John Gravdahl, professor of Graphic Design in the Department of Art, has been awarded a Gold Medal and his work will be published in the 2011 Graphis Poster Annual.

Graphic Responses 4, a Gold Medal award-winner by John Gravdahl, professor of Graphic Design, will be published in the 2011 Graphis Poster Annual.

The Graphis Annual Poster Competition is a juried publication featuring the best international poster art of the year, selected from thousands of entries.

Gravdahl’s selected poster – Graphic Responses 4 – was created for the Department of Art to promote the online satellite exhibition of social posters for the 16th Colorado International Invitational Poster Exhibition, or CIIPE.

About CSU’s biennial poster show
The 16th CIIPE, Oct. 2-Dec. 22, 2009, featured works by artists from more than 28 countries reflecting international perspectives on political, social, and cultural issues.

With this biennial exhibition, the Colorado State University Department of Art exhibits and interprets poster design, brings outstanding examples of visual communication to an American audience, and promotes international understanding, tolerance, and dialogue through the graphic arts.

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