Amara Nogee, Immersed in art and design, Sprinkled with music.

Amara Nogee is a graphic designer for Democracy Prep Public Schools—a network operating in New York, New Jersey, Washington D.C., Baton Rouge and Las Vegas. She works in a wide array of media both by hand and digitally. Inspired by jazz and whimsy, musical themes often occur in her artwork, evident in her series, iNpulse. Amara resides in queens with roots in Long Island. She has strong ties to her family, artistic endeavors and of course … smoothies.

Print Design

Ads | Banners | Brochures | Business Cards | Flyers |Invitations | Posters | Postcards | Signage | Swag


Concept development | Logo design | Promotional materials.

Digital Design

Digital ads | Email blasts | Web design | Vector illustrations

Custom Artwork

Event decorations |Illustration | Mixed media projects | Painting

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Skill Sets

Graphic Design:
Concept development
Cross platform design
Identity development
Typographic design
Vector Illustrations

Fine Art:
Art curriculum
Art instruction
Life Drawing

Industry Tools

Adobe Creative Suite
Quark Xpress


William Paterson University
Wayne, New Jersey
BFA Graphic Design, 2008
summa cum laude

Professional Experience

2018–Present: Visual Arts Manager & Graphic Designer
2015–2018: Graphic Designer

Democracy Prep Public Schools | New York, NY

2000–Present: Designer and Artist
Freelance | Long Island, NY

2009–2015: Junior Graphic Designer | Graphic Designer
Long Island Children’s Museum | Garden City, NY

2010–2015: Graphic Designer | Art Instructor
Little Ashcan Art | Little Neck, NY

2010–2015: Music Instructor
Kathryn Brickell Music Studio and Privately | Long Island, NY

2008: Image Editor
Doneger Group | New York, NY


Gallery Showings
2017, 2018, 2019: One Minute Film Festival, NY
2012: From Copper to Bluefilm Etching, NJ
2011: American Youth Printmaking Exhibition, China
2011: Ashcan Inc. Collective, NY
2008: Graphic Design Exhibition, NJ
2019: Winner Best Poster in Buenos Aires International Film Festival
2008: Certificate for “Creative Excellence in Digital Art and Design”
2004: Presidential Scholarship

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