Florida Southern College presents award-winning graphics from AIGA
LAKELAND, Fla. (Oct. 19, 2007) — Florida Southern College will present an exhibition of award-winning graphics from the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) in the Melvin Art Gallery. “AIGA Presents 50 Books/50 Covers” begins Nov. 2 and runs through Nov. 26.
Each year AIGA, the professional association for design, reviews hundreds of international entries to select 100 examples of the most progressive book and book cover design. The winners are published in the annual AIGA publication “365: AIGA Year in Design” and their books become a part of the AIGA Design Archives.
The Melvin Art Gallery is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and during intermissions of many performances of the FSC Fine Arts Series. For more information, please contact the gallery at (863) 680-4743.
About Florida Southern College
Founded in 1883, Florida Southern College is a private, comprehensive United Methodist-affiliated college with a liberal arts core. The College maintains its commitment to academic excellence through 46 undergraduate majors and distinctive graduate programs in business administration, education, and nursing. Florida Southern has a 14:1 student/faculty ratio; is a national leader in engaged learning; boasts 26 NCAA Division II national championships; and is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the Top 5 Southern Comprehensive Colleges-Bachelors and is included in The Princeton Review’s “366 Best Colleges” guide. The College is committed to the development of the whole student through vibrant student life programs that prepare graduates to make a positive, consequential impact on society. Located on scenic Lake Hollingsworth, Florida Southern is home to the world’s largest single-site collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture.