Digital Art Calendar

Digital Art Calendar

1998 Interactive Media Design Review
Deadline: January 16, 1998
Purpose: Annual juried design recognition program
Organization: I.D. Magazine
Awards: Featured in June issue of I.D. Magazine and on a CD-ROM enclosed with the issue.
Eligibility: Interactive and interface design for both Macintosh and PC products, including CD-ROM titles, web sites or other online designs, promotional demos, unpublished prototypes, games and kisok interfaces
Categories: Advertising/Promotion, Education, Entertainment/Games, Kiosks, Reference, Student Work
Submission Format: See entry form and informaiton at
Entry Fees: $75 per project / $40 per student entry
Contact: I.D. Magazine
Melissa Dallal, Interactive Media Design Review Coordinator
212 447 1400, ext 144 phone / 212 447 5231 fax / email /

76th Annual Art Directors Club
Deadline: January Annually
Awards: Worldwide Best of Show. Gold Medal, Silver Medal, Distinctive Merit in each category. Published in ADC Annual, Tour in International Exhibitions. Gala Awards Ceremony [June 4, 1997].
Organization: The Art Directors Club, Inc.*
Eligibility: Published 1st time in previous year.
Categories:Advertising, Graphic Design, Photography & Illustration, New Media
Contact: Annual Art Directors Awards, The Art Directors Club, Inc.
250 Park Avenue South, New York, NY 10003-1402
212 674-0500, fax 212 228-0649 / 212 460-8560, e-mail
*The Art Directors Club, Inc. in New York is a vital not-for-profit international membership organization of creative professionals in advertising, design and communications.

1997 The New York Festivals / International Print & Radio Advertising Awards
Deadline: USA - February 28, 1997 / Overseas March 14, 1997
Purpose: Honoring excellence in communications media which touch the hearts and minds of readers, listeners and viewers worldwide.
Awards: [Announced June 1997] A Grand Award trophy to the highest-scoring Gold WorldMedalist in each main competition class. Gold, Silver and Bronze WorldMedals to the top-scoring Finalists in catergories. Finalist Certificates of Recognition for high-scoring, non-medalists in categories. Award winners published in The New York Festivals Annual of Advertising Six.
Eligibility: 1997 competition entries must have been produced, marketed, run or distributed after February 1, 1996.
Categories: Print Advertising, Direct Response, Collateral, Packaging Design, Radio Advertising
Submission Format: All Categories / Slides, except Radio / Standard Audio Cassettes
Entry Fees: Yes
Judges: International Distinguished Judges, comprising a veritable "Who's Who" of world leaders in communications.
Contact: The New York Festivals
186 Fifth Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10010
914 238 4481 / Fax 914 238 5040
*The New York Festivals Annual of Advertising Four is available $69.95 plus shipping & handling

1st Annual Webby Awards
Event: Awards Ceremony for The Best Web Sites
Hosted By: THE WEB Magazine
Date: The Landmark Event is March 6, 1997
Where: Bimbo's 365 Nightclub in San Francisco
Virtual Presence: Live Web Simulcast on the Net produced by Silcon Reef [go to the Webby Awards web site to grab the latest in technology so that you can tune into the virtual event]
Presentors / Attendees: Honorable Mayor Willie Brown will kickoff the festivities. Playwright, actress, journalist Cintra Wilson will be the MC for a crowd of 600 VIPs
Music: Holly Palmer and LaVay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers
Coverage: Covered Live on NBC affiliate KRONTV Channel 4 and The Discovery Channel, PBS and CINET
Radio: Radio Broadcast by CBS affiliate Alice 97.3 FM

Palm Beach Photographic Centre 1997 Workshops
Workshops Course Catalog Available: Courses through August 1997
Course Options: One-Week, Weekend, One-Day
Organization: Palm Beach Photographic Centre, non-profit organization dedicated to the education, preservation and promotion of photography and digital imaging.
Founders and Executive Directors: Fatima and Art NeJame
Instructors: Accomplished professionals from around the country including: Paul Aresu, Bruce Davidson, Robert Farber, Shelly Katz, John Lund, Olivia Parker, John Sexton, Joyce Tenneson...
Fees/Credits/Support: Multiple Workshsop Discounts, College Credits, Scholarships and Memberships are available. Request catalog for per workshop fees.
Location: Palm Beach Photographic Centre, 55 Northeast Second Avenue, Delray Beach, Florida 33444
Contact: 561 276 9797

PHOTOFusion '97
Purpose: A Festival of Photography and Imaging
Dates: January 28 through February 1, 1997
Organization: Palm Beach Photographic Centre, non-profit organization dedicated to the education, preservation and promotiona of photography and digital imaging.
Speakers/Instructors: Ruth Bernhard, Jill Enfield, Robert Farber, Dirck Halstead, Ryszard Horowitz, Steve Johnson, Shelly Katz, Lewis Kemper, David Hume Kennedy, Douglas Kirkland, Frans Lanting, George Lepp, Tom McCartney, Pedro Meyer, Timothy Morrissey, Cark Mydans, Arnold Newman, Chris Rainier, Dennis Reggie, Jack Reznicki, Joyce Tenneson, Dr. Richard Zakia
Fees: $345 (before Nov 30), $395 (after Nov 30).
Fees Includes: Two guaranteed portfolio reviews, admission to any / all seminars, workshops, panels or roundtable discussions, admission to evening presentations, invitation to opening reception, invitation to Fusion Schmooze (reception), admission to Gallery receptions / exhibitions.
Contact: 561 276 9797

Communication Arts Photography Annual
Deadline: March 16,1997
Award: Winning entries reproduced in the August 1996 issue of CA, 65,000 copies distributed worldwide.
Organization: Communication Arts Magazine
Eligibility: Photography for advertising, design, editorial and any other area of the communication arts.
Categories: Adveristing, Book, Editorial, Work Produced for Sale, Institutional, Self-Promotion and Unpublished.
Contact: Communication Arts, Interactive Design Annual 2
P.O. Box 10300, Palo Alto, CA 94303 (Mail)
410 Sherman Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94306 (Delivery: Fed Ex, UPS, etc.)
415 326 6040, FAX 415 326 1648, Email:

Urban Art International 11th Annual World's Most Memorable Poster Competition
Deadline: April Annually
Award: International Traveling Exhibit.
Organization: Urban Art International
Eligibility: Poster published within the last two years
Contact: Urban Art International
P.O. Box 868, Tiburon, CA 94920
Phone 415 435 5767, FAX 415 435 4240, E-Mail

Date: May 29-31, 1997
Location: Radisson Hotel / Sacramento, California
Organization: Art Directors and Artists Club / ADAC
Event Description: A tasty blend of business & pleasure...hands-on seminars ...step-by-step workshop...our savory exhibition of software, paper & products...and, as usual, the most talented people on the planet.
Contact: ADAC
2791 24th Street
Sacramento, CA 95818
Phone 916 731-8802, FAX 916 731-4386, E-Mail

June Annually
Winning entries and selected runners up will be featured in the Awards Exhibition in New York City in November 1996, and at VISCOMM 96 in New York. First, Second and Third Place winners receive prizes.
Photo District News
Photography Self Promotion
1) Best Ongoing Campaign: Established Talent 2) Best Ongoing Campaign: New Talent 3) Direct Mail: Cards, Mailers and Other Printed Pieces 4) Direct Mail: Posters 5) Print Placement 6) Public Service / Community Service 7) Best Overall Design 8) Digital Media
Entry Fees:
$25 per entry
Submission Format:
Three samples of each piece and official entry form
Contact: PDN / NIKON Self Promotion Awards, Photo District News, 1515 Broadway, New York, NY 10036. Phone: Marion Lamdani 212 536 6406. E-Mail:

Annual West Coast Show
Deadline: July Annually
Purpose: Honoring the best graphic design & print advertising form Alaska, British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, California & Hawaii
Awards: Each entry selected for inclusion in The Annual Wst Coast Show will be awarded a certificate of Excellence. Gold, Silver, Bronze and Best of Show Awards.
Sponsored by: Western Art Directors Club
Eligibility: Examples of Graphic Design, Print Advertising, Illustration, or Photography from the West Coast, dates apply.
Cateories: Print Advertising, Corporate Literature, Books & Jackets, Idenitity, Illustration, Photography, Packaging, Poster/Exhibit/Point of Purchase, Self-Promotion, New Media, and Miscellaneous.
Entry Fees: Single Entries: Members $25, Non-Members $35; Campaign/Series: Members $35, Non-Members $45.
Submission Format: Official entry form. Unmounted actual samples or tear sheets. No slides accepted, other than those required by categories.
Contact: The Annual West Coast Show
c/o Lai Venuti & Lai Advertising, 3945 Freedon Circle, Suite 1000, Santa Clara, CA 95054
415 321 4196 E-Mail:

Studio Magazine Awards Program
Deadline: July Annually
Award: Reproduction in the Annual Awards Issue of Studio. Winners receive Gold, Silver or Merit Certificate Awards of Excellance.
Each Entrant: Winner or not, will receive one copy of the Annual Awards Issue to be published December 1996.
Organization: Studio Magazine
Eligibility: Work completed between May 1, 1996 and July 31, 1997
Categories: Graphic Design, Art Direction, Illustration, Photography, Printing, TV Commercial / Video
Entry Fees: Yes.
Contact: Studio Arts Magazine, 124 Galaxy Blvd., Rexdale, Ontario, Canada M9W 4Y6, (416) 675-1999, Fax: (416) 675-6093.

Deadline: August 1st Annually
PDN PIX Digital Photography Annual
Photo District News
Digital Photography. Experimental, assignment and art created with computer technology. One of the creators of the image must be a professional photographer.
Entry Fees:
$20 per image or series
Submission Format:
88 or 44mb Syquest / Iomega Zip disk / Syquest EZ135 / CD-ROM / Photo CD / or any print or transparency, official entry form.
PDN/PIX Digital, Photo District News, 1515 Broadway, New York, NY 10036. Phone: Marion Lamdani 212 536 6406. E-Mail:

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