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Austin Peay State University to host artist lecture with Nashville-based designer and illustrator Rachel Briggs

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Department of Art and Design, with support from the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, is pleased to welcome nationally-recognized designer and illustrator Rachel Briggs to campus for a visiting artist lecture.

The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be at 7:00pm, on February 24th, in room 401 of the Trahern Building.

Works by Rachel Briggs
Works by Rachel Briggs

Briggs is a graphic designer and illustrator raised in Memphis and currently based in Nashville.

Her illustrations and photography have appeared in many national publications, such as Budget Travel, Deli, GQ, HARP, Mule, NATIVE, No Depression, Outside, Paste, Relix, Rolling Stone, SPIN, Texas Music Monthly, Time Out Chicago and Travel + Leisure magazines.

Her work has also appeared in The Village Voice, The Guardian, Nashville Scene, The Memphis Flyer and The Commercial Appeal.

As a graphic designer, her long list of clients includes TO Records, The Austinist, Big Hassle, Billy Reid, Brooklyn Arts Press, Capitol Records, Chicago Review Press, Dualtone Records, EMI Records, K Swiss, Krian Music Group, Misspent Records, Omni Hotels, Plowboy Records, Solid State Records, Soundland Music Festival, SXSW Music Festival, Sympathy For The Record Industry, Theory 8 Records, Third Man Records, Tooth & Nail Records, Universal Records, University of North Carolina, Warner Brothers Records, Warner Music Group and Wiseacre Brewing Company.

Briggs has been a guest speaker at TOPCON Design Conference and at Creative Works Conference, and she has been a juror for the Nashville Scene Annual Photography Issue and for AIGA Southern Rising Designers Showcase

For more information on this exhibition, contact Michael Dickins, gallery director, at .


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