April 16th & 24th - Mission - Abbotsford

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Green celebrates the first graduates of the University of the Fraser Valley’s Graphic and Digital Design two-year diploma program (GDD) with two inaugural portfolio shows in the Fraser Valley.

Mission
Wednesday April 16

5:00 to 7:00 pm: Reception
Meet the designers and see their portfolios. Enjoy complimentary appetizers and drinks.

7:00 to 9:00 pm: A First Glance
Featuring guest speakers Valerie Elliott from iD2 Communications and GDC National Sustainability Chair, Lorne Craig from Unicycle Creative, and Johnathon Strebly, GDC BC Chapter President, who will challenge green issues and provide an engaging look at designing for the future.

Heritage Park Centre
33700 Prentis Ave., Mission, BC

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Abbotsford
Thursday April 24

5:00 to 7:00 pm: Reception
Showcasing the portfolios of GDD diploma graduates in an intimate setting at The Reach Gallery Museum.

7:00 to 9:00 pm: Creative Balance
A lively PechaKucha series of short “20 slide x 20 seconds each” presentations. Be inspired by unique experiences, diverse perspectives and engaging stories from our creative community. Sponsored by The Reach Gallery Museum and Jelly Marketing. Register at pechakucha.ca and use the code "SPECIALVIP" for free admission.

The Reach Gallery Museum
32388 Veterans Way, Abbotsford, BC

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What is Green?

GREEN IS NEW AND FRESH. IT’S WHERE WE’RE FROM, AND WHERE WE’RE HEADED. WE ARE GREEN, THE FIRST CLASS OF GRAPHIC DESIGNERS IN THE FRASER VALLEY.

We invite you to join us at the University of the Fraser Valley’s graphic and digital design (GDD) inaugural portfolio show. GDD is a two-year diploma program offering an introduction to the creative industry. Come and meet us, be inspired by our colour coordination, and mix and match with our great guest speakers.

To find out more about UFV’s graphic and digital program visit: ufv.ca/graphics
To see student work, stories, GDD news and events, visit our blog: blogs.ufv.ca/graphicdesign/

Meet the Grads

Ashleigh Long
Brianna Williams
Brennan Gleason
Nathan Hansen
Chisa Saegusa
Conor Wheatley
Gio Brauer
Jessica Macbeth
Lucas Bergen
Lucas T-Baker
Bronwyn Nichol
Sandy Moulton
Yizhe Zhao
Janelle Fitz

Who we are

GDD is the only design program in the Fraser Valley offering a multi-disciplinary introduction to the creative industry. Click each grad's photo to see their work.

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