Department of Art

Graphic Design Awards and Honors

24 May 2012, Comments: Comments Off

Graphic Design Awards and Honors for 2011-2012:

The MWSU Graphic Design students have experienced a wonderful year full of competitions, awards and honors. The following are a list of students and their achievements throughout this academic year.

Chad Hammontree – SoundSCAPE Poster – Poster selected from over 50 entries to be printed and distributed internationally for the 2012 SoundSCAPE New Music Festival held in the Italian Alps.

Brooke Carter – Cover Design selected for The Mochila Review, a national journal that is published annually by Missouri Western State University’s English, Foreign Languages, and Journalism Department.  She also had several designs that printed throughout the journal.

Brandi Wertz –  2012 Trails West! Poster chosen from over 50 entries for promotion of this year’s Trails West! Festival in St. Joseph.

Brett Huskamp, Amy Anthius, Greg Norris, Tara Sabbart, Chad Hammontree and Brandi Wertz – Posters selected to be presented at the Trail West! Patrons’ Party.

Amy Anthius, Brooke Carter, Neil Grey, Tara Sabbart and Teresa Rodewald – Banner designs were chosen, printed, and hung as exterior promotional banners throughout the EmpowerU Education Campus.

Brooke Carter –Cover Design for Canvas, a student Journal of Contemporary Literature and Art printed at MWSU and funded by the Missouri Western Foundation.

Corey Bettis – Poster was chosen for the “Know What You Owe” competition, sponsored by the MWSU Financial Aid Office. He was awarded a $500.00 scholarship.

Chad Hammontree – Logo selected for Better Block Organization of St. Joseph.

Brooke Carter – 10 individual and shared awards at the Missouri College Media Association Convention.  She was awarded the top three places in the editorial cartoon category and won the information graphic and advertising categories. (The Journalism Dept. also reported these awards.)

Jeremy Todd – Logo design selected for the 2012 National College Honors Council Conference His work was in competition with other students from colleges and universities across the country. (The English Dept. also reported this award.)

Brooke Carter – Design Work chosen for Dr. and Mrs. Vartabedian’s  2012 Christmas Card.

Corey Bettis – Juror’s Award for his handmade “14 Designer’s Book” at the 2012 Senior Art Exhibition. The show juror was Juror Nicole Mauser of Push Projects in Kansas City.  Ms Mauser has a MFA from University of Chicago and a BFA from the Ringling College of Art and Design.

Brooke Carter – Juror’s Award for her Tsunami Relief Poster at the 2012 Senior Art Exhibition. The show juror was Juror Nicole Mauser of Push Projects in Kansas City.  Ms Mauser has a MFA from University of Chicago and a BFA from the Ringling College of Art and Design.

Neil Grey – Provost’s Award for this Tsunami Relief Poster at the 2012 MWSU student art exhibition.

Shelby Price – First Place for her handmade typography book at the 2012 MWSU art exhibition.

Kendra Stirn – 2nd Place for her handmade typography book at the 2012 MWSU art exhibition.

Chad Hammontree – 3rd Place for his SoundSCAPE poster at the 2012 MWSU art exhibition.

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