CIIPE – Biennial Colorado International Invitational Poster Exhibition

CIIPE - Colorado International Invitational Poster Exhibition

remains the only international poster exhibition of its kind in the United States and one of a growing number of similar exhibitions in the world. First organized in 1979 by the Colorado State University (CSU) Department of Art's highly regarded graphic design unit, the exhibition brings outstanding examples of international poster design to an American audience by inviting entries from distinguished poster artists around the world. In addition to the work of a selected Honor Laureate that is highlighted, each exhibition features posters created by 70 artists from about 25 countries.

Each artist submits two copies of up to two posters, resulting in exhibitions approaching 200 posters. One copy of the poster is exhibited and sold, while the other copy becomes a part of the International Poster Collection in the CSU Libraries.in the CSU Libraries. With the variety of subjects, viewpoints, and techniques that the posters represent, both the exhibition and the collection are excellent sources of education, enlightenment, and enjoyment.

CIIPE Exhibition Locations

2o17 - Honor laureates and Judges Exhibition: Joe Scorsone and Alice Drueding

The 20th biennial Colorado International Invitational Poster Exhibition – the only exhibition of its kind in North America featuring the world’s top poster artists and designers – returns to CSU Sept. 20 with a lecture in the University Center for the Arts by honor laureates Joe Scorsone and Alice Drueding, whose work will be shown in the Gregory Allicar Museum of Art. The main opening for CIIPE, hosted by the Department of Art and Art History, will be held Sept. 22 in the Visual Arts Building and Lory Student Center’s Curfman Gallery, where posters also will be on display until Nov. 3.

 

Since 1979, the goal of this show has been to expose CSU and the surrounding community to these leading international designers,” said CIIPE co-director and coordinator Jason Frazier, assistant professor of graphic design. “The 20th exhibition is sure to have an impact.

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CIIPE - HONOR LAUREATE: JOE SCORSONE and ALICE DRUEDING
Sept 20th - Dec 15th
Works on Paper Gallery

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Artists Talk
JOE SCORSONE and ALICE DRUEDING

Wednesday Sept 20th, 2017 | 5 P.M.
Organ Recital Hall | University Center for the Arts

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PICTURING HUMAN RIGHTS Panel
Thursday Sept 21st, 2016 5:30 P.M.
Robert W. Hoffert Learning Center | Gregory Allicar Museum of Art

Presented in collaboration with

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CIIPE - Colorado International Invitational Poster Exhibition OPENING
Sept 22nd - Nov 3rd, 2017
Opening Friday September 22nd | 6 P.M.
Curfman Gallery | Lory Student Center

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2015 - Rene Azcuy

2013 - Gitte Kath

2011 - Leonardo Sonnoli

2009 - Majid Abbasi

2007 - Fang Chen

2005 - Marta Granados

2003 - Chaz Maviyane-Davies

2001 - Kari Piippo