Genna Blackburn

Genna Blackburn. Based in Detroit, MI, US.

  • 156 awards won
  • 1052 comments made
  • 11222 votes cast

Awards

  • winner 13
  • editor pick 143

About Genna Blackburn

I'm a graphic designer and illustrator in Detroit, Michigan. I love designing art prints and stationery and am excited to be a part of Minted!

designs by Genna Blackburn


favorite artists

  • annie clark
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  • Moglea
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  • Jennifer Wick
  • Alethea and Ruth

comments

Summer Winkelman on Mar 18 2020
Summer Winkelman
  • Minted Jul 3, 2015
  • 38 Awards
  • 507 Comments made
  • 14259 Votes cast

Hi Genna, Thanks so much for the like and way to go to change your last name! I remember from Camp Minted you were debating! :) All the best, Summer

Erin L. Wilson on Oct 02 2019
Erin L. Wilson
  • Minted Mar 27, 2014
  • 96 Awards
  • 1591 Comments made
  • 15944 Votes cast

So in love with your animal illustrations for valentine's! And then I saw your non-photo holiday ones! LOVE. Just love your style.

Creo Study on Jun 15 2019
Creo Study
  • Minted Jul 13, 2015
  • 227 Awards
  • 1772 Comments made
  • 52341 Votes cast

I just LOVE your cute animal designs in the non photo holiday card challenge! So fun

Angela Garrick on May 23 2019
Angela Garrick
  • Minted Jun 28, 2015
  • 93 Awards
  • 1017 Comments made
  • 33005 Votes cast

Loving your bold unique entries in baby shower Genna!

Creo Study on May 22 2019
Creo Study
  • Minted Jul 13, 2015
  • 227 Awards
  • 1772 Comments made
  • 52341 Votes cast

Such stunning entries!!! And that color palette

Erin L. Wilson on Apr 13 2019
Erin L. Wilson
  • Minted Mar 27, 2014
  • 96 Awards
  • 1591 Comments made
  • 15944 Votes cast

Thanks so much for taking the time to comment on my design! I actually noticed the exact same thing the other day and am already working on a fix! Thanks!

Jennifer Holbrook on Apr 12 2019
Jennifer Holbrook
  • Minted May 7, 2017
  • 5 Awards
  • 3158 Comments made
  • 41328 Votes cast

Hi Genna, thanks so much for your great feedback today! All the best.

Christie Garcia on Apr 12 2019
Christie Garcia
  • Minted Nov 23, 2013
  • 27 Awards
  • 254 Comments made
  • 11935 Votes cast

Thanks for all your feedback this morning! Super grateful for it, especially from a seasoned Mintie like you ;-)

Kristal Nicole on Mar 21 2019
Kristal Nicole
  • Minted Mar 15, 2019
  • 31 Comments made
  • 1165 Votes cast

Genna, thank you so much for your feedback. Spelling is kinda important, lol. You have beautiful work!

Sara Shashani on Dec 07 2018
Sara Shashani
  • Minted Apr 9, 2014
  • 5 Awards
  • 91 Comments made
  • 5 Votes cast

Hi Genna, thank you for showing your love and support on 'Pink Summer Haze.' It means so much! Great work on your cards (and cute kids!) Happy Holidays

Mary Ann Glynn-Tusa on Oct 03 2018
Mary Ann Glynn-Tusa
  • Minted Dec 14, 2011
  • 16 Awards
  • 783 Comments made
  • 23810 Votes cast

Genna, Thanks for the like on my Anchors Away watercolor. Its always great to get positive feedback from the talented artists at Minted. I love your beautiful artwork, best of luck in the challenge! ;- )

Jenny Partrite on Oct 02 2018
Jenny Partrite
  • Minted Aug 19, 2014
  • 18 Awards
  • 623 Comments made
  • 6071 Votes cast

Hi, Gonna! Thank you for the like on "Vast Valley". Your work is amazing, love it. Best of luck in this fun challenge. ox Jenny

Nikita Jariwala on Oct 02 2018
Nikita Jariwala
  • Minted Oct 19, 2017
  • 7 Awards
  • 559 Comments made
  • 6891 Votes cast

Thank you so much for liking my submission. It means a lot!! Your work is beautiful. All the best - Nikita

Michele Norris on Oct 02 2018
Michele Norris
  • Minted Mar 12, 2018
  • 3 Awards
  • 196 Comments made
  • 8595 Votes cast

Hi Genna, Thank you so much for the like on my "Red Flowers in Grey Vase" submission! All the best - Michele

Paper Raven Co. on Jun 22 2017
Paper Raven Co.
  • Minted Jan 25, 2014
  • 129 Awards
  • 716 Comments made
  • 26703 Votes cast

Hi Genna, Thanks so much for all of your sweet comments on my designs! It means a lot coming from you - I admire your work so much! :) Best of luck, your entries are gorgeous!!

Cass Loh on Jun 22 2017
Cass Loh
  • Minted Apr 8, 2014
  • 107 Awards
  • 174 Comments made
  • 13731 Votes cast

Hi Genna, thank you so much for the nice comment on my 'christmas robin', i love all your holiday entries especially your 'Winterberry' and 'Of great joy', so pretty!!

Erin L. Wilson on Jun 21 2017
Erin L. Wilson
  • Minted Mar 27, 2014
  • 96 Awards
  • 1591 Comments made
  • 15944 Votes cast

Genna, I'm obsessed with all your holiday entries this year!! They're amazing!

Eric Clegg on Dec 01 2016
Eric Clegg
  • Minted May 4, 2014
  • 100 Awards
  • 608 Comments made
  • 16401 Votes cast

Thanks Genna. Congrats to you too. I'm a fan of your work!

2birdstone on Nov 03 2016
2birdstone
  • Minted Dec 28, 2008
  • 76 Awards
  • 2548 Comments made
  • 45401 Votes cast

I just have to tell you how awesome I think your designs are this challenge. You are KILLING IT with the modern aesthetic. I have major design envy right now, I hope you win BIG!

Bethania Lima on Sep 07 2016
Bethania Lima
  • Minted Jun 24, 2012
  • 44 Awards
  • 2315 Comments made
  • 18616 Votes cast

Hi Genna. Thank you very much for the like on "Minimalist Tribal". Good luck in the Wrap it Up challenge too!

frau brandt on Jun 18 2016
frau brandt
  • Minted Sep 19, 2015
  • 21 Awards
  • 2747 Comments made
  • 15139 Votes cast

Thank you, Genna, for your like on my photograph "peaceful fog". Great to discover you on minted. Beautiful work and it encourages me to keep on working on my designs.

curiouszhi design on May 28 2016
curiouszhi design
  • Minted Dec 17, 2013
  • 29 Awards
  • 1162 Comments made
  • 18506 Votes cast

Hi Genna, thank you for the like and comment on my Birds Botanical Peace design! You have such lovely work so it's very encouraging that you like mine! :)

Debb W on May 09 2016
Debb W
  • Minted Jul 14, 2011
  • 12 Awards
  • 8496 Comments made
  • 104752 Votes cast

Hi Genna, Just saw Julep, Congrats on your Seasonal Baby Shower Award for Snowfall!

Debb W on Apr 02 2016
Debb W
  • Minted Jul 14, 2011
  • 12 Awards
  • 8496 Comments made
  • 104752 Votes cast

Hi Genna, Looking at the photo provided by minted, I see it clearly does have that black on it. Thanks for taking the time to clue me in (insert embarrassed emoji here)! Best of luck in the holiday Challenges! : )

Susan Moyal on Mar 29 2016
Susan Moyal
  • Minted Jan 18, 2014
  • 228 Awards
  • 2428 Comments made
  • 21678 Votes cast

Hi Genna thank you very much for the like, can't wait to see what amazing design you come up with:)

chocomocacino on Mar 07 2016
chocomocacino
  • Minted Feb 23, 2010
  • 333 Awards
  • 3600 Comments made
  • 44227 Votes cast

Thank you Genna, congrats on your picks as well!

shoshin studio on Jan 19 2016
shoshin studio
  • Minted Feb 24, 2014
  • 106 Awards
  • 1635 Comments made
  • 10000 Votes cast

Thanks for the "likes" Genna--live all of your entries, you are a typography genius! ;)

Lori Wemple on Feb 15 2015
Lori Wemple
  • Minted Nov 19, 2011
  • 517 Awards
  • 5071 Comments made
  • 19478 Votes cast

Aw thank you so much for your sweet comment. I have to tell you how much I enjoy sseibg all the fabulous work you are doing with your Detroit Card Co - it is amazing!!!!! Love every card! xx

Neeta Sawhney on Feb 05 2015
Neeta Sawhney
  • Minted Dec 4, 2011
  • 11 Awards
  • 3159 Comments made
  • 17803 Votes cast

lotus love all the best in voting

Guess What Design Studio on Jan 12 2015
Guess What Design Studio
  • Minted May 6, 2008
  • 151 Awards
  • 6269 Comments made
  • 19933 Votes cast

Awww, thanks so much!! :)

Guess What Design Studio on Jan 12 2015
Guess What Design Studio
  • Minted May 6, 2008
  • 151 Awards
  • 6269 Comments made
  • 19933 Votes cast

Hi Genna! Thanks so much for voting on my poll!! Your feedback was super helpful!! Love your work, btw!! :)

Dawn Jasper on Jan 12 2015
Dawn Jasper
  • Minted Jan 16, 2010
  • 54 Awards
  • 8058 Comments made
  • 164108 Votes cast

phew made that edit just in time! Thanks SO much for that catch Genna :) I knew I should have done a spell check lol. Designing on no sleep is so hazardous for my spelling.

Jan Kessel on Jan 04 2015
Jan Kessel
  • Minted May 15, 2014
  • 19 Awards
  • 1395 Comments made
  • 10058 Votes cast

Hi Genna, Thanks for the likes on my photographs:)

Chris Griffith on Nov 30 2014
Chris Griffith
  • Minted Aug 27, 2011
  • 166 Awards
  • 5900 Comments made
  • 51904 Votes cast

Genna I changed it up a bit and think your feedback was spot on. Check it out if you get a chance. Thanks again. http://www.minted.com/design-rating/267993

Chris Griffith on Nov 30 2014
Chris Griffith
  • Minted Aug 27, 2011
  • 166 Awards
  • 5900 Comments made
  • 51904 Votes cast

Great tips Genna. I have been wrestling with the placement and will incorporate your ideas. Thank you so much!

Keen Peachy on Oct 20 2014
Keen Peachy
  • Minted Feb 28, 2013
  • 69 Awards
  • 1182 Comments made
  • 79169 Votes cast

Thanks, Genna!! :)

aticnomar on Oct 08 2014
aticnomar
  • Minted Apr 10, 2011
  • 23 Awards
  • 982 Comments made
  • 14902 Votes cast

Hi Genna! Thank you very much for telling me. I didn't know I won an special prize award. Thank you so much again!

Alison Jerry Designs on Sep 02 2014
Alison Jerry Designs
  • Minted Jun 1, 2014
  • 62 Awards
  • 2129 Comments made
  • 3546 Votes cast

Thanks so much for "liking" my new work! Many thanks to you, Alison

Naomi Ernest on Aug 31 2014
Naomi Ernest
  • Minted Dec 31, 2011
  • 24 Awards
  • 1879 Comments made
  • 11821 Votes cast

Thanks for the kind words, Genna! I keep working on these abstract photography pieces, and I never know if I'm going to be the only one who likes them! :)

Phrosne Ras on May 27 2014
Phrosne Ras
  • Minted Jul 11, 2012
  • 392 Awards
  • 5896 Comments made
  • 19113 Votes cast

Thanks so much for your awesome support with my holiday entries, Genna. I truly appreciate it. All the best to you!

Snow and Ivy on May 27 2014
Snow and Ivy
  • Minted Mar 7, 2010
  • 238 Awards
  • 3373 Comments made
  • 22237 Votes cast

Thanks so much for your super sweet comments on my holiday submissions!!!!! I am really excited about your designs this year as well - you're so darn talented!! Good luck!!

Keen Peachy on Mar 01 2014
Keen Peachy
  • Minted Feb 28, 2013
  • 69 Awards
  • 1182 Comments made
  • 79169 Votes cast

Genna, I just wanted to say how much I love your Apertures No. 2 print! It's as wonderful as your first one!

Phrosne Ras on Feb 08 2014
Phrosne Ras
  • Minted Jul 11, 2012
  • 392 Awards
  • 5896 Comments made
  • 19113 Votes cast

Oh Genna, that is such lovely thing to say. Cant believe someone would say that about my stuff!!

Lori Wemple on Oct 07 2013
Lori Wemple
  • Minted Nov 19, 2011
  • 517 Awards
  • 5071 Comments made
  • 19478 Votes cast

I'm super jealous of your adorable yeti! :)