AIGA Cleveland is excited to co-sponsor the Graphic Advocacy: International Posters for the Digital Age 2001–2012 exhibition at the Galleries at CSU, running Thursday, May 15 – Saturday, June 21.
Please join us on Thursday, May 15th from 5:00PM – 8:00 PM for the opening reception. In this exhibition, 122 posters showcase socially responsible poster art curated by Elizabeth Resnick, Professor, Chair, Graphic Design, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston.
From the curator’s statement:
As a medium for social change, posters record our struggles for peace, social justice, environmental defense, and liberation from oppression. From the confrontational and political, to the promotional, persuasive and educational, the poster in all its forms has persisted as a vehicle for the public dissemination of ideas, information and opinion. Posters are dissent made visible—they communicate, advocate, instruct, celebrate, and warn, while jarring us to action with their bold messages and striking iconography. Posters also serve as a potent visual manifestation of a designer’s commitment to society when non-commissioned posters are created as vehicles to raise money to support political and humanitarian causes.
For more information, including directions to the gallery and hours, please visit: http://www.csuohio.edu/class/art-gallery/graphic-advocacy