The Society of Typographic Aficionados is pleased to announce the 8th annual graphic design award named SOTA Catalyst Award. The purpose of the award is to bring focus on young people who have created original work in type design, type history, or other areas related to typography. The award recognizes a person 25 years of age or younger who shows both achievement and future promise in the field of typography. The purpose of the award is to act as a catalyst in the career of a young person who does not yet have broad exposure in their profession.
The award recognises a person 25 years of age or younger (on December 31, 2017) who shows both achievement and future promise in the field of typography. The purpose of the award is to act as a catalyst in the career of a young person who does not yet have broad exposure in the profession.
A single PDF file (may be multiple pages) containing the following information is preferred:
• Visual samples of a specific project or related group of work
• A brief description of the presentation (100 words or less)
• A letter explaining your involvement in typography (300 words or less)
• (Optional) Online links to additional work or background information
• Contact information
The SOTA Catalyst Award is fully funded by The Society of Typographic Aficionados, an international not-for-profit organization dedicated to the promotion, study, and support of type, its history and development, its use in the world of print and digital imagery, its designers, and its admirers.
There is no entry fee for this competition.
It's free to enter!
This competition is open to entries from all over the world. You must be 25 years of age or younger on December 31st, 2017.
The recipient will be awarded up to 2,000 USD in reimbursement for transportation and lodging expenses to attend the TypeCon2017 conference in Boston, MA (August 23rd to 27th).
They will have their conference registration fee paid for and will be required to give a 20-minute presentation during the main conference program.