About Us

What is AIGA?

The American Institute of Graphic Arts is the professional design association, serving as one of the oldest and largest membership organizations for designers all around the United States and the world. Currently, there are over 70 chapters and more than 15,000 members, forming a community of designers with all backgrounds and experience. AIGA Stevenson is a branch of the Baltimore chapter, which hosts events that enhance professional development, shares work from local designers, and brings the design community together through workshops, exhibitions, and conferences.

AIGA Stevenson

At Stevenson University, AIGA aims to help students become better designers, network with professionals and SU graphic design alumni, prepare their portfolio of work, connect with other creative students, and participate in the larger design community. We host events such as hand lettering and screen printing workshops, Adobe crash courses, portfolio bootcamps, and design-themed parties. Our members have also attended AIGA Baltimore events like Ink & Pixels, an annual event focused on professional development through speakers, roundtable talks, and portfolio reviews.

Our Purpose

To promote the passion of and education of all art and design students who are interested in the process of design, art, creative thinking, etc.

To provide opportunities for serious art and design students to meet other students in the major, network with design professionals, and learn more about design technologies through club-sponsored workshops.

To teach the community about the power design has on a community, as well as the importance of creative outlets for students, educators, and business leaders.

Rebecca Doyle

President
Rebecca Doyle

Rebecca Doyle is President of AIGA, Co-President of Photo Club, a student assistant for Stevenson’s Gallery and Exhibitions program, and a Leadership Scholar. She is majoring in graphic design with a minor in photography. Her passions outside of her studies lie in the world of history, fashion, and pop-culture, which are all featured on her blog @_shewearsthepants on Instagram.

Hannah Steier

Vice President
Hannah Steier

Hannah Steier is the Vice President of AIGA and a senior Graphic Design major with a professional minor in Software Design and Coding. She is interested in all types of design, from web to print, and hopes to work at a design agency when she graduates. At Stevenson, she is captain of the Women’s club soccer team, a Student Ambassador, a member of the Honors program, and a commuter. When she isn’t designing, she likes to play soccer, read, play with her cats, and travel.

Travis Chlosta

Secretary/Treasurer
Travis Chlosta

Travis Chlosta is the Secretary / Treasurer for AIGA Stevenson! Travis is a Senior Graphic Design major and on the Photography track. He also is a member of the Photo Club e-board at Stevenson. Personally, he has a passion for design and photography equally which is why he is excited to be apart of AIGA here at Stevenson! His personal Instagram is @travisdiamandis and his email is tchlosta@stevenson.edu if you would ever like to reach out. Can’t wait to meet everyone!

Rye St. Leger

Communications Chair
Rye St. Leger

Rye St. Leger is our Communications Chair, a designer for The Mill Design Agency, and a senior graphic design major with a focus on brand identity and marketing & advertising. He transferred from Carroll Community College with an associate’s degree in graphic design and will graduate from Stevenson in May 2022 with his bachelor’s degree in graphic design as well. AIGA Stevie is his first club at Stevenson, and he feels it’s the perfect fit. Outside of Stevenson activities, Rye enjoys research on his passions of the month, pursuing his new love of traveling, watching and re-watching The Great British Baking Show, and sharing the designs he creates on his Instagram @ryesdesigns!

Jessica Bizzoco

SGA Representative
Jessica Bizzoco

Jessica Bizzoco is the SGA Representative for AIGA, a Student Ambassador, and a member of the Honors Program. She is a junior Graphic Design major with a minor in Photography and a professional minor in Management & Organizational Leadership. Outside of school she loves to paint, watch everything on Netflix, and bake.

Irina Ivanova

Events Chair
Irina Ivanova

Irina Ivanova is the Events Chair of AIGA. She is a Graphic Design major which has an interest in editorial/book design and illustration. She has a passion for digital art and creative writing, and doesn’t hesitate to find ways to incorporate both into her design work. Outside of her studies she enjoys doodling on post-it notes, riding her bike, and solving puzzles.

Angel Rutter

Membership Chair
Angel Rutter

Angel Rutter is the Membership Chair for AIGA and a junior Graphic Design student, with a minor in marketing and a professional minor in entrepreneurship and small business development. On campus, she is also a Student Assistant in the Exhibitions Department. She is passionate about art and design, and loves to stay creative any way that she can. Outside of school, she likes to crochet, tries her best to finish reading The Witcher series, and curates too many boards on Pinterest.