Category Archives: Contests

ALUMNI FOCUS: Nadia, Sara, Cassidy, Andrew, Matt, Jen & Melissa

Nadia Dolzhenko

Alumnus Nadia and her husband Alex Kravtsov recently showed their photography in the Mountain Valley Photographer’s Exhibit at the Midway Community Center.

To see more of Nadia’s work:
http://ndslc.weebly.com/


Sara Corrigan-Gibbs

Sara’s piece for the “heART is Oakland” Ghostship benefit show held in Oakland, California where she works as a graphic designer.

To see more of Sara’s work, follow her on Instagram:
@saraeileendraws


Cassidy Demkov

Some of Cassidy’s favorites designed for the Maggie Holmes Carousel line. Cassidy works for American Crafts.

To see more of Cassidy’s work, follow her on Instagram:
@cassidydemkov.art


Andrew Malin

Andrew at the Las Vegas Comic Con. Andrew will also be a guest at the Salt Lake Comic Con as a comic book historian.

To see more of Andrew’s work:
http://andrewmalindesign.com/


Matt Page

Matt’s show “Page on the Arts: Mormon Pop Art,” runs through the month of July in the L. Tom Perry Special Collections located on the BYU Campus.

To see more of Matt’s work:
http://mattpagedotcom.com/


Jennifer Terry

Part of Jen’s submission in SkillsUSA contest.

Jen recently returned from the 2017 SkillsUSA competition held in Louisville, Kentucky representing SLCC Visual Art & Design Department. Jen reports:

“It was fun, stressful and eye opening.”


KUDOS TO YOU JEN!

To see more of Jen’s work:
http://www.jenonfire.com/


Melissa Healy Turner

Some of Melissa’s designs for the Maggie Holmes Carousel line will be applied to paper, stickers, diecut ephemera, etc. Melissa works for American Crafts.

To see more of Melissa’s work:
http://missy-turner.squarespace.com


 

2017 SLCC Student Art Showcase Poster Design Contest

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SUBMISSIONS ARE DUE:
Tuesday, January 31, 9 AM to Noon
– or –
Wednesday, February 1, 1 to 3 PM.

WHERE TO SUBMIT:
Kerry Gonzales
• Room 2-177
SLCC South City Campus • North End

The Visual Art & Design Department invites Salt Lake Community College students to participate in a poster design contest announcing the 2017 SLCC Student Art Showcase.

This contest is open to all currently enrolled SLCC and SLCC Concurrent Enrollment students. (Professionals or instructors are not eligible. Entrants must be able to verify student status.) The winning poster design will be used to promote the 2017 SLCC Student Art Showcase on campus as well as other venues and media. In addition, a cash award of $200 will be given to the winner.

Only 1 SUBMISSION PER STUDENT will be accepted. The SLCC Student Art Showcase Committee reserves the right to accept or reject any entry. The student winner may be asked to alter elements of the design for all the various art show applications as needed. NOTE: Submissions will not be returned.

Poster contest submissions will be hung in display cases located on the second floor, north end of the SLCC South City from FEBRUARY 2 through 15. The SLCC Student Art Showcase Committee will make final determination as to winning entry.

REQUIRED SPECIFICATIONS:
Document Setup: Tabloid 11 x 17 inches (tall) output at 100%. Set top, left and right margins at .375 inch. The bottom margin should be set at 1.5 inches. This will allow a white border around the design. Full bleed posters will not be accepted.

File Format: File should be created in either Adobe InDesign or Adobe Illustrator ONLY. Adobe Photoshop may only be used to alter photos or create effects. Type works best in InDesign or Illustrator. Remember this is a PRINT JOB. The actual file should NOT be sent, but if chosen will need to be in one of the required native file formats, and will need to be adapted for various applications.

Originality: Any illustration, graphic or photo must be the original work of the poster designer – or – a signed release form (if using another SLCC student(s)’s work, as in the case of photo or illustration) must be presented if a poster is chosen as the winner. NO STOCK PHOTOS. NO PUBLIC DOMAIN PHOTOS. If more than one SLCC student works on the poster, all must be credited and all must share in the winnings if chosen.

Color: 4 Color Process (cmyk) or Pantone Spot Color on white paper. NO RGB!

Submission: ONE output (print) of poster design MUST BE SUBMITTED. Do not mount.

Student Information: Please put your NAME, PHONE and EMAIL on the back, lower right hand corner of your poster. Posters will not be accepted if these three items are not listed.

REQUIRED INFORMATION TO BE ON POSTER DESIGN:
The Visual Art & Design Department Presents the

2017 Salt Lake Community College Student Art Showcase
(The college name needs to be spelled out here! Abbreviations are okay after this.)

March 31 – April 12 • Monday through Friday • Noon to 6 PM • Multipurpose Room

SLCC South City Campus • Center for Arts & Media • 1575 South State Street / SLC

SLCC students submit artwork online February 22 – March 8.

For more information visit VAD / 2017 Art Showcase at:   slcc.edu/visualart

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All other copy is optional but subject to approval by the SLCC Student Art Showcase Committee if chosen.

QUESTIONS?
Contact Kerry Gonzales:
kerry.gonzales@slcc.edu

 

 

Communication Arts 2017 Illustration Competition

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Deadline: January 06, 2017

Any illustration first published or produced from January 2016 through January 2017 is eligible.

What To Enter
Entries may originate from any country. Descriptions in English are very important to the judges. Submission of entries acknowledges the right ofCommunication Arts to use them for publication and exhibition.

Illustration Competition Categories/Fees:
These categories are judged by the Illustration jury and will appear in the Illustration Annual:

Advertising: $40 single entry/$80 series
Books: $40 single entry/$80 series
Editorial: $40 single entry/$80 series
For Sale: $40 single entry/$80 series
Institutional: $40 single entry/$80 series
Motion/Animation: $90 single entry/$180 series
Self-Promotion: $40 single entry/$80 series
Unpublished: $40 single entry/$80 series
Student Work: $20 single print entry/$40 print series/$45 single video entry/$90 video series

To Enter or get More Information: http://www.commarts.com/competition/2017-illustration

POSTER CONTEST

8th Annual Petaluma International Film Festival

Petaluma art

Deadline: August 15, 2016

From the Festival:

“Petaluma International Film Festival – a non-profit organization – is inviting the artists in any field to participate in creating a poster for its 7th annual festival in October 2016.

The design theme is open to the artist’s imagination, with just keeping in mind the film festival being international, size: 11.25 wide x 17.25 high [inches], and the following information incorporated in the design:

• 8th Annual Petaluma International Film Festival®

• October 28-29-30, 2016

http://www.PetalumaFilmFestival.org

Other than these, the rest is up to the artist imagination to create a dynamic poster.

Winner will receive a full acknowledgement, and a VIP pass to the festival, along with a worldwide recognition, and posting of your photo and bio online for one year for thousands to see and get to know you.

There is no limit to submit. You can submit multiple entries.”

Petaluma International Film Festival
120 Fourth Street, 122 / Petaluma, CA 94953 USA
Phone: (415) 251-8433 / Fax: (636) 444-8433

info@PetalumaFilmFestival.org / http://www.PetalumaFilmFestival.org

SLC Library Call for Entries

DESCRIPTION
The City Library hosts art exhibitions at all of our locations to expose residents to new art forms and ideas, to foster creativity and inspire curiosity, and to provide exhibition opportunities for the artistic community. Exhibits are chosen by a staff committee according to the needs and interests of the community, the variety of shows, the artistic quality of the works, and the suitability of format for each Library’s physical space. If you wish for your art to be considered for exhibition at one of our libraries, please read the following information and instructions.

SUBMISSION DEADLINES: APRIL 10 & OCTOBER 10
Please submit your portfolio within the two weeks prior to the deadline. Artists will receive notification of acceptance or rejection within four weeks following these deadlines. Artists who have exhibited at a City Library location will not be considered for exhibition within two year of their previous exhibition.

HOW TO SUBMIT A PORTFOLIO FOR CONSIDERATION
The City Library accepts portfolios by physical and electronic application. Only submit one application per call for entries period.

For more infroamtion or to sumbit your portfolio please visit: https://www.slcpl.org/callforentries

Enter the 9TH Annual International Design Awards!

Extended Deadline is March 31st, 2016.

Architects and designers of interior, product, graphic and fashion are invited to submit their work for the IDA design competition and a chance to present their creations to the internationally renowned panel of experts, thereby competing for the title of the Designer of the Year. The winners enjoy international attention with our major PR campaign plus inclusion in IDA book of designs, press campaign, directory, certificate of achievement, seal of winning design, online exposure and the IDA trophy.

IDA CELEBERATES 5 DESIGN DISCIPLINES

ARCHITECT OF THE YEAR
Categories: Residential, Commercial Building, Urban Design, Renovation, Sustainable, Landscape, Conceptual, Institutional, …

FASHION DESIGNER OF THE YEAR
Fashion Categories: Haute Couture, Textile and Materials, Pret-a- Porter, Avant-Garde, Intimates, Sportswear,…

GRAPHIC DESIGNER OF THE YEAR
Print Categories: Annual Reports, Advertising, Books, Corporate Identity, Logos, Trademarks and Symbols, Packaging, Posters,…
Multimedia Categories: Animation, Broadcast Design, CGI, Key Art, Interactive Media, Interface Design, Website,…

INTERIOR DESIGNER OF THE YEAR
Categories: Residential, Office, Institutional, Commercial, Renovation, Conceptual…

PRODUCT DESIGNER OF THE YEAR
Categories: Office Equipment, Home Interior Products, Life Science Design, Material Design, Media and Home Electronics, Outdoor and Exercise, Sustainable Living, Transportation…

More information: http://idesignawards.com/landing/?utm_source=sendy&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=pers-ag

ENTER THE ART SHOWCASE!

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2016 SLCC Student Art Showcase

Online Submissions: February 22 – March 9
Show Dates: April 1 – 13 / Monday – Friday Noon to 6 PM
Location:Center for Arts & Media / SLCC South City Campus

Each year the Visual Art & Design Department hosts an art show for Salt Lake Community College students. Missy Healy, VAD Graphic Design student, designed this year’s poster. Her artwork can be seen on posters, banners and digital screens throughout the SLCC campuses.

VAD encourages all SLCC students to enter in the following categories:
• Fine Art: studio drawing, painting, various traditional and digital media
• Illustration: traditional and digital
• Photography: traditional and digital
• Design: print, screen printing, package design, type and calligraphy
• Mixed Media: includes artwork made with several different mediums combining the various categories
• Multimedia: web design and video
• Animation: 2D and 3D video
• 3D Design: jewelry, sculpture, pottery, ceramics and metalwork

For more information:
http://www.slcc.edu/visualart/art-shows/submission-instructions.aspx

http://www.slcc.edu/visualart/art-shows/index.aspx

SLCC POSTER CONTEST

 

ART SHOW INK ART

VAD B-W LOGO

The Visual Art & Design Department Presents:
2016 SLCC STUDENT ART SHOWCASE
POSTER DESIGN CONTEST

Submissions are Due:
Tuesday, February 2nd, 9 AM to Noon
– or –
Wednesday, February 3rd, 1 to 3 PM.

Where to Submit:
Kerry Gonzales • Room 2-177 • SLCC South City Campus • North End


The Visual Art & Design Department invites Salt Lake Community College students to participate in a poster design contest announcing the 2016 SLCC Student Art Showcase.

This contest is open to all currently enrolled SLCC and SLCC Concurrent Enrollment students. (Professionals or instructors are not eligible. Entrants must be able to verify student status.)

The winning poster design will be used to promote the 2016 SLCC Student Art Showcase on campus as well as other venues and media. In addition, a cash award of $100 will be given to the student winner.

Only 1 submission per student will be accepted. The SLCC Student Art Showcase Committee reserves the right to accept or reject any entry.

The student winner may be asked to alter elements of the design for all the various art show applications as needed.

Poster design contest submissions will be displayed in 2-177 (SLCC South City Campus / North End) from FEBRUARY 4 through 10.

The SLCC Student Art Showcase Committee will make final determination as to winning entry.


REQUIRED SPECIFICATIONS for poster design contest:

Document Setup:
Tabloid 11 x 17 inches (tall) output at 100%. Set top, left and right margins at .375 inch. The bottom margin should be set at 1.5 inches. This will allow a white border around the design.

File Format:
File should be created in either Adobe InDesign or Adobe Illustrator ONLY. Adobe Photoshop may only be used to alter photos or create effects. Type works best in InDesign or Illustrator. Remember this is a PRINT JOB. The actual file should NOT be sent, but if chosen will need to be in one of the required native file formats, no pdfs.

Originality:
Any illustration, graphic or photo must be the original work of the poster designer – or – a signed release form (if using another SLCC student(s)’s work, as in the case of photo or illustration) must be presented if a poster is chosen as the winner. NO STOCK PHOTOS. NO PUBLIC DOMAIN PHOTOS. If more than one SLCC student works on the poster, all must be credited and all must share in the winnings if chosen.

Color:
4 Color Process (cmyk) or Pantone Spot Color on white paper. NO RGB!

Submission:
ONE output of poster design MUST BE SUBMITTED. Do not mount.

Student Information:
Please put your NAME, PHONE and EMAIL on the back, lower right hand corner of your poster. Posters will not be accepted if these three items are not listed.

Where to Submit:
Kerry Gonzales • Room 2-177 • SLCC South City Campus • North End

When to Submit:
Tuesday, February 2nd, 9 AM to Noon
– or –
Wednesday, February 3rd, 1 to 3 PM.

NOTE: Submissions will not be returned.


REQUIRED INFORMATION TO BE ON POSTER DESIGN:

The Visual Art & Design Department Presents the
2016 Salt Lake Community College Student Art Showcase
(The college name needs to be spelled out here! Abbreviations are okay after this.)

April 1 – April 14 • Monday through Friday • Noon to 6 PM • Multipurpose Room

SLCC South City Campus • Center for Arts & Media • 1575 South State Street / SLC

SLCC students submit artwork online February 22 – March 9.

For more information visit VAD / 2016 Art Showcase at:
slcc.edu/visualart


All other copy is optional but subject to approval by the SLCC Student Art Showcase Committee if chosen.

Questions? Contact Kerry Gonzales:
kerry.gonzales@slcc.edu

Infograph It!

info contestThe GAERF 2016 Student Design Competition

THE CHALLENGE
Design and create an engaging printed item incorporating an infographic that presents complex information quickly and clearly on a topic of your choice. The design must incorporate a reference, URL link or other, to the source of information on your topic.

WHO CAN ENTER
All students who attend recognized secondary or post-secondary institutions in the continental United States who are studying in a graphic communications/printing, advertising, graphic design or interactive media program.

THE SPONSOR
The GAERF Student Design Competition is sponsored by the Graphic Arts Education and Research Foundation (GAERF).

FIRST PLACE AWARDS
$2000 plus a two-day, all expenses paid trip to attend GRAPH EXPO in Orlando, Florida.

For more info:
http://graphiccommcentral.org/gaerf2016

OPPORTUNITY: God Hates Robots!

 

GHR Submission artGALLERY SUBMISSIONS

God Hates Robots is accepting submissions for shows from January through May, 2016.
Submissions will be accepted from September 23, 2015 through October 21, 2015.

Before continuing any further, please keep in mind these two gallery rules:
• Utah artists only
• Nothing can be sold for more than $400 (with artists keeping 80%)

God Hates Robots seeks to exhibit diverse and engaging shows featuring emerging artists and experimental work. We want to exhibit work that may not otherwise have a place in a commercial gallery landscape. Work in our gallery should have been created within a year of showing or, preferably, created specifically for the exhibit at our gallery. Submissions are accepted for both individual shows or curated exhibits of other artists. Work of all mediums and genres will be considered.

For more information:
https://www.godhatesrobots.com/submit