On Your Mark

Event on: 2019-April 5th 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

 

On Your Mark seeks to create, educate, and celebrate the young creative community right here in Iowa. Join us for one day filled with workshops, speakers, a job fair, and a fast-paced competition.

Not a student? Want to find out how you can participate? Email us at onyourmark@aafcric.com


Speakers Workshops Other
tHE aRT OF nOT bEING bORED
9:30AM-10:15AM
Letterpress: Session 1
9:30AM-10:15AM
Creative Competition
9:00AM-2:30PM
Printing 101
10:30AM – 11:15AM
screen Printing: Session 1
9:30AM-10:15AM
Job Fair
9:00AM-12:00PM
Be a Creative Crow
11:30AM-12:30PM
Letterpress: Session 2
10:30AM-11:15AM
Awards Ceremony
3:00PM-3:30PM
  Screen printing: Session 2
10:30AM-11:15AM
 

Speakers + Workshops

Join us for one workshop or all of them! Get hands-on experience with letterpress or silk screen workshops. Then after you’ve gotten your hands a little dirty, sit back for inspiring talks from local creatives.
 


Letterpress
Brandon+Annie Alvarado, pretty good co.

Pretty good co. is a letterpress and design studio based in Waterloo, Iowa.

Session 1 at 9:00 AM
Session 2 at 10:30 AM


Screen Printing
Tony Burnett, Red Ball Printing

Red Ball Printing is a screen printing operation that also provides embroidery and graphic design based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Session 1 at 9:00 AM
Session 2 at 10:30 AM


The Art of Not Being Bored
Rebecca Norden + Caleb Condit, Pilsen Photo Co-op

Rebecca and Caleb talk about their creative approach to living their lives and how it has helped them build a system of working in the internet age.

9:30AM – 10:15AM


Printing 101
Justin McDonald, Cedar Graphics

Papers & Inks & Varnishes – Oh My. An overview of printing tips and tricks straight form the printers mouth (with lots of samples to take home).

10:30AM – 11:15AM


Be a Creative Crow
Greg Dietzenbach, McCullough Creative

Sure, they eat roadkill—but crows are inspiring creatures. Creative director by day and unfettered artist by night, Greg Dietzenbach lives his life as a creative crow. Join Greg for a fun and inspiring talk loaded with creativity. Just please don’t bring him any dead squirrels.
11:30AM – 12:30AM


Job Fair
Creative Agencies in Iowa connect with students.

This job fair offers students an opportunity to begin building a relationship with local professionals and allows agencies to meet the talented students looking for internship and job opportunities in Iowa.

Creative agency? Interested in participating? Please contact onyourmark@aafcric.com


Creative Competition
Sharpen your pencils!

Students compete in a tournament that push their design skills to the limit. The task? Develop an event logo for a mystery client. Along with gaining experience and portfolio work, winners receive fun prizes and swag!

Directions

Art Building West
141 North Riverside Drive,
Iowa City, Iowa 52246

Several parking lots with meters surround Art Building West.
$1.50-2/hour