The Dot Show

St. Louis Design Week 2014 Opening Day

Monday • September 22 • 6:30 PM

Regional Arts Commission (RAC)

AIGA Saint Louis is excited to announce The Dot Show: An Art Party with a Cause.
Inspired by the 250th anniversary of our city, The Dot Show calls for artists, designers and illustrators to create a representation of a St. Louis city spot of their choice, using a 7-inch wood dot (supplied by AIGA St. Louis) dot as their canvas.Participants will donate their work for a silent auction to benefit the AIGA Student Conference, Scholarship, and Mentor Match Program.


Pay tribute to the uniqueness of your neighborhood, coffee shop or studio couch. Share with the world the place where you find inspiration. Feel free to explore textures and materials alongside traditional illustration techniques. Your interpretation can be as abstract or as literal as you wish. Just remember, each dot must easily hang on a nail on a wall, or sit comfortably on a pedestal.


July 30: Artist Applications Due
August 4: Artist Names Revealed. Dot Pick-up
September 8: Artwork Is Due. Dot Drop-off
September 22: The Dot Show


Submit your application including name, email, phone, chosen city spot, and links to work samples to by July 30, 2014.


Artists will be selected by our judges:
Igor Karash, Illustrator, Kiku Obata & Company
Nathan Sprehe, Creative Director, Almanac,
Tom Niemeier, Architect, Space, LLC


Selected artists will pick up their wood dots starting August 4 at:
Atomicdust, 3021 Locust Street, St. Louis, MO 63103
Artists will return their finished dots to Atomicdust by September 8.


Join us September 22 to kick off St. Louis Design Week 2014 and celebrate our creative community in the city we call home.

When & Where
Mon, Sep 22, 2014 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM EDT
Regional Arts Commission
6128 Delmar Blvd
St Louis, MO 63112