Published: Jan 9, 2012
2012 SCADDY Awards finalist Diego Penuela Zamudio's illustration of Frank Zappa is currently being exhibited at the Gutstein Gallery.
SAVANNAH, Georgia - The Savannah College of Art and Design will host the 2012 SCADDY Awards
Friday, Jan. 27, 6 p.m. at the Trustees Theater, 216 E. Broughton St. The annual SCADDY Awards honor student achievement in the advertising arts and related creative disciplines. SCAD students from advertising
, graphic design
, motion media design
, visual effects
, and film and television
entered more than 2,000 pieces in this year's competition.
More than 120 of the top student submissions are currently being exhibited at the "SCADDY Awards Exhibition"
at Gutstein Gallery, 201 E. Broughton St., through Feb. 10.
A judging panel composed of respected industry professionals will review the student submissions and decide the award winners. This year's competition will be highlighted by Tom O'Keefe, executive creative director North America of Draftfcb, one of the largest global advertising agency networks, presenting "The Draftfcb Award Show Grant," a $5,000 academic grant for the Best of Show-winning student(s) to attend a professional advertising awards program.
This year's judges include Rick Anwyl, founder of the Center for Design Study; Vincent Bertault, executive creative director of SPANX; Christian Herrity Sr., art director at Brunner, Inc.; Toby Past, vice-president and creative director of Razorfish; and Carol Vick, partner in Keliher & Vick Creative Recruiters.
Winners of Gold SCADDY Awards will be forwarded to the National ADDY Award Competition, the advertising industry's awards competition for professionals.
Admission to both the exhibition and the award presentation is free and open to the public.