2011 ADAA Jury and Semifinalists Announced for Period I

2011 ADAA Jury and Semifinalists Announced for Period I

The Adobe Design Achievement Awards announced its panel of judges for 2011. The Pre-Selection panel will evaluate submissions online to select deserving semifinalists. Semifinalist work will then be sent to the Adobe headquarters to be judged by the Category judges in August to choose the competition finalists. Over the course of last month, jury members have worked tirelessly to review all student entries submitted for Period I. The names of the semifinalists for this period have been announced on the ADAA website.

The 2011 Adobe Design Achievement Award Jury

Category Judges
John Bielenberg (United States) - Project M
Gillian Crampton Smith (United Kingdom/Italy) - Venice's IUAV University
Liz Danzico, (United States) - School of Visual Arts
Meredith Davis (United States) - Professor and Director
Anthony Dunne (United Kingdom) - Royal College of Art
Juan Carlos Fernandez(Mexico/Canada) - Ideograma
Troy Innocent (Australia) - Monash Universiry
Apex Lin (Taiwan, Chinese Taipei) - National Taiwan Normal University
Kees Overbeeke (Netherlands) - Designing Quality in Interaction
Dean Poole (New Zealand) - Alt Group
Vibeke Sorensen (Singapore) - Nanyang Technological University
Ellen Wagner (United States) - Sage Road Solutions

Pre-Selection Panel
Hanna Abi-Hanna (Lebanon) - Illustrator and Animator
Laurence Arcadias (United States) - MICA (Baltimore)
Paul Bellila (France) - Past ADAA participant
Lawrence Blankenbyl (New Zealand) - Director and Freelancer
James Buyayo (United States) - BRUTE LABS
Yeong-woong Cheong (South Korea) - Eeung
Amy Chow (Hong Kong SAR) - Hong Kong Design Center
John Close (United States) - Push Design
Toby Curnow (New Zealand) - Alt Group
Christian Eggenberger (Switzerland) - Past ADAA participant
Jay Farbman (United States) - Jay Farbman Photography
Steven Fisher (Canada) - Hello Fisher
Diego Giaccone (Argentina) - SURe Brandesign
Matthew Ipcar (United States) - Blue State Digital
Brian W. Jones (United States) - Welcome
Timothy Kelleher (New Zealand) - Sons & Co.
Kris Lane (New Zealand) - Alt Group
Archie Lee Coates, IV (United States) - PlayLab, Inc
Jennie Reinish (United States) - Tidepool Pictures
Emmi Salonen (Finland) - Studio EMMI
Ries Straver (Netherlands) - Consultant and Video maker
Felipe Taborda (Brazil) - Graphic Designer, Author and Curator
Josh To (United States) - BRUTE LABS
Monica Zacarias (Mexico) - Independent Designer

Period II
The second period of this year's competition is currently in progress and will close on April 29, 2011. Free to enter, the competition is open to students, faculty members, and staff members of higher education institutions throughout the world. Each participant may submit work up to two times in each of the 15 student categories or in three faculty and staff categories.