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Round One: "Oxymoron"
|Jon Mills||Vince Wasseluk||Jordan Polonsky||Lucas Buick||Joevanny Duran||Myra Mazzei||Quinn Stephens|
|Jon Mills||Vince Wasseluk||Jordan Polonsky||Lucas Buick|
Illustrator by choice. Designer by fate...
Stizo honed his battle skills on the streets of Chicago and perfected his mystical design techniques as a package designer for the fashion industry. Stizo is most dangerous and unpredictable when he's frustrated and under deadline. As one of the original members of the Gurelea arts crew, he strives to leave his mark in the design industry by creating imagery that makes people smile and giggle on occasion.
"The first mistake of Art is to assume that it's serious."
Owner and creative director of indie fashion label, Rubberfish, brand consultant for Synthetic Infatuation and art director for CS and Angeleno magazines. "Design is who you are - not what you do." This explains this designer's obsession with taking on as many projects as time will allow.
El grafista, a chi-town native, takes motivation to design from the rich, urban life of the city, for it is on the surface of the street where it all began.
Grew up in a town that is smaller than the company that she works for now, leo burnett. her rural roots influence her work in the form of flowers, small animals, earthy colors and an overall retro quality. nearby her home is country club chicago, a studio/collective/gallery, that she runs with 4 fellow designers.
Spends most of his time doodling, writing, and filmmaking, with a little theater work peppered here and there. Quinn currently works as a Multimedia Specialist for the Northwestern Medical School, which sounds like he makes those interactive CD-ROMs from the early '90s, but actually involves mostly web and graphic design. He also does freelance!
I'm Free!!! Midwest to the core. Chubby. Grandmothers love me. I love to do what I am here to do. I dont know how else to explain it ... its got to be the Hora Ora.