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Assistant Professor


Monique Ortman is the graphic designer for UCO's Department of Design. 

Monique is a Native American designer who loves to experiment with different mediums and styles in her designs. She was raised in a military family and has lived in many different locations including England and Guam. She uses her travels from around the world as inspiration in her life and designs. 

Monique shares two dogs and a child with her husband Steven. She enjoys painting and building Lego models with her daughter Zoe anytime she can. Her passions include gardening, photography, tattoo collecting, and being a beach bum.

Education and Certifications

BFA in Graphic Design

Associates in Liberal Studies

Classes Taught

Adjunct Teacher
Computer Graphics II - Spring 2018

Honors and Awards

2018 Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum
Bonafide Poster Series: Badass Ram
Poster was accepted into Hamilton's permanent collection The Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum's 2018 international juried exhibition, New Impressions. New Impressions is an international, juried exhibition that showcases exploration and creativity with letterpress printing techniques. The exhibition features 44 artists from 9 countries, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Switzerland, Argentina, Austria, Norway, Brazil, and Italy. Exhibition was on display at the museum from April 17th- June 30th, from there it will travel around the U.S.

2018 District ADDY's
The Climb! | Special Event 

2018 Local ADDY's
The Climb! | Special Event 

2017 RSA Student Design Awards
Commended Entry
ZED Keyboard Key Tiles | Rework

2017 National ADDY’s
Special Judges Award | Branding
Got Your Goat | Packaging

2017 National ADDY’s
Got Your Goat | Packaging

2017 Graphex Awards
Got Your Goat! | Packaging
Vote NO on SQ777 | Identity

2017 RSA Student Design Awards
Shortlisted Entry
ZED Keyboard Key Tiles | Rework

2017 District ADDY’s
1 Gold
Gender Constructivist Posters | Ambient 
1 Silver
Got Your Goat | Packaging

2017 Local ADDY’s
2 Gold
Gender Constructivist Posters | Ambient 
Got Your Goat | Packaging

2017 Flux AIGA Winner 
No on SQ 777 Campaign | Identity
Got Your Goat! | Packaging
INSTINCT pheromone perfume | Packaging

2016 Local Silver Addy
Elements of Advertising | Cinematography
“The Saw House” Title Sequence 

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