Bernie January

Lead Graphic Design Mentor


Bernie January is co-founder of Heartsleeve, a design + screen printing + retail apparel studio that supports small, local causes and co-owner of The Good Shop. He is lead designer, creative director, and crazy ideas advocate for all things Heartsleeve.

Born and raised in South Louisiana, Bernie has been formally trained in multiple artistic mediums, starting at the age of four.

He's a former Chemistry and Physics teacher, Teach for America alumnus, previous Program Manager of Green Light New Orleans, a New Orleans-based environmental non-profit, and Lead Graphic Design Mentor for the Youth Empowerment Project apprenticeship program developing young, local creatives into creative digital media professionals. View portfolio.