LET ME TELL YOU ABOUT US:
Chicago, IL area high school (approx. 4000 students) is hosting a benefit called: Mix Tape, Volume I -- a sampler evening where various writers, artists, singers, etc. will perform. Proceeds will benefit the National 826, which is a family of seven nonprofit organizations dedicated to helping students, ages 6-18, with expository and creative writing.
HERE IS WHAT WE NEED:
We need a poster design (11 x 17) that is hip and young, appealing to artsy and literary teens (and like- minded people in the community), as well as the artists who give their time to spend the day with us. NOTHING gimmicky or hokey/cheesy (no "Reading is "FUNdamental" type stuff, please:).
OUR TARGET AUDIENCE IS:
Benefit participants include: The Handsome Family (singer/songwriters), Davy Rothbart (writer, poet, Founder of Found Magazine), Jeffrey Brown (graphic artist), Morgan McDermott (short story writer), Melissa Isaacson (journalist), Regie Gibson (slam poet). Basically, we want a design that is edgy and realistic, applealing to artisitc/creative types and teens.
WE LIKE THESE DESIGNS:
Black and white or saturated color photography, as well as mixed media, make us happy.
WE ABSOLUTELY MUST HAVE (or we don't want to see) THIS IN OUR DESIGN:
We MUST have the following things or phrases in the design:
1) include all artists names (see above)
2) the following phrase: Brought to you by The New Trier Educational Foundation in association with the English Department
3) the event: 6th Annual Literary Festival
4) The date: November 5th, 2009, 7:30-9:00 pm
5) The place: New Trier Township High School, Northfield Campus, Cornog Auditorium, 7 Happ Road, Northfield IL
6) price: 10$ suggested donation, proceeds benefit 826 National
7) New Trier High School logo (enclosed)
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