Shane Lobsinger

STW21-SHANE-LOBSINGER

KENNESAW STATE UNIVERSITY
SCHOOL OF ART AND DESIGN

Shane Lobsinger is a passionate graphic designer and freelance artist. He chose to study graphic design because he wanted to be an influential part of people’s lives on a large scale. As a designer, he connects with people through a wide variety of printing production, publications, advertising and packaging, motion graphics, photography and more. Shane believes that “the beauty of art comes from its ability to effectively change the way people feel and perceive the world. My goal as a graphic artist is not only to problem solve but to grab the attention of viewers and help them look at the world from a new and creative perspective.”

WHERE WERE YOU BORN AND WHERE DO YOU LIVE NOW?

I was born in a small town in Florida but now I’m living in the greater Atlanta GA area

STUDYING ON CAMPUS OR ONLINE?

I’ve always preferred going to campus until the recent pandemic

MORNING PERSON OR NIGHT OWL?

I’m more of a night owl.

FAVORITE MOVIE?

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is a wild anthology

FAVORITE BINGE WATCH?

The Marvelous Mrs Maisel

FAVORITE SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM?

I enjoy Instagram for finding and sharing work with other artists

FAVORITE PODCAST?

The Daily by the New York Times. They have some interesting stories and it keeps me up to date on current events.

FAVORITE FINE ARTIST?

Maddi Bryce is one of my favorite fine artists. Her printmaking is always incredibly detailed and there’s a level of skill there that’s rarely matched.

FAVORITE BOOK?

Dune. A great read.

FAVORITE CHARITY/CAUSE?

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

FAVORITE FREE TIME ACTIVITY DURING THE PANDEMIC?

Building paludariums, which combine terrestrial and aquatic life in one small environment. I get a lot of enjoyment from watching these small worlds thriving.

HAVE THE CHALLENGES OF 2020 CHANGED HOW YOU THINK ABOUT GRAPHIC DESIGN AND DESIGNERS?

Now more than ever before, visual messages have become extremely important. Whether they be about safety standards in communities or spreading factual information instead of misinformation. Graphic designers play a powerful role and it’s important to keep in mind how greatly our designs influence people.

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