Morgan Searcy

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AUBURN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF INDUSTRIAL + GRAPHIC DESIGN

Morgan Searcy will graduate from Auburn University’s Graphic Design program with a BFA in May 2019. As a design student, Morgan was quickly captivated by the fusion of practical thinking and creative exploration taught throughout the program. Her work has earned multiple accolades, including the Graphis New Talent Merit Award, GDUSA’s American Package Design Award, and the Outstanding Undergraduate Student in Graphic Design Award. Morgan has spent her summers interning with design teams in Washington, DC and Chicago, IL. She is excited to join the field of design and continue adding her conceptual and visual talents to the world.

WHERE WERE YOU BORN AND WHERE DO YOU LIVE NOW?
Born in Hubei, China and currently in Auburn AL.

LEFTY OR RIGHTY?
Righty

MORNING PERSON OR NIGHT OWL?
Whatever the day requires.

FICTIONAL OR HISTORICAL CHARACTER YOU IDENTIFY WITH?
Claudia Kincaid, from The Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg.

FAVORITE MOVIE?
Boyhood (2014)

FAVORITE TV BINGE WATCH?
New Girl

FAVORITE TYPE OF MUSIC?
Indie/Folk (i.e. Caamp, the Lumineers, Civil Wars.)

FAVORITE SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM?
Instagram

FAVORITE FINE ARTIST?
Edward Hopper

LAST BOOK YOU READ?
Where Women Are Kings – Christie Watson

FAVORITE CHARITY/CAUSE?
Environmental Conservation and Women’s Health

FAVORITE FREE TIME ACTIVITY?
Exploring and photographing new areas – everything from cities to small towns.

IF YOU WERE NOT A DESIGNER, WHAT WOULD YOU BE?
Photojournalist. (I can do both, right?)

A MANTRA OR SAYING YOU LIVE BY?
“Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.” – Vincent Van Gogh

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