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Hello!

I’M KELSEY VAN HORN &

I’M A GRAPHIC DESIGNER

me winning an Addy Award

At the moment–

I just finished a thru-hike of the 2190.9 mile long Appalachian Trail that runs from Georgia to Maine, and I am now back in my home state of Pennsylvania. However, whether you are around the corner or around the world, I would love to get in touch!

To sum up myself in three points, I would say–

1. I find comfort in taking risks.

2. I have a strong work ethic, I am dedicated to deadlines, and I am a conceptual thinker who will listen to anyone’s needs to achieve their vision or create an entirely new one for them.

3. My interests include (but are definitely not limited to) rock climbing, health + fitness, home-cooked food, illustration, hiking with my dog Bear, printmaking, art history, and adventure.

I graduated from Marywood University–

(Scranton, Pa.) in May 2017 with my BFA in Graphic Design. Therefore, I am familiar with the latest trends and programs. I spend most of my time in Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop. Yet, I am proficient in Dreamweaver, HTML5, CSS3, AfterEffects, Keynote, Powerpoint, Animate (formerly Flash), Adobe Xd, WordPress, Divi, Wix, and Muse. Alongside my digital skills, I also enjoy Hand Lettering, Illustration, Embroidery, Collage, and Printmaking.

If I do not know how to do something, I love to learn, and I will do my best to figure it out.

Kelsey Van Horn

Achievements & Awards

Saint Luke Medal for Excellence in Art | Marywood University Undergraduate Medal for Academic Excellence

AAF NEPA Advertising Awards 2017 | Gold: Magazine Design, Gold: Mailer Design, Silver: Packaging Design, Best of Show

Let’s Play PA! 2017 | Finalist: Tabletop Game

The Bayleaf | Published in the Fall 2016 Issue of Marywood’s Art and Literature Magazine

AIGA Blue Ridge Flux 2016 | Honoree: App Design

AIGA Blue Ridge Flux 2015 | Honoree: Poster Design

Dean’s List 2013-2017 | GPA 4.0

Marywood University Art Talent Award 2013-2017

Marywood University Honors Student 2013-2017

Exhibitions

 

Marywood Graphic Design Seniors | May 2017, The Workshop

Marywood University Senior Exhibition | April 2017, Visual Arts Center

Let’s Create: Zeta Omicron | November 2016, Kresge Gallery

Election Poster Exhibition | October 2016, Kresge Gallery

 

Scary Show | October 2016, The Workshop

White Exhibit | December 2015, The Workshop

 

Zeta Omicron Member Exhibit | October 2015, Kresge Gallery