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Four of my students’ illustrations purchased!

Four of my students’ illustrations purchased!

The success of the CSUF i2 Student Show did not end when the work came down! The Titan Student Union Art Acquisition Committee saw the show and bought 4 pieces for the CSUF TSU Permanent Art Collection. The works will be put on permanent display…

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Sustainability Illustration Exhibition

I invited CSUF illustration instructors Dorte Christjansen and Yevgeniya Mikhailik to join me in giving our students the topic of “sustainability” for our advertising poster assignment. Our goal was to have our students illustrate an earth issue that they felt personally strong about. We then…

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Qiang Huang Workshop at LAAFA

I read an article about the artist Qiang Huang in the April issue of The Artist’s magazine. I was very inspired and decided to join the “Daily Painting” movement. I’m a declared “in-direct” painter, so painting “Alla Prima” has always been a bit scary to…

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CSUF i2 Opening Night

The opening night for our 2nd Annual CSUF Student Illustration Show was a great success! The prizewinners are pictured with me in the first photo. (L to R) Silver Award: “Blossom” by Tina Yun-Ting Chen Gold Award: “Evanescence” by Thinh Nguyen Bronze Award: “Sandman” by…

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Opening Reception Invitation

Come Enjoy the Opening Reception for our 2nd Annual CSUF Student Illustration Show! Stuart NG Books has generously donated the prizes for our Gold, Silver, and Bronze awards. Thanks Stuart! Prize winners will be announced that night.

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CSUF i2 Illustration Winners Announced

CSUF i2 Illustration Winners Announced

Thank you to everyone who entered our 2nd annual student illustration competition! We received 214 entries and 56 pieces were selected. The jury consisted of CSUF illustration faculty: Kim Dwinell, Laura Hoffman, Jacob Lecuyer, Barbara Malley, Yevgeniya Mikhailik, Chris Nielsen, Hala Swearingen, Lawrence Yun. Follow…

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Call for Entries—CSUF i2 Student Competition

Call for Entries—CSUF i2 Student Competition

I created an illustration competition at Cal-State Fullerton in 2012 to help bring awareness and recognition to the work that our students are doing. I hoped that the process of organizing, installing, and attending the show would provide opportunities for illustration students to gather and…

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Greg Swearingen gets the GOLD at SILA!

Greg Swearingen gets the GOLD at SILA!

My husband Greg just got the GOLD medal in the Society of Illustrators Los Angeles 52nd Annual Competition. This is a piece he did for a book called “Quinny and Hopper.” The gallery exhibition will be at the Center Stage Gallery in Burbank, CA, from…

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Announcing my new expanded website!

Announcing my new expanded website!

Come visit my new site! I worked with my brother Jim, the owner of WITTWER DESIGN, to create a new expanded website. You will now be able to zoom in to see the details of my work, as well as read about images that interest…

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“Silverspot” wins its 4th award!

“Silverspot” wins its 4th award!

Creative Quarterly, the journal of art and design, has juried competitions for fine artists, graphic designers, illustrators, and photographers four times a year. My illustration for “Silverspot” won a place in the professional illustration category in Issue 33. This issue is due to come out…

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