Best Exhibit: Student

Best Exhibit: Student

***Starting in 2013 The Best Exhibit: Student Prize is $500***

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Eligible exhibits for the Prize for Best Exhibit: Student Designer will be adjudicated based on the following criteria:

Designs – Originality & Creativity: 
Do the designs exhibited demonstrate an innovative and/or a compelling artistic voice?

Exhibit – Originality & Creativity: 
Does the exhibit itself contain innovation and/or other evidence of originality? 

Context and Conceptual Clarity:
Does the exhibitor provide clear context for the designs; rationale, reference materials, director goals, etc.?

Does the exhibit demonstrate substantial range of methods, approaches, mediums and/or materials across the work of the designer?

Quality and Professionalism:   
Do the exhibit materials and presentation demonstrate mastery of technical/craft skills appropriate to the design discipline?