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Madelyn Chelak is an interdisciplinary artist, graphic designer, and activist based in NJ.
She is dedicated to leveraging creativity and design expertise to drive positive change in society.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts: Fine Arts & Communication, with Digital Media Specialization
Loyola University Maryland,
Baltimore, MD

EXPERIENCE

2023 - Present Digital Media Branding & Social Media Management for USA Twisterz, Caldwell, NJ
2023 - Present Freelance Graphic Design: Print, Web, Branding, & More
2023 Senior Capstone in Digital Media: Graphic, Motion, & Web design for National Christ Child Society, Baltimore, MD
2023 Props Master & Assistant Set + Lighting Design for Smokefall, Loyola University Maryland Blackbox Theatre, Baltimore, MD
2022 - 2023 Publicity Assistant, 2D Print & Graphic Design Specialist for the Center for Community, Service, and Justice, Baltimore, MD
2022 Set Painting & Assistant Scenic Design for MilkMilkLemonade, Loyola University Maryland Blackbox Theatre, Baltimore, MD

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2024 Posters For Palestine Art Show & Fundraiser, NomüNomü, Baltimore, MD
2023
Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Julio Fine Arts Gallery, Baltimore, MD
2023 Decay of the Aura, Loyola Notre Dame Library, Baltimore, MD
2022 Undergraduate Capstone Thesis, Julio Fine Arts Gallery, Baltimore, MD
2022 Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Julio Fine Arts Gallery, Baltimore, MD
2022 Artist Poster Design - On Display in Campus Center, Loyola University Maryland, Baltimore, MD

COMISSIONS

2024 Animation for the ADP Marketplace Partner Summit, West Palm Beach, FL
2023 31st Annual Caldwell Street Fair Flyers for Rotary Kiwanis, Caldwell, NJ
2023 
Print & Digital Flyers for Ringside Bar & Pub, Caldwell, NJ
2023
Sexual Assault Awareness Month Logo for the DoBetter Campaign, Baltimore, MD
2023 Assistant Prop Design for Everybody, Loyola University Maryland McManus Theatre, Baltimore, MD
2019 Painted Mural for James Caldwell High School, Caldwell, NJ

PERFORMANCES

2021 Murder on the Orient Express, Mary Dunham, McManus Theatre, Baltimore, MD
2020 Jake's Women, Maggie, McManus Theatre, Baltimore, MD
2019 Love & Information, Ensemble, Loyola University Maryland Blackbox Theatre, Baltimore, MD

AWARDS

2023
Studio Arts Booking Award, Loyola University Maryland, Baltimore, MD
2022 
Caulfield Lecture Poster Design Contest - Loyola University Maryland Dept. of Communication, Baltimore, MD

PRESS & RECOGNITION

“’PRISMS’ Art Exhibit Showcases Loyola Art Students’ Talent and Inspiration”, Eli Falconer, The Greyhound, 2022

"Student Political Action Groups Prepare Students for the Midterm Election", Katie Roessel, The Greyhound, 2022

“Poster Design Contest”, Loyola University Maryland Dept. of Communication, 2022

"Demonstration Against Sexual Violence to be Held on Loyola's Quad", April Hartman, The Greyhound, 2021

"Students Demand Loyola Addresses Allegations of Sexual Violence", Genevieve Green, The Greyhound, 2021