In February 2018, I created an illustration to portray the struggles of opioid addiction. Although some believe that this issue only affects certain types of people, many Americans from doverse backgrounds experience opioid addiction.
In late October 2017, I helped create a design through the University of Southern California for a research study conducted by the USC Brain & Creativity Institute. This study explains that different languages are interpreted in the same regions of the brain. Read more at news.usc.edu/129161/found-in-translation-usc-scientists-map-brain-responses-to-stories-in-three-different-languages/
During Summer 2017, I created a logo for USC's newest mascot, Hecuba. This vector images was used for the updated campus maps, and the directory at USC Village.
This illustration was created for a USC article to convey the formation of plaques during the development of Alzheimer's Disease. Read more about this topic at news.usc.edu/122493/researchers-look-for-a-way-to-detect-alzheimers-before-symptoms-emerge/
I participated in the 2017 Red Bull Doodle Art Competition, and created an 8.5"x11" pen drawing of many-legged sea creatures, including octopus and starfish.
On October 18th, 2017, I created an 18"x24" painting entitled The Last Kiss in collaboration with Aeneid Theater Company at USC. This piece was named after the production, Stage Kiss. This painting was sold during the run of the play.
On April 20th, 2017, I participated in the 13th Annual Wonderland Award event. This event commemorates writings, fine art pieces, performances, and music compositions that are related to Lewis Carroll. The painting that I created for this event is entitled Who Am I? This painting explores the theme of identity that is presented in Alice in Wonderland. The painting was integrated into the G. Edward Cassady and Magaret Elizabeth Cassady Lewis Carroll Collection, which contains more than 3,000 works related to Lewis Carroll. This collection is held in Doheny Memorial Library at USC.
In February 2017, I created sign art for illy Cafe's seasonal menu at USC. This was my first time doing sign art.
My painting entitled, Books, Books, Books! won first place in the USC Libraries art competition in 2014. This painting deals with different concepts relating to the libraries at USC, primarily Leavey Library, which has large windows, and a large grassy space around it. This painting is on display in Doheny Memorial Library.
In order to celebrate the addition of the Hecuba statue to the University of Southern California, I had the honor of creating an illustration of Hecuba. The illustration was added to a brochure containing information about Hecuba in October 2017. This illustration has also been used as the artwork for the USC 2018 Women's Conference, and as banner flags on the USC campus.
In September 2016, I created illustrations for a Red Bull commercial that a few USC alumni were working on. Although Red Bull decided not to air the commercial, I was able to learn about how commercials are made, and how illustration can be integrated into the process.
In 2014, I created an illustration in order to convey the process of Zebrafish memory formation. Read more about this topic here news.usc.edu/69765/usc-team-receives-nih-funding-to-map-neurons/