(Denver, CO) Graphic Design students of Community College of Denver (CCD) participated in the 2014 Student Show of the Art Directors Club of Denver (ADCD). The show was juried by top-flight professionals from across the west; in total, 300 entries were submitted, less than 100 were selected to be displayed. CCD students had ten pieces in the show, and a special Juror’s Choice Award went to CCD student Chu Yu Lin for “Juice Campaign.” CCD competed with four-year colleges and universities in the region and was the only two-year school selected to present their work in the show.
The Art Directors Club of Denver is local, non-profit, multi-disciplinary creative organization focused on strengthening the creative community through education, workshops, informative events, and annual design competitions. Their goals include fostering collaboration and inspiration among existing creatives, elevating local talent and resources, and empowering the next generation of creative professionals.
John Kjos, chair of Graphic Design at Community College of Denver, was one of the 2013 recipients for the coveted AIGA Fellow Award from the Colorado chapter of the American Institute of Graphic Design (AIGA). A founding member of AIGA Colorado, Kjos served on the board of directors for both ADCD and AIGA, and continues to serve on the board for the Department of Architecture, Design and Graphics for the Denver Art Museum.
Community College of Denver (CCD) is a leading point of entry to higher education for the City and County of Denver. CCD provides a cost effective college education, along with access and opportunity for non-traditional students, workforce development and training resources for local organizations, and community partnerships. For more information, visit www.CCD.edu Information on occupations, rates for completion and placement, program costs and median loan debt can be found at www.ccd.edu/gainfulemployment