May Professional Development Luncheon – Featuring Craig Welsh

May Professional Development Luncheon – Featuring Craig Welsh
Event on 2013-05-15 11:30:00

Join us as we hear from Craig Welsh. 

Craig is principal/creative director of Go Welsh, a Lancaster, PA-based design studio.  Additionally, Craig is an assistant professor of communications and humanities at Penn State Harrisburg where he teaches advertising and graphic design courses.  He is also a visiting instructor in the MFA Graphic Design program at Marywood University in Scranton, PA.  Craig was educated as an architect while earning a BS Architecture degree from Penn State University and later earned his MA Advertising Design degree from Syracuse University and MFA Graphic Design degree from Marywood University.  He has also participated in the AIGA/Harvard Business Perspectives for Creative Leaders executive education program.  He has judged creative competitions in the United States and Canada, including AIGA 365, Applied Arts Photography & Illustration Annual, Art Directors Club of Metropolitan Washington, and several ADDY Awards competitions.
He has led projects that have received the industry’s highest awards for creative achievement, including Best of Show at the 2011 One Show Design awards.  Under his leadership the studio has been ranked as high as #9 in the world among more than 450 ranked firms (a combined ranking system of The One Club and D&AD) and its work occupied the #8 ranking of the world’s most viewed ads on on Super Bowl Sunday 2012.

Go Welsh is an internationally exhibited and published design studio.  We produce advertising, graphic design, and public relations projects and campaigns for clients ranging from sole proprietors to non-profits to publicly-traded companies.  Our work has been exhibited at the AIGA National Design Center, The Cooper Union, and Times Square Alliance in New York, The Eisner American Museum of Advertising & Design in Milwaukee, Studio 1 and Wychwood Barns in Toronto, Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing, and is part of the permanent archives of The Denver Art Museum.  We have had work recognized by The One Show, One Show Design (Best of Show), Cannes Lions, Communication Arts, Coupe, D&AD, Graphis, Print, How, and have won multiple Best of Show awards from the Ad Club of Central PA. Additionally, our public relations efforts have hit the pages of publications like Metropolitan Home magazine and The Wall Street Journal.  Our staff is active with American Institute of Architects (AIA), AIGA, Art Directors Club, D&AD (London), The One Club, Society of Design (SOD), Type Directors Club (TDC), and the University and College Designers Association (UCDA).

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