Black Connect Accepting Submissions For 1st Annual Design Contest For Creative Entrepreneurs
Graphic artists and illustrators are invited to participate in Black Connect's national #CloseTheGap Design Contest
By: Black Connect, Inc.
"Design has the power to capture and influence our opinion of every product, service, event, and experience,"
The #CloseTheGap Design Contest is co-sponsored by Ellen Lupton. Ms. Lupton is founding director of the Graphic Design MFA Program at MICA (Maryland Institute College of Art) in Baltimore, where she has authored numerous books on design processes, including Thinking with Type, Graphic Design Thinking, Graphic Design: The New Basics, and Type on Screen. She also serves as Senior Curator of Contemporary Design at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York City.
Lupton's book, Design Is Storytelling, will be awarded to the top 10 contestants. "I'm excited to see the designs that will be created to Close the Gap. Congratulations to everyone for your creativity and commitment,"
Three finalists will be selected and featured on https://blackconnect.com/
For a full listing of programming offered by Black Connect, please visit Blackconnect.org.
About Black Connect:
Black Connect is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to eliminating the racial wealth gap in America by increasing the number and success rate of Black-owned businesses and building self-sustaining Black communities. Learn more and become a member at Blackconnect.org. The organization's business and social network, Blackconnect.com, is currently the most comprehensive Black-owned business and social media network with members across the United States, Caribbean, Africa, and the United Kingdom. The all-in-one platform provides free tools and resources for business owners and professionals to launch or grow a business and make business and social connections.
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