2018 GD USA "Responsible Designer to Watch"
I have been named one of the 2018 "Responsible Designers to Watch" by GD USA (Graphic Design USA). The cover-story article can be read in the October 2018 print issue and online here.
"CLOSER 2 HOME" Gallery Night Showing - April 20, 2018
"Closer 2 Home" opened Friday, April 20, 2018 at the MKE LGBT Community Center, and ran through May 31, 2018.
Showed as part of the "Spring Fling Art Show" during Gallery Night & Day
From the eclectic to the electric, artists showed a range of unique pieces. A portion of sales were donated to help LGBT causes.
2016 GD USA HEALTH + WELLNESS DESIGN AWARD
As part of the ARCW Public Affairs/Marketing team, I have been awarded a 2016 "GD USA Health + Wellness Design Award" for the design of the "PrEP Yourself" Campaign. Be sure to look for the work in the October 2016 "Health + Wellness Design Awards Annual" of GD USA.
FEATURED NEWAUKEEAN OF THE WEEK - MICHAEL BURMESCH
Super stoked to have been chosen as the featured "NEWaukeean of the Week" for the week of May 29, 2016. Thank you NEWaukee for the opportunity. Check out Urban Milwaukee's website to read the feature/interview: Urban Milwaukee/NEWaukee - Michael Burmesch
APPLETON HOUDINI TOWER 2015-2016 "ONE GREAT PLACE" INSTALLATION SHOWING
Two (2) selected pieces, Yarn Bombing Bench, Appleton, WI and Irving Zuelke Building Facade, Appleton, WI, were shown in the Appleton Houdini Tower 2015-2016 "One Great Place" installation. Please visit the Appleton Downtown blog for more information: Houdini Tower Showcases One Great Place Local Artistic Talents
2015 GD USA AMERICAN PACKAGE DESIGN AWARD
I have been awarded a 2015 "GD USA American Package Design Award" for the design of 2014 AIDS Walk Wisconsin & 5K Run P-O-P AND Trading Cards. Be sure to look for the work in the April 2015 "American Package Design Awards Annual" of GD USA.
USA TODAY (YOUR TAKE) - FEATURED CONTRIBUTOR
TRAVEL WISCONSIN (Wisconsin Department of Tourism) "SHUTTERBUG" BADGE RECIPIENT
Root River & Downtown Racine from State Street, Racine, WI has been the recipient of the Travel Wisconsin "Shutterbug" badge on Twitter @MbSquaredPhoto. Please visit Travel Wisconsin for more information: TRAVEL WISCONSIN: BRAG BADGES - MERITS OF FUN
PHOTO WORLD NEWS - PHOTO OF THE WEEK (3rd Week) SELECTION
Holy Hill Scenic Tower, Hubertus, WI has been selected as the Photo World News "Photo of the Week" for the third week of January, 2014.
2012 GD USA AMERICAN IN-HOUSE DESIGN AWARD(s) - (3)
I have been awarded three (3) 2012 "GD USA American In-House Design Award(s)" for my in-house design work for |The AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin: Doug Nelson Retirement Party Invite & Materials | 2011 Year End Donor Appeal Booklet | 2011 Holiday Season Food Pantry Appeal. Be sure to look for this work in the July/August 2012 "American InHouse Design Awards Annual" of GD USA or via GD USA.
2010 SEMI-ANNUAL (Winter) AMERICAN DESIGN AWARD
2010 GD USA AMERICAN IN-HOUSE DESIGN AWARD
As part of the Diamond Nexus Labs design team, I have been awarded the 2010 "GD USA American In-House Design Award" for our in-house rebranding of Diamond Nexus Labs (Logo, Letterhead Package, Supporting Print, and Web Materials). Be sure to look for the work in the July/August 2010 "American InHouse Design Awards Annual" of GD USA on newsstands or via GD USA.