Monday, April 21, 2014

Sarah Gonzales

Sarah Gonzales, a 3rd year School of Communication Design student at ACAD, is currently showing an exhibit titled Raman Room in the Marion Nicholl Gallery until the 25th of April. A staple of art students everywhere the subject is quite topical locally, there was a recent article on the subject in The Calgary Herald recently (here).

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Thea Suzanne

I am pleased to introduce the work of this years graduating class. Starting with Thea Suzanne.
Visit her site: to see more.

Javier Olivares

2014 graduating student Javier Olivares is a creative thinker, visit his website to find out more.

Micaela Dawn

Micaela is a graduating student from the Character Design stream at ACAD. Her work can be seen at

2014 Portfolio Show

Design industry folks its that time again,
the 2014 Portfolio Show!

Here is the Blurb:

April 24, 2014 | 6:00 - 9:00 PM Nexen Tower Garden Court | 801-7 Ave SW Alberta College of Art + Design

Graduating students from the Visual Communications Design and Photography programs will be showcasing their work at the ACAD Portfolio Show on Thursday April 24th from 6–9 pm at the Nexen Tower Garden Court at 801-7 Ave SW.

“The School of Communication Design at the Alberta College of Art and Design has an exceptional track record of producing some of the world’s leading professional creatives in the fields of advertising, graphic design, character design and illustration. Our award-winning alumni are competitive internationally and can be found in every major marketplace in North America.” Alison Miyauchi, Chair, School of Communication Design, Alberta College of Art and Design

"ACAD is one of North America's great creative secrets. Year after year, the ACAD experience provides raw creative talent with the opportunity to develop into great creative professionals," says Jason Delichte, VP Creative Director, Critical Mass

"ACAD's Visual Communications program consistently produces highly talented and hard-working creative professionals who go on to succeed both nationally and internationally," says Naoko Masuda CGD, President, Society of Graphic Designers of Canada, Alberta South Chapter

The show will feature over sixty portfolios of graphic design, advertising, illustration, animation, character design, and photography. The students will be in attendance to present their work and to answer questions. Light refreshments and a cash bar will be available throughout the evening. This year’s portfolio show poster was designed by Jenessa Drebnisky, a 4th year School of Communication Design student. The ACAD Portfolio Show is presented by: Society of Graphic Designers of Canada (Alberta South Chapter), Alberta College of Art + Design, Critical Mass, Century West Management Inc., and Spicers.