Recent South Hills graduate, Carla-Ann Henry (Graphic Arts, Class of 2019), talks about creating the winning poster design for the 2019 People's Choice Festival of Pennsylvania Arts & Crafts and offers some advice to incoming students of the Graphic Arts specialized associate degree program.
Nick Anna, 2012 Graphic Arts alumnus, recently won two major design awards for work created as a Graphic Designer for the Altoona Mirror newspaper. SHINE (South Hills Info, News, & Events) caught up with him recently to ask him about the accolades.
Prior to starting their internships, the second-year Graphic Arts students from South Hills School of Business & Technology must complete a capstone creative packaging design project. This capstone project requires them to apply the graphic design skills they’ve developed throughout the entirety of their studies at South Hills to create branding for a brewery and craft beer packaging which they then must present to a group.
Following the completion of the three typography classes in the Graphic Arts (GA) program at South Hills School of Business & Technology, the second-year GA students are tasked with creating a hand-bound type specimen book.
Kara Ballenger graduated from the Graphic Arts specialized associate degree program in 2010. In this Alumni Stories interview, she shares how her South Hills education is helping her to realize her lifelong dream of writing and illustrating a graphic novel series called "Fire Sphere" along with her collaborator, Mads Cherluck.