Swedberg (’12) wins UCDA Design Competition award

BGSUGD is pleased to announce that Morgan Swedberg (’12) has won a cov­eted Award of Excellence in the 41st Annual UCDA Design Competition for her I/O 2011 AIGA Toledo / BGSUGD Student Portfolio Review Day poster design (PDF). The judges eval­u­ated nearly 1,100 entries, award­ing 188 awards—six Gold Awards, six Silver Awards, and 176 Awards of Excellence. Morgan com­peted against a col­lec­tion of pre­dom­i­nantly pro­fes­sional entries. The poster was designed as part of a Spring 2011 Independent Study (in sup­port of the Division’s Annual Student Portfolio Review Day), completed under the guid­ance and art direc­tion of Matt Davis, Associate Professor of Art and Chair of BGSUGD. All win­ning entries will be ondis­play at the 41st Annual UCDA Design Conference, October 15–18 in Phoenix, Arizona.

 (University & College Designers Association) was founded in 1970 as the nations first and only asso­ci­a­tion for pro­fes­sion­als involved in the cre­ation of visual com­mu­ni­ca­tions for edu­ca­tional institutions.