The Society of Typographic Aficionados (SOTA) is an international non-profit organization devoted to the promotion, study, and support of type, its history and development, its use in the world of print and digital imagery, its designers, and its admirers. The SOTA created the Catalyst Award in 2010 to recognize young people who have created original work in type design, type history, or other areas related to typography.
The entries to 11th Annual SOTA Catalyst Award is now open. The award is presented to an individual 25 years of age or younger who exhibits current achievements and holds future promise in the typographic fields. The award gives broad industry exposure to youngsters creating original works in the fields of typography, type design, lettering, calligraphy, and type history.
Deadline for submission: March 30, 2020
Notification of Award: April 13, 2020
Entries must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by the deadline for submission.
Entries must consist of one multiple-page PDF file that contains the following:
All four components must be included for entries to be eligible.
Applications will be judged based on visual examples and the applicant’s interest and aspirations statement.
The winner will be awarded up to $2,000 USD in reimbursement for transportation and lodging expenses to attend the TypeCon2020 conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA from August 12th to 16th, 2020. They will also have their conference registration fee paid.
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