2012 AIGA Fellow Award Celebration

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The AIGA Fellow Award

June 15th, 6:00pm
until 9:00pm

Solera, downtown Minneapolis

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AIGA members $20 / AIGA student members $15 / All nonmembers $35
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DuFresne. Little. Olson.

Join us to celebrate AIGA Minnesota’s 2012 Fellow Award honorees John DuFresne, Monica Little, and Heather Olson. The AIGA Fellow program recognizes designers who have made a significant contribution to raising the standards of excellence in practice and conduct within their local or regional design community as well as their local AIGA chapter.

An evening befitting of the honor.

Conferred every-other-year, the Fellow Award is the highest honor AIGA Minnesota may bestow upon its members. This event will recognize the 2012 Fellow Award honorees’ significant contributions to the community and celebrate their accomplishments. Join the Fellows, their peers, the chapter board, and AIGA Minnesota members for an evening not to be missed. Ric Grefé, AIGA Executive Director, and Doug Powell, AIGA President, will also be in attendance.

Friday evening, June 15 at Solera in downtown Minneapolis.

  • 6:00–7:00 Hors d’oeuvre and cash bar
  • 7:00–8:00 Presentation and awards
  • 8:00–9:00 Hors d’oeuvre and cash bar

Solera Restaurant and Event Center
900 Hennepin Avenue, Second Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Curbside valet parking available  ·  map »


Title sponsor


In-kind sponsors


Benefactors

  • Duffy & Partners
  • Franke + Fiorella — We applaud our marketing director Heather Olson and all Fellows for leading our design community.
  • Little & Company
  • Kolean Pitner — In honor of all Fellows who have given so much to AIGA Minnesota.

Contributors

  • Debra Cohen — Congratulations to all and, especially, to my dear friend Monica.
  • Sue Crolick — So proud of Heather, John, and Monica!
  • Tim and Sandy Eaton
  • Larsen — Larsen congratulates the 2012 Fellow Award honorees.
  • Eric Madsen
  • ThinkDesign Group
  • YYES

Friends

  • College of Visual Arts congratulates our graphic design chair John DuFresne and his fellow honorees!
  • Joe Isaak — Congratulations Heather, Monica, and John!
  • Seth Johnson
  • Herman Milligan — Honoring the contributions of Heather Olson and Monica Little.
  • Doug Powell — Schwartz Powell and AIGA national president
  • Patrick Redmond, M.A., AIGA Minnesota [MGDA] President (1979)
  • Jane Tilka

Interested in sponsorship opportunities?

The biennial AIGA Minnesota Fellow Award Celebration is one of the chapter’s most premiere events and attracts an audience of notable community members and decision-makers. For details, contact Joe Isaak, director of development.

 


If you need special assistance to participate in this event, please contact Seth Johnson via email at president@aigaminnesota.org. For reasonable assistance accommodations to be provided for this particular event, you must contact Seth Johnson at least 5 business days in advance of the program. If we do not receive timely notification of your reasonable request as just described, we may not be able to make the necessary arrangements by the time of the event.

Responses to 2012 AIGA Fellow Award Celebration

  1. Congratulations to all the honorees. i have known all of them for over three decades. They are truly assets to the design community. i salute them the pathfinders of design.

    “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

    ” keep up the good work ”

    Peace & love
    Jim

  2. Congratulations to all three honorees, especially John DuFresne, as he was one of my favorite teachers while attending Stout in the early 90′s, a great guy and a wonderful instructor! Thank you for forming and shaping my design career!

    Christine Lempicki Finger

    May 25th, 2012 at 2:10 pm

  3. You all rock, congratulations!

    Paul Shambroom

    May 25th, 2012 at 2:52 pm

  4. Congrats to Heather Olson and others two honorees!

    Heather Olson was my AIGA Mentor and an awesome one at that. Will be there to cheer her on!

  5. Congrats John, Monica and Heather!
    Well deserved!
    Nora

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