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UNK’s VCD Students Take Home Fifteen Medals at AIGA Show

This Saturday, AIGA Nebraska—our state’s chapter for the design profession’s largest and oldest professional organization—held its annual design competition at Kaneko in Omaha. This year, 30 works from UNK’s Visual Communication and Design (VCD) students made it to the second-round of judging. This year’s judges included Timothy Hykes, a UX Designer for Wells Fargo and […]

Nine UNK VCD Students Earn Seventeen ADDY Awards

Congratulations to nine of our Visual Communication and Design students who took home a total of seventeen awards from this year’s American Advertising Federation’s District ADDY Awards! On February 18, students and professionals from across the state gathered at Lincoln’s Rococo Theater for this year’s awards ceremony which highlights exceptional professional work and student projects. […]

American Advertising Federation Omaha awards Scholarships

This week, four (4) UNK Visual Communication and Design students, Janelle Huebert, Casey Adams, Alex Pachman, and Jessica Porter, were notified that the American Advertising Federation (AAF) Omaha has selected them for a scholarship award. AAF Omaha has invited the recipients to their awards luncheon on May 17th. The UNK Art Department is grateful to […]

UNK students win (7) District 9 ADDY Awards

  Six Visual Communication and Design students, and a six-student team have been notified that their entries were selected for District 9 Regional American Advertising Awards. All award winners are eligible to send their entries forward to the National ADDY Awards. District 9 Gold Award Winners are  –   Josh Rivas, Senior Exhibition poster, Brittany Wolken for Lucid Lemon Printing, brand identity campaign. Austin Gabehart for Coffee […]

UNK VCD students win Two Judges’ Citations and Fifteen (15) Nebraska ADDY Awards

The UNK Art and Design students won a Special Judges’ Citation and a gold ADDY Award for the department’s integrated brand identity campaign “Imagination.”  Student designers were Taylor Cody, Josh Rivas, Brooklyn Sorenson,  Shelty Webster, and Brittany Wolken. Faculty Dan May, Mark Hartman, and Richard Schuessler art directed. Doug Waterfield, Department Chair, narrated the video.  Other 2015–16 UNK Student Gold Nebraska ADDY award winners are: […]

VCD Junior, Aaron J. Fisher wins card contest

A Christmas flip-up card designed by VCD student Aaron J. Fisher will be printed as this year’s Department of Art and Art History Season’s Greeting to Alumni and friends. Aaron entered his work in a contest sponsored by the department. Congratulations Aaron.

AAF Omaha Awards Scholarships to UNK VCD Students

The AAF Omaha (American Advertising Federation) has awarded six (6) scholarships to students in the Visual Communication and Design program at UNK. Marissa Pfeifer received a $2000 scholarship. Taylor Cody, Marie Bauer, Lauren Van Winkle, Ethan Ochoa, and Nathan Lee Weintz each received  $1000 scholarships. AAF Omaha has endowment scholarship funds with the University of […]