In 2014, we teamed with illustrator Josh Cochran to shine a spotlight on four important facets of ArtPrize: community, art, education, and social experience. 

We hired Josh Cochran, known for his intricate portrayals of community life, to capture the many-layered experience of ArtPrize. His original artwork formed the foundation for this year’s poster and guidebook, creating images that invited people in for a second look. Portions of the illustration made with pencil and crayon textures revealed the artist’s touch, putting the emphasis back on the individual approach to art. Images from the poster art were also used to unify elements throughout the event, including kiosk signage and apparel.
We’ve promoted ArtPrize every year since 2010, a massive project that involves developing a theme, communicating with sponsors, unveiling the poster, producing the guidebook, and designing over 100 other projects for this 20-day cultural event. With over 150 venues in the downtown area, dozens of speakers, educational programs, and special events happening each day, and over 750,000 visitors, there are hundreds of elements to fit together into the ArtPrize brand.

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Apparel and Product Design
Art Direction
Brand Identity and Strategy
Copywriting
Exhibit Design
Illustration
Print Design
Signage
Social Media Strategy
UI/UX Design

ArtPrize 2014 Poster
ArtPrize 2014 Hub Signage
ArtPrize 2014 Map
ArtPrize 2014 Sandwich Board Signs
ArtPrize 2014 Water Bottles
ArtPrize 2014 T-Shirts
ArtPrize 2014 Map
ArtPrize 2014 Map
ArtPrize 2014 Banners
ArtPrize 2014 Yellow T-Shirts
ArtPrize 2014 UICA Signage
ArtPrize 2014 Monolith at Night