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Please join us and the Corcoran College of Art and Design in honoring the 2008 AIGA Fellow Antonio Alcalá.

The Fellow award program is a means of recognizing mature designers who have made a significant contribution to raising the standards of excellence in practice and conduct within their local or regional design community as well as in their local AIGA chapter.

Antonio Alcalá graduated from Yale University with a BA in history and from the Yale School of Art with an MFA in graphic design. After working as a book designer and freelance graphic designer Alcalá opened StudioA in in 1988. Since then his studio has won awards of excellence in design from local, national and international design institutions including AIGA, Print, Communication Arts and Graphis. His clients include: the National Gallery of Art, Library of Congress, National Portrait Gallery, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Freer+Sackler Galleries, Folger Shakespeare Library, The Phillips Collection, and the Smithsonian Institution. Alcalá is an adjust faculty member of the Corcoran Gallery of Art and Design Graphic Design Department and founder of the design education program DesignWorkshops. He serves on the board of the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association and is a past president of the Art Directors Club of Metropolitan Washington. His work is represented in the AIGA Design Archives and the Library of Congress Permanent Collection of Graphic Design.

Are you a student interested in AIGA membership? Don't delay! Apply for student membership at AIGA DC’s 2008 Fellow Award ceremony honoring Antonio Alcala and receive TWO buddy passes to upcoming AIGA events. Plus, your name will be entered into the running for a $100 gift certificate to Veer. This special promotion is for students who sign up for new membership. No renewals or old fogies allowed!

Official Website: http://www.aigadc.org/events/details.cfm?eventid=435

Added by jhobbs on January 17, 2008