Sofie Praestgaard 

I am currently a student at the University of Pennsylvania majoring in Fine Art and minoring in English. I'm from Carlisle, Pennsylvania, and am now based in Philadelphia. 

Experience

UPENN STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES Graphic Design Intern, present

Philadelphia, PA | vpul.upnn.edu/shs/campushealth

PENN STUDENT DESIGN: – Designer, present

Student run design agency of the University of Pennsylvania 

Philadelphia, PA | pennstudentdesign.com 

AMERICAN SWEDISH HISTORICAL MUSEUM: – Exhibit Design Intern, Summer 2016

Philadelphia, PA | americanswedish.org 

34TH STREET MAGAZINE: – Design Director, present

Art, Opinion, and Culture Magazine of The Daily Pennsylvanian

Philadelphia, PA | 34st.com 

THE WALK MAGAZINE – Art Director, present

Fashion and Beauty Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania 

Philadelphia, PA | thewalkmagazine.com

34TH STREET MAGAZINE: – Design Editor, Fall 2015 - Fall 2016

SYMBIOSIS MAGAZINE – Multimedia Designer, Fall 2015 - Spring 2016

Collaborative Art and Writing Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania 

Philadelphia, PA | upennsymbiosis.com 

THE WALK MAGAZINE – Assistant Art Director, Fall 2015 - Fall 2016

 

Awards and Exhibitions

COLUMBIA SCHOLASTIC PRESS ASSOCIATION GOLD CIRCLE AWARD - 2017
            First Place in Newsmagazine Cover

SCHOLASTIC ART AND WRITING COMPETITION - 2015
            National Silver Medal in Art Portfolio

UNITED STATES CONGRESSIONAL ART COMPETITION  2014
            Winner for the 11th District of Pennsylvania

PENNSYLVANIA SCHOLASTIC ART COMPETITION – 2014 and 2015 

CONGRESSIONAL ART COMPETITION – 2014-2015

CARLISLE ARTS LEARNING CENTER SPRING EXHIBITION – 2013 and 2014

“ARTISTIC EXPRESSIONS” CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA STUDENT SHOW – 2014 and 2015

BARNES AND NOBLE OF CAMP HILL – 2014 and 2015

YELLOW BREECHES ART SHOW – 2013

PLEIN AIRE MECHANICSBURG LANDSCAPE EXHIBITION– 2013

CARLISLE AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT ART SHOW – 2012-2015