Pittsburgh Bicentennial / Heinz History Center
Pittsburgh recently celebrated their 200th anniversary. As part of this exciting year, the Heinz History Center displayed a custom illustration on their window shop featuring an illustration by yours truly.
The 1968 Exhibit / Heinz History Center
The social forces that swirled through the turbulent 1960s crested in 1968. It was a turning point for a generation coming of age and a nation at war. The 1968 Exhibit is a national traveling exhibition that chronicles this pivotal year in history. As part of the exhibit’s installation in Pittsburgh, I designed the main graphic guiding visitors into the exhibit which was inspired by the retro pattern seen at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico. I also assisted with paint color selection.
The Story of Negro League Baseball Exhibit / Heinz History Center
The story of the Negro Leagues, as well as its tradition in Pittsburgh, is told in this exhibit through nearly 50 original paintings and sketches by award-winning artist Kadir Nelson. As part of the exhibit’s installation in Pittsburgh, I designed the main graphic panel utilizing one of Nelson’s paintings, which is paired with a life-like figure of baseball legend Josh Gibson.
Pennsylvania’s Civil War Exhibit / Heinz History Center
This exhibit provides an in-depth look at Pennsylvania’s significant role during the Civil War – from Pittsburgh’s role as the “Arsenal of the Union” to the impact that Western Pennsylvanians had on the war both on the battlefield and on the home front. As part of this exhibit, I developed the design of the logo and marketing materials, signage and way-finding treatments, various custom hand-lettered storefront signage, and selected the typeface and graphic elements for exhibition visuals.