2017 Portfolio 1-on-1® Scholarship Winners

In 2017, there were 55 portfolio entries competing for a total of eight scholarships. It was all the judges could do to narrow these entries down to the final eight, representing five universities and colleges from three states. AIGA Minnesota congratulates the 2017 winners and thanks the scholarship sponsors for their generous support.

Scholarship Awards & Winners

AIGA Minnesota: $1,500 Nick Christy, Concordia University, St. Paul. See winning portfolio here.

AIGA Minnesota: $1,500 Hans Slade, University of Minnesota. See winning portfolio here.

Clockwork: $1,500 Leonardo Cleto, Fort Hayes State University, Kansas. See winning portfolio here.

AIGA Minnesota Fellows: $1,500 Heather Homa, North Hennepin Community College. See winning portfolio here.

Franke + Fiorella: $1,500 Rishi Murugesan, University of Minnesota. See winning portfolio here.

Tim Larsen: $1,500 Nick Neary, Concordia University, St. Paul. See winning portfolio here.

Little & Co: $1,500 Dana Kingery, University of Minnesota. See winning portfolio here.

Smartpress: $1,500 Michael Guite, University of Wisconsin-Stout. See winning portfolio here.


Contact Leadership

Danilo Bojic
Danilo Bojic
Director of Education
As a native Serbian, born and raised in Belgrade, Danilo has earned his BFA in Graphic Communications and BA in Art History from the University of Houston in 2009. In 2012 Danilo had successfully defended his thesis and holds an MFA Degree in Graphic Communications from the University of Houston.

Danilo engages the questions of enticing shifts in perception in design education and the influence of contemporary society and culture on our visual cognition in his research practice. His goal is to visually investigate the ability to communicate in different formats and create different levels of cognition through perception, acceleration, and construction of messages that raise consciousness, sensitivity, and conviction.

In his teaching practice, Danilo is committed to transforming the traditional design curriculum to expand the level of understanding of core and advance theoretical principles while utilizing historical and contemporary knowledge to enhance the learning experience. Danilo currently teaches design at Winona State University in Minnesota, USA.