Alumni Successes: Going the Extra Mile

WRITTEN BY: lfunke

Mike Gribble is a creator. He has always been and noticed it especially when he looked back on his experiences and realized he’s been artistic since high school. Each job he landed, he found himself working creatively to complete each task. Even working for Southern Trophy House, he was tasked with designing Advertising Awards for local and national ad agencies. He decided to take control of his life by going back to school and earning his Associate Degree in Interactive Graphic Design. He graduated in the Spring of 2017 and now has other goals to accomplish. How did you get into Graphic Design? Have you always been creative?  I got into graphic design working for Southern Trophy House without even knowing I was doing graphic design. I was engraving and doing sublimation for customers like The Tennessee Titans. Sublimation works by creating a layout then printing it, reversed, on a special heat-resistant paper. The heat-resistant paper is taped to the surface of the item you’re wanting to have sublimated – usually brass or aluminum. It’s then placed under a heat press for 30+ seconds at around 380 degrees when the printed ink turns from liquid to a gas and is transferred onto the material. I would also work on awards, such as the Titans Hall Of Fame, which aired on News Channel 2 and think to myself, “Hey! I did that earlier today!” It was exciting to see something I created on TV every week. That same company had a…

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This amazing free festival is hosted by Lightning 100, Nashville local and independent radio station. Hosted every Thursday starting August 10 and the entire Labor Day weekend, you will find some new music in addition to some classic favorites – Sheryl Crow, absolutely! Nossi College of Art gets to sent a concert photographer to each night of the festival. Congrats to our four concert photographers: Nick Zimmer, Natia Cinco, Angela Everett and Joshua Balboa.  Learn about this free event, view the schedule and upgrade your experience and purchase VIP tickets here.  

Live on the Green

This amazing free festival is hosted by Lightning 100, Nashville local and independent radio station. Hosted every Thursday starting August 10 and the entire Labor Day weekend, you will find some new music in addition to some classic favorites – Sheryl Crow, absolutely! Nossi College of Art gets to sent a concert photographer to each night of the festival. Congrats to our four concert photographers: Nick Zimmer, Natia Cinco, Angela Everett and Joshua Balboa.  Learn about this free event, view the schedule and upgrade your experience and purchase VIP tickets here.  

Live on the Green

This amazing free festival is hosted by Lightning 100, Nashville local and independent radio station. Hosted every Thursday starting August 10 and the entire Labor Day weekend, you will find some new music in addition to some classic favorites – Sheryl Crow, absolutely! Nossi College of Art gets to sent a concert photographer to each night of the festival. Congrats to our four concert photographers: Nick Zimmer, Natia Cinco, Angela Everett and Joshua Balboa.  Learn about this free event, view the schedule and upgrade your experience and purchase VIP tickets here.  

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