Pre-Selection Committee

Elmer Sosa

Elmer Sosa is a Graphic Designer, Illustrator and Professor, graduated from Institute of Advanced Studies in Architecture and Design A C. BUAP, with a honorific grade obtained from the University of Las Villas, Santa Clara, Cuba. Poster, Identity, Illustration and political cartoon that is the work he developes. He has taken workshops with Vladimir Chaika, Luba Lukova, Alex Jordan (Nous Travallions Ensemble), Jan Rajlich Jr., Theodora Mantzaris and Poster Design Specialization with Alejandro Magallanes, Antonio Pérez “Ñiko”, Manuel Monroy and Mónica Peón.

His poster work has been awared on the MUT ZUR WUT 2011, Heidelberg, Germany, First Place in The 5th International Poster Exhibition WALLS DOWN, Peru 2011-Faber Castell Category, First Place and Award of Excellence in the 2nd International Poster Contest CREACARTEL 2011, Venezuela, and exhibited on the Biennial and Triennial in Turkey, Russia, Iran, USA, Peru, Belgium, Chezc Republic, Slovakia, Japan, Finland, France, Ucraine, Chin, Bolivia and Mexico. Talking about his illustration an cartoon work, he´s been selected in Spain, USA, India, Iran and Mexico, where he won the Grand Prix of the First Cartoon Contest of the newspaper “The People” and Finalist of Tomy Award on-line in XVII Graphic Humor Biennial Cuba, 2011. Nowadays he´s Coordinator of the career of Graphic Design IESAC-BUAP, Art Director from YOMI YOMI STUDIO, founder of the SUPERVOLTA GROUP and Illustrator of differents local, national and international printed media. Visit: www.elmersosa.com

 

Eric Francis Eshun

Eric Francis Eshun graduated from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, Kumasi, Ghana with an first class honors degree in Art (Graphic design- Major). I hold Master of Art in African Art and Culture. Born in Elmina, Central Region, Ghana. Lectures in  Graphic design, Publication design, Advanced Graphic Application, Digital Imaging at various levels of undergraduate programme in Communication design.  Doubles as a freelance Graphic designer based in the Kumasi. Has worked on many branding projects for Ghanaian based multi-national companies.

He served as an online juror in Poster for Tomorrow 2011 Poster Competition (France).
Currently the President of Ghana Institution of Graphic Artists.

Contact: efeshun.art@knust.edu.gh  Tel:+233 24 9120625

 

Frank Arbelo

Cuban graphic designer and illustrator. In Cuba he worked in the editorial area and for companies broadcasting culture and music. Since 1997, residing in La Paz, Bolivia, where he has served as art director for design firms. In 2003 he won first price in the category of commercial posters, in the 1th Ibero-American Biennial of Posters in La Paz, Bolivia. In 2006 he won first price in the category of unpublished posters, on the theme of Water and Desertification, in the 9th  Mexican International Biennial of Posters. Third place (bronze medal) in a autism themed poster contest organized by the association Diversamente Onlus (2009). Also in 2009, he was apointed jury in Internacional Biennial of Posters in La Paz, Bolivia and participated in the Poster for Tomorrow contest, where his work was among the ten finalists. Recently his work was elected to appear in the volume of LATIN AMERICAN GRAPHIC DESIGN, published in 2008 and ILUSTRATION NOW 4, published in 2011 by the German publishing house Taschen.

Visit: http://frankarbelo.blogspot.com/

 

jon_moma_ny_v2_a4-150Jon Daniel

Jon Daniel is a British-born, award-winning creative of African Caribbean heritage. Classically trained as a graphic designer, Jon previously worked as an art director for many of London’s leading advertising agencies. In a career spanning over twenty-five years. He has co-founded and served as Executive Creative Director with two creative companies. Headland, a creative partnership. And ebb&flow®, a boutique branding company who produced work for a diverse range of corporate, cultural commercial and governmental clients. More recently Jon has begun to forge a reputation in the cultural arena; conceiving, curating and designing the highly successful Afro Supa® Hero exhibition at the V&A Museum of Childhood, London. www.jon-daniel.com

 

Kathiana Cardona OpArt

Artist and graphic designer. Born in Caracas Venezuela. Coming from a renowned Venezuelan family of artists, at an early age she entered the world of the arts, taking painting lessons with important Venezuelan painters. Kathiana Studied Graphic Design and Visual Arts in Montreal Canada, in Venezuela made a number of workshops of artistic expression, photography and drawing courses.

Worked as a professor of graphic design and editorial in the school of Communication at the Santa María University in Caracas Venezuela. Since 1990 she developed her graphic design career independently, working for major international companies and related art in: Venezuela, Colombia, Andean Countries, Caribbean Islands, USA, Germany, India, among others, designing: Corporate identity, magazines, books, editorial, packaging, campaigns and promotions, pop material, illustration, design of exhibition spaces and social poster design. Online jury, preselect committee member for the “Right to education” and collaborate for posterfortomorrow. Her artwork has been selected in international competitions. At present, she lives between Caracas and Bogota.

 

Ola Kot

Ola Kot is a Warsaw based polish designer. She graduated from the Graphic Department at the Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts in 2005, and received a Publishing Graphic Designer diploma and a distinction.
Since then, she has been involved in numerous projects and has been collaborating with polish cultural institutions like Polish Film Institute, Filmoteka Narodowa (National Film Archive), Warsaw Rising Museum and other private initiatives. designing for them mostly posters, books but also other kinds of advertising materials.
She is  a research worker at the Academy of FIne Arts in Warsaw.
Many of Ola Kot’s designs have gained wide recognition. Her work has been presented on many exhibitions and biennials and has been awarded many times.

 

 

Pamela Campagna Scheiderbauer

Pamela Campagna, graduated in economics at the University of Bari, is a self-taught graphic designer. After working for various cultural organizations such as Franklin Furnace Archive in New York, Pistoletto Foundation in Biella and Esterni in Milan, in 2006 she moved to Seville, where she co-founded with Thomas Scheiderbauer L-ABLE, a small itinerant design studio, concentrating its graphic work on cultural and social issues.

L-able has designed several campaigns for Solidaridad Internacional and his creations have been used by the WWF, by Piemonte Parchi, by Tufts University in Medford (Massachusetts) and by UNICEF to illustrate social problems.

Their work has been exhibited in several museums, cultural centers, galleries such as the CAS – the Art Center of Seville, Arts décoratifs – Palais du Louvre in Paris, Triennale in Milan, Palazzo delle Esposizioni in Rome, Galleria Civica di Modena, the National Museum of La Paz and also exhibited in international graphic events such as Graphisme dans la Rue in Paris, ManifestaZOOne in Cuneo, 100% Design in Tokyo and Seoul, the triennial AntiAIDS Ukraine-Kiev, the 11th Triennial of Political Posters in Mons and the 18th Lahti Poster Biennial in Finland.

At the moment L-able is based in Polignano a Mare, on a small terrace overlooking the sea. To get an overview of his work please visit: www.l-able.net.

 

PROP4G4ND4 studied graphic design & visual communications somewhere around Manchester, during the turn of the millennium. He has been awarded the EBGE prizes in the Poster & General Illustration categories in 2009. A music lover and a frequent traveler, constantly seeking stimulation in whatever form it may come. Born and based in Thessaloniki, he is currently kept busy as a freelancer.
Considered a specialist in the music & nightlife entertainment area, he has produced design work for some of the world’s most important clubs & labels, such as Berghain/Panorama Bar (Berlin), Djoon (Paris) and The Block (Tel Aviv). Client list includes Bacardi, Red Bull, Palais Namaskar Marrakech, Institut Français d’Athènes and many more. His works have been showcased in solo & collective exhibitions in Greece, Israel and Mexico, with pieces selected for the Lahti (2011) and Moscow (2012) Biennales. They have also been featured in numerous print & web publications around the world.
www.prop4g4nd4.com

 

Susan Lee Quee

Susan Lee Quee, is a Digital Design Consultant and Lecturerin Visual Communications and Digital Design at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts.  She is member of both the EMC Rex Nettleford Conference 2011 and Jonkanoo Journal editorial and design committees. Born in the United Kingdom, Susan is passionate about creating memorable and engaging design and new media projects that focus and promote her Jamaican and Caribbean arts, culture, history and heritage roots. She studied at Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts in Kingston. She has created , graphic design, corporate identity programmes and publications for Jamaican and International companies. She is Creative Director of Lee Quee Creative – a design agency based in Kingston, Jamaica.

Contact: http://www.leequeecreative.com  |  design@leequeecreative.com

 

Born in1976 in Gifu, Japan. Graphic designer Yu-graphic(http://www5.famille.ne.jp/~katoyosh/yu_graphic.html). Part-time lecturer of Aichi Sangyo University.
Education: Graduated from Department of Art Education, Faculty of Education, Gifu University in 1999.
Exhibitions: International Poster Biennial of Mexico, Golden Bee, International Poster and Graphic Design Festival of Chaumont, Good 50 x 70 The social communication project
Poster for tomorrow 2010 “Death is not Justice”, Tehran International Poster Biennial, Homage to Henryk Tomaszewski

 

2 Comments

  1. Eddie Appiah says:

    I really appreciate your stuff. It will be great to have you participate in our International Conference in Ghana with workshops and paper participation. Our website is http://www.ddr2013.com.gh. Cheers!

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