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Fri, Apr 21st, 6:30pm - 10:00pm
Pier Sixty, LLC at Chelsea Piers
Pier 60, Chelsea Piers, New York NY 10011

2017 AIGA Awards Gala

Join us for an evening with the biggest movers and shakers of the creative industry and celebrate the 2017 Medalists—Art Chantry, Emmett McBain (posthumously), Rebeca Méndez, Mark Randall, Nancy Skolos, Thomas Wedell, and Lance Wyman, as well as the Corporate Leadership Award recipient, Bloomberg L.P. Chaired by Brian Collins, Bobby C. Martin, Jr., and Christine Taylor, the 2017 Gala will take place Friday, April 21, 2017 at Pier Sixty, 23rd Street and the West Side Highway, New York City. The proceeds from your tickets and contributions will benefit essential programs from AIGA and the New York chapter that provide access, education, and preservation of design through educational and networking events; design resources such as the AIGA Design Archives and the Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships; and original editorial and digital content—ensuring that AIGA supports designers at every stage of their career. For more information, visit: aiga.org/gala Location Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers 23rd Street and the West Side Highway New York, New York  

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A member of AIGA since 1999, Katrin served on many committees and in a variety of roles for the Minnesota chapter since 2002, including chairing the Luncheon Lectures series from 2003–2010 and volunteering on the Design Show committee since 2010. In 2007, she joined AIGA Minnesota’s board of directors as the Associate Director, Luncheons and, in 2011, was named “Volunteer of the Year.” Most recently, Katrin served as AIGA Minnesota’s Vice President for two years, including overseeing the Programming Council. Prior to that, she served as AIGA Minnesota’s Director of Operations for five years overseeing and improving systems and processes in support of AIGA Minnesota’s numerous and diverse programming needs and co-chaired the 2014 AIGA Minnesota Design Show.

An award-winning art director/designer with extensive experience in brand development, Katrin currently works in-house for Best Buy’s Brand Design team. Katrin is a graduate of Minneapolis College of Art and Design with a BFA in graphic design, and also holds a degree in business administration and international trade from Staatliche Handelsschule in Hamburg, Germany. A strong creative leader with analytical skills, her background in design and business coupled with experience working and living in the U.S. and Europe permits a unique global perspective.

An active member of the design community for over 10 years, Katrin currently serves on MCAD’s Alumni Association Board of Directors.