Logo Design Competition for Brown and RISD Students

Logo Design Competition for Animal Magnetism Seminar

Submission deadline: December 1, 2012 by 5:00 pm
Prize: $250 for winning design; $50 each for two semi-finalists
Eligibility: Open to all undergraduate students at RISD and Brown University

The Program in Early Cultures at Brown University solicits submissions for a logo.  The logo should express the subject of a year-long Mellon Sawyer Seminar at Brown: “Animal Magnetism: The Emotional Ecology of Animals and Humans.”  The successful logo is intended for use in all Seminar publicity, both on College Hill and elsewhere.

Topic
How humans live with animals and fold them into their emotional lives as pets, companions, and even family.  The framework in time is the ancient world, from the Old World and New: Greece, Rome, South and Central America, China, Africa.

Winning Logo
The submission will encapsulate these deep ties of affection by graphic means.  It should include the words, “Mellon Sawyer Seminar” and “Animal Magnetism.”  Further, it should reference such ties in the ancient world, as inclusively as possible. The design should be bold, eye-catching, and legible.

Time Frame  
— submission of designs: December 1, 2012 by 5:00 pm
— final selection: December 10, 2012

Format   
Please submit a high resolution .jpg, .gif, or .pdf to Early_Cultures@brown.edu AND Stephen_Houston@brown.edu