Sam Carbaugh

Grand Rapids, MI

I use ink and paper at the start of every project to bring a human touch to graphic solutions for print and digital.

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Graphic Artist, Designer, and Illustrator. Graduate from the Center for Cartoon Studies '09.

Lives and works in West Michigan. I love to work on projects with a purpose.


Designer Our Daily Bread Ministries 02/01/14 – Present

Working closely with marketing and content teams to create dynamic designs for print materials and products.

Freelance Graphic Artist Sam Carbaugh 06/01/09 – Present

Design, Collaborate, and/or Illustrate projects for a variety of clients.


BA in English Literature Cornerstone University 08/25/01 – 05/09/05 Grand Rapids, MI

Majored in English Literature with an emphasis on Modern Poetry. Minored in Philosophy and Communications.
Graduated Summa Cum Laude.

MFA in Sequential Art The Center for Cartoon Studies 09/01/07 – 05/14/09 White River Junction, VT

Learned illustration, small business management, marketing, design, and writing.


The United States Army Corps of EngineersDartmouth CollegeMiddlebury CollegeCornerstone UniversityZondervan PublishingDiscovery HouseNew Hampshire Housing CommissionNorwich UniversityThe Hopkins Center at Dartmouth CollegeNomad PressMontshire Museum of Science


IllustrationComicsGraphic DesignTypesettingCover DesignBook DesignSocial Media ShareablesSequential ArtChildren's Book Illustration


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