California Design College Poster Design Competition Call For Entries

Released on: February 3, 2008, 10:28 am

Press Release Author: California Design College

Industry: Education

Press Release Summary: High School Artists Vie for Scholarship and Opportunity to
Promote Slogan \"Life Is Better With Art In It\"

Press Release Body: Los Angeles, February 4, 2008 - High school students interested
in a graphic design career will have a unique opportunity to exercise their artistic
talents by entering The Art Institutes and Americans for the Arts Poster Design
Competition 2008 at California Design College. The deadline to enter the competition
is February 8, 2008.

Students will be asked to create original poster artwork that expresses the slogan,
"Life is Better With Art In It." Approximately $100,000 in tuition scholarships to
The Art Institutes schools will be awarded, with the first place prize-winning
student receiving a $25,000 scholarship to study at one of the more than 35
participating Art Institutes locations throughout the U.S and Canada, including
California Design College.

The competition is open to high school seniors in the U.S. and Canada interested in
pursuing a career in graphic design. Students must submit an original poster
design, a current high school transcript and a statement describing their design
process and why they want to study graphic design.

The competition takes place in two stages; a local competition will be held at all
participating Art Institutes locations in the U.S. and Canada in March 2008. The
first place winner from the local competition will have their entry placed into
consideration for the final stage and national judging, which takes place in May

\"We're pleased to be collaborating with Americans for the Arts because we believe,
as educators, this is a critical time to support and strengthen the universal role
that the arts play in our lives," says Gregory J. Marick, President of California
Design College.

According to Robert L. Lynch, president and CEO of Americans for the Arts, "We want
young people to remember that art is a valuable communication tool, one that will
assist us in developing a bright future for everyone. We are proud to support the
next generation of creative leaders."

For information on how to enter the Poster Design Competition, visit Or contact
Sarah Carlson, 213-251-3636,

California Design College is one of The Art Institutes (, a
system of over 40 locations throughout North America, providing an important source
of design, media arts, fashion and culinary arts professionals.
Americans for the Arts is the leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts
in America. With offices in Washington, DC, and New York City, and 48 years of
service, Americans for the Arts is dedicated to representing and serving local
communities and creating opportunities for every American to participate in and
appreciate all forms of the arts. Additional information is available at

Web Site:

Contact Details: Sarah Carlson
Marketing Coordinator
California Design College
3440 Wilshire Blvd., 10th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90010
(213) 251-3636 ext. 615

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