2016 Portfolio Review Keynote Speaker Announcement

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We are proud to announce our 2016 Keynote Speaker, Paul Tuorto. Paul is a talented young designer with great energy, a career jam-packed with experience and a portfolio of work that is undeniably fresh. His most recent position, Art Director at Baldwin& he landed after attending an AIGA Studio Tour.


Paul graduated from Appalachian State University with a BFA in Graphic Design. Since then he has explored his craft by helping clients large and small, from Burt’s Bees, Krispy Kreme and BMW to local brands and restaurants like Happy & Hale and Whiskey Kitchen perfect and promote their brand. Paul recently became an independent Art Director and is taking on new and exciting projects through his own brand. His design work has been featured on Creativity.com’s Pick Of The Day, Ads of The World, The Dieline, BrandNew, Uncrate, Lovely Package and more.


His passions include photography, illustration and he has a soft spot for big waves and good food. Paul is from Long Island originally but relocated to the Cary area in ’94. He now lives and works in Raleigh with his wife Megan and son Antonino and continues to promote and grow this community through his design.


Want to learn more about the Student Portfolio Review? Visit our website!

Interested in being a Reviewer or Volunteer? Please email sophia.hitchcock@raleigh.aiga.org or jacq.mcadams@raleigh.aiga.org 

By Sophia Hitchcock
Published March 28, 2016