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Yvonne Perez Emerson
Yvonne Perez Emerson

Adjunct Instructor, Graphic Design
Art Building 310
yperez@pdx.edu 

Yvonne is an award winning designer/director/artist with 17+ years experience with print and online design. Doing business as The Study, her clients range from local agencies and entrepreneurs to companies like DreamWork, Snapfish, and HP. Her work includes brand identity, package design, digital experiences, papercrafting, and creative content for moms and kids - with a conceptual and process-driven approach. In 2011 she started the non-profit WeMake, a creative platform that fosters art and design within the Portland, OR community through hands-on experiences, workshops and design in action initiatives. For the last two years, she also has contributed as one of the lead organizers on the Design Week Portland Action Team.

As an ongoing student herself, Yvonne has dabbled in and mastered many crafts including auto painting and body, silk screening, letterpress, knitted arts, and paper crafting to name a few.

Favorite quote: You have to get up, to get down.