It’s a long tradition here at GDUSA and it’s back for 2023. With the help of several of America’s leading art and design schools and programs, we once again identify top students ready to burst on the graphic design scene.
Category: Students to Watch 2023
Yun Gao (she/her) is an artist/designer born in China and raised in the U.S.
Zoë Pulley (b. 7/93) currently is based in Providence, RI pursuing her MFA in Graphic Design as a Presidential Fellow.
Iris Xie is a Chinese-American designer from Massachusetts.
Intan Zakri-Raja is currently studying for an MFA in Graphic Design at Academy of Art University.
Carly Curran is an Atlanta-born designer receiving a Bachelor of Arts from Mercer University in Graphic Design.
Raaya is an art director and designer currently studying as a senior advertising student.
Doah is a senior majoring in Graphic Design.
Joumana is a Lebanese design educator based in Dubai, U.A.E. who is currently pursuing her M.F.A. in graphic design and visual experience from SCAD.
Boris Schneersohn is interested in improving people’s day-to-day experience.
Mira Dandiker is a designer and aspiring art director.
Alexa Policano is a senior pursuing a BFA in Communications Design and a minor in English and Textual Studies
Zoë Glenn Hart-Wagstaff
Currently, Zoë is pursuing a Masters of Design in Brand Design and Strategy.
Emma Shipley is a graduate student at ArtCenter College of Design.
Renata Dominguez is a Mexican-American multimedia artist and designer.
Patricia Narbona is a multidisciplinary designer from Chiclana de la Frontera, Spain.
Sheroma Hodge is a creative leader, professional brand manager, photographer and media designer from the Virgin Islands living in Orlando, Florida.
Jamie Watson is a motion and print graphic designer from Atlanta, Georgia.
Isabelle Tan is a Communication Design senior.
Maya Valencia is a graphic designer based in New York City.
Nicolette Peji is a Mexican & Filipina designer from San Diego, CA, U.S.A and a student at the USC Roski School of Art + Design.
Tianxi Ren is a world explorer, a design thinking enthusiast, and an interdisciplinary creator.
Jazlyn Huynh is a student studying Graphic Design and Spanish Modern Language.
Kumbit (Hanna) Soh is a senior majoring in Graphic Design.
Joshua Garrett (he/him/his) is a senior studying Graphic and Experience design.
Anabel Russo (she/her) is a junior studying Graphic and Experience Design.
Ben Kaynor is a senior in Graphic Design at Virginia Tech.
Julia is a digitally-focused artist studying graphic design.
Ricky is a designer studying Communication Design and HumanComputer Interaction at Carnegie Mellon University.
Jacky Lococo is a junior, studying communication design with a passion for print design, illustration, and brand design.
Mariya Dydyk is a second-year student, originally from Ukraine.
Rob Keel enjoys designing solutions that serve a functional purpose in a user’s life.
Maria Jose Nunez Bonequi
Maria Jose Nunez Bonequi is a digital artist from Mexico City but currently lives in North Carolina.
Micky Jordan is a Black Southerner transmasculine and queer graphic designer born in Florida but currently lives in Durham, NC.
Matthew’s artwork was recently showcased at the 2022 Design Core Sneaker House art exhibit.
Natalia Deng Yuan
Natalia Deng Yuan is a senior pursuing a BS in Graphic Design at Syracuse University.
Iya Abdulkarim is a designer, biologist, and incoming medical student.
Libby is a multidisciplinary designer living in Austin, TX where she is pursuing an MFA in design.
Sam Grimm is a senior majoring in Graphic Design and minoring in the Business of Art and Design.
Nickela Winfield is a senior in Graphic Design with a minor in Business of Art and Design.