WESTCHESTER COMMUNITY COLLEGE ART EXHIBIT
FEATURES TYPE DIRECTORS CLUB AWARD WINNERS
TDC 53 + TDC²
007 – The Type Directors Club
will be on display in
The Fine Arts Gallery at
Community College from
Monday, March 17 through Friday, April 18. The 53rd Annual Type
Directors Club Exhibition includes winning selections from entries into the
club’s annual competitions in applied typography and typographic design.
TDC53 and TDC22007 are two annual international juried
exhibitions recognizing excellence in the use of typography, calligraphy,
hand lettering and other letterforms organized by The Type Directors Club in New York.
TDC53, the 53rd annual juried exhibition of applied
typography, attracted 2,043 entries from 34 countries. The exhibition
consists of 215 pieces from 20 countries including
Bulgaria, Brazil, Canada,
China, Croatia, England,
Germany, Indonesia, Israel,
Italy, Japan, Mexico,
The Netherlands, Portugal, Singapore, South
The exhibition jury for TDC 53 was comprised of Marion
Bantjes (British Columbia, Canada), Len Cheeseman (New Zealand), Deanne
Cheuk (New York), Bruce Licher (Independent Project Records and Press,
Arizona), John Pobojewski (Thirst, Chicago, Illinois), Paul Sahre (The
Office of Paul Sahre, New York), and Armin Vit, (Under Consideration, New
York). Number Seventeen of New York designed both the TDC53 Call for Entries
as well as the exhibition catalogue Typography 28, were published by Collins
Design, an imprint of Harper Collins.Publishers.
TDC 53 exhibition chair Graham Clifford states “It was
a great honor to be chair. However, I was not prepared for the incredibly
high standard of over 2,000 entries from 34 countries. I look forward to
seeing all the winning work in one place at one time with our traveling
exhibitions and in the annual, Typography 28, designed by Number Seventeen.”
TDC22007, an annual juried exhibition of
original type designs, attracted 141 typeface entries from 23 countries.
Nineteen typefaces were selected.
The designs included Subtil (Hanno Bennertand Alexander
Gialouris, Germany); Olga (Christina Bell, Germany); Beorcana (Carl
Crossgrove, United States); Fakir (Underware, The Netherlands); Xtra Sans (Jarno
Lukkarila (Finland); Tisa (Mitja Miklavviv, Slovenia); EMT Lorena (Eduardo
Manso, Spain); Nassim (Titus Nemeth, Austria); Amo Pro (Robert Slimbach,
United States); Midan (Kameel Hawa, Lebanon); Gregoria (Elena Albertoni,
Germany); Flexion (John Langdon, United States); Peanut (Michael Clark,
United States); Quiosco (Cyrus Highsmith, United States); Greta Text (Peter
Bilak, The Netherlands); Manicotti (David Jonathan Ross, United States);
Palatino Sans (Herman Zapf and Akira Kobayshi, Germany); Corundum Text and
“Untitled’” (Joshua Darden, United States).
The jury for TDC22007 consisted of Luc(as)
deGroot (Germany); Rod
McDonald (Canada), Sumner
Stone (United States),
and Maxim Zhukov (United
States). The members of the ad hoc TDC
Non-Latin Advisory Board who provided their analysis of the non-Latin
designs to the judges of TDC2 2007 were Gayaneh Bagdasaryan (Russia); Misha
Beletsky (U.S.); Martin Heijdra (U.S.); John Hudson (Canada); Gerry Leonidas
(U.K.), Manvel Shmavonyan (Armenia); Huda Smitshuijzen AbiFarès (The
Netherlands); and Vladimir Yefimov (Russia).
Dennis Pasternak, chair of TDC22007 says
“This year, there were a large number of submissions covering all
categories. It was quite inspiring to experience such a great number of
original, highly sophisticated and well-crafted type designs presented at
one time and in one place. New and exciting type design appears to be alive
and well worldwide.”
The Type Directors Club is a non-profit international
professional organization founded in 1946 and dedicated to offering its
members events, information, and opportunities centered on type: its
history, its design, its power in communication, and its future role in
ever-changing media. For sixty years, TDC has sponsored its international
competition focusing on typographic excellence in design. For the past ten
years, the TDC2 competition was created to provide a separate
judging for typeface design.
The Fine Arts Gallery is located on the third floor of
the Academic Arts Building,
across from the theatre. It is open Monday through Saturday 10:00 a.m. to
3:00 p.m., and Thursday evenings 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Exhibitions and
receptions are free and open to the public.
For a complete schedule of gallery events, please visit
the web site at
www.sunywcc.edu/gallery or call 914-606-7867. More
information about the exhibition and its availability to travel can be
obtained by writing email@example.com.