Brooke Pennington is a graphic designer, illustrator, and seamstress located an hour from New York City. In May 2019, she graduated Magna Cum Laude from Salve Regina University. She received a B.A. in Studio Art with a concentration in Graphic Design, and her minor is in Cultural and Historic Preservation. From 2019 to 2020, she continued her education at Salve Regina by working towards a M.A. in Humanities with a concentration in Public Humanities. She graduated again in May 2020.
During Brooke’s time as an undergraduate at Salve Regina University, she was a member and officer of multiple clubs and organizations. In her senior year, she was the President of the Salve Regina chapter of AIGA, the President of Art and Art History Guild, the Treasurer of Cultural and Historic Preservation Society, and the Treasurer of History Club.
Her drawing ability led her to begin exploring illustration. Many of her current works explore digital drawing and painting along with typography and graphic design. Brooke completed her undergraduate thesis, which combined graphic design, photography, and sewing, in spring of 2019.
In the fall of 2017, she interned with Clean Ocean Access in Newport as a graphic design intern. For the summer of 2018, Brooke interned with Montclair Art Museum in their development department. During the spring of 2019, she was an intern with The Preservation Society of Newport County as a graphic designer.
Her work has been displayed in the Best of Salve Students Show in 2016, 2017, and 2018, Seniors Honors Thesis Exhibition 2019, and Juried Senior Show 2019.