Visual Communication
:- aiga | aiga kansas city










:: Contact Prototype Officers
:- Claire Perdersen
:- Kristen Myers
:- Voranouth Supadulya
:- Sally Thompson
:- Katie Whiteman

:- Andrea Herstowski, advisor





Studio Tours {twice a semester
Monthly studio tours, we will be visiting large and small design and advertising firms, printers and other creavtive in our area click on a firm below to see thier work.

-- Barkley
-- Bernstein Rein
-- Blacktop Creative
-- Brockton Creative Group
-- C3
-- Cerner
-- Design Ranch
-- Diamond Merckens Hogan
-- Fresh ID
-- Garmin
-- Global Prairie
-- Hammer Press
-- Hype Life Brands
-- Liquid 9
-- MK12
-- Muller Bressler Brown
-- OnTarget Interactive
-- Sullivan Higdon & Sink
-- Skylab
-- Architecture 360
-- T2
-- Willoughby Design Group
-- Wiskey Design
-- VML



October 1 {Blacktop Creative: studio tour and open house
4:30 to 6:30pm. Open to all student group members. See and experience the new Blacktop Creative studio. Get the tour, see the work and meet your fellow students in programs around the Kansas City Area.
Contact andrea or amy rottinghaus for carpool information. {Meet in the Art and Design (up top by Hoch) parking lot by 3:20 we will be leaving by 3:30. Blacktop address: 512 delaware, suite 100, kansas city mo, 64105

Feb 04 {AIGA Transitions
Pimp your Portfolio: Dos and don'ts, essentials and optionals, ideas and inspiration.

Feb 13 {Protype Meeting
First meeting of the semester. Learn what is planned for this semester. Sign up for studio tours. Memberships {time to join or renew. Mentorships: get a mentor be a mentor.

Feb 09 {ProtoTYPE social event

Feb 25 {KIOSK Submissions DUE
email submissions to:

Feb 25 {Sean Adams {hallmark symposium speaker and meet and greet.
see what he does {adamsmorioka click here}. Come early {from 4:00 to 5:45} and meet Sean, eat something and meet students from area aiga student groups. Room 203D.

Feb 26 {Chip Kidd click here to find out more
Chip Kidd, New York-based writer and graphic designer, will speak at 7 p.m.
Feb. 26 at Unity Temple on the Country Club Plaza, 707 W. 47th St.

Feb 29 {studio tours: Barkley, Sullivan Sink, VML
MEET at Boarders to carpool by 8:45. Do not be late. Cars will not wait for you. Contact programming officer: amy rottinghaus, Find out about the firms before you go click on the name to find out more. Barkley 10am | Sullivan Higdon & Sink 2pm | VML

March 01 {AIGA Portfolio Day
This is an all day event this year and a box lunch will be provided. Student Members $10, Student Non-members $15.

March 10 {AIGA Lecture: Sagmeister: more information to come
contact programming officer: amy rottinghaus,

March 12 {Prototype Meeting: 6:00pm room 203a
Sign up for studio tours. Guest speaker Ein Mills, Hallmark Recruiter, Hallmark Internships.

March 17 {Deadline: Hallmark Internship Application
Hallmark internship assignments vary in scope and length, typically lasting 10-12 weeks. As an intern you will have the opportunity to work on real projects, make significant contributions and interact with employees all over the company. {click here for more information about the internships. Deadline to upload your portfolio is March 17, 2008.

March 20 {April Greimen is coming to KC via the Ad Club and UMKC. Students get in for $5 with your KU id. If you are around GO. Art+Copy Club Presents the Opening Reception of the 2007 ADDY Gallery and Featured Speaker April Greiman. 5:30 pm reception. 6:30 pm program. Here is the link to more info.