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Opening Reception at SLCC

Thursday, February 8, 2018
6 to 7:30 PM

 

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POSTER DESIGN CONTEST

2018 SLCC STUDENT ART SHOWCASE

SUBMISSIONS ARE DUE:
Tuesday, February 6th
9 AM to Noon

– or –

Wednesday, February 7th
1 to 3 PM.

WHERE TO SUBMIT:
Kerry Gonzáles
Room 2-177 / North End
SLCC South City Campus

 

The Visual Art & Design Department invites Salt Lake Community College students to participate in a poster design contest announcing the 2018 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 2018 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.

Poster contest submissions will be hung in display cases located on the second floor, north end of the SLCC South City from FEBRUARY 8 through 16.

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 of poster design MUST BE SUBMITTED. Do not mount.

Student Information: Please CLEARLY PRINT 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.

NOTE: Submissions will not be returned.

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REQUIRED INFORMATION
To be on Poster Design:

The Visual Art & Design Department Presents the 2018 Salt Lake Community College Student Art Showcase

(The college name needs to be spelled out here! Abbreviations are okay after this.)

April 5 – April 19
Monday through Friday
10 AM to 6 PM
Multipurpose Room
SLCC South City Campus
Center for Arts & Media
1575 South State Street / SLC

SLCC students submit artwork online March 7 – 13.

For more information visit VAD / 2018 Art Showcase at:   slcc.edu/visualart

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

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Questions? Contact Kerry Gonzáles: 

kerry.gonzales@slcc.edu

 

 

BDAC Holiday Show Opens Friday Night!

ANNUAL BDAC HOLIDAY SHOW

“Won’t You Guide My Sleigh Tonight?” by Rob McKay

 

December 1 – 23, 2017
Reception December 1, 2017
6 – 8 PM

From BDAC:

Each year with the Holiday Show BDAC brings art into homes by offering affordable fine art for sale.  This year BDAC is opening the show to holiday gifts and crafts as well as fine art.  Every participating artist designed a handmade ornament that will be for sale on BDAC’s Artist Tree.  Visitors may bring home any art and crafts purchased at BDAC the same night!

Join us at the reception Dec. 1 6-8 PM for holiday treats and performances by Ryan Miller and the Millcreek Junior High Choir.  Meet authors of the children’s book “If Picasso Painted a Snowman (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.” Amy and Greg Newbold as they sign copies of their book available in the BDAC Gift Shop.

For more information:
https://www.bdac.org (Links to an external site.)

Elena Lawrence at Miri Gallery

New at alumnus Keith Beard’s Miri Gallery

Opening Reception
6 – 9pm on Thursday,
November 16th, 2017

Miri Gallery
3605 West Temple
South Salt Lake, 84115
mirigallery.com

Elena Lawrence is an artist based in Bountiful, Utah who explores one medium at a time. Each one has their day, each one has their project. Lawrence has amassed quite the multifarious collection of diverse objet d’art. Come join us for an evening of great fine art and explore the niches in creativity.


 

2017 Faculty Art Show ~ You are Invited!


Opening Reception
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
5:30 to 7 PM

George S. & Dolores Doré Eccles
Art Gallery

Center for Arts, Communication & Media
SLCC South City Campus
1575 South State Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84115

Exhibit Dates
November 15, 2017 – January 10, 2018
Open Monday – Friday, 7 AM to 10 PM

VAD Professor Whitney King Hyans is happy to invite you to a special evening showcasing the work of many talented full time and adjunct faculty in the Visual Art & Design Department. Come mingle with Dean Richard Scott and Associate Dean Bryan Griggs of the School of Arts, Communication & Media. Enjoy light refreshments while considering an opportunity to purchase artwork.

Enjoy the show!

For more information, contact the VAD office at:
(801) 957-3042

Alumni Focus: Davin, Sharon, Derek, Melissa, Ingrid & Missy

Davin Abegg

From Davin about his band “Secret Abilities”:

“Hey we were in a movie!”

FYI Davin is exhibiting in the 2017 INK Show!


Sharon Salmond Armstrong

From Legacy Jr. High School Administration:

“We had the privilege of recognizing Mrs. Armstrong as our outstanding teacher for October today. Above all else Mrs. Armstrong cares for all of her students and makes learning fun. Thanks for all you do for our school.”

FYI Sharon is exhibiting in the 2017 INK Show!


Derek Ballard

From Derek about his band and cover art he creates:

“@despitedespair is playing a Misfits (Danzig Era) set for Punk Rock Halloween on the 27th at the Beehive Social Club. Dress up and roll through. I got say I am most pumped for the Lana Del Rey cover set that is also happening at this show. Don’t miss it!”


Melissa Hurd

From Melissa:

“Here’s a timelapse of ‘Saint Eleven’. I painted this on the iPad Pro using the Procreate App. I’m kind of new-ish to the program, and you can see some of the scribbles I made trying to find the right brushes .😆


Ingrid Shoemaker

From Ingrid:

“Today’s newest Etsy listings 😍 I hope to make more versions in more colors cause I just love them 😊 dahliaandviolet.etsy.com/
I also have a new promo on Etsy, 10% off with a purchase of 2 or more items, and 15% off with a purchase of 3 or more items! Coupon codes are located in my shops description on Etsy.”


Missy Van Wagoner

From Missy on her custom portraits for pets… and kids!:

“Oh Mister Duke, You are adorable! Now on to your brother mister Knox! Custom Pet portraits…”


 

2017 INK Show This Friday!

The INK Show!
an Alumni ART & DESIGN
Group Show

Opening Reception
Friday, October 27, 2017 • 5:30 to 7 PM

Edna Runswick Taylor Foyer
SLCC South City Campus
1575 South State Street / SLC, UT

Exhibit Dates
October 25 through November 30, 2017

Hours
Monday – Friday • 7 AM to 10 PM

Associate Professor Kerry Gonzáles is very proud to showcase the many talents of nine alumni in this Third Annual INK Show:

Davin Abegg 2009

Lucas Ackley 2006

Sharon Armstrong 2007

Paul Asay 2011

Rosalba Dominguez 2014

Amber Giles 2011

Kevin Landeen 2014

Jorge Pille 2010

Peterson Timothy 2008

For more information contact Kerry Gonzáles:
kerry.gonzales@slcc.edu

And follow INK:
inkslcc.wordpress.com


 

 

Jill & Andrew & Adam – Guest Speakers!

SLC Design Week

From AIGA:

“AIGA Salt Lake City and PechaKucha Night – SLC have joined forces with another inspiring night full of presenters. As one of the events for Salt Lake Design Week, we have a great group of presenters showcasing a range of disciplines within the design community. It’s sure to be another fantastic PechaKucha night! Come to meet, mingle, and party with people from all the design fields and beyond.”

Two VAD Alumni Jill DeHaan, Freelance Hand Letterer & Illustrator and Adam Tolman, Design Director at Underbelly will be speaking!

Jill DeHaan

From Jill:

“Hey guys! I’m speaking at Pechakucha Night for @sldesignweek on the 17th. Going to speak alongside some amazing people! Come check it out! October 17, 7-10pm at The Leonardo. Get tickets before they sell out!”

http://www.jilldehaan.com/

 

Adam Tolman

“We’re a digital design studio specializing in product design and development.”

http://adamtolman.dribbble.com/

http://www.underbelly.is/

For more info on this event:

https://saltlakecity.aiga.org/event/pechakucha-night-vol-21-2017-salt-lake-design-week/


Andrew Malin

Hosted by Velleity Studios and Watchtower Cafe:

“Come and see us at Watchtower Cafe on October 23rd at 6:30 PM. Learn about comics and you might win a prize.”

http://velleitystudios.com/


 

2017 Salt Lake Design Week!

From AIGA SLC:

Salt Lake Design Week expands the public awareness about design in our community.

The purpose of Salt Lake Design Week is to celebrate and promote the impact of design in Utah across all disciplines—graphic, digital, product, fashion, architecture, advertising, interior, marketing, and more. Salt Lake Design Week brings together professionals, students, entrepreneurs, educators and other members of the community, to inspire and collaborate with one another.

An example of this is the breadth of our partnerships including: AIA, IDSA, SEGD, AAF, IIDA, IDXA, YAF, other Salt Lake City design groups, museums, businesses and schools. Salt Lake Design Week includes an opening reception, business and design forums, workshops, film screenings, studio tours, exhibitions, lectures, mixers, and culminates with an outstanding Design Week closing party.

To read more about events:
http://sldesignweek.org/


 

2017 INK Show ~ You are Invited!

INK SHOW RECEPTION
Friday, October 27 • 5:30 – 7 PM
Introductions at 6 PM

Exhibit Dates
October 25 ~ November 30, 2017

SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
South City Campus / Center for Arts & Media
Edna Runswick Taylor Foyer / East Entrance
1575 South State Street / SLC, UT 84115

In 2010, Salt Lake Community College Visual Art & Design Graphic Design students Nadya Bratt & Casey Kim created INK as a club for anyone interested in Graphic Design. After their graduation from SLCC, INK evolved into an online source for those passionate about the visual communication industry by offering access to news, resources, and networking.

VAD Associate Professor Kerry Gonzáles and caretaker for INK, is proud to share the talents and creative directions taken by Alumni & Friends of INK in this – the third annual – INK, an Alumni Art & Design Group Show.

Each piece showcases the design process from initial research and ideas to a completed product. And most importantly… how a good foundation in graphic design is used in a multitude of careers.

Graphic Designers Can Do Everything!

For more information:
kerry.gonzales@slcc.edu