Print Portfolio

Dog Bark Media, 2021

Editorial Designer

Book Design

Publishing & Printing: Bookbaby
Major Distributor: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Apple Books, WH Smith (U.K)

More: Founded in 2020, Dog Bark Media LLC is a Washington, DC-based media company working with creatives, communities, and companies. Born from the demand to tell the stories of local heroes, Dog Bark Media continues “shedding light” on compelling narratives, documentaries, and exciting gamification that serves its audience (and clients) not only with great functionality, but with sensitivity to their emotional and social need. 

1.  Bookbaby Site
2.  Amazon Page 

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Ngoma Center for Dance/DDT, 2012 - Current

Editorial Designer, Brand Designer, Merchandise Designer

Branding (Postcards, Stationery, business cards, Posters), Merchandise Design, Editorial Design 

More: Ngoma Center for Dance (N-Go-mah) is a 501(c)3 arts organization whose mission is to provide a conduit between multicultural dance artists and their enthusiasts, across generations and social classes, with a deeper understanding of the art of dance through intense community integration, inspirational performance, competitive training, and artist development. Home to Dissonance Dance Theatre and The Ngoma School

1. Ngoma Center for Dance
2. Extended Print Portfolio

Black Dance Festival , 2019

Editorial Designer, Brand Designer

Branding, Editorial Design

More: Founded in 2019 as a new programming initiative of Ngoma Center for Dance, Black Dance Festival: DMV brings a platform for African-American directors, choreographers, and dancers to perform, share, and celebrate their work and add to Washington, DC’s creative economy; providing annual dance programming, focused on developing and presenting Black-Managed and Black dance companies.

Black Dance Festival DMV was the first festival in DC produced by Black dance artists across dance genre since the 1980’s. The festival provided excitement around representation, equity, and culture.

Black Dance Festival Brochure

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Ngoma Reader Magazine, 2014 - 2016

Editorial Designer, Logo Designer

Editorial Design 

More: Ngoma Reader (NR) is a Bi-monthly online publication that gives literary voice to dance artists of Washington, D.C. NR speaks through three core components: Community (D.C. Dance Directory), Awareness (Shows, Events, Projects, Season Announcements), Celebration (History, Spotlights)

1. Ngoma Reader Magazine Site

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