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Friends of Art ARTSMARTS!

May 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Design Series | Spring 2021

Graphic Design and Branding with John O’Neill

Guest Speaker John O’Neill: Principal at Conduit Studio

John O’Neill founded the graphic design and branding studio Conduit in 2001. He has a master’s degree in design from Kendall College of Art and Design and has studied design leadership at Yale. As creative director, he guides the day-to-day operations of his studio and nurtures the talents of its team. O’Neill is a president emeritus of AIGA West Michigan and served on the board of Design West Michigan. John will discuss the differences between graphic design, advertising, and marketing a brief history of branding and how it is evolving today. Behind-the-scenes photos documenting designing the visual identity of ArtPrize and other client work will demonstrate the process of graphic design.


The Muskegon Friends of Art will present an ARTSMARTS! series of virtual Zoom webinars focusing on design this spring. Admission is a free benefit for Friends of Art members. Friends of Art members will receive an email invitation several days before each presentation. Friends of Art annual membership is $25. To join, contact FOA President Tricia Lamiman at tlamiman@gmail.com.

ARTSMARTS! Presentations will only be available for the live viewing on the date and time of the presentation. The video and audio of the ARTSMARTS! Presentations will NOT be recorded or shared on social media.


May 19
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm