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2009 Boston

WHEN:

Saturday, March 14, 2009

This event has passed.

WHERE:

Cyclorama (Boston Center for the Arts)
539 Tremont St.
Boston, MA 02116
617-426-5000
www.bcaonline.org

JUDGES:

Adam Larson

ADAM LARSON
Designer, Adam & Co

Adam is an award-winning designer from Boston, MA. His experience in design spans many disciplines, having worked with such prestigious clients as Absolut, Estee Lauder to Tommy Hilfiger. His work has been recognized for excellence by various organizations including the Clio Awards, Cannes Lions to American Illustration. He left Arnold, where he was a Vice President, Creative Director, in December of 2007 to start his own design/illustration studio called Adam&Co.


www.adamncompany.com

Caleb Neelon

CALEB NEELON
Creative consultant, Writer, Artist

 

Caleb Neelon is an artist based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. His monograph, Caleb Neelon’s Book of Awesome, will be out in December on Gingko Press. The approaching winter has him shook.


theartwheredreamscometrue.com

Clif Stolze

CLIF STOLZE
Creative Director/Founder, Stolze Design

Clifford Stoltze is the founder of Stoltze Design, a 10-person studio located in Boston, MA. Capabilities include strategic design for print, interactive media and packaging. Stoltze’s work has received awards from design organizations including: The American Center for Design, and The Type Directors Club. Clif also teaches at RISD and was honored by being the recipient of the 2005 AIGA/Boston Fellows Award.


Dan McCarthy

DAN MCCARTHY
Illustrator, Musician

Dan studied at The School Of The Museum Of Fine Arts, where he began screen printing, designing posters, and illustrating. McCarthy’s work has been published in “The Art of Modern Rock: The Poster Explosion” and “Swag 2: Rock Posters of the ‘90’s and Beyond”. Presently, Dan works as an artist and designer at his home in Falmouth, Massachusetts and plays drums in the band Helms.


www.danmccarthy.org

Jesse LeDoux

JESSE LEDOUX
Illustrator, Art Director

 

A former Sub Pop Records art director and Grammy nominee, NYC Jesse LeDoux has worked with clients as diverse as Nike, Kidrobot, Giro, Penguin UK, Rome Snowboards, Disney and Target, as well as exhibited his fine art internationally. Most recently, his work was included in the Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial (2007) and an installation at the University of Maryland (2008).


www.ledouxville.com

Katie Noyes

KATIE NOYES
Design Director, Brand Design

Katie attended Smith College then the School of the Art Institute of Chicago for graduate work in drawing and printmaking. Katie also has an MFA in Graphic Design at Boston University where she focused on print design and letterpress. Currently, she is a Designer /Art Director at Converse and focuses on PR events, art installations, book design, and all things related to the Jack Purcell franchise.


BOSTON TEAM:

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BRIAN BUTLER
cryptozoologist and designer

When he is not hot on the trail of the elusive Ice Cream Person, Brian can be found by his computer, designing merchandise for bands such as Big D and the Kids Table, Dropkick Murphys, Jay-Z, Motley Crue, and Wu-Tang Clan. Brian was a participant in the 2007 Boston Cut&Paste Tournament.


Brian Butler


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GERALD JIMENEZ
Motion Graphics + Interactive Designer

Gerald Jimenez is a Dominican born designer. He currently designs the day away for clients such as Cadillac, HUMMER, and Product (RED) and spends his nights experimenting with confetti, lighting + a Handycam. He wants an Edirol V4 for his birthday. His motion graphics work have lived on video billboards in Times Square to portable projector screens at his local church. He serves as an arts educator with Bostons inner city youth through organizations such as Citzens School and The Cloud Foundation. Gerald wants to be a hero of the X-Men sort. If his work has taught him anything it's that he's not done learning.

Someday he'll succumb to the lights & sounds and become a VJ. For now, this is his life. Amen.




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KRISTIN GROENER
Art Director, Street Attack

After graduating from Boston University's College of Fine Arts, Kristin worked at Prank Design where she learned the skills that prepared her for her current position as Art Director at Street Attack, an alternative and digital marketing agency. She works closely with Birdhead Design and holds a position on the Board of Directors of MARC, the Massachusetts Animal Rights Coalition.


streetattack.com


THE 2D DESIGNS

Dan "Props" Amalbert

Kyle Brandse

Povilas Mecys

Matt W. Moore

Chris Piascik

Elise Porter

Mike Swartz

Ren Walker

Matt W. Moore

Chris Piascik

Mike Swartz

Dan "Props" Amalbert

People's Choice Prize

BOSTON 2D DESIGN CONTESTANTS

MATT W. MOORE

Matt W. Moore is the founder of MWM Graphics, a design and illustration studio based in Portland, Maine. Matt works across disciplines, from colorful illustrations in his signature "Vectorfunk" style, to freeform watercolor paintings, and massive aerosol murals. MWM exhibits his artwork in galleries all around the world.


Matt W Moore
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CHRIS PIASCIK

I am an artist / designer residing in Cambridge, MA. I post daily drawings on my blog. I have a small apparel company called Print Brigade and I am a designer at Alphabet Arm. Basically I do not sleep.


Chris Piascik
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MIKE SWARTZ

Mike is a Creative Director and Co-Founder of Upstatement; interests include big vectors and small amplifiers.


Mike Swartz
myColor myIdea

DAN "PROPS" AMALBERT

It is possible to describe yellow to a blind man.


Dan "Props" Amalbert
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KYLE BRANDSE

Originally from Cape Town, South Africa, Kyle Brandse is currently studying graphic design at MassArt. He enjoys long walks on lunar landscapes and taking shots at the bar like he's bulletproof. He has a rare vision disorder that only let's him seeneon. True story.


Kyle Brandse
myColor myIdea

POVILAS MECYS

I have recently graduated from Rhode Island College with a BFA in Graphic Design.I am a freelance graphic designer/ illustrator working in Providence, Rhode Island. I have contracts with individuals and large businesses that are starting or already established. I also display my artwork in local galleries and restaurants. I have tried everything from poster design to clothing design, from website to video, from digital illustration to painting. This allows me to be as creative as I can and keep those cosmic-creative juices running.


Povilas Mecys
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ELISE PORTER

I am a dumpster diver/ graphics grad student with a constant need to collect, sample and experiment with what's around me. Before going to grad school in Providence RI I was doing architectural design in NYC. I love architecture but find graphics to be much more immediate and rich with possibilities.


Elise Porter
myColor myIdea

REN WALKER

I'm a scooter-drivin', B-movie watchin', apostrophe givin' grammarphiliac, animator and illustrator, online junkaholic, ex-Oregonian college almost-grad, tattooed femme fatale in 300dpi.


Ren Walker
myColor myIdea

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