For Immediate Release
Art Directors Club Announces Global Winners of ADC Young Guns X Competition For Creatives Age 30 and Under
The smallest class in history, only 34 winners from 10 countries named
in this year’s only international portfolio-based awards program for
NEW YORK—November 8, 2012—The Art Directors Club, the first global creative collective of its kind, announces the 34 young creatives from 10 countries to claim this year’s prestigious ADC Young Guns (YG) titles. Celebrating its tenth year, this is the smallest class in YG history.
ADC Young Guns is the only international, cross-disciplinary, portfolio-based awards competition that identifies today’s vanguard of young creative professionals age 30 or younger. Judged on a range of both professional and personal work by a jury of past YG winners, entries for the YGX competition were received from 39 countries.
The complete ADC YGX class is as follows:
- Josip Kelava (Melbourne, Australia)
- MaricorMaricar (Sydney, Australia)
- Emily Macrae (London, UK)
- Emily Forgot (London, UK)
- Gabriel Shalom (Berlin, Germany)
- Kate Moross (London, UK)
- La Tigre (Milan, Italy)
- Ludvig Bruneau Rossow (Oslo, Norway)
- Pablo Berger (Basel, Switzerland)
- Paul Steinmann (Cologne, Germany)
- Shane Griffin (Dublin, Ireland)
- Tim Boelaars (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
- Andy Rementer (Philadelphia, PA)
- Bradonio (New York)
- Brady Fontenot (New Orleans, LA)
- Caleb Bennett (New York)
- Cardon Webb (New York)
- Daniel Robitaille (Montreal, Canada)
- Daniel Savage (Brooklyn, NY)
- Daniel Peterson (New York)
- Dark Igloo (New York)
- Elina Asanti (New York)
- Ely Kim (New York)
- Ivan Cash (San Francisco)
- Julia Pott (New York)
- Matt Luckhurst (New York)
- Mikey Please (New York)
- Paul Windle (Brooklyn, NY)
- Phil Jones (Minneapolis, MN)
- Ricardo Bojorquez (South El Monte, CA)
- Romain Laurent (Brooklyn, NY)
- Ross Mantle (Brooklyn, NY)
- Thibaut Duverneix (Montreal, Canada)
- Tim Lahan (New York)
Please click here for profiles of all this year’s YGX winners.
ADC YGX winners will each be awarded a unique Cube, designed exclusively for this year’s incoming class. Their work will also be featured in an exhibition at the ADC Gallery in New York, published in the ADC Young Guns X Annual, and added to the ADC permanent online collection. Along with receiving a complimentary one-year ADC membership, they also get permanent membership in ADC YG Network, the chance to be featured in YG events and on the newly designed ADC Young Guns website.
People flew in from around the world, from Australia to Europe to London, and more, for the ADC YGX class exhibition opening and winners party held last night at the ADC Gallery in New York—at which a mass-collaboration art piece was created by attendees. The exhibition will continue to run from November 9th-29th 2012 (Monday-Friday, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, free admission).
ADC gives special thanks to Dresscode,lead by past YG’s Andre Andreev and Dan Covert, for designing this year’s ADC YGX Cube award and ADC Young Guns X Annual—a special edition of which only 500 will be printed, each one completely unique to the other. And to Franklyn for the newly designed ADC Young Guns website.
About the Art Directors Club
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For details about this and other ADC Young Guns events and news, please visit www.adcyoungguns.org.
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