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Subject:Technical Art Competition still open for entries From:"Less is more." <yvonne -at- VENUS -dot- SMARTSTAR -dot- COM> Date:Wed, 16 Nov 1994 09:14:40 -0800
Region 8 STC 1994 Technical Art Competition
This competition, sponsored by the Santa Barbara chapter of the Society for
Technical Communication (STC), honors those who use visual art to communicate
technical information with excellence.
Deadline: December 31, 1994
Entry Fee: $50 for STC members, $60 for non-members.
(per entry, not per entrant)
To Get A Call For Entries
Please send either your FAX number or your snail-mail address to
Yvonne DeGraw at yvonne -at- smartstar -dot- com -dot- Or, you can contact Yvonne
by calling (805)685-8000 x312.
If you are not an artist, but have friends or co-workers who are artists,
please feel free to duplicate and pass on this announcement and the
Call for Entries.
1. Mechanical Line Art
2. Mechanical Tone Art
3. Interpretative Line Art
4. Interpretative Tone Art
6. Manual Design
7. Annual Report Design
8. Catalog Design
9. Magazine Design
10. Promotional Brochure Design
11. Informational Brochure Design
12. Marketing Communications Design
13. Cover Design
14. Poster Design
15. Packaging Design
Entries published after February 1, 1993 are eligible. Entrants need not be
members of STC and need not reside in Region 8. Winning entries will be
displayed, so entries must not contain classified information. Entries will not
Judging and Awards
Entries will be judged by experienced and respected technical artists.
Awards -- Best of Show, and, in each category, Distinguished, Excellence,
Merit, and Achievement -- will be based upon how effectively the design
helps to communicate technical content. Judges' comments will also be sent
to all entrants.
Awards will be presented and winning entries displayed on Thursday,
February 23, 1995 in Santa Barbara, CA. Details about this event will be sent
to all entrants.
Entries that receive Distinguished or Excellence awards in this competition
will be submitted to the STC's International Technical Art Competition. The
Santa Barbara chapter will pay the entry fee for the international competition
for one entrant. If more than one person created the entry, you may pay to add
names of additional entrants.
International winners will be announced before the 42nd STC Annual Conference
in Washington, D.C. in April 1995. The Annual Conference will display winning
entries, honor their creators, and celebrate excellence in technical
About the Society for Technical Communication (STC)
STC promotes awareness of the latest trends and technology in technical
communication and provides educational and professional development for its
members. STC has more than 18,000 members and 141 chapters worldwide. Members
come from all facets of technical communication: writers and editors; graphic
artists and technical illustrators; managers and supervisors; educators and
students. For more information about the society, call (703)522-4114.