Experience

Graphic and Web Design Consultant
2011–Present

Howard University, Washington, D.C.
Graduate Student Professor, Typography, 2015–2016

International Arts & Artists, Washington, D.C.
Senior Graphic and Web Designer, 2014–2015

Detroit Economic Growth Corporation, Detroit, MI
Marketing + Communications Manager, 2013–2014


Education

MFA, Howard University
Washington, D.C.
Graphic Design, May 2016
GPA: 4.0

BA, University of Detroit Mercy School of Architecture
Detroit, MI
Digital Media, December 2013
Minors: Architecture, Creative Writing


Awards & Honors

Miss University Town Center
1st Place Scholarship and Pageant Winner, 2016

Research Symposium Winner
Howard University, 2016

Symposium Speaker
World Bank Group, 2016

Romare H. Bearden Scholarship, 2014

Bette A. Robinson Scholarship, 2014

Van W. Carney Scholarship, 2014

Entrepreneur of the Year, Winner
Crain's Detroit Business, 2014

SEED Award for Excellence in Public Interest Design
Design Corps, 2014

Pioneer Prize, Ranked Second
Emerge Literary Journal, 2014

Jane Schaberg Women’s and Gender Studies Grant
University of Detroit Mercy, 2014

Revolutionary
REVOLVE Detroit, 2013

Dudley Randall Award, Ranked First
Broadside Press, 2012


Visiting Artist / speaking Engagements

The World Bank Group, Washington, D.C.
Guest Speaker, 2016

Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, Detroit, MI
Panelist, 2015

The Journey with Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick - WHUR 96.3 FMWashington, D.C.
Guest Speaker, 2015

D:Hive Build, Detroit, MI
Guest Lecturer, 2014

Advanced Technology Academy Senior Salute, Fairlane Club of America, Deaborn, MI
Guest Speaker, 2014

Dudley Randall 100th, University of Detroit Mercy
Guest Poet, 2014

150th Anniversary of the Reading of the Emancipation Proclamation, Detroit Historical Society
Detroit, MI
Guest Poet, 2013

An Evening with Broadside Press, Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, Detroit, MI
Guest Poet, 2013

Lift Detroit Gala, 6th Street Lofts, Detroit, MI
Guest Artist, 2012

Dudley Randall Award Reception, Detroit Gesu Church, Detroit, MI
Guest Poet, 2012


Press

The Art of Lori Evelyn
Platypus Press, 2016

Federal and Local Officials Celebrate Opening of Channing E Phillips Homes in Shaw
AHC Inc., 2016

Issue vii illustrated by Lori Evelyn
The This Magazine, 2016

Salute to Entrepreneurs
Crain's Detroit Business, 2014

Dudley Randall 100th
The Michigan Citizen, 2014

Revolutionary: Lori Evelyn
REVOLVE Detroit, 2013

'You Make Life Good for Me' Book Launch & Poetry Reading
Legacy Design and Photography, 2014

Anniversary of the Reading of the Emancipation Proclamation
Michigan Chronicle, 2013

What Remains After a Father Leaves
National Fatherhood Initiative, 2013

Lori Evelyn: Love, Eggs, & Things
Love Eyes International, 2013


Publications

Self
[SIC] 21, 2014

Starting Point
[SIC] 21, 2014

View of Eastern Market
[SIC] 21, 2014

Lost in Your Introspection
[SIC] 21, 2014

Reverie
[SIC] 21, 2014

You Make Life Good for Me
Self-published, 2014


Selected Exhibitions

Master Student Showcase
Howard University, May 2016

Lift Detroit Gala
Detroit, MI, Spring 2012