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monica roesner

Monica Roesner


Born and raised in Colorado, Monica Roesner has always been a Midwest girl. After finding her passion for design by volunteering for her high school newspaper, she decided to pursue art and design at the Kansas City Art Institute starting in 2011. Currently a junior in Graphic Design, Monica has interned at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and currently works as a designer for Foot Traffic. Monica stays busy with school and work but in her spare time her favorite activities include reading comics, watching movies and cooking with friends. Monica looks forward to finishing up her education at KCAI and professionally pursing design, and is excited to go wherever her passions take her.

Favorite Color?
Whatever suits me at the time

Favorite Typeface?
Scala Sans

Favorite App?

Favorite TV Show?
Firefly (I’m a geek at heart)

Favorite Book?
Uglies, Airborn, Jane Erye

Favorite Movies?
How to Train Your Dragon, Dead Poets Society, Riddick

Favorite Musician or Band?
Jónsi, Bon Iver, Daughter

Favorite Fine Artist?
Kate MacDowell

Favorite Gadget?
External Hardrive

Bookmarked Websites?
Dropmark, Shapeways, Etsy

Talent You Wished You Possessed?
Being able to memorize things quickly

Favorite Graphic Designer or Art Director Today?
Jessica Hische

Favorite Design Firm or Ad Agency Working Today?
Second Story in Portland OR