Cut&Paste Global Championship
October 16, 2009, 20:00 (EST)
The Hammerstein Ballroom
311 W. 34th Street
New York, NY 10001
DJ Cosmo Baker (www.cosmobaker.com)
|3D Preliminary Round - Heat 1|
|3D Preliminary Round - Heat 2|
|2D Preliminary Round - Heat 1|
|2D Preliminary Round - Heat 2|
|3D Final Round|
|Motion Design Final Round|
|2D Final Round|
Note: Start times are EST and subject to some variation due to the live nature of the event.
Competition consists of two 15-minute rounds and 8 total competitors.
Prelim Round is split into two heats, four competitors each. Based on judges’ scores for this round, the top two in each heat will advance.
Final Round features the top four competitors. Based on judges’ scores for this round, one Grand Prize winner will be named. He/she will advance to the Global Championship in NYC on June 20 to compete against the 15 other city champions from this year’s tour.
All work must be created from scratch; no premade assets.
Final design must be a static digital 2D image; no 3D or motion elements.
Digital images must be captured onsite for qualified use in competition. Image capture is limited to everyday objects, people, and artwork created during the course of competition. Any objects or art materials brought in by a competitor is fair game for other competitors to use.
Apple Mac Pro workstations
Wacom Cintiq 21UX pen-based displays
Adobe CS4 Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
2D Grand Prize
55DSL: The winner will be awarded the chance to design a 10.55 t-shirt exclusively for 55DSL to be sold in flagship stores around the world. For more information about the 10.55 collection, visit 55dsl.com
Though she may only be an illustrator/graphic designer, Janee Meadows is a rock star in her own right. Inspired by music, she has worked with many of today's young chart-topping Los Angeles bands like Golden State, The Donnas and Rooney to create illustration driven designs that sing.
Pusher of both pixels and paint, UCLA grad, serial entrepreneur, dance machine, and no stranger to high-pressure design competitions: I was a contestant in MTV's Engine Room, representing on Team North America. I balance my time between painting surfaces and running two businesses, Circle Dot Creative and Köan Clothing. An expert at potatoes, new age spirituality, and all things Michael Jackson.
allisontorneros.com | circledotcreative.com | koanclothing.com
Patrick Hennessey grew up in Eugene, Oregon. He's a Graphic Design senior at Oregon State University and lives a double life as an undiscovered music producer. He hopes to make his living in Portland when he graduates this spring.
I am an artist / designer residing in Cambridge, MA. I post daily drawings on my blog. I have a small apparel company called Print Brigade and I am a designer at Alphabet Arm. Basically I do not sleep.
On average, Lev has laughed at least once a day for 8723 days. To keep this record alive he works in graphic design.
I'm a freelance designer/art director with a background in illustration. Predominantly working in the broadcast field with clients such as ABC, CBS, NYC native working on TV coupled with too much coffee make for some fast design, let's hope it's actually good! -Cheers
Bobby is a Toronto-based, creative mercenary, a habitual line crosser, an obsessive-impulsive, a doodler and a day tripper. Inspired by love, death, pop culture and paranoia.
Erin is currently hanging out at her desk in Omaha...writing a bio. She sucks at making toast, but is fairly good at sauteéing vegetables.
JORDY VAN DEN NIEUWENDIJK
My name is Jordy van den Nieuwendijk and I make drawings. I live in a tiny house on Google Earth. I love listening to vinyl, and I like to draw characters that are happy while I'm listening to music. I also like to eat. Superoboturbo, to the rescue!
Frisky night creature with a big heart and a passion for paste-ups, typography, typewriters, fine food, uniforms, portraits, DIY hair, inanimate objects, strange instruments, posca pens, badges, stickers, oddness, dreamlands, bad rapping, rabbits, hares, tigers, squares.
Artist and designer works under the name "Cartoonplatoon" and is art director at the Berlin-based PR agency he cofounded, 4LagigWeich.
My alter ego Poseydon and I, strangely manage to inhabit the same body. Within multiple mutations, I partly exist professionally as a freelance Graphic Designer and Illustrator. Graffiti & Street Art are my passion and my formal education since adolescence. It allows me to experiment and grow in other landscapes of my life.
Luca Laurenti, aka Mklane, is an illustrator, graphic designer and art director from Italy. He works in publishing and fashion for international clients such as Billboard Magazine, Rolling Stone, Sportswear International, XL Magazine (La Repubblica), Urb Magazine, Cover, Toy2r, and Graniph. He has published his work in several books, most recently “Illustration Now 2” by Taschen.
Calvin Kwok is well known as a laze when he plays with his cat, a hero when he is day dreaming, a goofball when he watches cartoons and also a grown-up when he pays the bills. Cofounded the comical design duo, Lazehero to capture the beauty in lazy and heroic moments in life.
Website and graphic designer, more like oil paintings, pencil paintings, small humanoid sculptures, often forgotten in the wood out of the box, the total would have been able to paint a picture, do not like to eat meat, and often lack of sleep.
His creative activity begins in Fukuoka, Kyushu in 2000 with a club event called MAG and regular live painting shows. In 2003, he takes charge of artwork design for FLC skating team in Fukuoka, creates DVDs, clothing etc. Later the same year he enters "DESIGNING exhibition" sponsored by Fukuoka City and his artwork is one few selected. He relocated to Tokyo in 2004, participates in "Sakuragicho on the wall" in January, 2007, and continues to do wall painting.
Creative Director, 55DSL
Born in 1977, Andrea is the son of Renzo Rosso, a descendant of the Diesel empire, so it comes as no surprise that he was instinctively drawn to the fashion business since an early age. He studied pattern cutting in Padova, but it was while studying English in California that he discovered a love for non-conformist sports like skate, surf and snowboarding. He went on to New York to study Textile Development and Marketing at the Fashion Institute of Technology, and ultimately, began conceiving 55DSL. Since 2001, Andrea has led as Creative Director of 55DSL, which has built the company into a successful multinational business and a cradle for free thinkers and artists from all around the world.
Illustrator, Art Director
Deanne Cheuk is an artist and designer. She has been commissioned by such companies as American Express, Lane Crawford, Levi's, Nike, Converse, Swatch, Target, MTV, The Gap, The Guardian, T Magazine and The New York Times Magazine for her illustrative type, illustration and art direction.
Design Director, Anomaly
Prior to joining Anomaly, Kevin Lyons served as Creative Director for Urban Outfitters where in his seven-year tenure he helped shape the brand holistically and led the acclaimed music program. Before that, he served in a variety of diverse roles including, Design Director at Stussy Worldwide; Art Director for filmmaker Spike Jonze's Girl Skateboard Company; US Art Director for TOKION Magazine and Senior Designer for Nike Inc., where he was responsible for branding several big-time college and pro sports franchises. In 2001, Lyons was named to "The Top Forty Designers Under Thirty" by ID Magazine.