I enjoy working with good people and good causes. I love to help startups and small business get off the ground, as well as big companies reach new ground. 
I would love to hear about your project and how we can collaborate.
codybartzdesign@gmail.com

Capabilities
Graphic Design
Art Direction
Book Design
Packaging
Posters
Campaigns
Logotypes
Brand Guidelines
Identity Systems
Illustration
Motion Graphics
Print Production
Type Design





EDUCATION

2006 - 2010
Bemidji State University - Bemidji, Minnesota
B.F.A. in Visual Arts (printmaking emphasis)
B.S. in Design Technology (digital design: print emphasis)
Graduated with Magna Cum Laude honors.

2005 - 2006
North Dakota State University - Fargo, North Dakota
Studied Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Art.




WORK EXPERIENCE

2011 - Present Cody Bartz Design
Freelance graphic design and printmaking


2017 - 2018 Fairway - La Crosse, Wisconsin
Graphic Designer, Art Director

2014 - 2017
Metre - La Crosse, Wisconsin
Graphic Designer, Art Director

2013 - 2014
Smith's Cycling & Fitness - La Crosse, Wisconsin
Bicycle mechanic

Jan 2014 - July 2014
Xerox - La Crosse, Wisconsin
Print Production and Assembly

Sept 2012 - June 2013
Occupational Development Center - Bemidji, Minnesota
Job coach for individuals with disabilities

July 2010 - Aug 2010
Gartner Studios - Stillwater, Minnesota
Internship study in graphic design

Sept 2009 - Dec 2010
Screenprint Studio - Bemidji State University
Studio supervisor. Gave demonstrations, taught techniques, restocked supplies, kept tidy. Taught college screenprinting course for six weeks.

Jan 2009 - May 2009
Ceramic Studio - Bemidji State University
Teaching Associate for a ceramics studio course. Gave demonstrations, taught techniques, assisted in upkeep of studio and supplies.

July 2008 - Feb 2009
Bemidji Community Art Center - Bemidji, Minnesota
Gallery attendant, helped install exhibitions

Oct 2006 - Aug 2008
Communications and Marketing - Bemidji State
University graphic designer of campus publications

Oct 2006 - Aug 2008
Talley Gallery - Bemidji State University
Graphic designer of gallery publications


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2017
Process
Gallery M, La Crescent, Minnesota
(solo exhibition and project of a grant award)

2017
Political Propaganda, Pet Peeves, and People Pollution
Pump House Arts Center, La Crosse, Wisconsin
(solo exhibition)

2016
Connecting Species
Viva Gallery, Viroqua, Wisconsin
(solo exhibition)

2015
One Layer at a Time
Root Note, La Crosse, Wisconsin
(solo exhibition)

2014
Ink & Mud
Grounded, La Crosse, Wisconsin
(solo exhibition)

2013
Prints & Paints
Headwaters Unitarian, Bemidji, Minnesota
(two person exhibition)

2011
Connecting Species
Rourke Gallery, Moorhead, Minnesota
(solo exhibition)

People & Places

Wild Hare Bistro, Bemidji, Minnesota 
(solo exhibition and project of a grant award)

2010
Connecting Species
Talley Gallery, Bemidji State University
(B.F.A. exhibition)

2009
It’s Only Clay
Bemidji Community Art Center, Bemidji, Minnesota
(group exhibition juried by Richard Bresnahan)

Poster Power
Bridgeman Gallery, Bemidji State University
(solo exhibition)

College Bowl
Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
(juried group exhibition)

Two Ready. One Made
Gallery X, Bemidji State University
(two person collaboration)

2008
Smash
Gallery X, Bemidji State University
(solo exhibition)

2007
I’m Telling You, There is Clay from Three Artists in This Room
Gallery X, Bemidji State University
(group exhibition)


AWARDS, GRANTS, SCHOLARSHIPS

2017
Individual Artist Grant Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council

2017
Best of Show
Artspire Art Fair, La Crosse, Wisconsin

2013
Individual Artist Grant
Minnesota Region Two

2012

Best in Category
Grand Cities Art Fest

2011
Emerging Artist
Grand Cities Art Fest

2010

Individual Artist Grant - Minnesota Region Two Dalzotto Art Purchase Gold Award
French Paper Sample Room
Alliss Scholarship

2006 - 2010
Dean’s List
Bemidji State University

2009

Westy James Scholarship
Margaret Harlow Ceramic Scholarship
Kraus Anderson Scholarship
Lillie M. Kleven Print Scholarship
Alliss Scholarship

2008
Lillie M. Kleven Print Scholarship
Alliss Scholarship



OTHER EXPERIENCE


2012 - 2013
League of American Bicyclists - Minnesota
League Cycling Instructor

2010 - 2013
Peacemaker Resources - Bemidji, Minnesota
STAR (Students Teaching Attitudes of Respect) Youth Advisor

2011 - 2012
Shifting Gears - Bemidji, Minnesota
Volunteer work teaching bicycle traffic skills

2011
4th Annual Bemidji First City of Art Studio Cruise - Bemidji, Minnesota
Juror

2006 - 2010
Art Association - Bemidji State University
Member

2006 - 2010
Ceramics Club - Bemidji State University
President (2008)

2009
Community College Fine Art Conference - Bemidji State University
Presented workshops on screenprinting

2006 - 2008
Design Guild - Bemidji State University
Member

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