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COLOR,  TEXTURE +  PATTERN is JOY!

Los Angeles-based designer, artist and coach, Jeanetta Gonzales, spreads joy through a variety of creative means. Her multidisciplinary studio specializes in surface pattern design, lettering and graphic design. Jeanetta can also be found teaching at local art colleges, writing design articles, working with brands, speaking at conferences and providing guidance, accountability and support to artists bringing out their true self expression. 

Seeing and hearing a need for support for artists, Jeanetta uses her experience as a commercial artist, designer and business owner, and shares her knowledge with artists interested in brand clarity and developing their work and business. She has been featured on sites such as Domino.com, The Jungalow and Apartment Therapy and publications such as Artists & Makers, Uppercase and Flow Magazine.

 
 

HER BACKGROUND:
Jeanetta is a seasoned graphic designer with expertise in branding and packaging design. With degrees in Fine Art and Visual Communications, Jeanetta's 19 year career includes working for major companies such as WebMD, Mattel and the Disney Store.  This former Barbie packaging designer parleyed her design expertise into the world of Art Licensing, licensing her patterns, lettering art and illustrations to product manufacturers. Her designs have been featured on packaging for consumer goods and products such as ceramics, apparel, wall art, home decor items and greeting cards selling on online retailers such as MPIX.com and Wayfair.com and major retailers such as Home Goods, Nordstrom and Trader Joes.

 
 

 
 

SPEAKING

- Spoonflower.com Instagram Stories Contributor,
“5 Tips for Designing in Spoonflower”, May 2019

- Craftcation Conference
Surface Pattern Workshop & Panelist, Ventura, CA 2018

- Alt Summit Conference Speaker
Salt Lake City and Palm Springs: 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018

- Blogalicious Conference Panelist
“Art of Storytelling in Social Media”, Atlanta 2014

 
 

 
 

TEACHING

- Art Center College of Design, Surface Pattern Design
Continuing Education Class, Fall Semester 2015

- Art Center College of Design, Surface Pattern Design
Summer Workshop, 2015, Pasadena, CA

- Otis College of Art and Design, Social Media for
Creatives Fall 2015, Spring, 2016, Fall 2017

- Heart 2 Art, co-host, monthly Periscope show for artists,
2016

 
 

 

VIDEO INTRODUCTION

 

I love collaborating!

I've had the pleasure in working with some fantastic manufacturers, partners and clients. I'd love to talk to you about your project.
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