Dan Ahrens, Independent Creative Consultant at Dan Ahrens Design has been providing professional design services for over 5 years and has extensive experience in small business / project management and marketing and sales. He is the recipient of the "Mile High Masterpiece Award" - Visit Denver, The Convention & Visitors Bureau (Denver Arts Week), has done volunteer work for Day of Caring, the Bolder Young Professionals and Foothills United Way's Volunteer Connection and as an Artist Associate for the Festival of Arts Laguna Beach, CA and has worked directly under the Creative Director as a Design Intern at Walter Foster Publishing / Walter Foster Custom in the greater Los Angeles area.
Dan's style of design is classic and traditional with an emphasis on composition, layout, color theory and typography. He mindfullly follows the principles of design and craftily applies elements of design to his work creating clean lines and effectively utilizing negative space.
Dan's portfolio contains works for clients including nonprofit and youth sports organizations, the fine arts, legal, retail, wine and culinary industries and for members of the Professional Service Contractor group in Illinois.
Dan received a Continuing Education Certificate in Computer Graphic Arts from Harper College in the greater Chicago area, where he also completed the required Portfolio Workshop. He has also completed Adult and Continuing Education coursework from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Applied Arts and Sciences, Business Administration and Management from San Diego State University - California State University.
Dan is an active member of AIGA, the professional association for graphic design, CPAC, the Colorado Photographic Arts Center, Bolder Young Professionals, a program of the Boulder Chamber and Creative Mornings, a breakfast lecture series for the creative community.
Award Winning Design Studio!
"Mile High Masterpiece Award" - Visit Denver, The Convention & Visitors Bureau (Denver Arts Week)
Member - AIGA, the professional association for design - 100 Years of Design
Member - CPAC, the colorado photographic arts center - over 50 Years of Photography
Member - Bolder Young Professionals, BYP helps connect the Boulder business community through social, service and professional development opportunities
Member - Creative Mornings, CreativeMornings is a breakfast lecture series for the creative community
Artist Associate - the Festival of Arts Laguna Beach, CA - over 80 Years as California's Premiere Fine Art Show