The University of Baltimore's UB Midtown banner campaign continued in 2012 with a crop of four new graphic artists, each making bold statements based on the University's official slogan, Knowledge That Works.
is an illustrator, art director and designer based in Singapore. Born and raised in Indonesia, she left her home country in 2007 to pursue her design passion in New York.
After graduating with a degree in graphic design from The Art Institute of New York City in 2009, she moved to Singapore to join Kinetic creative agency as a junior art director. During her time at Kinetic, she was given the opportunity to sharpen not only her crafting and illustration skills, but also her ability to conceptualize ideas according to different projects. After two years at Kinetic, she took up a position at Tribal DDB Singapore as a digital art director, where she handles multiple projects from the company's wide range of international clients.
During her free time, she loves to explore different design techniques and take random long walks. Her works have been recognized at numerous international design competitions, including D&AD, Communication Arts, YoungGuns and The One Show awards.
is an illustrator who started her freelance career after a five-year stint as an art director. Since then she has worked with a wide variety of clients worldwide and has been recognized by Communication Arts, 3x3 magazine, Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles and Print magazine.
She chronicles her artistic development on her website and also heads up and contributes to a weekly creative outlet and participatory art exhibit, Illustration Friday. She currently works and lives in North Carolina with her writer husband and their 3-year-old daughter.
Graphic designer and illustrator David Plunkert is a co-founder of Spur Design in Baltimore. His work has appeared in many publications including Esquire, Forbes, GQ, Playboy, Time, Rolling Stone, The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal.
He has designed and illustrated posters for the Maryland Institute College of Art, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery and Theatre Project Baltimore among others. In 2009 he received the Best Poster award at the South by Southwest Festival for the poster he designed for Antidote Films documentary The Dungeon Masters, and recently produced the poster for the recent re-release of The Tin Drum.
He has received medals from the Society of Illustrators in New York and in 2011 was inducted into the Alliance Graphique Internationale.
Brad Holland is a well-known American illustrator who was nominated by The New York Times for a Pulitzer Prize for his work that goes "beyond the moment to illuminate a general condition universal in space and time. The images are sometimes brutal, but the feeling is almost always compassionate." The Washington Post has called him "an undisputed star of American Illustration," and the editors of RSVP, the artists' directory, voted him "the one artist, who in our opinion, has had the single greatest impact on the illustration field during the last twenty five years."
Holland's work is included in the permanent collection of the Library of Congress, the National Portrait Gallery as well as corporate and private collections. His work has appeared in many major U.S. and international publications and feature films. He has received the gold medals of the New York Art Director's Club, the Society of Publication Designers, the Society of Illustrators and the Society's prestigious Hamilton King Award. Holland is a member of the Society of Illustrators' Hall of Fame and the Alliance Graphique Internationale.
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