Archive for Hala’s Announcements

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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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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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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BYU Alumni Show

BYU Alumni Show

My “Silverspot” painting is hanging in the BYU Alumni Show. I wish I could be there to see all the work and bump into old friends.

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Silverspot gets its 5th award!

Silverspot gets its 5th award!

I was so surprised to receive this email from Creative Quarterly! “You have been selected as one of our top 100 artists, designers and photographers of 2014.” Thank you CQ!

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Illustrators, Let’s Talk Taxes!

Illustrators, Let’s Talk Taxes!

In response to a student request, I will be doing a short presentation and Q&A about running an illustration free-lance business. I will be focusing specifically on organizing your finances and tax deductions. Event Title: “Illustrators, Let’s Talk Taxes.” Date/Time: Dec. 10, Wednesday, 2:00 pm…

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Greg Swearingen in New York Society of Illustrators 57

Greg Swearingen in New York Society of Illustrators 57

Selections for the New York Society of Illustrators 57th Annual Competition were recently announced. Greg got a piece he did for the book “The Whisperer” in the show! This book will be published by Penguin Random House. Congratulations Mr. Awesome! www.gregswearingen.com

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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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