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Duluth Audobon Society hiring for website help

The Duluth Audubon Society is looking for a web designer with experience in the Wordpress (or a similar) platform to help us redo our website (http://www.duluthaudubon.org/). In addition to moving our current content to Wordpress and making the site more visually appealing, we would also like to add several pages to expand the educational content of the site (which will be written by Audubon members).  This is a paid position; please send bids, along with links to or screen shots of your previous work to Ruth Henriquez at ruthhdas@gmail.com.  Thank you!

College Photography Competition Oct 5 Deadline

Laramie Carlson just sent me the URL for this CPOY college photography competition that has an October 5 deadline. It's sponsored by the University of Missouri and due to a Nikon contribution, and there's no entry fee. You can see more information about entering at:
http://www.cpoy.org/?s=Home   If you select Winning Images from that page, you will see past examples of those, and also the entry categories.

The rules are at: http://entry.cpoy.org/rules.php

A great resume-builder if your work is selected!

Thanks for alerting us of this, Laramie.

Kendall Dole and her team win advertising award

One of our students, Kendall Dole was part of winning team in national advertising contest:
http://www.d.umn.edu/news/2010/May/05.html

This competition is a great opportunity for art and design students to experience some 'real world' practice, find out more through ADMAR club!

KUMD looking for a graphic designer

Dear UMD art student,

Are you looking for some real work experience in graphic and web designing?

KUMD 103.3 FM (your radio station on UMD campus) is looking for graphic designing interns to handle the designing of KUMD's  printed and web materials for the next year, starting immediately.
These designing projects include posters, flyers, news paper ads, logos of the shows, web elements etc.

If you are interested in this great opportunity, please email your work samples (pdf or jpg) and an application letter to:

Ira Salmela at isalmela@kumd.org

More information about KUMD can be found at:
www.kumd.org

-Ira Salmela-



___________________________________
Ira "Mimmu" Salmela
Director of Development and Public Relations
KUMD - 103.3fm
isalmela@kumd.org
Office: (218) 726-8431
Cell: (218)213-6080
Fax: (218)726-6571
Listen Live at www.KUMD.org

Paid internship for a Designer in the Twin Cites this summer

The marketing department I work for recently opened a Communications Internship position with a focus on graphic design. The posting description is below should you know of any students in the Twin Cities area this summer that are looking for an internship. This is a paid internship.

Thanks,
Michael Browers


MICHAEL BROWERS
Communications Coordinator
Lake Region Medical
mbrowers@lakergn.com<mailto:mbrowers@lakergn.com>

340 Lake Hazeltine Drive
Chaska, MN 55318-1029 USA
TEL    952.361.2506
FAX    952.448.7012
www.lakeregionmedical.com<http://www.lakergn.com/>




Job Title: Communications Intern
Department: Sales & Marketing
Position Reports To:    Director of Global Marketing

JOB SUMMARY:
The Communications Intern will assist the marketing department in developing marketing communications materials, including layout, design, illustration and pre-press production using computer-aided publishing.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Employees are expected to support the quality concepts inherent in the business philosophies of Lake Region Medical, including a variety of job related tasks which may not be specific to this position profile.

Accountabilities include:

1.      Assist in the development of communications materials such as tech data sheets, sell sheets, brochures, PowerPoint presentations, web updates, and e-marketing.
2.      Help ensure quality and accuracy by proofing own work, producing proof copies for review by others, revising materials according to written directions on proofs, and by checking final proofs.
3.      Produce effective layouts from copy, sketches, and notes supplied by Communications Coordinator by applying knowledge of company products and marketing objectives.
4.      Maintain consistency in company marketing materials by adhering to corporate brand standards.
5.       Meet specific deadlines for assigned projects.
6.      Provide easy access to all art, photo, and electronic files by maintaining a consistent, logical and organized filing system.
7.      Perform other duties as assigned.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

1.      Currently enrolled in, or recently graduated from, a 4-year graphic design program
2.      Knowledge of graphic design processes, methods and techniques such as typography, layout, and color
3.      Proficiency in InDesign/Quark Xpress, Illustrator, Photoshop, PowerPoint and Dreamweaver.
4.      Strong verbal and written communication skills.
5.      Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously.
6.      Ability to work effectively with project team members, department staff and other internal personnel.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

*         Able to remain seated for long periods of time.
*         Able to use the telephone for long periods of time.
*         Use of computer keyboard.

MENTAL DEMANDS:

*         Able to handle multiple priorities effectively.


WORKING CONDITIONS:

*         Standard office environment.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS AND PRESENCE OF SUPERVISION:

This position reports directly to the Director of Global Marketing, and also take directives from the Communications Coordinator.


TO APPLY FOR THE POSITION
Please send a cover letter, resume, and work examples to:

Michael Browers
Communications Coordinator
mbrowers@lakergn.com<mailto:mbrowers@lakergn.com>

Lake Region Medical
340 Lake Hazeltine Drive
Chaska, MN 55318

Photographer's Forum Contest

UMD had had a number of photography students included in the past; good thing for your resume, too!

G




PHOTOGRAPHER'S FORUM MAGAZINE
PRESENTS THE
30th Annual Spring
Photography Contest
SPONSORED BY SIGMA
TWO WAYS TO ENTER

UPLOAD ONLINE

DOWNLOAD & PRINT ENTRY FORM
$4,000 in Cash Grants PLUS
Two SIGMA Lenses Awarded!

Visit Us at: www.PFMagazine.com

EARLY ENTRY Date: APRIL 19, 2010
Early entry fee is $3.95 per photo entered
(uploaded/postmarked on or before April 19, 2010)

FINAL ENTRY Date: MAY 17, 2010
Final entry fee is $4.95 per photo entered
(uploaded/postmarked on or before May 17, 2010)

ENTRY GIFT:
2 FREE ISSUES OF
PHOTOGRAPHER'S FORUM MAGAZINE
(U.S. and Canada only)
WINNING PHOTOS WILL BE PUBLISHED IN THE NOVEMBER 2010 ISSUE OF PHOTOGRAPHER'S FORUM MAGAZINE. ALL CONTEST FINALISTS WILL BE PUBLISHED IN THE BEST OF PHOTOGRAPHY 2010.
     


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Gloria DeFilipps Brush
Professor and Chair, Photography Area
University of Minnesota Duluth Department of Art + Design
H317, 1201 Ordean Court, Duluth, MN 55812
P: 218.726.8580, F: 218.726.6532
Artist Website: http://www.d.umn.edu/~gbrush/gbrush.htm
CLASSES WEBSITE: http://www.d.umn.edu/~gbrush/classes.htm
ADVISING HOURS: Mondays and Wednesdays, 1:15 - 2 PM in the Cina 16 Photo Lab,
& Wednesdays, 4 - 5:30 PM in my ABAH 357 faculty office

Mud Guild

Mud Guild is currently working on making bowls for the Duluth Empty Bowl Fundraiser. This is one of the many things Mud Guild does at UMD. Come down to the ceramic studio, ABAH 155, on Thursdays at 6pm. Learn how to throw on the wheel or hand build!!

Art Contest for 2011 Annual Meeting

Create next year's Annual Meeting artwork

The Higher Learning Commission is now accepting entries for its art contest. The winning piece will be used on 2011 Annual Meeting promotional materials. The winning artist receives a $1,500 award.

The deadline is March 25, 2010. Submit entries to: artcontest@hlcommission.org

Eligibility
Entrants must be faculty, staff, or students of an NCA-HLC accredited institution.

Interpretation
Artwork should reflect the theme: Quality in Higher Education

Submit Image
Entries must be received no later than March 25, 2010. No late submissions will be accepted.

Submit digital images of the work of art in a PC compatible tif file, with a resolution of 300 DPI and an image size no smaller than 7 inches (17.78 cm) x 7 inches (17.78cm). Please do not submit the original piece of work.

Conditions of Entry
By entering in the contest, the entrant agrees to the following conditions:

The artwork cannot already have been previously published.

The winning entry will become the property of The Higher Learning Commission, to be included in the organization's art collection.

A winning entrant agrees that The Higher Learning Commission shall have the right to reproduce the artwork on its Web site, and on promotional posters, art cards or other printed materials.

Entries must be accompanied by an official entry form containing the following information:
o Artist's name, institution, address, telephone number, and e-mail address
o A short artist's biography
o Description of the artwork, including dimensions, medium and title
o Acknowledgment of the conditions of the entry

Prizes and Selection
Entries will be narrowed to three finalists. The finalists will be showcased during the 2010 Annual Meeting before approximately 3,400 attendees for the final voting process.

A prize award of $1,500 will be awarded to the winning entrant.

Notification
The winning entrant will be notified shortly after the close of the selection process. The selected artwork must by received by The Higher Learning Commission by May 7, 2010.

Submit entries and any questions to: artcontest@hlcommission.org

Scholarship Opportunity

The Office of International Programs and the University Honors Program

(Twin Cites campus) are pleased to announce the opening of applications

for the 2010-11 Katherine E. Sullivan Scholarship for Study Abroad.

This scholarship provides the opportunity for one senior at any campus

of the University of Minnesota to enrich her or his academic experience

with a fifth year of undergraduate study in another country.  The

scholarship is intended to support credit-bearing and usually

classroom-based study abroad that immerses the student in the host

university, research institute, or other institution, as well as in the

host culture.  Proposals should be for full-time study for a full

academic year or equivalent.  Applicants must be currently enrolled

undergraduates at any University of Minnesota campus; must have senior

status (at least 90 credits completed) by the end of Fall semester 2009,

with at least 30+ credits in residence at a University of Minnesota

campus; must be U.S. citizens or nationals; and should have a cumulative

GPA of 3.5 or higher.  Applicants must be available for an in-person

interview on the University's Twin Cities campus on March 1, 2010.

Application materials and instructions are available

here:http://www.honors.umn.edu/scholarships_u  APPLICATION DEADLINE:

FEBRUARY 1, 2010

 

Call for artists

Dear Artist,
Upstream People Gallery
   5607 Howard Street
   Omaha, NE 68106-1257 U.S.A.

 

  is pleased to announce the

 

  "11th Annual REALISM 
  Juried Online International Art Exhibition"

Open to all artists worldwide with original artwork in all realistic or representational styles in two- and three-dimensional works including ceramics, sculpture, painting, drawing, photography, print, digital, installations and mixed media in all creative processes.

  February 1, 2010 - January 31, 2011

  (12 month's exposition and gallery representation for greater sales and exposure;
artists may exhibit and sale in other venues at the same time) 

  to apply send the following by January 8, 2010 for early entry (postmark deadline) 
OR January 24, 2010 for final entry.

 

  •5 slides/CD/DVD (or jpegs/tiffs via email; 1000 pixels as the largest dimension)
  •List of works with:  Name, Postal Address (& email),
    Titles, Media, Sizes (HxWxD) & Prices
  •Self-Addressed Stamped Envelope (only if submitting via postal mail)
  •$25 entry/jury/webmaster fee; $5 each add'l (add $2 using PayPal)

    

Cash Awards of Excellence; Special Recognitions
  and Press Releases developed from the Juror's Statement published worldwide
  and sent to specially recognized artists' newspaper(s).

And several artists have SOLD their work(s). 

(There have been several hundreds of millions of views to date!)

  Early entry notifications sent around January 15, 2010

  

           Or you may download the prospectus at                    

 

Note: Other show opportunities available 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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