Artist Statement

I am a digital and traditional artist and designer located just outside the Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA.

My work across most mediums has street like characteristics with an emphasis on line, shape, color, and movement. Much of my personal work incorporates animals, nature, pollution, and raw materials such as wood and metal; it also integrates underlying political, social, and emotional reactions to the world around us.

With a strong work ethic and a passion to create, I spend each day immersed in art and design in order to broaden my abilities. I enjoy finding inspiration in all aspects of life and creating eye-catching artwork that tells a story. I am constantly looking for opportunities to work and learn with other artists and designers.

My end goal is to work with a group of like-minded artists and designers that strive to use their skills and education to better each other and the world around us with work that provokes reaction and understanding.

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Portraits of the artist Tyler McNair

Work Experience

TOUGHJERSEY : Art Director & Sales
2013 – 2017
Worked directly with clients from initial contact to final product. Established, advised and maintained branding through the creation of vector logos, marketing materials, and event merchandise. Created standardized practices to maintain efficiency and consistency. Fast paced work environment, touching 25-40 clients a week during peak seasons. Prepped and finalized all production files for both import and domestic use with sublimation, embroidery, and screen print.

Minnesota Amateur Disc Golf Championships : Founder, Art & Marketing Director
2011 – Present
Largest all amateur PDGA tournament in the mid-west. Created all of the branding and promotional material, both print and web based. Valued over $30,000 and hosts 135 players plus spectators each year.

Ty Dyed Disc Golf : Owner
2011 – 2015
Brand developed to bring passion of art and disc golf together. Focused on the promotion of the sport and art through a number of mediums, events, and branded apparel and gear.

United States Disc Golf Championship : Artist & Marketing Consultant
2013 – 2015
Most prestigious Disc Golf tournament in the world. Advised on and created web and print based marketing materials which included: posters, tickets, badges, magazine ads, and merchandise artwork.

Impression Signs & Graphics : Graphic Artist
2013 – 2014
Worked with clients to create a variety of signage needs such as: vehicle wraps, banners, event signage, vinyl cut-outs, logos, building signs, and more. Created initial marketing materials, sample products, and branding guidelines. Provided photo manipulation mock-ups of products to show placement and scale in location.


Rasmussen College
2019 – Bachelor of Science Degree
Web and Interactive Media
2013 – Associate of Science Degree
Digital Design and 3d Animation

Normandale College
2011 – Associate of Arts Degree

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