Calling all visual artists and graphic designers, design the Institute for Arts Entrepreneurshipâ€™s new logo and be a winner! We are excited to announce that the IAE has grown out of its first logo. Ever evolving, we embrace the opportunity to update our identity.
The IAE Identity
What do we look like? Well, we are a community of artists and arts entrepreneurs dedicated to training artists in the DIY, fundamentals of running a business. We teach artists of all disciplines how to build relationships and create an innovative business model with their talents. Community is key. At The IAE, artists learn that to be successful you must engage with a network of people and understand your inter-connectedness and interdependence.
We truly believe that every artist is capable of flourishing socially, emotionally and financially. A huge part of our agenda involves overthrowing the old clichÃ©s about â€œstarving artists.â€ Unlike a traditional art school, The IAE wonâ€™t hold anyoneâ€™s hand and then drop it like a hot potato when the program is over. We are looking to build lasting relationships.
All of the teachers and faculty at The IAE are successful entrepreneurs each with their own brand and logo. The School itself is located within Flourish Studios, a center for self and family development with its own mission and identity. Our print materials must be visually appealing and complimentary to the brands of our many collaborators, while still communicating our very unique character.
We know, â€œThe Institute for Arts Entrepreneurshipâ€ is a mouthful, a tasty one, but still, we are open to embracing our acronym- The IAE- as long as it visually conveys the two central concepts of Art and Entrepreneurship.
If your design is chosen, you will win $300 in cash, and a $600 dollar scholarship to use toward any of The IAEâ€™s classes or workshops. If you are a designer or visual artist this may be a great opportunity to build on your portfolio. We welcome submissions from all skill levels.
To participate in the competition please download the Application and guidelines. Submit your application and work by May 15th via email to brandy@TheIAE.com or hand deliver to:
Attn: Brandy LaChapelle
3020 N. Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60657
If you have questions, contact Brandy directly at Flourish Studios at (773) 281-8140. All applicants will be notified via email of the results by June 1st, 2010.