Art Directors Club of Tulsa “ADCT” is a local nonprofit organization founded 45 years ago, one of the longest independently operated Art Director Clubs in the nation.
Fostering professional and student growth within the visual communications field. These industries include marketing, photography, film, illustration, design, coding, and many other niches under the field’s umbrella. ADCT exists to encourage,cultivate, and fuel the minds of Tulsa’s visual communications community.
We continually seek to elevate local standards and ethics of the industry. By bridging the gap between professionals and future professionals. Keeping our members and audience enlightened with guest speakers from across the nation. Creating an environment that encourages networking and promotes professional growth.
Workshops titled “Shop Talk” are held at universities and hot spots. Shop Talk is an open discussion platform with local professionals, vendors, and the suppliers who support them.Guest judges from around the nation are brought into judge our annual design competition, Graphex. Both professional and student talent is recognized in the competition. Students are allowed the grand opportunity of a one on one portfolio review with the judges of the show. Donations earned through out the season allow ADCT to honor up to $5,000 in awards to Graphex student winners. Supporting their growth and future place as a professional in the visual communications field.