The Taos Journal of Poetry & Art is Taos’s newest online journal. Started by two artists from the Taos area, its mission “is to discover poetry, art, and literary reviews/essays that raise the hair on our arms, therefore our consciousness.” With an impressive collection of poems, artwork and essays by well-known artists it is sure to attract considerable notice.
Moreno Valley High School is a charter high school located in Angel Fire, New Mexico that strives to provide a world-class public education for students of all abilities and backgrounds. The primary means for implementing this mission is through the Paideia Program, a curriculum that embodies three approaches to teaching — Socratic Seminar, Academic Coaching and Didactic Instruction — and aligns with the NM State Standards and Benchmarks and National Core Curriculum.
After an extremely competitive selection process Middlebury College was selected to participate in the 2011 Solar Decathlon and became the first undergraduate liberal-arts college to be selected. As webmaster I worked closely with the graphic design team to design and build the team website. During the competition this past September, Middlebury finished 4th overall and won the communications sub-contest of which the website was a major component.
A good friend of mine, Syd Schulz, started Traction to share the stories of the women in mountain biking. She writes “We are eager to share our love of bikes. Traction is a place to share our stories and show the rich contributions women have made as professional racers, beginners, shop owners, coaches and everything in between.” I offered to help her design and build the site and this is what we came up with.
For 2012 my team’s sponsors requested a kit with subtle colors so I chose white and black as the base and blue for one sleeve. I continued my tradition of using an asymmetrical design and but combined it with straight lines and geometric shapes to give the kits a more professional look. By making just one arm blue, I made the jerseys easily recognizable from afar without an excess of color.