It’s a wrap! The Stamp Design Competition 2014 submissions are in. Kdan Mobile is very excited to present the judges for our Stamp Design Competition 2014. These outstanding individuals have the task to select the best stamp design among 450 entries. This is a tough task indeed, but we are very excited to have these individuals on board to help us out with their expertise.
ROBERT BRINKERHOFF, USA
Robert Brinkerhoff is an illustrator, painter, and professor at Rhode Island School of Design, USA. His teaching focuses on illustration concepts & the synthesis of illustration and design & writing as integral to the creative process. His illustrations have been featured in numerous competitions and publications, and exhibited his works both nationally and internationally.
AHN ZHE (安哲), TAIWAN
Ahn Zhe is a Taiwanese visual artist, illustrator, and script designer with a strong passion for graphic design. He successfully earned the New Talent award at the Fumetto International Comix Festival 2013 in Lucerne, Switzerland. His fascination for antiques and old things are the main source for his creative inspirations.
CHAD HERZOG, USA
Chad Herzog is the director and curator of performing arts at Juniata College, Pennsylvania, USA. When not seeking out the latest technology trends, his mission is to investigate and implement audience development techniques through curation in the arts. He also created “articulture”, a community supported arts program, and served as the executive producer of the feature film, Spell (2013).
ANAIS LEE, USA
Anais Lee is a New York based illustrator, surface designer, graphic designer, and blogger. She has illustrated more than seven children’s books, and licensed her art for products including Japanese/Scandinavian inspired cards, journals, art prints, gift wraps, and more. She is also the founder and editor of Illustration Today – an online magazine devoted to illustration art. Anais will be exhibiting at Surtex in New York City in May 2014.
CHERRY JEFFS, UK
Cherry Jeffs is a mixed-media artist based in the UK, but currently resides in Spain. As a former graphic designer of both print and digital media, she brings a critical eye for balance and form to our judging panel.
NASUBI CHAN (大莓羊), TAIWAN
Nasubi Chan is a Taiwanese best-selling graphic book author, CEO of a design company; BenBen WISHES, and the Vice Chairman of the Taiwan Society of Illustrators. He describes himself as a child trapped in a man’s body. He loves hand drawing, surfing and his motto is: “Life is never a drawing contest!”
TIM CELIS, USA
Tim Celis is freelance artist who has been working on various projects from smaller portrait commissions and book illustrations to murals and animations. After completing his studies at the Silver Drawing Academy and self-studies at Watts Atelier, he continuously looks for opportunities to grow. Currently, he is contributing as a line artist in Instaburst’s League of Fighter.
JÁCHYM BOUZEK, CZECH REPUBLIC
Jáchym Bouzek has a strong passion for illustration and animation. He is currently studying at graphic school to pursue his dreams to become an artist. He worked as the Art Director in Femancipation Art Project in 2011 and received 3rd place in our IAniMagic contest 2013.
The Stamp Design Competition 2014 will be open for public voting via our website from 13th-20th of May 2014. Voters will be chosen randomly to win awesome prizes!Thanks for welcoming our talented judges!