Graphic Design Teaching Artist
STAFF + INSTRUCTORS
Naomi Silas has 10 years of design experience and has had the opportunity to to work on some amazing brands, including GE Healthcare and Coalesse. In 2017, she branched out on her own and launched Seventh Creative, an independent design studio. As the Principal and Creative Director she is excited to apply everything she’s learned to client work. Naomi holds a Bachelor’s degree of Fine Arts in Graphic Design from Kendall College of Art & Design in 2008. She was able to return to Kendall for two semesters to teach Intro to Graphic Design, in 2015 and 2016.
Currently, Naomi serves on the board of AIGA West Michigan (National Organization of Design, local chapter) as the Diversity and Inclusion Director. Her role there helps to create equitable programming, communications and by extension⏤ community. She actively works in equity and inclusion and brings that lens to everything she does. Naomi led workshops for Grand Rapids Public Middle School students at WMCAT during the summer of 2018, and is now the Graphic Design Teaching Artist.