The Mother Baby Center focused on illustrations that reflected real people to create an environment for everyone to feel welcomed and supported throughout their pregnancy.
Lexington Writing Firm desired to display a team photo on their website, but with remote team members that desire wasn’t necessarily easy. In response they had each member illustrated individually and put together as a team photo. Brand colors were used to create consistency and unity.
In support of their Health Equity Campaign Blue Cross Blue Shield, requested three collages that reflected Minnesotans and different regions they hope to reach. The Campaign seeks to bring awareness to the health disparities caused by generations of Racism.
Prepping for her 2nd Art in Many Forms, Precious Wallace (owner, Graphic Designer), reached out to have illustrations of the panel created and used for the event.
Helping to push the stories of four selfless individuals recognized by the McKnight Foundation and the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits, Pollen collaborated with me for portrait illustrations and other amazing creatives to bring a piece together. Click here to learn about each hero!
“Your voice truly matters”
This is something I thought about as I worked. Each student shared their voice and a piece of themselves with the world. There is so much power in that because it provides a new perspective and way of thinking. I focused on centering a theme that emphasized the power of words and writing. My biggest challenge was placing type, as this is not my strongest suite. Creating a theme and aiming to tell a story in one piece helped me bring the front and back covers together.
Bifties focuses on curating gift boxes that support black owned businesses and artist while making gifting easy. The owner aimed for her package design to reflect and celebrate black communities and the growth of black businesses.
Commissioned by Strive Publishing, portrait illustrations were created to celebrate and share the stories of local Minnesota African American Woman making a difference in their community. The book is a written legacy for children! Buy & learn more here.
“As someone who finds representation to be extremely important it was an honor illustrating these ladies.”
Depending on your community sometimes it can be hard knowing people and opportunities that are accessible to you, which is why books like Celebrating the Sistas, is needed! They are living examples of the different careers children can choose and be inspired from. As someone who finds representation to be extremely important it was an honor illustrating these ladies, learning about their stories, and expanding my illustration skills.