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Very honored and pleased to announce that Professor Patrick Dooley has been awarded the AIGA KC Fellow award! Please send any congratulations to firstname.lastname@example.org. Patrick isn't on FB and would be so happy to hear from you! THANKS AIGA KC for recognizing Professor Dooley see you Sept 20 at the Gala.
PROFESSOR PATRICK DOOLEY NAMED WINNER OF 2014 AIGA KANSAS CITY FELLOW AWARD
Kansas City, MO (August 25, 2014) Today AIGA Kansas City(AIGA KC) announced that Professor Patrick Dooley is the winner of the 2014 Fellow Award for the Kansas City chapter of AIGA, the professional association for design. The award will be presented at the AIGA KC Awards Gala & Exhibition on September 20 in Kansas City.
With more than two decades at the University of Kansas, Mr. Dooley, professor in the Department of Design | School of Architecture, Design & Planning, has influenced legions of designers practicing in Kansas City and beyond. Best known for his love of book design and attention to typography, Dooley has several works in the National Design Archives of AIGA. Dooley's awards number more than 80, with work recognized by the New York Type Directors Club, Communication Arts Magazine, Print Magazine, Los Angeles Art Directors to name a few.
Awarded a Fulbright Senior Scholar fellowship in 2003, Dooley lectured at the Fachhochschule in Trier, Germany. A Study Abroad program has resulted with more than 80 international scholars from Kansas or Germany to date.
Dooley received a 2008 Sappi Ideas that Matter grant and, along with University of Kansas students, developed a print campaign benefitting the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, a partnership between the Clinton Foundation and the American Heart Association.
About the AIGA Fellow Award
The Fellow award recognizes a designer with 15 years or more experience who has made a significant contribution to raising the standards of excellence in practice and conduct within the local and regional design community, as well as in the AIGA chapter. The areas of education, writing, leadership and reputation – as well as the practice of design – are given equal consideration.
About AIGA Kansas City
AIGA KC strives to inspire talent, engage thinking and connect designers through events, an annual awards program, and partnership in Kansas City Design Week. More than 500 strong, AIGA KC is in its 25th year as a chapter of a national organization celebrating its centennial.