“Make The World Not So Sad” Poster Design Exhibition
Submit a poster design for your chance to win a One Year Adobe Subscription!

Sponsored by Adobe: The Perfect Match

We invite you to design a poster that will either lift the viewer’s spirits (inspirational), or bring awareness to mental health issues (educational).

All posters will be exhibited for a joyful evening at the CVA Gallery on October 24th to promote mental wellness and good feels. New, emerging, and established designers are invited to apply!

Poster submission deadline:
Monday, October 10th at 11:59pm 
(World mental health day)
Click here to download the Brief to get started today!

Poster exhibition:
Monday, October 24th | 6PM
Center for Visual Artists | 200 N Davie St. Greensboro
Please RSVP to attend the Exhibition for free!


A mental wellness poster exhibition

This is a chance to be recognized in your local community, while spreading some joy through design –

  • Expand your network. Get your design in front of some of the top design professionals in the area
  • Posters will be Featured on the AIGA Triad NC website online gallery
  • Posters will be featured on the AIGA Triad NC social media channels throughout the month


Student, Emerging, and Professional Designers entries will be judged within each category, two winners will be selected and win a one year Adobe Subscription! Sponsored by Adobe #ThePerfectMatch

Best in Show: Juried by design leaders

Designers Choice: Juried by peers (on site)

Submitting your poster

Emerging designer entry – Students, self taught, new designers, and first 5 years professionals

Established designer entry – Over 5 years of experience

  1. Name your file with your last name and first name: Lastname-Firstname-Postername.pdf
  2. For posters: Poster is 11×17 inches (portrait) at 300 dpi at full size. Save your files are saved as print-ready quality PDF without security restrictions.
  3. For social media graphics: Files are exported as PNG or JPGs, 1080×1350 pixels at 150 ppi.

Submission form – Print ready PDF and digital ready PNG or JPG Upload here

Thank you to our sponsors

Adobe: The Perfect Match

Adobe is hosting a creative activity called The Perfect Match mood board challenge. It’s fun to get your whole team to design mood boards and submit them! Any one of your design team may be chosen to be a game show contestant on The Perfect Match and win up to $1,000.

This happens monthly. The entry activity takes less than an hour and is free to complete. The mood board theme changes monthly and the call for entries span a couple of weeks each month.

Participation is fun, easy, and all submissions get a gift worth $50! Visit theperfectmatch.co to play.

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By aigatriadnc
Published September 14, 2022