We are a branding and graphic design firm located in the Battenkill Valley of southern Vermont. We create marketing and development communications for an exceptional group of businesses and non-profit organizations. While we are experienced in all aspects of marketing, our focus is on thinking, writing and designing. As we do our work, we strive to tell your story in a way that is clear, relevant, and memorable. We are expert at making people care about you, your mission and your brand.
Artifact is the husband and wife team of Dave Van de Water and Seline Skoug, along with a team of independent creatives who contribute as needed.
Dave Van de Water has directed award-winning creative campaigns as a marketing manager and design consultant over the past 25 years. He has been at the forefront of innovations in sustainable design and print production and has designed groundbreaking environmental papers including the very first 100% post-consumer waste premium paper. Besides being an accomplished designer and writer, Dave has designed and launched many successful product lines and managed marketing communications for large and small companies. Several projects he directed are in the permanent design archive of the Library of Congress.
Seline Skoug has been a leader in the non-profit arena for more than 20 years. She was founding director of Casting for Recovery, a support and counseling organization for breast cancer survivors, and executive director of the Southern Vermont Arts Center. She has experience in non-profit management, board development, donor relations and communications. Seline is also an accomplished photographer and the principal of Skoug Group LLC, a non-profit consulting firm. She serves on the board of the Bennington County Meals on Wheels and is a volunteer EMT with the Arlington Rescue Squad. See Seline's photography at skoug.photography.