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Siobhan Gallagher BDes 2012

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As the designer for the Graduation Catalogue 2012, Siobhan Gallagher thought a lot about what graduation means to her and the many other students who graduated with her during the spring ceremony.

"I started visualizing turning a corner and made that my theme," explains Siobhan, from Moncton, N.B.

That theme is realized on the catalogue cover which includes strong graphic shapes in bold colours—fuschia, turquoise, burnt orange and grey—which run one way on the front cover and the opposite way on the back, literally turning a corner on the book’s spine. Also on the back, the numbers one, two and five—in recognition of NSCAD’s 125th anniversary—are discreetly incorporated.

Having developed her own distinct style while at NSCAD, she was concerned that the design not be recognizably by her hand. "I didn’t want it to be too Siobhan-y," she says with a laugh. "It’s for all 210 of us who are graduating after all."

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As the 22 year old turns the corner from NSCAD student to NSCAD alumna, she is bound for New York City where she’ll be doing a paid internship in the Young Reader’s Department of the Penguin Group U.S. Adding to her excitement is word that she has received the Royal Canadian Academy of Art’s Nienkamper Graduation Award for Design—an unexpected honor and cash award that will help cover expenses while in New York.

"I feel that what I’m best at is bringing illustration and design together," she says. "NSCAD allowed me to find my strengths and expand on them."

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