You’re already a part of AIGA. You commit your resources to membership and participate in chapter programming. Consider joining a committee to meet other designers, hone your professional skills, and give back to your community.

Our Committees

The AIGA Fellow program recognizes designers who have made a significant contribution to raising the standard of excellence in practice and conduct within their local or regional design community as well as their local AIGA chapter. [read more…]

Every creative project with a business objective has one thing in common whether it’s a marketing initiative; an innovative product feature; or a brand narrative designed to build a deeper connection with customers or your team. That one thing is their requirement for an intentional use of your marketing resources. [read more…]

Help us get designers back together and connect over a tasty beverage. We are looking for a volunteer to organize our Cocktails with Creatives bi-monthly event. You'll work to find venues that want to host a meet-up with designers, organize the event communications, and meet creatives who want to connect at one of our most popular events. [read more…]

The communications committee engages the community and helps spread the word about AIGA events and programming. [read more…]

The Design Camp Committee organizes largest regional design conference in the country, AIGA Minnesota’s Design Camp®. [read more…]

The AIGA Minnesota Design Show highlights the most exceptional design work being produced in the Upper Midwest and showcases the power of design in today’s culture. [read more…]

AIGA Minnesota’s Diversity & Inclusion committee focuses on access to our organization, improving inclusion efforts of existing programs and events, trainings for our board and members on systemic oppression, the gaining and retention of marginalized creatives, mentorships for leadership positions, and educating our industry on what it means to be inclusive. [read more…]

The Education Committee oversee the chapter’s education activities, by developing and nurturing relationships between AIGA Minnesota and regional educators, schools, student groups and students. [read more…]

Emerging Designers are designers in a state of shift. This is where we explore the essential topics that you were never taught in school, or have been dying to ask since you broke into design. [read more…]

the In-House Designers Committee fosters awareness and respect within the AIGA Minnesota and National chapters by providing resources, support, education and enhanced programming specific to the needs of In-House Designers. [read more…]

Insights is a design lecture series for progressive creatives. A unique collaboration between the Walker Art Center and AIGA Minnesota, the series embraces the unexpected to present diverse, exploratory, and contemporary lecturers. [read more…]

Help designers get inspired over lunch. We are looking for a volunteer to organize and run our Lunch & Learn events. All Lunch & Learns are held on zoom and present a wide variety of speakers, topics and creative perspectives. You will work with board members to curate topics, find speakers, organize the events and help educate and energize the design community.  [read more…]

The Mentorship Committee manages Mind to Mind, AIGA Minnesota's mentorship program for student and emerging designers. Keep your eyes peeled for future mentorship opportunities for designers at later stages of their careers as well. [read more…]

Portfolio 1-on-1 is a premiere event for students to interact directly with professionals and other students in the design field with a weekend filled with studio tours, a panel discussion, workshops, review sessions, door prizes, and scholarships. Interested in being a part of making this event happen? We'd love to hear from you! [read more…]

A solopreneur is a self-motivated, entrepreneurial, independent, and passionate creative spirit who dictates his/her own schedule, and who can go days without interacting with other creatives. Solopreneurs may also go by the names of Freelancer, Contractor, Independent, Self-Employed, Entrepreneur, One-(Wo)Man Show, and to a lesser extent, Lone Ranger. [read more…]