While we mentioned Jeremy in an earlier post, we neglected to recognize another new addition to the Rizen Creative team.
With apologies for the oversight, Amela has joined the Rizen staff recently as a graphic designer. She is a recent graduate of Boise State University, and former AIGA BSU student president.
AIGA Idaho is seeking professionals to serve as mentors to student-members from Boise State University and Northwest Nazarene University this spring. For those interested, AIGA is hosting their Mixed Mentor event this evening at BSU, or if you’re not able to attend but would still like to get involved, contact the folks at AIGA Idaho for more details.
AIGA Idaho is hosting their next Creative Coffee meetup on Friday, February 3rd (sorry for the short notice) from 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. at Moon’s Kitchen in downtown Boise. From the event’s description on Facebook:
Our next Creative Coffee meetup will be a open discussion on the state of the Design industry and community in Boise. Joining the discussion will be Ricky Lyman from Scentsy, Kristy Weyhrich of W Design and Justin Kuntz of Creative Soapbox. The format will be somewhat open, with opportunity for discussion on a wide range of topics effecting us as designers.
This event is free (you pay for your food) and welcome to all. Seating is limited so come early to get a spot. Also, if you have any questions you would like to submit, feel free to post them here on the wall.
If you’d like to RSVP or if you have questions, see the event page on Facebook for more.
AIGA Idaho is celebrating this semester’s graduating designers with a graduation celebration at Pitchers and Pints in downtown Boise.
More about the event:
An AIGA Event to show support for this semesters graduating designers. We think that the professional hour at the portfolio event dose not allow the student or professionals enough time to really get to know each other. So lets have some beers and rub elbows a little!
For more information or to RSVP, check out the event listing on Facebook.
AIGA Idaho is presenting their second LEARNCH event of the year. This event, scheduled for Wednesday, April 27th at Ha’ Penny Bridge Pub in downtown Boise, features guest speakers Chad Biggs and Jessica Flynn from Red Sky Public Relations.
Chad and Jessica will be speaking about The Art of Relationships: Fostering Media and Community Relations.
The event is free to all attendees with no host food and drinks by Ha’ Penny. You can RSVP through the Facebook event listing if you’re planning to attend.
AIGA Idaho and the Boise Advertising Federation are presenting Three Courses + Cake with Debbie Millman on Thursday, March 10th from 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Debbie Millman is President of the Design Division of Sterling Brands, and President of AIGA, the professional association for design. She has worked in the design business for over 25 years, including nearly 15 years at Sterling Brands.
Additionally, Millman is the author of three books:
She also has a fourth book, due out in October, titled Brand Thinking and Other Noble Pursuits.
This event is being held at the Linen Building in downtown Boise. Space is limited and RSVPs are strongly recommended. Cost is $18 for AIGA and BAF members and $25 for non-members.
RSVPs can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or through the event page on Facebook.
AIGA Idaho will be screening LEMONADE in Boise on Wednesday, November 10th at the WaterCooler in downtown Boise. A social hour will begin at 6:00 p.m. with the screening starting at 7:00 p.m.
The screening is free to those who would like to attend, but a suggested $5 donation is recommended. Proceeds from the film screening will be given to the filmmakers, to help with with their latest project LEMONADE: Detroit.
For those long-time readers, you may remember that we’ve mentioned LEMONADE in the past, and you may have even had a chance to watch part or all of it online. Regardless, it’s a film that is worth seeing again, and a great way to support the efforts of Erik Proulx and company.
Carew Co, fresh off their third anniversary, has added Thomas Walsh to their staff as a designer. He’s a graduate of Boise State University with a BFA in Graphic Design, and has been an AIGA member since 2007.
Congratulations Thomas, and congratulations to Carew Co. on the latest milestone.
Boise State University’s Senior Portfolio Show is coming up this Wednesday, April 28th, at the Powerhouse Events Center.
From the event’s description on the AIGA Idaho website:
During this spring semester Students have prepared a portfolio which they going to use to enter the professional job market. Students have also participated in revising and editing their existing work. Many students have also added new work. A key component to this process is selecting an appropriate presentational format, and developing self-promotional products and strategies. And now “finally” they are sharing their finished portfolios with the professional design community.
The show is scheduled from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., with 5:00 – 6:00 serving as the Professionals’ Hour, and 6:00 – 9:00 open to the public.