These are pieces published in Ball Bearings Magazine, the student-run magazine at Ball State University. I have been a writer, designer, art director, and lifestyle editor for this publication.The magazine won College Media Association’s Pinnacle Award as the best four-year college magazine during the 2018-19 school year.
Marketing the Maker Spread There were no good photos for this one, so I was tasked with an illustration. I brainstormed with fellow editors different ideas. I often got suggestions that felt tacky or too hyperbolic. The subjects of the story didn’t do any extreme, forceful marketing, so I wanted to keep it fairly mild but also having contrast between religion and marketing. We Demand Change Cover I directed the art of this cover in collaboration with photographer Stephanie Amador.Read More→
I joined Ball State University’s Ball Bearings Magazine the fall of my freshman year. I began exploring Adobe Illustrator and got hired on as the art director for sophomore year. Now, I use illustration to bring vibrancy and abstract concepts to a publication’s visuals. Here are my favorite illustrations from this outlet of my journalistic experience: