Maddy Cushman is a graphic designer and illustrator living in Kansas City. She graduated from Missouri State University with a BFA in December, 2018. She has experience working as a photojournalist for The Standard Student Newspaper, and then spent two and a half years as a design intern for Enactus, a global non-profit based in Springfield, MO. She currently works as a graphic designer for GPS IMPACT and does freelance illustration on the side. She is passionate about creating meaningful and memorable work that aligns with her values, and is always challenging herself to learn more.

Graphic Narrative Publication in Barrelhouse Literary Magazine, Issue 19  |  2018
Maria M. Michalczyk Excellence in Typography Award  |  2018
RESIST! Illustrated Magazine (Edited by Françoise Mouly & published by RAW Books & Graphics)  |  2017
1st  Place in News & 3rd Place Sports Photography for The Standard  |  2016
Photographer’s Forum: Best of College Photography Book  |  2015

Director of Art & Photography of Sartorial Fashion Publication |  2018
Vice President and Events Coordinator of Students in Design  |  2017 - 2018

Teenie Weenie Shaky Hands Senior Design Practicum Showcase  |  Springfield, MO  |  2018
3rd Place in the Missouri State Image & Design Exhibition  |  Springfield, MO  |  2018
The Shindig: Art Show, Hosted by Q Enoteca  |  Springfield, MO  |  2018
Spring Art Show & Sale, Hosted by Patton Alley Pub  |  Springfield, MO  |  2018
Moxie Movie Poster Competition Winner & Showcase  |  Springfield, MO |  2017 
Student Art Show & Sale, Hosted by Eurasia Coffee  |  Springfield, MO  |  2017
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