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Co-sponsored by Metropolitan Fine Printers, the Salazar Student Awards recognize projects of up-and-coming design students across British Columbia. Selected by a panel of distinguished design professionals, a winner is selected in three areas: Print Design, Advertising and Interactive Design.

The annual awards program recognizes outstanding student design projects from throughout the province. In addition, a keynote address by Michael Osborne, President and Creative Director of the San Francisco-based graphic design firm MODSF.

The GDC/BC Salazar Student Awards, established in 1985 by the British Columbia Mainland Chapter of The Society of Graphic Designers of Canada, was created in honor of Enrique Salazar. Mr. Salazar was one of the founding members of the society and the national representative for the BC chapter for two years. He was a partner in Salazar Graphics, and taught graphic design at Capilano College until his death in June of 1985.

This years judges includes
Jim Skipp – Skipp Design
Kristen Skipp – Skipp Design
Catherine Worrall – Ideastream Design
Vida Jurcic – Hangar 18 Creative
Matt SamyciaWood – Industrial Brand
Roberto Dosil – CCSP Press

Promotional design communications by past Salazar winner Nancy Wu.

A cash prize of $500 will be awarded to one student from each of the following categories: A judging committee comprised of top professionals of the GDC/BC will be reviewing and selecting the winners and honorable mentions. Judging will be based on the strategy and rationales of the pieces as well as the level of visual execution.

Official Website: http://bc.gdc.net/salazar2009/

Added by shantomo on April 29, 2009