Tuesday, October 27, 2015

“Notable Quotable” — A Student Typography Poster Competition

© Jordyn Visscher. “Work for a Cause.” 2015 Notable Quotable
Received an Honorable Mention  
11 x 17 inches.
Hand-printed wood type; cut, assembled, and printed digitally.
A Dordt College Graphic Design 3 studio project.

Work for a cause not for applause
Live life to express not to impress —author unknown

Jordyn Visscher, a Dordt College junior student recently had a poster design selected for the Notable Quotable juried competition, organized by the AIGA Student Group at Southeast Missouri State University and the River Campus Art Gallery. Awards will be announced at a reception on November 6.

The criteria for design included a notable quote, which was expressed with innovative typography. Each designer had to be a student at a university in the state of Missouri or in any state that borders it.

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Saturday, October 10, 2015

Calvin College presents 50/50 — 50 Alumni in 50 Years

From September 8 through October 10, the Center Art Gallery (Gallery 1) at Calvin College presented 50/50 – 50 Alumni in 50 Years. The invitational show was curated by Director of Exhibitions, Joel Zwart and hosted in conjunction with the 50th Anniversary of the Department of Art and Art History at Calvin College. The photograph above is from the reception recently held on Saturday, October 3. Photographs by versluis ©2015.

The red sculpture is a piece entitled:
Boundless Spirit: A Steady Flame by David Versluis
Powder coated, welded steel, and aluminum base
62"H x 32"W x 23"D

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