The Designer


C H A L S E Y   F A L K  is a graphic designer / illustrator living in San Diego, CA and originating from Minnesota. She attended the School of Art & Design at University of Wisconsin-Stout and graduated with a BFA in Graphic Design & Interactive Media with a Spanish Minor.

As a designer – she is a hands on worker, with a process that starts with research and writing. She is fascinated with the ins, outs, ups and downs of project processes. Some of her greatest influences are to spread positive change, human-centered design and results driven solutions.

As a community member – Chalsey is a proud volunteer through AIGA, the national community for design, serving on various committees: AIGA San Diego, AIGA Minnesota, AIGA UW-Stout. She is constantly seeking other opportunities to give back to the community.

As a freelancer – she is also the co-founder of Beard & Blonde, a boutique studio specializing in design, illustration and photography for small businesses.


Employee of the Month, CBS Radio Minneapolis, June 2016
AIGA Design Show, The Secret Garden Poster, Dutch Collaboration, 2016
ACUI Conference, Region 5, Involvement EDGE Branding, 2015
Student Org Event of the Year Nominee, UW-Stout AIGA, Monster Drawing Rally, 2015
Student Web Awards, 3rd in User Experience, 2014

International Exhibition, UW-Stout, Photography and Design, 2014, 2016
Poster Heroes 3, International Poster Exhibition, 1/40 chosen, 2014
UW-Stout Best of Design, Web and Print, 2012, 2014, 2015

Contemporary Dutch Design, Holland & Belgium, Summer 2015
Oslo to Istanbul, Backpacking, Summer 2015
Semester Abroad in Seville, Spain, Spring 2013
Rome to London, Summer 2013





Free consultations and friendships. There has never been a better time than now:

Currently welcoming freelance design and illustration projects.

© Chalsey Falk, All Rights Reserved, 2018