Vina Sananikone is a VA/DC-based graphic designer, photographer, and food enthusiast. She received her BFA in Arts & Visual Technology in Graphic Design from George Mason University in Virginia, including a strong background in printmaking and photography.
Sananikone is the Multimedia Maven for Eat Good Food Group [EGFG], headquartered in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia. She heads the graphic design identities, photography, and social media for the restaurants in EGFG, including Restaurant Eve, PX, Society Fair, and Eamonn's A Dublin Chipper. Through her work with EGFG, she has been recognized as having one of the best social media presences of a Washington D.C. area restaurant.
She is a founding member of re:collective, a DC-based, interdisciplinary group of visual artists and designers who collaborate on experimental projects. Various topics are explored, including social communication, the dichotomy between language and meaning, and the relationship between the urban and suburban landscape. Members include Justin Raphael Roykovich, Janis Sweeney, and Marzia Motta. Founded in 2010, re:collective has exhibited at Artisphere (Arlington, VA), LUMEN 2014 (Staten Island, NY), Adam Lister Gallery (Fairfax, VA), Gallery 123 (George Mason University, Fairfax, VA), and Georgetown GLOW (Georgetown, DC).
Sananikone enjoys food, travel, naps, and Oxford commas.