Graphic Designer & Novelist Chip Kidd To Speak
AIGA Raleigh and Meredith College are proud to present graphic designer and novelist, Chip Kidd, best known for his innovative book cover designs, at Jones Auditorium, on Saturday, February 21 at 6 pm.
Kidd’s first book, "Batman Collected," was awarded the Design Distinction award from ID magazine. His first novel, "The Cheese Monkeys," was a national best-seller. He’s the editor-at-large for Pantheon, where he oversaw the definitive book on the art of Charles Schulz, "Peanuts," and he has served as the design consultant for "The Paris Review" since 1995. He’s also written about graphic design and popular culture for ID, Print, Vogue, The New York Times, Details and others. His work has been featured in Vanity Fair, Eye, Entertainment Weekly, Graphis and more.
Kidd will sign books or memorabilia, and copies of his latest book, "The Learners" will be on sale. Click here to get more information about the event.
The program begins at 6 p.m. in Jones Auditorium, followed by with a reception and book signing in the Johnson Hall Rotunda Gallery at 8 p.m. Meredith College students, faculty and staff are admitted for FREE with a valid Meredith ID card.
Cost for public tickets are as follows: $15 for AIGA members, $10 for student members, $25 for non-members and $15 for student non-members.
For more information, contact Dana Ezzell Gay, Department of Art, Graphic Design, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Date Submitted: 2009-02-17