Tulsa Graphic Art Students Place in Competition
Friday, June 01, 2012
Madeline McKeever, Class of 2012 and Kelly Hill, Class of 2013 place in Tulsa People Cover Competition
Two University of Tulsa graphic art students took second and third place for their cover designs for the Tulsa People Magazine anniversary completion. The November 2011 celebrated their 25th anniversary in print. The contest was open to both professional and amateur graphic designers, artists, illustrators and photographers.
Madeline McKeever, Class of 2012, Graphic Design/Arts Management won Second Place. She received a $250 cash prize and had her design featured in the anniversary edition. The title of her work was “The Downtown”. Madeline said “Tulsa’s downtown is my favorite part of the city, so I knew it was what I wanted to capture for this contest.” Madeline said that as a student photographer she took photos all over the downtown area one afternoon. The last photo she took was the one that she submitted after digitally adding stickers to represent Tulsa People.
Kelly Hill, Class of 2013, Graphic Design and a student athlete won Third Place. She received a gift card to Ziegler’s Art & Frame and had her design featured in the anniversary edition also. The title of her work was “Thinking of Tulsa”. Kelly said that she wanted people to think of the history and landmarks in and around Tulsa when they saw her design. She used the BOK Center, the Tulsa Driller, Cain’s and the Route 66 sign for her Tulsa landmarks.
Third Floor Design program director, Teresa Valero had her students enter the contest to get “real life” experience and to add to their portfolio’s when they graduate.
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