Fall 2021 TEAM
 
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ELIZA
KUHN
Team Lead: Fall 2021
FUN FACTS
Eliza currently owns over 30 plants, and has danced for 15 consecutive years, starting when she was 3 years old.
 
FAVORITE QUOTE
"Sometimes all you need is 20 seconds of insane courage and I promise you something great will come of it" - We Bought a Zoo

ASPIRATIONS IN DESIGN
Eliza would love to be able to work at a design studio in Europe. She would like to have more of a focus on UX UI Design in the future as well. 

FREE TIME ACTIVITIES
In her free time, Eliza enjoys taking care of her plants, watching movies, and cooking. She loves to try new recipes and see how they turn out!
 
SARA 
MISAK
Project Manager: Fall 2021
FUN FACTS
Sara buys most of her clothes second-hand and has a red-haired cat named Ginger.
 
SPECIALTIES IN DESIGN
Creating patterns, abstractions, and use the grid.

FAVORITE ARTISTS/DESIGNERS
Erin Hanson, Yayoi Kusama, Sari Shryack

FREE TIME ACTIVITIES
Sara likes to read, go hiking or biking, play boardgames, and paint. 
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SUNNY
CLARK
Social Media Manager: Fall 2021
FUN FACT
Sunny has a tattoo of one of the baby bears from Disney's Brave

WHY DESIGN?
Sunny chose design because she's done art as long as she can remember and she believes you see design applied almost everywhere you look. 

FAVORITE ARTISTS/DESIGNERS
Alphonse Mucha, Vincent Van Gogh, Ladislav Sutnar

FAVORITE PLACE IN MUNCIE
Sunny loves visiting the Muncie Mall with her friends! There's a little country store there with soaps and candles and they smell them all! 
JACQUELINE
CRAFT
Writer/Researcher: Fall 2021
FAVORITE PLACE IN MUNCIE
Jacqueline loves the Cup and White River Trails 

WHY DESIGN?
Jacqueline chose design because it allows for a flexible lifestyle and there are constantly new challenges to overcome. 

ASPIRATIONS IN DESIGN
Jacqueline's aspiration in design is to start her own design business. 

FAVORITE QUOTE
"Don't think about making art, just get it done." - Andy Warhol
 
 
JC
CAMACHO
Illustrator: Fall 2021
FUN FACT
JC is a black belt in Judo, and walks everywhere because she hates to drive.

ASPIRATIONS IN DESIGN
JC's aspiration in design is to work in the music industry to design for all kinds of artists and labels.

FAVORITE PLACE IN MUNCIE
JC likes to visit is Yummy Grill and Buffet because they have the best Chinese food.

FAVORITE QUOTE
"Where there is life there is hope." - Sabba Tahir
CARLEE 
MCKENZIE
Animator: Fall 2021
FUN FACT
Carlee is obsessed with Avatar the Last Airbender, cows, Harry Potter, and any Studio Ghibli film! She was an animation major for a semester (mostly to try and challenge myself) but design was always her first love, so she had to switch!
 
SPECIALTIES IN DESIGN
Web Design, Illustration, Motion Graphics 

ASPIRATIONS IN DESIGN
Carlee would love to work in an agency or in-house setting as a graphic designer, digital artist, or web designer. Later in her career she would love to be some kind of creative director! 
 
FREE TIME ACTIVITIES
Carlee loves to paint, She's also very impatient and loves working quickly, so she only uses acrylics! Carlee also loves binge watching crime shows, horror movies, or anything that is well animated!
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SYDNEY
MERRYMAN
Team Lead: Fall 2021
FUN FACTS
Sydney has been running and training for various races for the last 10 years and plans to run her first marathon after graduating.

WHY DESIGN?
Sydney chose to pursue design because it is visual way of communicating and connecting with others.

ASPIRATIONS IN DESIGN
Sydney aspires to assist different ministries, charities, and nonprofits with improved UI/UX design and use digital media as a way to improve connection and communication among others.

FAVORITE ARTISTS/DESIGNERS
Gustav Dore, John Martin, and Dana Tanamachi
 
ROSALIE
BUCKLEY
Project Manager: Fall 2021
FUN FACT
Rosalie has been collecting vinyl records for over six years. She has an interest in ecology and likes learning about edible plants around her.

FAVORITE PLACE IN MUNCIE
The Cup. Rosalie loves to sit outside with friends or by herself and read or people watch. 
 
ASPIRATIONS IN DESIGN
Rosalie wants to work as an in-house designer, while also using design as a creative outlet in her spare time. 

FREE TIME ACTIVITIES
Rosalie loves to hike, paint, and kayak. 
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ANIKA
GASKA
Social Media Manager: Fall 2021
FUN FACT
Anika has been to almost all 50 states.

WHY DESIGN?
Anika likes making things that have a purpose. Seeing her designs in use is one of the most fulfilling things.

ASPIRATIONS IN DESIGN
Anika would love to one day combine her love for food and design
(and live by the beach).


FREE TIME ACTIVITIES
In her free time, Anika loves to bake and try out new recipes. She also loves to travel and explore new places.
 
VICTORIA
BACON
Writer/Researcher: Fall 2021
FUN FACTS

Victoria doesn't like bacon! She has a dog named Apollo and loves art museums. The best advice Victoria has gotten was that if she wanted to be an artist, going to an art museum was a must. That helped her a lot.

FAVORITE PLACE IN MUNCIE
White Rabbit Books
ASPIRATIONS IN DESIGN
To become a designer who makes consistently interesting work! I think working with a fashion magazine or something related to fashion would be fun.
SPECIALTIES IN DESIGN
Victoria is still learning her true specialty, but she enjoys designing logos. She has an interest in editorial design as well.
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LYDIA
RANG
Illustrator: Fall 2021
FUN FACTS
Lydia loves indie alternative rock music, and still buys and uses CD's instead of an aux cord. Her favorite food is strawberries, favorite bands are Cage the Elephant, Band of Horses, and Alabama Shakes, and favorite ice cream flavor is chocolate almond.

SPECIALTIES IN DESIGN
Drawing and illustration

ASPIRATIONS IN DESIGN
Lydia hopes to eventually take part in illustrative packaging design, design album covers for musicians, publish a book of her art and writing, and maybe eventually be an art director.

FAVORITE ARTISTS/DESIGNERS
Henrietta Harris, Rene Magritte, John Micheal Frank, Sari Shryack,Herb Lubalin, Milton Glaser, Claud Monet
 
JAKE
GESICK
Animator: Fall 2021
FUN FACTS
Jake designed his own tattoo.
ASPIRATIONS IN DESIGN

Jake hopes to one day accumulate enough knowledge about design to become a successful freelance designer.

WHY DESIGN?
For Jake, design is the perfect combination of logical thinking and creativity.
FAVORITE QUOTE
“Death is just another path, one that we all must take.” -Gandalf, Lord of the Rings.