Concordia St. Paul News

April 11, 2014

Art and Design Students Awarded Scholarships from AIGA Minnesota

Concordia University, St. Paul Art and Design students were awarded three of four scholarships presented at the AIGA (American Institution of Graphic Arts) Minnesota Portfolio 1-on-1 2014, March 28-29. Earning scholarships were CSP seniors Sarah Lerum, Derek Bressler and Angela Niemi.

In its 21st year, Portfolio 1-on-1 is a premiere event for students to interact directly with professionals and other students in the design field. The event included workshops, studio tours, panel discussions and peer reviews.

AIGA Minnesota, who’s mission is to advance designing as a professional craft, strategic tool and vital cultural force, was founded in 1977 as the Minnesota Graphic Designers Association. Today, it’s one of the largest AIGA chapters in the nation, serving nearly 1,300 members in Minnesota and the upper Midwest.