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Student Call for Entries

Download PDF – Graphex 46 Call for Entries-Student

The Jim Gibbs Student Awards

The 2014 Jim Gibbs Student Awards is for students currently enrolled in or recent graduates of advertising, graphic design, photography, illustration or new media. Only full­time undergraduate students or recent graduates are eligible. Recent graduates must have completed their program of study between April 6, 2013, and March 28, 2014, to be eligible. Cash awards will be distributed among the following categories:

Best Portfolio

PT 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place No more than 10 pieces

Best Single Entries

  1. Best Digital Media animation, website, interactive
  2. Best Photography
  3. Best Illustration
  4. Best Products & Packaging
  5. Best Identity
  6. Best Print Design
  7. Best Advertising
  8. Best Miscellaneous

How to Enter

Entries must include the Student Entry Form, completely filled out by the student/recent graduate and signed by the professor. Entries will not be accepted without a completed, signed form.

Graphex 46 Entry Form-Student

Mail or submit entries by March 28, 2013 at 5:30 pm to:
Walsh Branding
Attn: Graphex 46
300 E. Brady
Tulsa, OK 74120

How to Submit Student work

All student entries must be submitted as a JPG on one disk (72 dpi). Entries should not exceed 7mb.

Please submit no more than 5 images per entry.

Please also include at least one high­ resolution (300 dpi) image per entry. High ­resolution files may be submitted on a second disk, if necessary. We’ll use this image in the winners book when you win.

For motion entries, include a screen shot (72 dpi) and provide a Vimeo or YouTube link of your work. Email your link to Paul Woodard (link to email) and please also include your link on your student entry form.
Portfolios should be presented as a single, high ­resolution PDF. All file names should adhere to the following format:

last name­first name­ category­number.file extension
ex.: smith­john­portfolio.pdf
ex.: smith­john­advertising­1.jpg
The number is only needed if you submit more than one entry per category.

Student Portfolio Review – FREE

Students will be allowed one­-on­-one reviews with Graphex 46 judges. To sign up, please email Paul Woodard. Be sure to include your area of study (design, interactive, photography, etc). NOTICE: A limited number of students will be allowed to attend. Placement will be given to the first 15 students that sign up.

Saturday, April 5, 9am–Noon
This year’s portfolio review is happening at Walsh Branding, 300 East Brady, Tulsa, OK. Bring your portfolio and something to take notes with. Our judges this year are Leif Steiner, Principal of Moxie Sozo in Boulder Colorado and Justin Leatherman, Art Director at Indicia Design in Kansas City. This is a great opportunity for feedback from some of the top creatives in the industry. Hope to see you there!

Entry Fees

$15 7–10 pieces judges as a collective

Individual projects in a portfolio will not be judged as single entries

Single Entry
$10 per 5 entries

Pay Online or by check.

Make checks payable to: Art Directors Club of Tulsa. Attach check to Student Entry Form.

Walsh Branding
Attn: Graphex 46
300 E. Brady


Direct any detailed inquires to Paul Woodard, Graphex 46 Chair.