Today in advanced photography we finished up presentations on final projects. Mine will be based on a poster I completed recently for the 2012 PrintRocks! award ceremonies. The Competition was open to all students in print, graphic design, and related studies in Oregon, Washington,Idaho, Montana, Alaska and Hawaii. Competition closed Thursday May 31st.
All entries received on time will be posted on their website and PPI Association Facebook page and WhyVizComm.org. Judging will take place June 15th and winners will be notified soon afterwards.
1st Place will be showcased at the PrintROCKS! party on September 15th, commercially printed and distributed throughout the region.
Winner also recieves regional recognition + free admission for two to PrintROCKS! party + 1 night stay at the Embassy Suites Hotel + a $500 scholarship.
2nd Place will be showcased at the PrintROCKS! party on September 15th, free admission to PrintROCKS! party + a $250 scholarship.
3rd Place will be showcased at the PrintROCKS! party on September 15th, free admission to PrintROCKS! party + a $100 scholarship.
All poster entries will be printed and displayed on the Wall of Posters at this years PrintROCKS! party.
I decided to take a “Shepard Fairey” approach and utilize my “Gunmman” image (which also appears on my resume). By showing it to all the print houses in the Northwest, I hope to establish a “recognizability factor” in case I submit an actual application in future.