Ivy Tech Community College students win graphic design awards

WABASH VALLEY – Ivy Tech Community College graphic design students recently earned awards for their work. Students competed in the Louisville Graphic Design Association 100 Show. Awards were presented by the LGDA at a reception at The Speed Art Museum in Louisville on January 7, 2011. Darby Merry of Scottsburg won a bronze award for his Typography Book and Danielle Poole of Jeffersonville won a silver award for her Playing Cards, both in the graphic design category.

The 100 show is a juried annual competition that awards the top 100 pieces of design in the city and region. Winners are selected in five categories including Graphic Design, Illustration, Photography, Interactive Media and Motion Design, all of which include both professional and student work. The 2010 panel of esteemed judges include Zack Shubkagel of Willoughby in Kansas City, Mo., Matt Lehman of Matt Lehman Studio in Nashville, Tenn., and Alfredo Muccino of Liquid Design in San Francisco, Calif.

Louisville Graphic Design Association
The Louisville Graphic Design Association is a non-profit organization of individuals representing all facets of design including graphic designers, web and motion designers, photographers, copy-writers, art directors and fine artists in all types of media from print to broadcast to digital. Established in 1989 by a handful of designers, LGDA has grown to a membership of approximately 200 people. LGDA features nationally and internationally recognized designers and design-related speakers in an annual series of public lectures.

About Ivy Tech Community College
Ivy Tech Community College is the state’s largest public post-secondary institution and one of the nation’s largest singly-accredited statewide community college systems with more than 200,000 students enrolled annually.  Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana.  It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana.  It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

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