PrattMWP was invited to participate in GDUSA’s annual STUDENTS-TO-WATCH feature and LEADING DESIGN SCHOOLS roundup. The stories will be seen by roughly 100,000 art directors, designers, students and educators in our print edition, digital edition and popular website.
Originally from Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains, Kristina Selinski is currently studying Communications Design with a focus in Advertising Art Direction. Alongside Advertising, Selinski has indulged herself in many different forms of art. As a result, her film and photography work has been recognized in Sewer Magazine Volume 1 and featured on Pratt Portfolios on Behance. Selinski plans to pursue her love for photography and painting on the side of her design degree. Upon graduating with her BFA from Pratt Institute in 2019, Kristina Selinski plans to stay in the New York City area, working for one of the various creatively charged advertising companies there.
Audrey Vandermeulen is a freelance illustrator and designer from Massachusetts, where she has sold paintings at the Newburyport Art Association and the Salisbury Beach Betterment Association. She has recently designed an innovative new font, and had her first textile design printed on fabric. She has been commissioned to design t-shirts, phone cases, greeting cards, business logos, and customized convention ID badges. Audrey’s work has a simplistic style but contains a high level of detail and a very colorful palette, with a focus on the subject of real and imaginary creatures, nature, and celestial symbols.
Born in Denver, and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, B.F.A. candidate Bridget Swayne is studying Communications Design. As a creative problem solver she appreciates a challenge and is quite ambitious when it comes to personal projects. Her approach to an assignment starts with various brainstorming methods and visual research. She is optimistic and enjoys working with others; in the studio she can be found inspiring other students through art direction.