about

Hello, I’m Makenzie

I’m a graphic designer and illustrator from Buffalo New York. Illustrating and designing have always been passions of mine, but I also love to be creative in other mediums like fibers, animation and printmaking.


Education

BFA, Communication Design, SUNY Buffalo State, 2020

Experience

1.2020-present: Marketing Graphic Design Assistant: Reddy Bikeshare, Buffalo NY

2016-present: Freelance Artist, Buffalo, NY

12.2018-8.2019: Waitress & Hostess at Cecelia’s Ristorante, Buffalo, NY

11.2017-11.2018: Hardlines team member at Target, Buffalo, NY

Skills

Adobe Indesign

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe After Affects

Adobe Premiere Pro

Blender

WordPress

Html/css

Procreate

Photography

Exhibitions & Awards

Solo Exhibition; Contoured Impressions, The Crucible Art Collective, Buffalo NY, 2019

Annual Design Foundations, 2 works selected, Buffalo NY, 2017

Yearbook design award, Springville Griffith Institute, Springville NY 2016