Hello! 

My name is Natalia Ionescu, and I'm a soon to be BDes grad from the Alberta University of the Arts, with a major in Illustration. 
With a focus on communication design and visual development, my illustrations explore a variety of stories, characters, and environments through a distinctly cute and playful visual approach. I'm motivated by the power of visual storytelling, and inspired by expressive figures, whimsical settings, and organic elements. 
My education and experience has helped me establish an eye for detail, engage in professional relationships, and develop a distinct visual style. 
When I'm not designing, you'll likely find me traveling, trying new foods, or enjoying a relaxing video game.

I'm always open to new connections and opportunities, 
so don't be afraid to shoot me a message! 💌
COLLABORATIONS:
City of Calgary Transit, Deerfoot City, Canadian Country Music Awards, PARK Production House, Alberta University of the Arts, Code the Change YYC, New University Television, Illingworth Kerr Gallery, AUArts Student's Association 
AWARDS:
Board of Governor's Graduating Student Award 2022
Illingworth Kerr Scholarship, (x3) 
AUArts Excellence Award
Henry Clinton Scholarship
Louise McKinney Post-Secondary Scholarship (x2)
Jason Lang Scholarship
ACAD Canadian First Year Studies Entrance Scholarship
Alexander Rutherford Scholarship

Full CV available upon request
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