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Fashion alumna named one of BC Business magazine’s 30 Under 30 winners

Adelle Renaud has a lot to be excited about these days. The Vancouver fashion designer is riding the wave of fame and momentum gained for her “fashion for tomboys” line and was recently named one BC Business magazine’s Top 30 Under 30. “I am extremely honoured to have received this recognition,” Renaud said. “I was […]

Find out more about Graphic + Digital Design program at info night

If you are curious, creative and motivated about art in general and graphic design in particular, join UFV’s Graphic + Digital Design program at an information night and portfolio session on Tues, Feb 2. At this session you will: Meet GDD students and faculty See innovative student design projects Ask questions of our student panel Receive […]

Artistic April in full bloom at UFV

Call it Artistic April. Four University of the Fraser Valley programs with an artistic focus are throwing year-end shows between now and April 29. Theatre: Directors’ Festival First up, and already playing, is the 20th annual Director’s Theatre Festival in Chilliwack. DFest, as it’s affectionately referred to by students, runs April 22–26 at UFV’s performance […]

Free tour, portfolio workshop offered by UFV Graphic + Digital Design Feb 3

Interested in working in a creative field? Artists of all stripes are encouraged to enjoy professional feedback, portfolio advice, and even the chance to win a free iPad mini at UFV’s Graphic and Digital Design info session and portfolio workshop in Mission (33700 Prentis Avenue) on Tues, Feb 3. Graphic design includes designing logos, books, websites, […]

Act fast: latest Pecha Kucha Abbotsford set for Feb 12 at UFV

  The next installment of the popular Pecha Kucha Night Abbotsford running Feb. 12 has a lot going for it: 16 exciting topics, engaging exhibits by UFV Graphic and Digital Design students — even a fundraising Instagram contest. What it doesn’t have is a lot of tickets left. Heading into its fifth installment, this season’s must-see […]

Graphic design student receives honorable mention in national competition

Colton Floris, who recently completed first year of the Graphic and Digital Design program, received an honourable mention in the Applied Arts scholarship category of the Graphic Design national scholarship competition. Floris impressed the judges with “iMAGiNE” — an original interactive children’s book design and story. This project showcases exceptional writing, design, illustration and cross-platform media application. […]

Internet’s a-buzz with UFV graduate’s beer bottle résumé

A different kind of beer buzz just hit UFV graduate Brennan Gleason. Well ahead of graduating with UFV’s first Graphic and Digital Design class earlier this month, Gleason sent out a very unique résumé: his own home-brewed beer beautifully packaged as Résum-Ale. Holding four handsome bottles of 6.9-percent-alcohol beer, the packaging reads: “Visually pleasing, smooth […]

Love of design — and beer — leads Brennan Gleason to UFV’s Governor General bronze medal

By combining passions for graphic design and artisanal beer, Brennan Gleason leads UFV’s first Graphic and Digital Design graduating class in style by being named UFV’s 2014 Governor General’s bronze medal recipient. Awarded to the diploma-level student graduating with the highest grade point average over the last 15 credits, the Governor General’s bronze medal recognizes […]

PechaKucha punctuates Designing Under the Influence show at Clarke Theatre

The global PechaKucha phenomenon lands in Mission this month along with local movers and shakers for a night of good cheer, great design, and fundraising for future UFV design grads. Hosted by UFV’s Graphic and Digital Design program (GDD), the Designing Under the Influence (DUI) event combines a gallery of GDD creations with Powered by […]