition Results are in!

It was stiff competition this year with over 300 entries, and only enough room for 50-60 pieces in our gallery space. Our juror was Brett Helquist, the illustrator of the popular “Series of Unfortunate Events” books. He has chosen 58 pieces from 39 illustrators. Check…

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Brett Helquist to Jury CSUF illustration competition!

Brett Helquist to Jury CSUF illustration competition!

I am so excited that Brett Helquist, the amazing illustrator of the Series of Unfortunate Events, has agreed to jury our 3rd Annual CSUF Illustration Competition! What an opportunity for the students! Please check out his wonderful work on his site: http://www.bretthelquist.com/ If you are…

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3rd Annual CSUF Illustration Show—Call for Entries

3rd Annual CSUF Illustration Show—Call for Entries

It’s that time of year again. I’ve started working on putting together our 3rd annual CSUF illustration show. One of my students, Kyla Friedrichsmeyer, created the illustration for this poster. My husband and I designed the poster.

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