Be Honest is a student showcase for all students in PSUGD to present their current portfolios to industry professionals in the Portland community and beyond! It’s also a chance to participate in workshops and listen in on discussion panels.
Hi, I'm Angelica Evans a Senior from Vancouver, British Columbia. I enjoy clean and simple logo design as well as creating packaging designs that echo the brand's personality. I'm particularly interested in classic Americana Design.
Hey y'all! I'm originally from Austin, but since 2016 I have been here in Portland attending PSU, and this year I am graduating. My favorite part about design is problem solving, and my thesis examines a more sustainable design practice.
Hey I'm Candy! I gain a lot of design inspiration from my interests including music, nature, and people! I love experimenting with colors and the idea of motion within my work. Collaboration and creativity are my keys to success (:
I am interested and passionate about social media/digital marketing, branding, and I recently discovered my interest in project management. I try to challenge myself creatively because it pushes me to learn more about myself as a designer.
Hi! I’m Emily, and I am a senior in the graphic design program. My dream career would either be in the publication or graphic apparel design field. Outside of my design work, I’m also a photographer and spend as much of my free time outdoors.
Hello! I'm Gianna, a current Senior at PSUGD! When it comes to my current design work, I’m interested in typography, generating community through design, and finding the intersection between fun and functional!
I have an active desire for learning and a careful process of setting intention. With a Graphic Design major and a minor in Advertising, I have a passion for developing honest, meaningful, and thoughtful design work.
I love design and craft, particularly in editorial and UI/UX design. Dabbling in a little bit of everything and creating hands-on when I can is my expertise! Connections between the people we meet and the places we go are what inspires me.
Heyo, my name is Hope (like the word) Ferns (like the plant) and I love to draw cartoons. I also really dig layout design, typography, and anything Garfield. If you need a magazine layed out or a piece of Garfield fan art, come find me!
I'm always striving to refine my skill sets on a daily basis in order to become a well-rounded jack of all trades within the fields of Art & Design. I think a person is never finished in becoming a Designer as there is always something new.
I'm a soon-to-be graduate excited to continue learning and exploring in the design world. Iteration is my favorite part of design, I love landing on a unique concept by putting it all on the paper, even the super weird ideas!
Sup i'm Lindsey I like to make uncomfortably bright illustrations and animations. I dig old signs, screen printing, bright pop colors and vintage horror. I think everything looks better with a bit of patina.
Living in a suburb of Portland, Matt Davidson is a graphic designer who uses bold typography as well as shapes and imagery to create strong pieces of design work that will hold up both at different sizes as well as through the test of time.
Howdy! I'm Paris (she/they), a film-maker turned design student. I'm interested in UX/UI and branding with a dash of motion design. I care about using design to increase accessibility, create community, and go against the status quo.
I like to make work that is visually engaging and informative. I am always looking to learn and expand the tools and techniques used in my designs; such as embroidery, collage, and different types of printing.Thanks for stopping by!
I love creating colorful designs with fun illustrations and am constantly inspired by the work my peers in the community do. I've recently become a mother to a Tamagotchi, and I'm working hard to make them proud.
Hello, I'm Rosemary -- a web and motion designer living in Portland, Oregon. Currently, I am a senior at Portland State University studying UX/UI and motion design. I enjoy using creativity and strategy to develop my product design!
Roxy Ratzow enjoys working in many different mediums and her style ranges from portraits to fantasy creations. After being self-taught for most of her life she decided to dedicate her time to studying graphic design and exploring the artistic world.
Hello! My name is Sam and I specialize in layout design (translated: I can't draw a straight line but I really love putting text in boxes). If I'm not doing that, you can find me shopping for old computer keyboards on eBay.
Sam is a Portland-based designer with a focus on flat illustration and branding. She recently has worked with TEDxPortlandStateUniversity as a social media designer and rebranded Sub-Basement Studios, PSU's in house production studio.
Hey Hey! My name is Tyler and I'm a senior majoring in Graphic Design. I have a passion for motion graphics and branding. When I'm not making animating graphics I am making funny voices to get my daughter to laugh.
I am both a curious creative and ambitious environmentalist. I love the feeling of simplifying frustrating topics for consumers and resolving complicated ideas into simple concepts. I enjoy UX/UI and systems-thinking projects.
Hi! My name's BB and I'm a graphic designer in my third year in the PSUGD program. My background is in illustration, comics, and zines but since being in the program, I've been leaning into video, digital art, and 3D modeling.
Hi, I'm Brandy! I'm a graphic designer that is interested in anything that's a fresh learning experience as well as experimenting with color and funky type in a way that creates a thoughtful and fun design solution.
Hi, I’m Corinne! I’m interested in a wide variety of design disciplines and love that the field allows me to interact with so many of them at once. Some of these include illustration, typography, animation and 3d modeling.
Hi there! My name is Gage Murrey and I'm a junior in the GD program. I love all things design, especially digital illustration, merchandise design, page layout, and packaging! I currently have an Etsy shop and work with clients as a freelancer.
I'm a Graphic Designer committed to mindful, creative solutions with experimental practices. I believe every design brief requires a unique concept to articulate why it exists. Getting to know one another is how we arrive at that solution.
I'm a Southern Californian designer that tries to bring humor into all aspects of my life. I think learning is one of the most important parts of the creative process and I strive to be light hearted in effective in all areas of my work.
Katie is an unconventional creative with sharp eyes for detail. She enjoys playing with bold color schemes and patterns that pop out to her audience. Usually, you can find her planning her Futura and having a Helvetica great time designing.
Kaya Lathrop is a Graphic Design student looking for work in illustration, patterns, and branding. My identity as part of the LGBTQ+ community and cultural elements from my childhood home, Kauai, Hawai, often show up in my work.
Hi! I'm Mckinsey- you can call me Mck if you like. Thanks for checking out my work! I love creative branding, layout, motion graphics, fun illustration, info graphics, working with others and just being creative in general. Chat with me! :)
A junior graphic design student, obsessed with dogs and interested in UX/UI and type detail. I have experience in branding identity, illustration, and layout, but am always looking for more feedback and professional advice!
Hey there, It's Naomi! Illustration and design is an outlet for me to express myself and create nuanced energetic work. I am a student leader for Comma, a community of BIPOC designers here at PSU. I hope to speak with you soon!
Nia is an artist, designer, and human-based in Portland. Her identity as an African-American woman and the daughter of a Tanzanian immigrant influence her work. Her interests include balance, movement, community and shape.
I’m a Vietnamese-American graphic designer based in Portland, OR. I like creating minimal yet timeless and thoughtful design. I hope to bring a sense of calm and restorativeness in my work while taking the time to cultivate a holistic life.
Noel Anderson is a Designer/Illustrator from Seattle, WA. She creates in-depth solutions to design problems in playful, charming, and unexpected ways. She also really likes dogs, noodles and video games.
Excited to be here and learning so much in the PDUGD program! I've been exploring typography as well as some mixed media work, bringing real physical texture such as paint and threading into the digital space.
Hi I’m Savanah, a first generation student with an array of interests and multidisciplinary knowledge. I view design as an opportunity to be challenged, learn continuously, and define my voice as a creative. Lets talk UI/UX design!
Hi! I'm Aidan. I've been drawing ever since I could hold a pencil, and have since developed vested interests in illustration, animation, visual development, and concept art. I almost always think in pictures, and have a busy mind.
I'm a sophomore in the PSUGD program still trying to figure it out! I currently do line-work illustrations along with other experimental pieces with inspiration from all areas such as fashion, interiors, food, etc.
My name is Bailey and this is my second year at PSU. I am passionate about staying creative in my free time, from crafting to finding inspiration online, I try to maintain a balance between designing for myself and gaining valuable skills.
Hi everyone, I'm so excited to see everyone's hard work and talents! I love working with pastel colors, page layout design, and I am learning to enjoy illustrating. Please feel free to reach out and connect if you'd like to!
My material is influenced by my work as a small town magazine editor, photographer, nanny, and snow cone stand proprietor. As a designer and photographer, I want to create bold and expressive content to showcase the things you love.
Illustration & pastel colors are the peanut butter to my jelly but I love experimenting across every aspect of design. I love blocks of color, whitespace, strong shadows, and designing products that can be held and used everyday.
Life would be unbearable without art, music and humor and this is how I approach design. I am coming from a career in science and it is a pleasure to be subjective and learn to think with not only my brain but with my eyes and heart.
I am a sophomore-level design student interested in advertising but still trying to figure out what field I would like to pursue. I primarily work in the mediums of photography and illustration but would like to learn about motion graphics.
Steph is a designer and dancer who’s core values are curiosity, community, and authenticity. She's currently excited about typography and motion. Her favorite people to engage with are those whose can both be silly and carry depth.
My background is primarily in fashion, brand and creative self portrait photography. Over the past few quarters I have been experimenting more with logo, typography and web design. As well as combining my photography with graphic designs
Hello, nice to meet you! My favorite color is light pink, I like funky lamps and enjoy making delightful, yet contemporary, designs that make an impact. I am looking forward to work alongside other creatives to produce awesome work!
Hello! My name is Zoey and I am currently preparing for my sophomore portfolio review. I enjoy using illustrations, bright colors and photography in my work. I possibly would like to have a career in layout design or freelancing.