MONDAY • MAY 13
We'll kickoff the week with a mixer, raffle, and introduction to this year’s theme – Design for Good. Bring printouts of your best pro-bono work for display to receive complementary drink tickets.
6-8pm • Blue Coast Burrito, 2nd floor
TUESDAY • MAY 14
Students and recent grads will be paired with a professional designer to gain insight into the real-world practice of design. Follow photos and posts throughout the day at knoxvilleaiga.tumblr.com. Register now to participate.
Throughout the region
Before his presentation in the evening, the renowned designer, Aaron Draplin, will be available to review portfolios and give the benefit of his insight and advice.
4 - 5pm • The Emporium
Aaron Draplin shares mostly true stories from his legendary career. Secure your tickets now.
6-8pm • The Emporium. $35 members, $45, non-members, $20 student member, $25 student non-member. Contact us for group rates.
WEDNESDAY • MAY 15
A panel of local professionals and non-profit directors will discuss the practical aspects of Design for Good and share their experiences forging successful partnerships.
11:30am - 1:00pm • Cafe 4, 3rd floor. $20 members, $30 non-members.
Participating studios include The Happy Envelope, Morris Creative, Elastic Pictures, and Robin Easter.
THURSDAY • MAY 16
Participating studios include The Tombras Group, Asen Marketing and Advertising, Hart Graphics, and Designsensory.
Beauty Is Embarrassing is a funny, irreverent, joyful and inspiring documentary featuring the life and current times of one of America's most important artists, Wayne White.
UT Art + Architecture Building, Room 113 • 6-8pm
FRIDAY • MAY 17
The awards celebration will include the presentation of the AIGA Fellow Award honoring Michael Richards, and the AIGA Knoxville Leadership Award. With special guests Jesse Mayshark and Chris Woodhull.
6pm • Remedy Coffee's Backroom
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