Department of Art + Design
Our members are typically Graphic Design majors or minors, but we are open to anyone with an interest in Graphic Design.
Faculty Advisor: Gautam Wadhwa
Mission Statement: Our mission as an organization, is to advance design as a creative within a professional path.
Goals: AIGA's primary goal as an org is to provide students with professional experiences, opportunities and education in Graphic Design. We want our members to be ready to enter the design world when they graduate from college.
Activities: As an org, we have many design competitions and speakers during any given semester. These events equip members with both professional insight and experience.
Workshops: NowHere Design Conference (UW-Steven's Point), Spruce workshop (Madison), CAS (Collegiate Advertising Summit).
Field Trips: Hamilton Wood Type and Printing Museum, Hiebing in Madison.
Visiting Artists: Josh Filer, Kevin Bandt, Bill Eisner (Nonbox), Amy Beyler (Zebradog), Dan Schunk (Ogilvy and Mather).
Meetings: We have weeekly meetings on Wednesdays at 9 p.m. in the Center of the Arts, room 2069.
Dues: AIGA Wisconsin requires members to pay an annual fee of $50. These dues provide members with many discounts and also access to an online portfolio.