My name is Meg, and I’m a designer. I was born in 1986 and raised in the middle of nowhere in Western New York. I have always been interested in graphics and media, and I’m lucky to have had many experiences with these things starting from when I was very young. My mom was a firm believer in the value of technology, so I have to credit her with getting me access to computers and related classes as an elementary school student – it almost certainly inspired my interest in communication which continues to this day.
I love doing too many different kinds of things to stick to just one kind of work, but I most enjoy web design, vector illustration, working in Flash, and designing for print. When I was in high school, I wrote and published a novel for children. Throughout college and to the present, I’ve written and illustrated a sci-fi/fantasy webcomic which also recently saw a print edition. If it involves creating something, it's probably something I like to do.
I am a graduate of the Visual Studies program at the University at Buffalo, with a concentration in Communication Design. Many people ask me what Communication Design is, and the way I like to explain it is that I studied a wide variety of design-related topics and problems as a student. As a result, I have an intimate understanding of all kinds of ways that people communicate visually – whether it’s through logo or business identity creation, document and print design, video and photography, or interactive games and multimedia experiences.
I am presently based in Buffalo, New York (go Sabres!) with my husband, Scott, and the world’s cutest cat who thinks he is a dog, Milo. Sometimes my hair is blue or green or red or just about any other color. I enjoy video games, photography, comics, cooking, and plenty of other nerd-ly things. I also run marathons sometimes and have a couple of medals.Return to top ^
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Inclusion of artwork (poster on Net Neutrality) in Keeping the Republic: Power and Citizenship in American Politics, Fourth Edition, and Keeping the Republic: Power and Citizenship in American Politics, the Essentials by Christine Barbour CQ Press. Publication date December 18, 2008.
Tail of a Rainforest: Kiko and the Jungle Jewels, fantasy novel for children. Publication date May 2003.
Messenger issues 1 & 2, science fiction comic book, 2009.
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