College of Visual and Performing Arts

Taking Home the Gold

VCD students took home 32 of the student awards presented at the annual American Advertising Federation (Ad Fed) of Fort Wayne Advertising Honors on February 27, 2017. Ad Fed, is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and improving the advertising industry, fostering higher standards of practice in advertising, expanding recognition of advertising, and cultivating a better understanding of the economic and social values of advertising to all people. Their award ceremony is designed to support that mission. Our students won 17 gold awards and 14 silver honors along with Danielle Doepke winning the Judges Choice Student Award.

Silver

Photography: 
Amanda Meadows: Holga Number Two
Danielle Doepke: The Birth of Aphrodite
Danielle Doepke: Glamour and Allure Magazine Project

Logo/Icon Design:
Caleb Fairres: South by Southwest Logo Redesign
Amanda Meadows: Internship Engraving Logo

Illustration:
Michael A. Smith II: The Phoenix
Dustin Keeslar: Nether

Collateral:
Aurbie Lamb: Self-Promo Kit

Internet Commercial:
Sean O’Leary: IPFW-Fort Wayne’s University

Campaign:
Sean O’Leary
: Women’s Bureau Video Campaign

Non Traditional Advertising
Sabrina Medert: Joseph Decuis Menu

Display Design:
Ashley Eppinger: Starwood Festival Poster

Publication Design:
Elijah Van Dine: Popular Science Cover and Article

Cross Media Campaign:
Sabrina Medert: Freshii Rebrand


Gold

Photography:
Danielle Doepke: Beauty in Color
Elijah Van Dine
: DO317 Internship Concert Photos
Kayla Bell: Natural Healing Photography Set
Amanda Meadows: Holga Number One
Danielle Doepke: Exposure: Exposing the Myths and Realities of Living with a Mental Illness

Logo/Icon Design:
Ashley Eppinger: Old Crown Logo

Ad:     
Sean O’Leary: Off Magazine Ad

Special Events Advertising:
Narcisa Cruz: IPFW Fall 2016 BFA Exhibition
Spencer Passwater: Fan Club Promotion CD

Publication Design:
Ashley Eppinger: Visual Guidelines, Old Crown
Danielle Doepke: Exposure: Exposing the Myths and Realities of Living with a Mental Illness

Publication Design
Sean O’Leary: Trail Mix Indiana Magazine

Cross Media Campaign:
Dustin Keeslar: 105.1 ROCK WKDC Radio Station
Rachel Miller: Choc. & Bee Chocolate Bar Packaging
Sean O’Leary: Boost.fm station campaign

Packaging:
Cassandra Harter: Plain Electronics Packaging
Elijah VanDine: Google Chromecast Redesign

Judges Choice

Student Publication Design:
Danielle Doepke: Exposure: Exposing the Myths and Realities of Living with a Mental Illness