VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY (VCU)
Madeline Honig is currently a Senior in the Art Direction track of the Creative Advertising program. She was the 2019 recipient of the Barbara Fultz Women in Advertising Scholarship, and is currently VP of the Ad Club at VCU. When in school, Madeline is interning or working as a docent at the Institute for Contemporary Art at VCU. Nothing excites her more than a new design project, and she’s constantly coming up with new side projects to do in her little spare time. Her many interests include vintage movies, art history, historical fashion, painting, and Pantones; all of which inspire her work.
WHERE WERE YOU BORN AND WHERE DID YOU GROW UP?
MORNING PERSON OR NIGHT OWL?
Night owl for sure
FAVORITE SOCIAL PLATFORM?
FAVORITE TV BINGE WATCH?
Maniac and Black Mirror
My Brother, My Brother, and Me
A Clockwork Orange
Gone With the Wind, Anna Karenina, We Need to Talk About Kevin
FAVORITE FINE ARTIST?
Environmental sustainability and zero waste living
FAVORITE FREE TIME ACTIVITY?
FAVORITE DESIGNER WORKING TODAY?
AREA OF SPECIALTY?
Branding and packaging design
IF YOU WERE NOT A DESIGNER, WHAT WOULD YOU DO?
Elementary school art teacher
THE BEST THING ABOUT DESIGN SCHOOL?
The projects I’m assigned that challenge me to think outside the box
A MANTRA OR SAYING YOU LIVE BY?
“If you can’t love yourself how in the hell are you gonna love somebody else?” – RuPaul