Saturday, January 26, 2008

Congratulations A4 winners

Cheers and accolades go out to the KCAI students (Monina, Ashley, Vivian, Lindsey and Jessica Bayer) who were awarded at the Kansas City AIGA's design exhibition & Gala on 1/26!

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

elective offered

hello, fine students. tyler here.
we still have three seats for an elective i'm teaching that will focus heavily on self-authored, public design. if this sounds interesting to you, please go sign up! i'm quite excited about the potential for this class.

here's the course description:
this comunity arts and service learning (casl) course will explore the question “how can narrative design create a sense of community, solidarity, and interpersonal interaction?” as a way to understand this question the class will primarily engage in creating community-focused project work. supplemental readings, lectures, and discussions will address topics such as narrative structures, interviewing, the media-distribution-audience relationship, empathic design, and the “new urbanism” movement, among others.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008

AIGA Portfolio Day: March 1

Get your work ready for the annual Kansas City Portfolio Day! Participate in this full-day event that includes one-on-one portfolio reviews with local design professionals, plus, breakout discussions on topics such as: interviewing, balancing life and work, "things I wish I would have known", sustainability, etc.

Get more information and register online.

Saturday, January 19, 2008

Ad Club of KC Scholarship

The Advertising Club of Kansas City Foundation awards scholarships to those college student applicants who show an intense and earnest desire to empower themselves with knowledge of the advertising, communications, marketing or graphic arts industries.

Among other benefits the scholarship includes: Financial assistance of $750 per semester and the support and counsel of a mentor from the membership of the Ad Club.

Deadline is February 29, 2008

Get more information about benefits and apply online.

Friday, January 18, 2008

Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships

Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships allow young people from minority and economically disadvantaged backgrounds not only to realize their artistic dreams, but also to give back to their communities.

If interested, you can find out more about this scholarship, criteria and application process here.

Study Graphic Design in London

Want to study abroad this summer? Eastern Michigan University's Art Department is offering a three-week study program at London College of Communication. The program will provide students an opportunity to learn more about British and European graphic design and typographic practices.

Get more information here. Interested students from other institutions and professionals may easily register through EMU Academic Programs Abroad.

Dates: May 22-June 11, 2008
Early applications due January 31, 2008
Program fee: Approximately $3,375.00 + EMU tuition and fees.