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About the Artist

Cal Poly Creative Services’ Student Design Team

Tell us a little about the Artists…

Cal Poly Creative Services’ student design team is a group of three student designers who work under the art direction of graphic designer Kara Suzuki. The team is part of University Marketing, the group tasked with telling the story of Cal Poly. Through print and web publications, graphic design services, video production and consulting, University Marketing ensures that the outside world sees Cal Poly clearly, accurately and in its best form.

Cody Mindling, an art and design student studying graphic design, has worked and studied in the design industry for the past eight years. After working in marketing for the actions sports industry, Cody has challenged himself to return to college to earn his degree. Cody plans to work in advertising after graduation.

Kyleigh Metzger is a senior at Cal Poly earning her degree in art and design with a concentration in graphic design, graduating this winter. She is excited to start her career as a designer and hopes to travel and work abroad.

Kristen Meadows is entering her final year at Cal Poly, earning her degree in art and design with a concentration in graphic design. She plans to continue her design career in California once she graduates.



Tell us about the “Cow Poly Moostang”…

The Cow Poly Moostang was designed for the Office of the President and inspired by our very own live mustang mascot, Chase. The cow incorporates Cal Poly’s colors, green and gold, in a pattern intended to look like traditional cow spots from a distance. As the viewer gets closer to the cow, the spots transform into gold mustangs.


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