me

Bizhan Khodabandeh is a visual communicator who moves freely across the professional boundaries as designer, illustrator, artist and activist. His works vary from small graphic art projects to major public campaigns. Khodabandeh is particularly fascinated by how art and design can be a catalyst for social change.

He has received numerous international and national awards for his work, including: a silver medal from the Society of Illustrators, recognition from the Society of Illustrators for both his illustration & comic work, placing in the Adbusters’ One Flag Competition, the Good 50×70’s poster project, The Green Patriot poster project, Poster for Tomorrow, and recognition by the American Institute for Graphic Arts. Khodabandeh has had work featured in publications such as Print, Creativity International, Adbusters, Comic Bastards among others.

Currently Khodabandeh teaches full-time at VCU’s Robertson School of Media & Culture, volunteers as the Design Director of Gallery5, and freelances under the name, Mended Arrow.

My services include
Print Design
Logo Design
Branding & Identity Development
Front-End Web Design
Illustration

I also offer
Creative consulting for individuals and businesses as well as educational lectures & hands-on workshops with topics ranging from guerilla marketing, DIY media, comics, art as activism & self-initiated projects.