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Several UA Students, Faculty, Alumni Receive ADDYs at American Advertising Awards

A group of students and faculty with their awards at the 2020 American Advertising Awards.

By Megan Parker, Editor-in-Chief

March 8, 2020

Nearly 30 students, faculty and alumni from The University of Akron Myers School of Art received ADDY awards during the local round of the annual American Advertising Awards. Presented each year by the Akron Chapter of the American Advertising Federation (AAF-Akron), the local tier is the first of the three...

Graphic design seniors showcase work

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, Photo Editor

May 2, 2016

Last Friday, University of Akron senior graphic design students showcased their final portfolios at the The Myer’s Touch Exhibition in Folk Hall. The show consisted of two parts. From 4:30 p.m. until  6 p.m., professional employers viewed the artist's work, while the remainder of the event was for...

Art vs. Graphic Design

November 10, 2011

By: Brian Palubiak Many artists may think that design is too structured and not a real art form. On the other hand, many designers think art lacks structure and formal attributes. So where does fine art and graphic design cross, and where does it divert? The underlying structure of graphic design a...