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Tue, Mar 13th, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Insights Lecture Series: Khoi Vinh

As a child, Khoi Vinh emigrated to the United States from Vietnam. He studied illustration and practiced graphic design for print be-fore moving to New York City in 1998, where he began his career in web and interactive design. From 2006–2010, he gained acclaimed as design director of nytimes.com, working with colleagues to trans-form the early web version of the newspaper into the robust, multifaceted digital platform that we know and use today. Named one of the 50 most influential designers by Fast Company, Vinh shares his thoughts about media, technology, and design on his blog at subtraction.com and at conferences worldwide. Since leaving the New York Times Company in 2010, Vinh cofounded Lascaux Co., which recently launched Mixel for iPad, the world’s first social collage app that allows users to make, share, and remix their creations.

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Series tickets $70 (AIGA/Walker members $50) Individual tickets $20 (AIGA/Walker members $15)/students $10

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Co-presented by the Walker Art Center and AIGA Minnesota, 2012 is the 26th anniversary of the Insights Lecture Series bringing the world’s leading graphic designers to the Twin Cities to share their work, process, and experience. Past lectures are all archived at channel.walkerart.org. 2012 lectures, each Tuesday in March, feature Aaron Draplin, Khoi Vinh, Michael Lejeune, and David Pearson. Full details on the Events page.  

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A lifelong artist and emerging designer, Amy has been a member of AIGA since 2012, which is when she attended her first Portfolio 1-on-1 event as a college student. Since receiving her BFA in Graphic Design from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire in 2013, she has worked as a graphic designer for Bōbiam, a retail merchandise company, the Minnesota Orchestra, a Grammy-Award winning orchestra, and is currently a designer at Sigma Beauty, an international cult cosmetic brand headquartered in Minnesota. Recognizing the need to be an active participant in the design community, Amy was nominated to serve as AIGA Minnesota’s Director of Communications. In this position, she maintains all chapter communications, and serves various working committees in order to best accomplish their individual goals.

In her free time, she enjoys sharpening her culinary skills, playing music, getting creative in the art studio, sweating it out at the gym, and exploring new places. She is also a big proponent of the Oxford comma and drinking a glass of red wine daily.