LSU Art Wins 2021 ADDYs

LSU School of Art students won gold and silver 2021 ADDY Awards. Each year, the American Advertising Awards, also known as the ADDYs, the advertising industry’s largest competition, recognizes some of the best creative work in the country. The Baton Rouge American Advertising Federation annually recognizes “the creative spirit of excellence in the art of advertising” locally. In March 2021, the Baton Rouge American Advertising Federation awarded ADDYs to LSU School of Art students and faculty:

Gold Winners

ADDYs Student Overall Best of Show Wanderer of Planet Parallelogram, Animation or Special Effects. Graphic or cartoon face.

Digital art student Nnamdi Anyaele won the Student “Best of Show” award for animated short “Wanderer of Planet Parallelogram.” The piece is the official selection at the Sidewalk Film Festival and received an honorable mention at the Nassau Film Festival 2021.

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“Nnamdi received four invitations to other film festivals as well as an honorable mention at the Nassau Film Festival,” said Hye Yeon Nam, associate professor of digital art and faculty advisor. “We are proud of the well-deserved recognition.”

Graphic design students in the Graphic Design Student Office (GDSO) also won gold awards:

Print Publication Design: Quad LSU College of Art & Design Magazine, Summer 2020

Quad 2020 cover. Photo of man painting mural

Entrant: LSU School of Art | GDSO (Graphic Design Student Office)
Credits: Lindsey Henriques, Gabrielle Trupiano, BFA › Graphic Designers, Luisa Restrepo › Creative Director, Lynne Baggett › Faculty Advisor, Kitty Pheney, Project Director; Elizabeth Mariotti, Writer/Editor

Cover Design: LSU Foundation Cornerstone Magazine Cover Illustration

Sunflowers illustrationCredits: Yerin Heo, Graphic Designer, MFA candidate

Silver Awards

Logo Design: LSU Museum Anniversary Logo, GDSO

Print Design: LSU School of Art BFA Showcard

Digital Publication Design: Annual Report 2019-2020, College of Art & Design

College of Art & Design 2019-20 Annual Report CoverCredits: Coby Naquin, BFA candidate Graphic Designer; Luisa Restrepo › Creative Director, Lynne Baggett › Faculty Advisor, Elizabeth Mariotti, Project Director/Writer/Editor

Learn more about GDSO, the LSU Graphic Design Student Office.

Learn more about the LSU School of Art digital art program.