Becca Grogan

Creating cool stuff since 1993.

Who am I?

We’re never too old to wonder. We’re never too old to wander.

 

 

Wander

I call myself an adventurer because I have a curiosity that can’t be quenched. It permeates every aspect of my being. From hiking up mountains in rural southwest Virginia on the weekends to checking out every book on calligraphy the library has to offer, I love to learn, explore, and grow every day.

I live life by a personal motto: be not static.

Create

My first [recognizable] drawing ever was a stick figure cat when I was three years old. By elementary school, I had moved up to painting monkeys and trees. In middle school, two teachers helped me discover my passion for art and creating. The rest is history.

Creating to me is less about the product than the reaction. A poster that promotes thought, a ceramic mug that makes a smile, and a painting that produces wonder possess far more value than the creation itself. This is why I continue to create.

Wonder

Idealist. Optimist. Dreamer.
Mover. Shaker. Change-maker.


The ability to dream and see what could be exists at the core of my character. It’s why my passions are strong and my dedication is deep.

The future of the world hinges on our ability and willingness to stop at nothing.

 

 

 

 

 

Resume

EDUCATION

BFA | Visual Communication Design | 2011-2015
GPA: 3.91 In-Major GPA: 3.94
University Honors

EXPERIENCE

Freelance Artist + Designer
September 2015 to Present

Shop Manager
August 2016 to July 2017

Aligned Energy

Contract Designer
August 2015 to April 2016

Graphic Designer
September 2014 to Present

Student Designer
January 2014 to December 2014

Graphic Design Intern
February 2013 to December 2013

Strategic Marketing Intern
June 2012 to June 2013

AWARDS & INVOLVEMENT

Silver ADDY Award for Peachicot Beer Label
2017
Virginia Tech College of Architecture and Urban Studies Outstanding Senior Award 
Spring 2015
Virginia Tech FutureHAUS Collaborative Project

Fall 2014

VT ARC logo competition winner

Spring 2014

Derek Meyers Art Scholarship, School of Visual Arts

Fall 2013 through Spring 2014

Foundations Art Award, School of Visual Arts

Fall 2011

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Programs

Illustrator
InDesign
Photoshop

Web

HTML and CSS
Wordpress
Squarespace
Windows and Mac

Design

Branding & Identity
Publication Design
Social Media Graphics
Digital Illustration
Icon Sets

Fine Art

Screen Printing
Hand Lettering
Calligraphy
Photography
Ceramics
Pyrography
Painting
Illustration