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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 […]

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.


Congratulations to the following students who produced award winning work and have earned an ADDY. Five gold and and sixteen silver ADDYS were awarded to UNK design students.   Recent Graduated Students: Travis Stewart: Planet Brewery: Gold, and Empires of Light: SilverVictoria Thompson: Blackbuck Rum: Silver, and Foxfire Folk Fest: Gold Julie Gates: Viri Urban Gardening: Silver, […]

UNK VCD students win sixteen (16) awards and Judge’s Choice

VCD students won sixteen awards and a Judege’s Choice at the 2013 AIGA The Show 22. Gold Award winners were Alyssa Brady for Monroe (illustration), Raisa Gates for Taking Flight (Ad. promotion) Silver winners were: Rachel Moore for Fabuleux (Logo & Identity System), Raisa Gates for Pete & Wendy (Logo & Identity System), Matt Schultz […]