Upcoming Events
Thursday, April 9, 2015 - Friday, April 10, 2015 / Chicago
Gain confidence to lead internal and external problem-solving workshops and learn how to address important issues like managing team dynamics and navigating community problems. Attendees will return to work with tools, techniques and resources to help run more effective meetings, foster collaboration and effect social outcomes. For more information, visit: aiga.org/facilitation-by-design/
Saturday, April 18, 2015 / Albuquerque

AIGA New Mexico has joined forces with ASMP (American Society of Media Photographers) to bring New Mexico an all-out portfolio review for everyone, not just students!


We have partnered with Behance to add a professional portfolio review to our annual HireEd student portfolio review. So, this year we invite students as well as professionals from all over NM and surrounding areas to join us in Albuquerque for feedback on your creative work in design, photography, and more!

What You'll Get Out Of It 

Through this portfolio review students and professionals will gain insight on their design, photography, and creative work. Industry professionals will review portfolios, providing valuable suggestions to identify strengths and areas for improvement in addition to providing critiques to the physical and verbal portfolio presentation. The selected reviewers are professionals representing a wide range of expertise and who have significant experience in the industry. In other words; they know what they're talking about!

This is also a great chance to network with other designers, photographers, and creatives in the NM area and see what they are producing. Improve your portfolio, network, and connections at the HireEd & Behance Portfolio Review! And a big THANK YOU to Behance and Red River Paper for sponsoring this event!

Friday, May 1, 2015

Join in for Birdhouse 2015!

Call for Entries: Birdhouse Exhibition & Auction 

What to Enter:
Any interpretation of a birdhouse—3D or 2D—functional or nonfunctional 

Deadline for Entries:
Saturday, April 18th 
Reception and Silent Auction:
Friday, May 1st, 2015 from 5-8 p.m. 

Location TBA 

Calling all area artists, photographers, architects, sculptors and creatives: Submit your interpretations of a birdhouse for a juried, collaborative exhibition and silent auction to be held in Santa Fe on May 1st. Any medium, any size, the sky's the limit! Check out our pinterest board for examples, ideas, and inspiration 

Funds raised will help AIGA NM host events and initiatives for design education, professional development, design for good, and engagement of the creative community, all in an effort to advance design as a professional craft, strategic advantage, and vital cultural force. 

Artwork due with entry form on April 18, 2015. 

Entry forms and complete details >> Birdhouse2015_Form 

Share & tweet photos using the hashtag #birdhouse15 and tag us @aigaNM (for Twitter & Facebook) and @aigaNewMexico (for Instagram)
Thursday, May 14, 2015 / New York City

Join us in New York City May 14, for The 2015 AIGA Awards Gala, an inspiring evening celebrating the lives and work of the 2015 AIGA medalists. Seating is limited! Purchase your tickets now. For more information, visit: aiga.org/gala/

Saturday, June 6, 2015 - Sunday, June 7, 2015 / Albuquerque

Introducing: CreateAthon!

AIGA NM is hosting a CreateAthon! This is a
24 hour creative marathon where community volunteers come together to
provide creative services for nonprofits.

>> Do you know a local nonprofit that could
use a marketing and advertising boost to get the word out and raise
funds, but just can’t seem to get the resources to make it happen?

>> Are you a professional looking for something
beyond the networking meetups, that’s outside the box, uses the
skillsets you're passionate about, and gives you a ton of creative

CreateAthon is the solution! Nonprofits get the
boost they need, and professionals get creative freedom, awesome
portfolio projects, and a night full of fun while working with
like-minds and doing something impactful for the best of causes! Together we are going to ignite, accelerate and amplify design-driven social change! #DesignForGood

Sunday, July 26, 2015 - Friday, July 31, 2015 / New Haven

Developed by Yale School of Management and AIGA, this program offers creative leaders a better understanding of business and design. For more information, visit: aiga.org/business-perspectives

Thursday, October 8, 2015 - Saturday, October 10, 2015 / New Orleans
Join us in New Orleans this Fall for the 2015 AIGA Design Conference. With more than 90 speakers and thousands of attendees, it's sure to be an unforgettable experience you won't want to miss!

This just announced: Roman Mars, host of 99% Invisible and PRX Remix, will join as moderator.