Holiday Card Contest

holidays_card_570What a chance to showcase your artistic skills? Good at watercolors? Pastels? Pen and ink? Maybe Adobe Illustrator? Well here’s your opportunity!!
The IAD Department is presenting all current IAD students with a chance to design our Winter Holiday card this year. All you have to do is create an image that will be professionally printed as the Holiday card that will go out to designs firms all over the Bay Area.
The winner, chosen by a blind panel, will receive a Starbucks gift card and have their name printed on the back of the card as the artist.
The simple rules are as follows:

  • The image must be all original work.
  • Any medium can be used, either computer or hand drawn/rendered
  • A high quality scanned/digital image at 150dpi minimum
  • Created/saved in CMYK if computer generated
  • Submitted as a TIFF, PNG, or Jpeg
  • Original images should be not smaller than 5” x 7”
  • Must creatively express IAD department, AAU, and/or the winter holiday season
  • Image only. No text.
  • Submission deadline is November 11th.
  • One submission per student
  • Must include student’s name/ID number on the email NOT on the image.

Email submissions to
Attach images as a separate file. Do not embed images into the email.
Any submissions not conforming to the guidelines will not be considered.
If you have any questions, contact Mark Miller at