Julie Rivera

Rivera holds a BFA in Graphic Design and Textiles from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Formerly an Art Director at Odesta Corporation, a top ten Macintosh software publisher, Rivera brings an extensive background in communications art and technology to publiciations and marketing materials. While at Odesta, she was also responsible for the company's exhibit management including booth design.

As owner of Rivera Design & Communications for 20 years, she focuses on corporate identiy, marketing materials and book design for start up companys and independent book publishers. Many of her book designs have received recognition. In addition, Rivera also focuses on surface design. Her work was chosen to be include in Valerie S. Goodwin's book Art Quilt Maps and last fall she was a Studio Assistant to Akemi Nakano Cohn for an Indigo Master Class at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts. Rivera exhibits and sels her fiber art locally and through her website. She is currently a member of Women's Journeys in Fiber and the North Suburban NeedleArts Guild, where she served on the board from 2011-2016.

Julie's work reflects her interest in Japanese dying techniques, love of pattern in nature and other forms, and composition.

www.julieriveradesign.com


 

 

       

Mantles

 

Circles & Cycles

 

Blooming Botanicals

 

Purse-n-alities

 

     

Robes

 

10 Easy Pieces

 

Hats

 

Aprons

 

Footwear Paradigm Shifts

Masks

 

Umbrella
   
Birds Boxes    
 

 


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