Laura is a Portland, Oregon native who is inspired by animals and understanding pine trees. She enjoys a great cup of coffee and dabbling in all sorts of artistic media, like graphic design, music, illustration and photography. In 2014, Laura graduated with a BA in Visual Communications with an emphasis in Studio Art + minor in History at Franklin University Switzerland. Laura specializes in layout, event collateral, illustration, making and eating pizza and talking in third person. 2018: Graphics Coordinator - PDX Pop Now! 2018 Contract Designer for MKM Design 2017: Design projects for Friends of the Children -Fall Newsletter -Signage for NE office Graphics Coordinator for PDX Pop Now! 2017 Design collateral for Friends of the Children 2017 Friend Raiser Design for Conference Solutions (web design, collateral) > Contract designer for Umpqua Bank (Home Lending Department) 2016: Web design for Kenai BBQ website Design Specialist for Friends of the Children 2016 Friend Raiser (collateral) Artistic Coordinator for PDX Pop Now! Social Media + Beta tester for Early Canvas Illustration for local magazine, Next Northwest, showcase, One Flew West 2015: Design, Social Media + Photography - 2015 National Walking Summit (D.C.) Assistant Leather Worker for From Marfa with Love Social Media Manager + Graphic Design for Looptworks (Internship) 2014: Residency with Wide Open Studios - Signal Fire: backpacked around the Cascades with other aspiring creatives, having in-depth dialogues about ecological ideologies Graduated Franklin University Switzerland - BA in Visual Communications/Studio Art + minor in History 2013: Marketing and Design Internship with OMSI Creative Services