RECEPTION & AWARD CEREMONY
Student work will be judged by a panel of award-winning designers from Baltimore, Frederick and Washington DC. Students who receive best in category or honorable mention will be announced at the reception on October 26, 2007. Hors d'oeurves and beverages will be served at the reception.
PANEL OF JUDGES
314 Design // David Vogin
Post Typography // Bruce Willen & Nolen Strals
Fuszion // John Foster
A long time proponent of design education, John completed a three-year term as Education Chair for the Art Directors Club of Metropolitan Washington. He has run numerous events, including the regional student showcase, the Real Show, and is a frequent speaker on design and education issues. This includes appearances all throughout North America; highlighted by back to back talks at the largest design conference in the world, the 2005 and 2006 HOW Design Conference. He has also finished a recent tenure on the Fox River Paper Co. Designer Advisory Board.
He is the author of two very successful books, “New Masters of Poster Design” (Rockport) and “Maximum Page Design” (HOW Design Books.)
John’s work for clients ranging from MGM, Coca-Cola, AOL and Hilton to FX, National Geographic, The National Zoo, Americans for the Arts and everyone in-between has garnered praise from all corners. Communication Arts, the ADDYs, ADCMW, Print, HOW, Novum, STEP, The Museum of Design, HOW Design Books, Rockport Publishers, American Corporate Identity, Creativity and the Big Book of Logos are just a few of the areas where his work has been featured. His work has also been seen in numerous galleries including the Smithsonian Museum of Design in Atlanta. He is also the recipient of a gold medal from the Art Directors Club of Metropolitan Washington. He resides in Rockville with his charming and beautiful wife and daughter and the world’s goofiest dog.
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