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Shelby Lano

Graphic Designer, Division of Communications

Shelby is a Minneapolis-based graphic designer who joined the Carleton Communication team in May 2022, previously working as the layout designer for Twin Cities-based alt-weekly City Pages and working in the digital agency world prior to that. Shelby brings print and digital UX design experience to the team. With a commitment to detail and a keen understanding of Carleton’s ethos, Shelby aims to strengthen and mold the college’s dynamic visual narrative.


  • Minneapolis College of Art and Design, 2011-2015
    Web and Multimedia Environments BFA with a minor in Art History

Awards & Grants

  • Artist Relief Grant | Springboard Arts, 2020
  • Merit Scholarship | Minneapolis College of Art & Design, 2011
  • 1st Place in Photography |  Skills USA, Minnesota, 2010

Art & Events

  • Paradox Show, Acme Collective, 2021
  • Feels Worldwide, 2019, 2018
  • MCAD Art Sale, 2012-15
  • Northern Spark, Interactive Workshop, Minneapolis, 2014
  • Northern Spark, Labor Camp, St. Paul, 2013

At Carleton since 2022.