Salon: Behind the Scenes with Gail Anderson

*THIS EVENT IS AT CAPACITY* Ever wonder what it’s like to design for Rolling Stone magazine? What about designing for the theater or for academia? Now’s your time to find out.

Grab some tea and join Gail Anderson, a 2004 AIGA Medalist, for an intimate conversation, where she’ll talk about her creative process and share behind-the-scenes stories about her most well-known pieces.

Please plan to arrive at Teaism around 7:30 a.m. to allow time to purchase breakfast refreshments and network with other members. The salon begins promptly at 8:00 a.m.

AIGA DC salons are free, intimate roundtable discussions open to AIGA members only. Want to enjoy this member benefit? Check out AIGA’s new membership structure and join today.

About Gail Anderson

Gail Anderson is the award-winning creative director at Visual Arts Press at School of Visual Arts (SVA). She has taught at SVA for over 25 years and has lectured at conferences and universities around the world. Anderson is also a founding partner at Anderson Newton Design, where she works with Joe Newton on everything from book jackets to websites to tiny soaps. She is a frequent juror of design shows such as the AIGA/Worldstudio Scholarship and many typography contests. Anderson’s work is in the collections of the Library of Congress, Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, and the Milton Glaser Design Archives at SVA, to name a few.

Want to know more about Gail’s awesomeness? Read our blog post 24 Things You Don't Know about Gail Anderson.



Because Gail Anderson has spent much of her life empowering the next generation of designers, all proceeds from his presentation will benefit AIGA DC Design Continuum Fund, a scholarship program that provides financial assistance and mentoring to talented local students pursuing art and design education. Applications for the 2018-2019 scholarships are due in May 2018.

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When & Where
Wed, Feb 28, 2018 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM EST
Teaism Penn Quarter
400 8th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20004