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Logos must be printed in color on a letter-size sheet and submitted in the grouped entries envelope

Items in a Series (Up to five pieces grouped as one entry) must be mounted as a group; each piece in the series should have a label attached indicating that is a part of a the series. **If participants wish to have a piece from a series judged on its own, the piece must be submitted as its own entry, separate from the series.

Three-Dimensional work such as packaging must be photographed with the photo submitted in the grouped envelope. If the package is small enough to be conveniently included or flat packed, the actual package may be submitted.

Interactive Media must be submitted with a single color print of 4 screens from the project on an 8.5 x 11 piece of paper. If the piece is available online at the time of judging, only the URL needs to be submitted. Video pieces should be uploaded to a video service such as vimeo or youtube, with the URL for those pieces submitted via the online entry form. If the piece can not be made available online, it should be submitted via email to pgh365@pittsburgh.aiga.org. If file is shared via online file sharing service such as Dropbox, Google Drive, etc it must be accessible for two months after the competition deadline. Please name file as FirstNameLastName_TitleofEntry.mp4

Large Format work that is larger than 16” x 22” will be accepted. Optionally mounted on illustration board at the size produced, up to 26” x 40”. If work is larger than 26” x 40” it will not be accepted into the competition and returned before judging.

 

 

Prepare, Package & Send

Participants must send a physical representation of submitted work for judging and exhibition (if the entry is selected). All pieces from a single entrant should be sent in one package or envelope, when possible.

The online submission system will email labels that participants must print and affix to each piece (on lower back-side corner if possible). A url must be provided in the online submission system for interactive and time-based media entries. Physical pieces should be provided in the same form that the audience engages with it. Printed images of the work will be accepted only for environmental graphics, interactive work, and packaging or 3D entries. Selected entries will be displayed as submitted. (Please refrain from mounting on foam core.)

1. One copy of a completed individual entry form for each entry
2. Payment in full via credit card on the submission website or via check/money order. Make checks payable to AIGA Pittsburgh.
4. Package all pieces together for submission. Please mark all packages AIGA Pittsburgh: PGH365 with submitter’s name and phone number on the package.

We regret that entries cannot be returned. However, work may be picked up on the day that the show is dismantled. All work must be picked up at Spirit before 10AM, Saturday April 1. Any work left behind will be donated to area schools.

 

Send

Online submissions must be completed and physical pieces must be received by March 21, 2017 (Extended Deadline)

Send all entries packages to:

Lindenmeyr Munroe
c/o Art Groll
1005 Beaver Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15233

 

Drop-off & Happy Hour

One of those last minute people? Couldn’t make it to the post office? Need a drink after preparing your submissions? You still have time! Join us Tuesday, April 21 for a PGH365 Drop-off & Happy Hour at Southern Tier Brewery on Pittsburgh’s North Shore from 6-9PM.

 

Pay

Payment for entries can be made through the online submission system. Join AIGA today and save on PGH365 submission fees. Members contribute to the influence of design, further professional development, and connect with a welcoming community of peers. To become a member before submitting to PGH365, visit www.aiga.org/join

AIGA Sustaining Members    
One to four entries  $25 per entry
Five to nine entries  $20 per entry
Ten or more entries  $15 per entry

AIGA Supporter Members
One to four entries  $30 per entry
Five to nine entries  $25 per entry
Ten or more entries  $20 per entry

AIGA Contributor Members   
One to four entries  $36 per entry
Five to nine entries  $32 per entry
Ten or more entries  $27 per entry

Non-AIGA Members
One to four entries  $40 per entry
Five to nine entries  $35 per entry
Ten or more entries  $30 per entry

Student AIGA members
$10 per entry

Students
$15 per entry

Items in a Series
Up to five pieces grouped as one entry can be submitted as a series. We have eliminated the series fee, but if you want a piece to be judged on its own, just as in prior years it must be submitted as its own entry, separate from the series.

Join Today and Save
Join AIGA today and save on PGH365 submission fees, contribute to the influence of design, further your professional development and connect with a welcoming community of peers. www.aiga.org/join

 

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Submissions are open now.

For further information, please email pgh365@pittgsburgh.aiga.org

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