AIGA Colorado: Elevate | A college mentorship program May 10th – August 27th with a Poster Exhibition and Silent Auction in July 2016, in partnership with the AIGA National “Get Out the Vote 2016” initiative.
AIGA Colorado pairs students with design professionals to work on projects for the greater good. When two paths cross to collaborate on design for good, amazing things can happen. Students experience working with an established designer. Professionals develop their leadership skills and are exposed to fresh ideas. We give voice to issues that otherwise may not have an audience. We support mentorship programming for students in colleges through the state and we keep the cycle of learning going throughout all the stages of a design career, where everyone walks away better for having crossed paths.
AIGA Colorado: Elevate is meant to enhance our design community by identifying with characteristics of what it means to be a designer. Design students from Colorado colleges and universities will be paired with professional designers from the Denver design community.
Your challenge, if chosen for the mentor program, is to collaboratively design a poster centered around “Get Out the Vote”, a nonpartisan poster challenge sponsored by AIGA Colorado. Your mentor will guide your process and support design decisions and your final poster product will be showcased at a gallery exhibition this summer and auctioned off to continue mentorship and education by AIGA in Colorado.
You must apply to be considered for Elevate 2016 and there are only 15 slots available so the sooner you apply the better! Applications and fees are due no later than May 6th.
Elevate Application fees due May 6th
AIGA Student Members= $10
Student: Non AIGA Members= $20
Elevate Event Details:
Tuesday, May 10th, 2016 | 6:00pm-9:00pm
Location TBA upon signup
If you aren’t a member already, consider becoming one so that you can get your student member discount for this and the other amazing AIGA Colorado programming! Ticket prices are about to double for non-member attendees so that we can keep our pricing down for our members.
Do you want a fresh perspective on the world around you? Become a Mentor
Are you wondering what is next after graduation? Become a Mentee
Do you want to be the change you’d like to see in the world? Elevate yourself through mentorship!
If you have any questions on this program, please email Mentorship Chair – Miranda.Ziegler@aigacolorado.org