JBU Visual Arts Students Win Five ADDY Awards

Pictured left to right: Ian Barker, Mark Vazquez, John Gibbons, Ben Congdon and Josh Adams.

Pictured left to right: Ian Barker, Mark Vazquez, John Gibbons, Ben Congdon and Josh Adams.

Siloam Springs, Ark. (April 23, 2010) — John Brown University students won five district awards, three gold and two silver at the American Advertising Federation (AAF) District 10 ADDY Awards in Amarillo, Texas. The students competed against schools from Arkansas, Oklahoma and western Louisiana.

The JBU students are now qualified for the national competition where they will compete against all 15 districts at the AAF National Conference and ADDY Gala Awards Show June 10-12 in Orlando Fla.

The Student ADDY Awards cover all major aspects of the advertising and design industry. This provides a competitive framework and allows students to showcase their talent. The work is held to the high creative standards established by the ADDY Awards and are judged by a leading panel of ADDY judges.

The following is the list of JBU’s District 10 winners:

Gold ADDY: Event Poster For Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker Category: Illustration Ian Barker, Illustrator/Designer

Event Poster For Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker Category: Illustration Ben Congdon, Illustrator/Designer

Event Poster For Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker Category: Illustration John Gibbons, Illustrator/Designer

Silver ADDY: Fiji Boy Category: Photography Josh Adams, Photographer

Ford Mustang Promotion and Specification Viewbook Class Project Category: Brochure Kyle Weir, Art Director/Designer Mark Vazquez, Art Director/Designer Ana Schiwietz, Photographer

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Pictured left to right: Ian Barker, Mark Vazquez, John Gibbons, Ben Congdon and Josh Adams.

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Pictured left to right: Ian Barker, Mark Vazquez, John Gibbons, Ben Congdon and Josh Adams.