SOLD OUT! Design Student MiniCon 2024

Design Students! Join us for an exciting day of creativity and inspiration at the Design Student MiniCon 2024.

Get ready to immerse yourself in a world of design outside of the classroom, where you can fill your inspiration bucket, hear from professional design speakers, test your creative muscles on unique design challenges, gain valuable advice on crafting your dream career from design experts, and meet likeminded individuals from across DFW.

So snag your $5 ticket today and join us at 12pm on Saturday, January 27 for a jam-packed afternoon of collaboration, creative connections, and learning actionable steps to propel your career forward.


Jessica Molina (she/her) is a Nicaraguan-American lettering artist and illustrator whose work explores themes of empowerment, love, and growth. Her mix of expressive lettering, bold illustrations, and vibrant colors create a captivating boldness that has attracted a wide range of national and global clients like Target, Toyota, The LA Times, Snapchat, HarperCollins, and more.

Zohaib Waliany (he/him) is a multi-disciplinary Creative Director who currently runs Khamosh Studio. He worked for small agencies, startups, and in-house at large corporations before becoming a Senior Art Director at the Starr Conspiracy, where he was the creative lead on projects including brand identity, print and digital campaigns, website and UX, motion design, and videography.


Lekan Mabayoje (he/him), Principal Associate Designer @ Capital One, previous Experience Designer @ projekt202

Paula Rusk (she/her), VP of Creative @ Baby360, previous Senior Art Director @ Pier 1 Imports and Senior Designer @ Baylor Scott & White Health

Dawn Davidson (she/her), President + Creative Director @ Alpha Business Images, previous Principal + CCO @ Break of Day Design 

Cynthia De La Torre Castro (they/them), Associate Creative Director of Design @ PMG, previous AIGA DFW Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Zohaib Waliany (he/him), Creative Director @ Khamosh Studio, previous Senior Art Director @ Starr Conspiracy

Moderated by Ela Faye Detecio (she/her), Graphic Designer @ Corgan, previous AIGA Student Group Board

Getting There
Use the parking lots in front of and to the right side of Clampitt Paper, then enter the doors for the Clampitt Creative Center on the far left side of the front of the building.

This facility is accessed by several steps to get to the entrance door.

An RSVP on LinkedIn or Facebook is not a formal event registration. You must acquire an event ticket by visiting and selecting member or nonmember to access your ticket price. Your registration constitutes permission to use photos, audio and video recording taken of you at the event for promotional and educational purposes in connection with AIGA, corresponding publications, archives, and online. AIGA Memberships are non-transferable.

When & Where
Sat, Jan 27, 2024 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM CST
Clampitt Creative Center
9207 Ambassador Row
Dallas, TX 75247