Monday, April 25, 2011

Emily Chu

Emily is a graduate of ACAD with a major in illustration.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Tali Schtelzer

Tali is graduating from ACAD this May with a Bachelor of Design.
Her website,

Monday, April 18, 2011

Britny Samuelson

Britny Samuelson is graduating from ACAD with a degree in graphic design. She is most interested in publication design, package design and branding.

You can view more of her portfolio at

Photography by Jef Miller

Friday, April 15, 2011

Jessica Brousseau

Jessica is a member of this years VCD graduating class majoring in graphic design.
See more of her work at:

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Portfolio Show Tonight

Thursday April 14, 2010 at the Nexen Tower Garden Court, 6-9 pm
810 - 7 Ave SW, Calgary Alberta

No RSVP necessary and no admission fee
complimentary refreshments and cash bar
for more info visit

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Michelle Tran

Michelle is graduating from ACAD this year with a degree in Illustration.
Here is some advice she has likely gleaned from her time at art college.

How to pull an all nighter:

Monday, April 11, 2011

Kyle Metcalf

Kyle is graduating from ACAD with a degree in Illustration. More of his work can be seen on his website:

Friday, April 8, 2011

Essential Speaking Skills by Sean Alzetta

With graduation around the corner Sean Alzetta presents some advice that would work nicely when showing your portfolio.

GDC National Scholarship Awards

This is an excellent opportunity for all returning GDC member students.
For more info students should rush over here:

The deadline is soon, April 25, 2011

Poster design by one of last years winners, ACAD grad Morgan Curley.

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Nic Wassill

Nic is a 4th year Character Design and Animation grad at ACAD. His work incorporates a wide variety of methods and techniques including 2d and 3d graphics, motion capture, handmade 3d sculpture, green screen, and other computer and traditional methods of communication. He has put together his portfolio at Blurb in anticipation of next weeks ACAD portfolio show.
Check out his portfolio online at

AIM (3D) from Nic Wassill on Vimeo.

The last image is a simple but elegant animation of a logo designed by Morgan Curley an ACAD graphic design grad. Click the animation above to see it in action.
Visit Nic's website at

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Brad Yeo

Brad Yeo was recently awarded a Gold Medal from The Society of Illustrators in New York in the advertising category. The winning illustration was commissioned for The Founders' Gallery at the Military Museums in Calgary.

Friday, April 1, 2011

Chelsea Cardinal

2:30, April 7 @ Stanford Perrot Lecture Theatre
Alberta College of Art + Design
1407 - 14 Ave. NW Calgary, AB

CHELSEA CARDINAL IS AN ACAD GRAD. After starting her design and illustration career in Calgary she made the leap to New York where she landed a coveted intern position at GQ Magazine. Under the direction of iconic creative director Fred Woodward, Chelsea’s career has taken off and she now holds an art director position at GQ. Her work has earned her recognition from many places including the Society of Publication Designers and Communication Arts Magazine. In addition to her work at GQ, Chelsea has a freelance illustration practice and this past year launched a clothing line “Alle Vögel”.

Chelsea will talk about being a Canadian living in New York and satisfying many creative masters. Her presentation will delve into her experience at GQ and what it is like to work for one of North America’s most renowned creative directors and publications.

Visit here website here: