Congratulations to the 2015 winners

Congratulations to all those accepted into this year's National Student Show. With entries numbering well above 1,000 the competition was fierce. A complete list of accepted work can be found below.

Judge's Thoughts

  • Dana Tanamachi

  • Ryan Martindale, pt.1

  • Ryan Martindale, pt.2

  • Ryan Martindale, pt.3

Best Of

  • Copywriting

    PB Crave
    Laura Gross
    University of North Texas

  • Typography

    Numbers
    Kala McDonald
    Oklahoma State University

  • Interactive

    Gifted
    Brooke Davis
    Texas Christian University

  • Concept

    St. James Cheese Company
    Aaron Bagley
    University of North Texas

  • Paper

    Love will Tear Us Apart Typography Poster
    Farrah Yoo
    University of North Texas

  • Animated Short

    How Wolves Hunt
    Aaron Hermann
    Oklahoma State University

  • Annual Report

    Novartis 2014 Annual Report
    Ruben Madrigal-Mejia
    University of North Texas

  • Book Cover/Spread

    Hand Lettering Compilation Book
    Mitchell Friedeman
    University of Kansas

  • Brochure / Catalog

    World of Mirth Rebrand + Brand Book
    Bret Hawkins
    University of North Texas

  • Group Project

    KU Design Week
    Katie Whiteman, Patrick Blanchard, Lucas Nelson, Weston Jones, Trey Conrad
    University of Kansas

  • Illustration

    Strange Faces/Strange Spaces
    Alyssa Hechavarria
    University of North Texas

  • Letterhead Program

    Vinyl Resting Place
    Katherine Finn
    University of North Texas

  • Logos

    St. James Cheese Company
    Aaron Bagley
    University of North Texas

  • Magazine Cover/Spread

    Patron Magazine Project
    Cristin Cornal
    University of North Texas

  • Miscellaneous Design

    Fear is Absolute Terror
    Amber Schmitzer
    University of North Texas

  • Motion Graphics

    Girl Scouts
    Kala McDonald
    Oklahoma State University

  • Packaging

    The Masked Maria Tequila
    Samantha Schulien
    Texas Christian University

  • Photography, single and series

    Soft Presence
    Alexandra Galley
    Texas Christian University

  • Posters

    Paranoid
    Rebecca Fron
    University of North Texas

  • Print Advertising/General

    Fix-A-Flat Logos
    Richard Funes
    University of North Texas

  • Print Advertising /Public Service Pro Bono

    DoSomething.Org "Lend a Hand" Campaign
    Tyler Hunter
    University of North Texas

  • Publication Design

    Nuance
    Claire Zimmerman
    University of Kansas

  • Total Campaign

    US Forest Service Rebrand
    Mitchell Friedeman
    University of Kansas

  • Total Campaign

    Her Majesty's Pleasure
    Alyssa Hechavarria
    University of North Texas

  • Website Design

    Wild Pony
    Karen Nguyen
    University of Texas at Arlington

  • School

    University of Kansas

  • Best in Show

    World of Mirth Total Campaign
    Bret Hawkins
    University of North Texas




Judge's Choice

  • Samantha Reitmayer Sano

    Eternally Yours
    Carlos Flores
    Texas A&M - Commerce

  • Dana Tanamachi-Williams

    Ladies of Literature Zine
    Geena Sisomphou
    University of North Texas

  • Ryan Martindale

    Vinyl Resting Place Brand Style Guide
    Katherine Finn
    University of North Texas

  • Shelby Miller

    Girl Scouts
    Kala McDonald
    Oklahoma State University

  • James Lacey

    World of Mirth Total Campaign
    Bret Hawkins
    University of North Texas




Portfolios

  • Dick Sloan Sophomore Portfolio Scholarship

    Megan Snelten
    University of Kansas

  • Dick Sloan Junior Portfolio Scholarship

    Triana Thompson
    University of Kansas

  • Senior Portfolio Scholarship

    2nd Place Senior Portfolio
    Lexi Griffith
    University of Kansas

  • Senior Portfolio Scholarship

    1st Place Senior Portfolio
    Sydney Goldstein
    University of Kansas




Accepted Entries

Animated Short
Title Student Name School Instructor
How Wolves Hunt Aaron Hermann Oklahoma State University Justen Renyer
Annual Reports
Title Student Name School Instructor
Union Pacific Annual Report Hilary Gaby Oklahoma State University Carey Hissey
Future Fuel Alyssa Hechavarria University of North Texas Karen Dorff
Devon Energy Esteban Jaramillo University of North Texas Karen Dorff
Monsanto Annual Report Cyrus Coleman University of North Texas Karen Dorff
2014 Google Annual Report Dermot Jiang University of North Texas Karen Dorff
Brown-Forman 2014 Annual Report Bret Hawkins University of North Texas Karen Dorff
Novartis 2014 Annual Report Ruben Madrigal-Mejia University of North Texas Karen Dorff
Book Covers & Spreads
Title Student Name School Instructor
Classical Author Biography series Hilary Gaby Oklahoma State University Carey Hissey
U.S.A 1919 Book Jacket Kati Griege Texas Christian University Jan Ballard
Hand Lettering Compilation Book Mitchell Friedeman The University of Kansas Amber Goodvin
The Brother's Grimm Little Snow White Stephanie Embry The University of North Texas Karen Dorff
The Bluest Eye Katherine House University of Kansas Tad Carpenter
Pop-Up Greeting Cards Sally Thompson University of Kansas Patrick Dooley
Roald Dahl Book Cover Series Fabian University of the Incarnate Word Lindsay Crowell
Catch-22 Jesse Guevara University of the Incarnate Word Professor Palmeros
Brochures & Catalogs
Title Student Name School Instructor
Girls Who Code Jessica Chiao University of North Texas Dorff Karen
Vinyl Resting Place Brand Style Guide Katherine Finn University of North Texas Karen Dorff
Mother Earth Journal Annaliese Cline University of North Texas Karen Dorff
World of Mirth Rebrand + Brand Book Bret Hawkins University of North Texas Alex Egner
Group project
Title Student Name School Instructor
Ame Candy Store Branding Caitlin Smith Missouri State University Cedomir Kostovic
Naturescape Lindsey Steffek Texas State University Holly Sterling
Texas Junk Fest Zoha Shafiq Texas State University Holly Sterling
Kiosk 51 Sydney Goldstein The University of Kansas Sydney Goldstein - Art Director
KU Design Week Katie Whiteman University of Kansas Andrea Herstowski
La Sweet Vida Cosme Olivas, Kim Inthirath, Karen Nguyen University of Texas at Arlington Seiji Ikeda
Illustration, single and series
Title Student Name School Instructor
La Popular Series Whitney Pittard Abilene Christian University Nil Santana
The Human Experiment Ashley Loper Coastal Carolina University Scott Mann
Pacific Northwest Centaur Weston T. Jones University of Kansas, Schoolism.com Dick Varney
Pale Blue Dot Alyssa Hechavarria University of North Texas Eric Ligon
Eyes: A Book of Illustrations Kelsey McLemee University of North Texas Eric Ligon
Detective Jon Stewart Tyler Hunter University of North Texas Karen Dorff
Strange Faces/Strange Spaces Alyssa Hechavarria University of North Texas Alex Egner
Letterhead Program
Title Student Name School Instructor
Gypsy Wools Letterhead Program Ian Wortham University of North Texas Karen Dorff
Frontiers of Flight Stationary Carter Groth University of North Texas Alex Egner
Saint Peter's Fly Shop Letterhead Cyrus Coleman University of North Texas Clint Carlson
SkiTrain Letterhead Annaliese Cline University of North Texas Clinton Carlson
Vinyl Resting Place Katherine Finn University of North Texas Karen Dorff
Corgan Susan Nguyen University of Texas at Arlington Mihyun Kim
Hecho a Mano Alexis L. Ruiz University of the Incarnate Word Doris Palmeros
Logos
Title Student Name School Instructor
The Texas Discovery Gardens Mary Tomlinson Texas A&M Commerce Joshua Ege
AirVets Symbol Kelly Evans Texas A&M Commerce Joshua Ege
Greenling Jonathan Kupiec Texas A&M Commerce Joshua Ege
Wild Basin Flight Sanctuary Pilar Keprta Texas State University Barry Underhill
Veldhuizen Cheese Shoppe Ramla Ali Texas State University Jeff Davis
Scooter Review Steven Wimberley Texas State University Bill Meek
Impossible Foods Steven Wimberley Texas State University Bill Meek
Three Labs Steven Wimberley Texas State University Bill Meek
Dogtor Alyssa Chavez University of Incarnate Word Carla Tedeschi
Grove Press Marilyn Olivares University of Kansas Doris Palmeros
Go Bike Lawrence Elisa Martin University of North Texas Jeremy Shellhorn
The Blind Butcher MacGregor Anderson University of North Texas Karen Dorff
Sugar Cookies NYC Lingerie Kelsey McLemee University of North Texas Karen Dorff
Bishop Cider Co. Logo Julianne Kemp University of North Texas Karen Dorff
Nordic Galley Bakeri Kelly Miracle University of North Texas Karen Dorff
The Book Doctor Kaitlyn Coffy University of North Texas Karen Dorff
The Hive Salon Melanie Williams University of North Texas Karen Dorff
Canine Cookie Company Esteban Jaramillo University of North Texas Alex Egner
St. James Cheese Company Aaron Bagley University of North Texas Karen Dorff
Blue Ostrich Winery & Vineyard Letter Mark Carter Groth University of North Texas Alex Egner
SkiTrain Branding Annaliese Cline University of North Texas Clinton Carlson
Big Nerd Ranch Combination Mark Cristin Cornal University of North Texas Karen Dorff
World of Mirth Rebrand Bret Hawkins University of North Texas Alex Egner
Magazine Covers / Spreads
Title Student Name School Instructor
I Am Not A Robot Garret Steider University of North Texas Eric Ligon
All the Rage Magazine Cover / Spreads MacGregor Anderson University of North Texas Karen Dorff
Environmental Degradation and Our Will to Stop It Melanie Williams University of North Texas Karen Dorff
Dreaming in Reverse Melanie Williams University of North Texas Karen Dorff
The XXX Factor Jameel Best University of North Texas Karen Dorff
Patron Magazine Project Cristin Cornal University of North Texas Karen Dorff
Wabi-sabi: The Art of Imperfection Katherine Finn University of North Texas Karen Dorff
Miscellaneous Design
Title Student Name School Instructor
Things Podcast Book Matthew Higgins Rutgers University Camden Allan Espiritu
US Forest Service Trailhead Map Mitchell Friedeman University of Kansas Jeremy Shellhorn
Acer Slab Handpressentype Ariel Mull University of Kansas Andreas Hogan
Monty Python & The Holy Grail - Icon Set & Minimalist Poster Daniel Alvarez University of North Texas Mark Allen
Fear is Absolute Terror Amber University of North Texas Eric Ligon
Gardening Icon Poster Laine Dorsey University of North Texas Karen Dorff
Mobile App Design
Title Student Name School Instructor
Splashband Sarah Wright Oklahoma State University Patrick Finley
Gifted Brooke Davis Texas Christian University Yvonne Cao
Practical Outdoor Survival App Mitchell Friedeman University of Kansas Andrea Herstowski
Wander Paige Martindell University of Kansas Andrea Herstowski
Go Julia Doan University of Kansas Tad Carpenter
Nota Claire Zimmerman University of Kansas Tad Carpenter
Go Bike Lawrence Mobile App Elisa Martin University of Kansas Jeremy Shellhorn
Path to Philmont Geena Sisomphou University of North Texas Clinton Carlson
Motion Graphics
Title Student Name School Instructor
Girl Scouts Kala McDonald Oklahoma State University Justen Renyer
Architectural GIFS Steven Tyler Groh Oklahoma State University Justen Renyer
Chew Kody Hopwood Oklahoma State University Justen Renyer
Sweet Rachel Haynes Oklahoma State University Justen Renyer
The Twilight Zone (Opening Credits) Robert Gamby University of Kansas Ian Tirone
KU Design Week Promo Videos Cameron Brown University of Kansas Jeremy Shellhorn
Packaging
Title Student Name School Instructor
Delites Ice Cream Package Keziah Sanchez Texas A&M University- Commerce Molly Hawthorne
The Masked Maria Tequila Samantha Schulien Texas Christian University Bill Brammer
Granny Sue's Homemade Sauces Sydney Goldstein University of Kansas Andrea Herstowski
Touri Sydney Goldstein University of Kansas Tad Carpenter
FLUX Batteries Julia Doan University of Kansas Tad Carpenter
Bark Avenue Susan Nguyen University of Texas at Arlington Whitney Holden
Dos TaquerÄ­a Lauren Osoba Wichita State University Jim Hellman
Photography, single and series
Title Student Name School Instructor
Soft Presence Alexandra Galley Texas State University William Meek
Altered Gravity Alexandra Galley Texas State University William Meek
Sphere Alexandra Galley Texas State University William Meek
Forms and Colors Benny Ventura Texas State University Holly Sterling
Companions Benny Ventura Texas State University William Meek
Posters
Title Student Name School Instructor
Je Suis Charlie Taylor King Missouri Western State University Teresa Harris
Numbers Kala McDonald Oklahoma State University Carey Hissey
Alzheimers Levi W James South Dakota State University Randy Clark
Bloom's Samantha Levine University of Kansas Jeremy Shellhorn
NSA Advocacy Posters Lucas Nelson University of Kansas Patrick Dooley
BLOOMS Lynnasha Galbreath University of Kansas Jeremy Shellhorn
Simple Math: Heifer International Advocacy Katie Whiteman University of Kansas Andrea Herstowski
Design Retrospective Lexi Griffith University of Kansas Andrea Herstowski
Maine Lobster Festival Chase Kahn University of North Texas Alex Egner
Bicycles Don't Have Fender Benders Rebecca Fron University of North Texas Mark Allen
Paranoid Rebecca Fron University of North Texas Jude Landry
Love will Tear us Apart Typography Poster Farrah Yoo University of North Texas Alex Egner
Sleep Deprivation Awareness Posters Tyler Hunter University of North Texas Karen Dorff
Opportunity Nicholas Begley University of North Texas Mark Allen
Save Our Seas John Vo University of North Texas Mark Allen
Frutiger Typeface Aaron Bagley University of North Texas Alex Egner
Minimalist Tombstone Poster Jeffrey Wolverton University of North Texas Mark Allen
Domestic Abuse Dylan Rice University of North Texas Mark Allen
Tears of a Clown Zabdiel Gonzalez University of North Texas Karen Dorff
Movie: National Lampoon's Vacation Eric R Cuellar University of North Texas Mark Allen
Print Advertising, General
Title Student Name School Instructor
Eternally Yours Carlos Flores Texas A&M - Commerce Kiran Koshy
Bleach It Out Ruben Becerra Gonzalez Texas State University William Meek
PB Crave Laura Gross University of North Texas Alex Egner
Get Ready for Westminster Victor Pallatto University of North Texas Mark Allen
Medela Nipple Cream Meredith White University of North Texas Mark Allen
Fix-A-Flat Logos Richard Funes University of North Texas Mark Allen
Chicken Scratch and The Foundry Advertising Campaign Laine Dorsey University of North Texas Alex Egner
Campfire Cologne Katherine Finn University of North Texas Mark Allen
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Poster Campaign Carter Groth University of North Texas Mark Allen
Brita Outdoor Campaign Michelle Ruiz University of North Texas Mark Allen
Death Wish Coffee Co. Kelsea Bauer University of North Texas Mark Allen
Women's Roller Derby Shelby Tamura University of North Texas Mark Allen
Half Price Books - Literacy Matt Bravo University of North Texas Charles H. Lustig
Print Advertising, Public Service
Title Student Name School Instructor
The Illegal Annexation of Crimea Sarah Tedesco Texas State University Bill Meek
DoSomething.Org "Lend a Hand" Campaign Tyler Hunter University of North Texas Alex Egner
The Ugly Side of Beauty Esteban Jaramillo University of North Texas Karen Dorff
Illegal Bushmeat Trade Aaron Bagley University of North Texas Jeff Joiner
Publication Design
Title Student Name School Instructor
How To Get Things Done Aliaa El Kalyoubi University of Kansas Patrick Dooley
Year: 1991 Kelsee Evans University of Kansas Patrick Dooley
This is a Book: This is not a Book Alex Lucas University of Kansas Andrea Herstowski
David Bailey Biography Paige Martindell University of Kansas Patrick Dooley
Drawing One Rhinoceros One Hundred Ninety-Six Ways Megan Snelten University of Kansas Tad Carpenter
Subtle Jennifer Beck University of Kansas Andrea Herstowski
Awkword: Typography for the Socially Inept Triana Thompson University of Kansas Andrea Herstowski
This End Up: Public Type Delivered Triana Thompson University of Kansas Patrick Dooley
Nuance Claire Zimmerman University of Kansas Andrea Herstowski
Third Eye Exposed Zine Annaliese Cline University of North Texas Eric Ligon
Ladies of Literature Zine Geena Sisomphou University of North Texas Eric Ligon
Total Campaign
Title Student Name School Instructor
MOG TV Amanda Deering Texas Christian University Jan Ballard
US Forest Service Rebrand Mitchell Friedeman University of Kansas Jeremy Shellhorn
Matter Lexi Griffith University of Kansas Jeremy Shellhorn
KC* Josie Miller University of Kansas Jeremy Shellhorn
River Market, Kansas City Lauren Sati University of Kansas Jeremy Shellhorn
Go Bike Lawrence Elisa Martin University of Kansas Jeremy Shellhorn
Maine Lobster Festival Chase Kahn University of North Texas Alex Egner
Her Majesty's Pleasure Alyssa Hechavarria University of North Texas Eric Ligon
Federal Donuts Dermot Jiang University of North Texas Karen Dorff
World of Mirth Total Campaign Bret Hawkins University of North Texas Alex Egner
Scarborough Renaissance Festival Campaign Stephanie Hinyub University of North Texas Mark Allen
Close Shave Megan Nash University of Oklahoma Thomas Davie
Web Design
Title Student Name School Instructor
Encyclopedia of Women Katie Whiteman University of Kansas Andrea Herstowski
Wild Pony Karen Nguyen University of Texas at Arlington Seiji Ikeda
Runaway Train Samantha Garcia, Patty Gonzalez, Danyel Harris University of Texas at Arlington Seiji Ikeda
Dick Sloan Junior Portfolio Scholarship
Student Name School Instructor
Triana Thompson University of Kansas Andrea Herstowski
Ellory Wright University of Kansas Andrea Herstowski
Claire Zimmerman University of Kansas Andrea Herstowski
Dermot Jiang University of North Texas Karen Dorff
Bret Hawkins University of North Texas Karen Dorff
Dick Sloan Sophomore Portfolio Scholarship
Student Name School Instructor
Megan Snelten University of Kansas Andrea Herstowski
Elizabeth A Hurley University of Kansas Andrea Herstowski
Mary Sniezek University of Kansas Andrea Herstowski
Senior Portfolio Scholarship
Student Name School Instructor
Sydney Goldstein University of Kansas Andrea Herstowski
Mitchell Friedeman University of Kansas Andrea Herstowski
Katie Whiteman University of Kansas Andrea Herstowski
Sally Thompson University of Kansas Andrea Herstowski
Lexi Griffith University of Kansas Andrea Herstowski
Alyssa Hechavarria University of North Texas Clinton Carlson
Annaliese Cline University of North Texas Karen Dorff