AIGA St. Louis Student Conference

AIGA St. Louis is excited to bring back our annual Student Conference, this year with a hybrid schedule including in-person events and virtual! If you’re a design student in the St. Louis region, we hope to see you there.

WHAT TO EXPECT…

One-on-one portfolio reviews for seniors with local professionals & educators

Hands-on printing tutorials

Speakers & workshops in downtown St. Louis

Networking with designers, design firms, artists, and more

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

Juniors and seniors in design programs in the St. Louis region.

(Note: portfolio reviews on Sunday are for graduating seniors only)

Interested in volunteering? Volunteers get free admission to all conference activities!

SCHEDULE

Friday Night

Mixer at Central print

6-9pm

Join us at Central Print in Old North for a chance to mingle, network, and make some fun prints with Marie. Sign in for the weekend, pick up your complimentary goody bag for the weekend, and get all your Student Conference questions answered. There will be light refreshments provided.

Saturday

Keynote talk at The Last Hotel

9am: sign in

9:30am-10:30am: Sydney Michuda

AIGA St. Louis is excited to bring in Sydney Michuda of SUPER CREATIVE Co. all the way from Milwaukee, WI! Sydney will share with us about her design practice and what inspires her?

Workshops @ siba (Stevens - The Institute of Business & Arts)

11am-12pm: Workshops A1, A2, A3, A4

12pm-1pm: Workshops B1, B2, B3, B4

We are offering four options for a total of two classes per student this year, all with local professionals and creatives.

1: Design to ImPress, with Kristin Lyle

In this class we will explore the foundations of graphic design through letterpress printing.

2: How to Write a Great Resume, presenter TBA

3: The Creative Process, Brock Seals

4: Art & Design in Your Community, PSA:STL / Marina Peng and Shannon Levin

Sunday

Reviews, Virtual on Zoom

1pm-4pm

TICKET PRICING

Full weekend, AIGA members: $40 ($5 less than a la carte)

Full weekend, non-members: $50 ($10 less than a la carte)

A la carte:

Friday Night: AIGA members $10, non members also $10

Saturday Keynote: AIGA members $10, non members $15

Saturday Workshops: AIGA members $10, non members $15

Sunday (Reviews): AIGA members $15, non members $20

COVID PRECAUTIONS:

Masks required at in-person events (Friday evening, Saturday keynote & classes)

If you have any symptoms of a virus we ask that you do not attend, we will refund you the price of your ticket

Apply: $500 Student Scholarship!

Find out more info on how to apply for our student scholarship. (This scholarship is for design students attending our 2023 Student Conference.)

When & Where
Fri, Feb 24, 2023 - Sun, Feb 26, 2023 6:00 PM - 4:00 PM CST
The Last Hotel STL
1501 Washington Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63103