Monday, May 13, 2013

San Diego City College Graphic Design Class of 2013

At the American Institute of Graphic Arts San Diego Portfolio Review the hard working, passionate students in our 2013 portfolio class pulled out all the stops to take home top honors. As a community college our students competed at this event with San Diego four year universities and private art and design schools.

Students from San Diego City College took first, second and third place overall.
Their vibrant work was also recognized by judges from the professional design community winning 14 of the 16 awards given. Their portfolios were judged as best in the following categories:
Advertising, Cross Cultural Design, Design for Good, Environmental Graphic Design, 
Identity and Branding, Illustration, Packaging, Publication Design, Sustainability and Typography.
Our students were also awarded by their peers all three Student's Choice honors and both Portfolio scholarship honors from Academy of Art San Francisco.
Please take a look at the incredible portfolios and websites of our 2013 SDCC Graphic Design Portfolio Class in alphabetical order...


AIGA San Diego Portfolio Review 2013 Winner: 
First place overall.
Best Identity and Branding.
Academy of Art San Francisco Portfolio Scholarship.
Student Choice Award: 2nd place.

Joaquin Alanis Portfolio
Joaquin Alanis Website 


Terri Cao Portfolio  


AIGA San Diego Portfolio Review 2013 Winner: 
Best Design for Good.

Pauline Capote Portfolio
Pauline Capote Website


AIGA San Diego Portfolio Review 2013 Winner: 
Third place overall.
Best Typography.
Student Choice Award: 1st place.

Etah Chen Portfolio


AIGA San Diego Portfolio Review 2013 Winner:
Best Photography.

Max Dolberg Portfolio
Max Dolberg Website


AIGA San Diego Portfolio Review 2013 Winner:
Best Cross Cultural Design.

Leanna Jones Portfolio
Leanna Jones Website


AIGA San Diego Portfolio Review 2013 Winner:
Best Environmental Graphic Design.

Heber Miranda Portfolio
Heber Miranda Website


AIGA San Diego Portfolio Review 2013 Winner:
Best Illustration.

April Mitchell Portfolio
April Mitchell Website


AIGA San Diego Portfolio Review 2013 Winner:
Best Publication Design.

Francis Dwight Nichols Portfolio
Francis Dwight Nichols Website


Chase Nuttall Portfolio
Chase Nuttall Website


AIGA San Diego Portfolio Review 2013 Winner:
Best Advertising.

Cindi O'Hanlon Portfolio


Jason Price Portfolio
Jason Price Website


Norman Ramos Portfolio
Norman Ramos Website


AIGA San Diego Portfolio Review 2013 Winner:
Best Sustainability.

Vina Rathakoune Portfolio


AIGA San Diego Portfolio Review 2013 Winner: 
Second place overall.
Best Packaging.
Academy of Art San Francisco Portfolio Scholarship.
Student Choice Award: 3rd place.

Juliana Tipton Portfolio
Juliana Tipton Website


Rick Wagner Portfolio
Rick Wagner Website 

Thanks to the San Diego design community and many scholarship sponsors of this event for their time, support, dedication to students and contributions to the 2013 city wide portfolio review. Appreciation to event sponsors Art Center College of Design and Savannah College of Art and Design. Special thanks to AIGA Education Chair MaeLin Levine for her innovations in organizing this year's dynamic review. Thanks to Mary Scott at Academy of Art for awarding special scholarships at the event in recognition of student work.

San Diego City College 2013 Portfolio Class

The SDCC Design portfolio teachers are Sean Bacon and Candice López. Lisa Starace teaches our portfolio process class. A shout out to contract faculty member Andrea Singer and our adjunct instructors, Amy Becraft, Amy Levine, MaeLin Levine, Rafael López, Julie Warren, Julie Willis and lab technician Eugene Brown.

Special thanks to our colleagues in the photography department for all their support, David Eichinger, David King and George Tubon. We thank department chairs June Richards and Alicia Rincon and Dean Trudy Gerald for their generosity and leadership. Congratulations to all the students and educators from San Diego area programs who keep our design community strong.


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