Jury Panel 2023
Michelle Fehler, USA
The Design School at Arizona State University
Michelle is a Biomimicry Professional and a Visual Communication Designer who is passionate about connecting Nature’s fantastic strategies to design. She is combining biomimicry thinking with design thinking in order to arrive at more sustainable and innovative solutions. Her research focuses on defining a life-centered design thinking methodology that allows the infusion of biomimicry thinking into the traditional design thinking and human-centered design process. She is looking at various tools and processes that would make the biomimetic approach more accessible to designers.
As a Clinical Assistant Professor at The Design School at Arizona State University, she teaches various multi-disciplinary design studios, lectures, and seminars to undergraduate and graduate students.
In addition, she teaches a practicum course as part of the Master's Biomimicry Program at ASU. She also travels to speak at various conferences such as at the World Usability Day, AIGA Y-conference, SustainbleUX, and at the Audubon society. Her goal is to change the paradigm from a human-centered to a life-centered approach.
Posterheroes is an international poster contest and cultural project focused on social and environmental issues. The project encourages designers, artists, and creatives to express their visions on various global challenges such as climate change, human rights, social justice, and sustainability. Posterheroes is free and open to everyone and it aims to use the power of visual communication to stimulate public engagement and discussions about these important topics.
The contest, created in 2010 by Plug Association, has involved many organizations among which Favini, ITCILO and Fondazione Time2, current partners of the project.
Wesam Mazhar Haddad, USA
Wesam Mazhar Haddad is a Conceptualizer, Strategic Creative Director, Art Director, and Graphic/Social/ Sustainable Designer.
Haddad is the Founder and Curator of Poster Stellars "Intercontinental Poster Competition" - USA.
He has 25 years of experience in the advertising and design industry where he worked with many worldwide agencies such as SAATCHI & SAATCHI, TEAM Y&R, Publicis Graphics, and M&C SAATCHI.
Moreover, Haddad is a Social Poster Designer, International (Curator, Jury, Lecturer, Speaker, Awards Winner, and Exhibitor). He has won more than 82 global awards around the world.
Haddad is an invited Jury, Speaker, Lecturer, and Critic at many institutions such as Reece Museum, East Tennessee State University, Temple University, San Jose State University, Pratt Institute, Pradita University-Indonesia, IdcN Nagoya-Japan, A' Design Award-Italy, Asia Creative Design Award-China, Give Peace a Chance-Switzerland, and Graphis NY-USA.
His work has been, awarded, exhibited, published, and featured in many renowned newspapers, design annuals, magazines, exhibitions, competitions, and books. To name a few: Cannes Lions, ArtPrize, A' Design Award, Graphis-NY, Including the book “The Design of Dissent, Extended Edition: Greed, Nationalism, Alternative Facts, and the Resistance” by Milton Glaser, Mirko Ilic, Tony Kushner, and Steven Heller.
Maria Papaefstathiou , Greece
International Reggae Poster Contest
Maria Papaefstathiou is a graphic designer, illustrator and blogger from Athens, Greece. She has been focusing her research on poster design and particular on social poster design and portrait design. Her most recent poster project is a series of posters celebrating great personalities of Greek and Jamaican traditional and popular culture.. These include actors, singers, musicians, poets etc. This is an ongoing project. “I believe that design is a powerful tool that we designers can use to spark enthusiasm, change mind sets and bring positive actions to our world and our culture”.
She is also the Co-founder of the International Reggae Poster Contest which was launched on December 2011, partnering, the creative activist Michael Thompson aka Freestylee.
Maria is the founder and editor of graphicart-news.com blog. She carefully curates high quality designs, illustrations, and art, from all over the world that will teach and provoke other designers. Many consider her blog to be an exceptional educational tool.
She was awarded and invited to participate in International exhibitions, showcasing her posters in group exhibitions such as: Belgium, South Korea, Jamaica, Greece, Turkey, Cape Town, Poland, China, USA etc.
Mario Fuentes, Ecuador
Designer & Poster Artist with a wide international trajectory. Studied Design and Visual Communication.
Among the awards he has obtained are: 4 Golden awarded by the prestigious international publisher Graphis Inc; “Coup de Coeur du public” 14e Triennale Internationale de l’affiche politique. Mons, Belgium. 2021; Golden Bee Award in the Golden Bee 14 Global Biennale of Graphic Design Supershort Video Category. Moscow, Russia, 2020; 2nd Prize “Leonardo da Vinci” in the XII Florence Biennale of Art & Design. Communication and Graphic Design Category. Italy 2019; First Prize at FINI 2016 (International Image Festival) in the Professional Poster category in Pachuca, Mexico, Honorable Mention in The 6th International Biennial of Socio-Political Poster in Oświęcim, Poland, 2016; Bronze Award AGDIE 2014 (Asian Graphic Design Invitation Exhibition) South Korea; Bronze Prize in the 10th International Poster Triennial in Toyama, Japan, 2012; Honorable Mention in the 12th International Poster Biennial in Mexico. 2012.
To date, he has won more than 40 international awards, has participated in more than 300 collective poster exhibitions around the world, has a traveling solo exhibition as part of the Ecuador Poster Bienal First Edition; also has been selected in Biennials and Triennials of Design and Poster in different countries such as: Poland, Belgium, Japan, China, Finland, Mexico, United States, Russia, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Spain, Italy, Peru, Bolivia, Cuba and Ecuador.
Aggeliki MK Athanasiadi, Cyprus
Graphic Stories Cyprus
Visual Designer / Columnist / Founder, Creative & Art Director of Graphic Stories Cyprus.
Aggeliki is founder and creative directer of Graphic Stories Cyprus, founding member of VCDC.gr, member of the C-IDEA International Design Educators Association and member of the board of the Cyprus Creative Club, which is the Cypriot representative of the Art Director Club of Europe [ADC*E]. She has been a member of the jury for ADC*E as well as a member of the jury for international design contests. She is also partner in the “Worldwide Graphic Designer” & “Like for Poster” groups. She has participated in international poster exhibitions in Greece, Cyprus, Russia, UAE, China, Korea, Indonesia, Ecuador, Serbia, Mexico and Spain with more than 120 personal artworks and has been awarded in the Cypriot Design & Advertising Awards "Pygmalion" with gold and silver distinction.
Aggeliki is the founder and Creative Director of the annual International Conference on Visual Communication, Graphic Stories, with the aim of imparting knowledge and specialized technical training, as well as exploring the modern trends in visual communication. She is also the creator and co-organizer of the Design Forum "10 min Design Talks" and has organized the "Behance Portfolio Reviews" in Cyprus. The "Graphic Stories" book is her first authoring work, containing 62 theoretical articles and 28 interviews with important designers.
Li Zhongyang, China
Capital Normal University
Zhongyang Li is the Professor, PhD supervisor, and Director of the Institute of Visual Design and Education at Capital Normal University. Expert in the evaluation of design disciplines for the Ministry of Education, reviewer for humanities and social sciences for the Ministry of Education, reviewer for art projects of the National Social Science Fund by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, and reviewer for projects of the National Science and Technology Support Program by the Ministry of Science and Technology. Led and participated in 16 national projects, including the "863 Program," and was awarded the National Excellent Teaching Material and served as the chief editor of national undergraduate planning textbooks for higher education institutions. Published 22 monographs and books, and authored over 120 academic papers. Currently serves as a director of the Korean Design Association, member of the International Council of Design ICO-D, and a member of the American Institute of Graphic Arts AIGA. Vice Chairman of the Creative China Design Alliance, Vice Chairman of the National Cultural and Creative Design Industry Alliance, and Head of the Image Landscape Design Project for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. Honors include being recognized as a provincial-level outstanding young expert with significant contributions, and recipient of the Guanghua Longteng Award - China Design Contribution Award Silver Medal.
Tu Zhichu, China
Hubei Academy of Fine Arts
Zhichu is a Graphic Designers，Associate Professor of Department of Visual Design，and Director of Design and Practice Department in Hubei Academy of Fine Arts. He was the curator of the "East + West" International Poster Biennale. He is the member of Academic Committee of China Advertising Association, Deputy director of the Design Committee of the Hubei Packaging Federation, Member of Hubei Artists Association, Association of Hubei Photographers Member of Wuhan Jiuyi Creation Association, member of Vision Strategic Alliance (China), and member of ADCK Asia and China Design Association.
He is a well-known designer on the China's media. He curated a number of design competitions, and he won many international awards.
Chikako Oguma, Japan
Chikako Oguma Studio
Chikako Oguma (小熊千佳子) is an Art Director, Designer, and Freelancer based in Tokyo, Japan. With a strong background in graphic design, she has been involved in a diverse array of creative projects, including designing posters, books, signage plans, logos, visual identities (VI), and branding, among others. Over the past decade, Chikako has actively participated in poster exhibitions both in Japan and internationally, earning her multiple prestigious awards for her outstanding work.
In addition to her design endeavors, Chikako Ogum is the Organizer of the little book label YOU ARE HERE.
Christopher Scott, USA
Iowa State University
United States International Poster Biennial
Christopher Scott is an internationally recognised
award-winning designer. Born in Northern Ireland,
he received a Bachelor's (BDes.) in Design and
Community and a Masters (MDes.) in Design from
the University of Ulster, Magee. The concepts of his
work are paramount to his visuals, and his work
communicates strong and meaningful messages
with humanity at the core of his designs.
Scott has won more than 300 international awards
and has been recognised by many organisations
such as the WWF, International Poster Biennale
Warsaw, Poster For Tomorrow, Amnesty
International, Designboom, Global Biennale of
Graphic Design Golden Bee, Adobe and he
received a silver medal in the International Design
Awards and also 3 Gold awards at the prestigious
Graphis in the United States.
His work has been exhibited all around the world
including countries such as China, Korea, Ecuador,
Germany, Poland, Italy, Peru, Mexico, the United
States and many more, including the Louvre in
Paris, France. He has been a member of multiple
international juries and he is also the Co-Founder
of Poster Poster and the Founder of Designers
Scott has also given conferences and workshops in
4 continents around the world. Currently he is a
Professor of Graphic Design at the Iowa State
University, Invited Professor at the University of
Kragujevac in Serbia, Invited Professor at the
Capital Normal University in China, Ex-President
and Founder of the Ecuador Poster Bienal and
President and Founder of the United States
International Poster Biennial.
Gustavo Morales , Australia
Kattattak Creative Studio
Mexico-Australia graphic designer based in Naarm (Melbourne). Founder of Segunda llamada environmental poster competition (2009-2018) and currently Kattattak, a creative studio specialised in poster design, illustration, murals and workshops for cultural, educational and social projects.
Seyyedmehdi Mousavi, Iran
Green Bird graphic design studio
Seyyedmehdi Mousavi is an award-winning Iranian Senior Graphic designer and Design lecturer in art University in IRAN (M.A of ART) Since 2007 From to present, he has been working professionally in the field of graphic design, especially posters design.
His artworks and poster designs have been displayed in various poster design exhibitions In more than 150 parts of the world as an invited and awarded artist. Mousavi has been a Jury member in several international competitions in Russia, Ecuador, Ukraine, France, Kyrgyzstan, Italy, Mexico, USA and Iran.
Enzhao Liu, USA
Jedidiah Gallery & Design Store
Enzhao Liu is a Philadelphia painter and visual artist known for his aesthetic blend of merging eastern and western cultures into beautiful serene paintings. Receiving many accolades over the years, Liu is credited and recognized for introducing and popularizing a Contemporary Style Chinese Bird-and-Flower to the American art field, and has been named as one of the 5 most potential artists by Philadelphia Magazine.
As an active artist in 2 continents, Liu gained the attention of the US and Asian art world and is represented by Japan’s top 3 art galleries. Inspired by merging realism and surrealism with the natural and simulated, Liu “creates an ideal landscape for the animals where the birds are singing and happily living in a peaceable kingdom.” His work has been displayed at several well-known art galleries, major art shows, and exhibitions in many countries including, China 4th National Yong Artist Exhibition (Beijing), Art Basel (Hong Kong), Seatle Art Show (Seatle), Los Angeles Art Show (LA), Philadelphia International Airport (Public Project), and a Solo Show at Mizuma & Kips Gallery (New York City).
Liu’s visually awe-inspiring and empoweringly creative expressions has been widely collected by art enthusiasts and collectors at renowned international art shows. Among some of Liu’s most popular paintings in oil include his “Millions of Birds,” “Constellations of Southern Birds,” and “Symphony of Peace.” Creating enchanting and tranquil blossoming worlds of flora and fauna, embellished by a kaleidoscope of colors and designs, Liu says, “I love nature and believe that art is a universal language to connect people from every corner of the world.”
Helen Baranovska, Ukraine
COW International Design festival
An award-winning designer, illustrator, photographer, artist and design events curator.
She is member of the DUU (Designers Union of Ukraine) and «Society of Designers» International Association since 2001. Member of the C-IDEA association (International Design Educator Association, China) since 2017. Also she is co-founder of the DUU in Dnipropetrovsk (Designers Union of Ukraine), co-founder and president of the COW International Design festival (http//www.cow.com.ua), which has been held annually since 2004.
Helen has received many important awards including «Lege artis» Honorary Award and Medal of Honor from the DUU (Designers Union of Ukraine) for the powerful contribution she has made to the development of design in Ukraine and Gold Medal named after Alexander Rodchenko (awarded from «Society of Designers International Association) and other.
Was invited to jury member and as a speaker to do presentations and workshops for different prestigious design events and for universities in Ukraine, Austria, Iran, Russia, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan.
She also exhibited his works at many important exhibitions, biennial and triennial in China, England, France, Georgia, Japan, Hong Kong, Iran, Korea, Kazakhstan, Mexio, Romania, Russia, Spain, Slovenia, USA, Ukraine and other.
Oscar Saylor, USA
Oscar is a creative director and designer who moved from a border town in Arizona to the city of dreams, New York. He manages Estudio Bodega, where he creates limited-edition goods, and is an expert in full brand systems. He has created a variety of digital collateral, logos, branding guidelines, interactive installations, environmental graphics, and typography for different clients over his more than 13-year creative career.
Mohamed Zakaria Soltan, Egypt
Mohamed Zakaria Soltan was born in 1973 in Cairo, Egyptian visual artist, designer, and graphic designer. He received his PhD in advertising from Helwan University in Cairo. He currently works as a lecturer at the Faculty of Applied Arts and has participated in several hundred projects and events around the world.
In his career he has won numerous awards, diplomas and medals including International Contemporary Miniprint of Kazanlak 2015 Honorary Mention, Bulgaria, award ”Acknowledgement for the CGD Graphic Artwork” / ”1st International Bookplate Exhibition” Subotica, Serbia, 2015 Collection Certificates at the Beijing International Biennale 2015 and 2017, award of the R + Gallery of the Szczecin Academy of Fine Arts at the 6th International Triennial of Digital Graphics Gdynia 2019, Poland.
Yang Zi, China
Yang Zi is a renowned Chinese designer with over twenty years of advertising design experience. He is the founder of Yang Zi Branding and serves as the Creative Director at Shanghai Design By Heart Branding Agency. He is celebrated in the Chinese advertising industry for his exceptional creative talent and innovative contributions to advertising marketing.
Yang Zi is also deeply passionate about education. He holds the position of Visiting Professor at Lu Xun Academy of Fine Arts, where he imparts the essence of advertising and brand creativity to students. As a Visiting Professor at Dalian Academy of Fine Arts, he has made a positive impact on art education.
In addition to his educational endeavors, Yang Zi is a Brand Expert Committee Member of the China Advertising Association, where he lends his wisdom to the development of the advertising industry.
Yang Zi actively participates in international academic activities. He serves as an International Final Judge at the Shanghai International Advertising Festival and is also a Final Judge at the Chinese Times Advertising Awards in Taiwan. Additionally, he is a Researcher at the Shanghai University Advertising and Brand Center, providing valuable insights into the field of advertising.
Yang Zi's outstanding creative design works have garnered over 200 awards, including prestigious creative design accolades. Several of his pieces are treasured by professional institutions and museums both domestically and internationally. This illustrious career underscores Yang Zi's unwavering dedication and exceptional achievements in the fields of advertising and brand creativity.
Ran Zheng, USA
PRO Unlimited at Apple Inc, previously at Pentagram
Ran Zheng is an art director with a passion for exploring different design disciplines. Her expertise spans branding concepts, visual system development, typography, illustration styles, and motion graphics. She has worked both independently and as part of teams, creating branding concepts and working as a motion designer, illustrator, product designer, and 3D designer for clients such as Google, Apple, and TikTok, as well as cultural institutions like Storefront for Art and Architecture, and fashion and beauty brands like LOROD and Tata Harper Haircare at Pentagram Design.
Additionally, she has created custom display typefaces, including the Remix Stencil Font, and has worked on interactive sound and type design showcased at the Cooper Hewitt Museum, as well as a 3D printing and interactive project for Spotify's New York office.
Daniel Meier, Germany
DIPLOMA University, IU International University, Design School Schwerin
and FSG Hamburg
Daniel Meier is an art director, social designer, curator, lecturer and international and award winning poster artist. His socially critical works have been exhibited in more than 30 countries worldwide, including Poland, Spain, France, China, Taiwan, Indonesia, Korea, Iran, Iraq, Egypt, the United States, Canada, Peru and many more.
In addition to being a designer and lecturer, he gives international workshops on social poster design and has taught at Guangdong Teachers College of Foreign Language and Arts in China, Arkansas State University School of Art in the US, OCAD College in Canada, SABS University of Art, Design and Heritages Jamshoro in Pakistan, Nanyang Technological University in Singapore and Suleyman Demirel University in Turkey.
As a social designer, attitude is just as important to him as design. Themes he deals with are diversity, anti-racism, human rights, animal rights, environmental protection and social justice. He believes that graphic designers have a great responsibility. They influence people's thinking and actions through their design. People should always be aware of this.
Cecilia Silva Venturini, Argentina
Elwa Design Studio
Cecilia Silva Venturini is a graphic and multimedia designer based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. With over 14 years of experience in the field, she has developed design projects for global organizations such as the World Food Programme, UNICEF, the World Health Organization and UNOPS. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design from Universidad Blas Pascal (Córdoba, Argentina) and a master’s degree in Design, Multimedia and Visual Communication from Università degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza (Rome, Italy).
A passionate believer in the power of design to spark positive social and environmental changes, in 2020 she founded Elwa, a graphic design studio that provides services to non-profit organizations in the fields of Arts and Culture, Education and Science and Humanitarian work. Today, the studio exports design services from Argentina to all over the world, showcasing local talent and focusing on contributing through design to build a more fair and sustainable future.
Mona Ha Abd Elsalam, Egypt
Mona Ha Abd Elsalam is an international graphic designer who has participated in over 150 international exhibitions in more than 50 countries around the world. She has been honored with multiple international awards for her poster designs throughout her career.
She organized the first international poster exhibition titled "Space Journey" in the first Pharaonic city on the metaverse, "Metatoot City."
Additionally, she is a doctoral researcher at the Faculty of Applied Arts, Helwan University, specializing in the field of advertising. She also shares her knowledge as an international lecturer in design technology topics such as using the metaverse in advertising design, artificial intelligence, the future of creativity, and designing drone presentations. She has delivered lectures at various international universities in Germany, Malaysia, Indonesia, Pakistan, and Egypt.
Furthermore, Mona Ha Abd Elsalam has published numerous scientific research papers, both locally and internationally, contributing to the field of graphic design and advertising.
Her extensive experience and dedication to advancing the field of design continue to drive her passion for innovation and creative excellence.
Coco Cerrella, Argentina
Buenos Aires University
Designer and graphic activist, graduated from Buenos Aires University - Argentina, where he also started teaching since 2007. He gives workshops in prisons and in the private sphere. Specialised in Visual Identity and social design. His posters on Human Rights have been distinguished and exhibited in 40 countries and included in the book "The Design of Dissent" by Milton Glaser and Mirko Illic. Speaker at TEDx, Forum Art & Branding Russia, Ibero-American Design Biennial Madrid, and numerous design events.
Christopher Han (Han Kyung-Jin), South Korea
The Association of Global Artists
Christopher Han is CEO of AGA(The Associationof Global Artists). He pursued his studies in Aesthetics at Hongik University's Graduate School of Humanities. Based in Seoul, Korea, he is a versatile artist, proficient in graphic design, art goods design, illustration, and visual art.
His artistic talents have earned him recognition globally. His works were finalists in prestigious events such as the 14th, 15th, and 16th Bienal Internacional del Cartel in Mexico. Moreover, he boasts an impressive collection of over 51 awards and selections in various international competitions.
From 2017 to the present day, Christopher has actively participated in more than 180 World Poster Invitational Exhibitions, consistently pushing the boundaries of his craft.
His remarkable posters have graced exhibitions in numerous countries, including Poland, Slovakia, Germany, Denmark, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Peru, Spain, France, Turkey, Russia, Iran, Iraq, the United Arab Emirates, Ukraine, the United States, Mexico, Ecuador, Chile, Japan, China, Macau, Indonesia, Pakistan, and beyond.
Irwan Harnoko, Indonesia
Worldwide Graphic Designers
Irwan is graduate of design and fine arts at Trisakti University, where he received a Master’s degree at the same University. He is a graphic designer, educator, art curator and jury. He designs posters and visual identity. He has held exhibitions and design events, but also been a jury and participated in various prestigious poster exhibitions, both in Indonesia and abroad (especially in China, Poland, South Korea, Japan, Russia, USA, Greece, United Arab Emirates, Lithuania, Ukraine, Mexico, Ecuador, Hungary, Cyprus). He is the founder and the leader of the Worldwide Graphic Designers community which has held exhibitions in four countries: Cyprus, Greece, Indonesia, Iran. Worldwide Graphic Designers (WGD) is a group of graphic designers which organize projects of poster design with social content. The participants, all established designers from all over the world, are invited to create collaboration posters, aiming the awareness, the sensitization and social reflection. He is also one of the founder of the Type Unite (TU) community (Members consist of several countries from within and outside the country: Indonesia, USA, Poland, Turkey, Ecuador, Hungary, United Arab Emirates and South Korea). TU has held exhibitions in four countries: Indonesia, United Arab Emirates, Ecuador, Turkey. His works have been presented at over 100 exhibitions. Currently Irwan works as a lecturer at Pradita University especially in Typography course.
Jake Zhang, China
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Jake Zhang is an award-winning independent animation artist, illustrator and educator living in LA and Hong Kong. After serving as Professor of Animation at Savannah College of Art and Design for five years, he is now one of founding faculties and Assistant Professor of Practice in Digital Media at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Computational Media and Arts thrust area. His research interest include storytelling in virtual reality, screen design & world building strategies, Creator & user experience in process of creating. Besides, he has founded his artist studio Jake Weird Power in Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre since August, 2019.
He likes to explore and develop different visual styles to express his artistic opinions and stories. Most of his films are dark-humorous, ironic and fantastic, reflecting social and political issues indirectly. Jake Zhang holds a BA in Digital Media from China Central Academy of Fine Arts and a MFA in Animation and Digital Arts from University of Southern California. His films have been awarded and selected in festivals all over the world, including Jury Award in 55th Ann Arbor Film Festival (2017), Storytelling Designation Winner in Adobe Design and Achievement Award (2015), Nomination in 58th CINE Golden Eagle Award (2015), the Best 2D project in The Vision Feast, Distinction Award in Athens Animation Festival (2016), Winner in Animaze Animation Day in Cannes Film Festival (2016), Official selection in KLIK! Amsterdam Animation Festival (2015), Corfu Animation Festival (2015), Cutout Fest International Animation and Digital Art Festival (2015), Animasyros International Animation Festival (2015) and Melbourne International Animation Festival (2014). Currently, Jake lives in Hong Kong.
Peng Qu & Qianyehe Bao, China
Qingyun Art Program
Peng Qu (曲鹏) is an artist and digital media specialist, renowned for his contributions to art education in Dalian, China. As an exceptional art practitioner, Peng possesses extensive experience in the field of art education and has a strong passion for nurturing the next generation of designers and artists. He is not only one of the founders of the Qingyun Art Program but also the former founder and principal of Dalian Chunxi Art School. Peng has established several highly acclaimed art education institutions in Dalian and other regions, providing students with expansive learning platforms.
Through his guidance, many of his students have successfully gained admission to these esteemed institutions and achieved outstanding personal accomplishments.
Qianheye Bao (包钱和也) is a rising graphic designer from China known for her unique artistic style and creative ideas. She excels at combining traditional elements with handcrafted and digital designs, infusing her work with a distinct charm and depth.
As the founder of both Baiwa Art Space and Baiwa Plant Dye Clothing, Bao is dedicated to promoting the fusion of traditional art and modern design. Leveraging her design talent, she creates breathtaking art spaces and unique dyed clothing pieces that blend traditional dyeing techniques with contemporary design language, infusing traditional art into modern living.
As the Design Director of Qingyun Art Program, Bao has achieved success not only in the field of design but also in nurturing young designers and artists, while promoting the integration of art and design.
Pavel Pisklakov, Russia
South Ural State University
Pavel Pisklakov — designer, typographer and educator. Born, lives and works in Chelyabinsk, Russia. Associate Professor at the South Ural State University. Specializes in posters, identity and typography. Member of ATypI, AIGA and Russia Designers Association.
His works were exhibited all over the world in more than 40 countries on 4 continents: Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Czech Republic, Mexico, Montenegro, Liechtenstein, Iran, Ecuador, South Korea, China, Hungary, Poland, Peru, Estonia, Slovakia, Uruguay, Italy, United Arab Emirates, Turkey, Bulgaria, Croatia, Taiwan, Indonesia, Macedonia, USA, Thailand, Spain, Austria, Germany, Finland, Bolivia, Iraq, Japan, Denmark, Cyprus, Kosovo, Albania, Colombia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Pakistan, etc.
He received several national and international awards, among them: Winner of “50 Books | 50 Covers 2018” organized by AIGA and Design Observer, Honorary award at 11th International Triennale of Eco-Poster “4th block”, Excellence Award at 3rd Contemporary Ink Design Biennale on Beijing Design Week 2020 and Excellence Award at Ink Art & Pattern on Beijing Design Week 2019, several Gold, Silver Awards and Honorable mentions in Graphis Design Annuals and Graphis Poster Annuals, Incentive Diploma of the Moscow International Biennale of Graphic Design "Golden Bee", winner of the 2nd B.I International Poster Art Biennale.
He has held lectures and workshops about newspaper, magazine and poster design, history of the poster and communication design for different audiences. He has also organized and hosted design events in Chelyabinsk, among them such world-known exhibitions as TDC’s Best Typography, Tolerance Poster Show, annual Poster for Tomorrow exhibitions.
He has been a member of the jury and preselection committees of Poster For Tomorrow (2014, 2017, 2022), A’Design Award & Competition (2016-2023), Adobe Design Achievement Awards (2017-2019), Grand Prix Du Design (2021), C-IDEA Design Award (2020-2023), Graphic Stories Cyprus (2022), etc.
Naufan Noordyanto, Indonesia
Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS)
Naufan Noordyanto is a lecturer at Department of Visual Communication Design (VCD), Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS), Surabaya, Indonesia. Naufan also works as an independent graphic designer and graphic consultant who focus on graphic design: poster and visual branding; typography, illustration, etc. He has been awarded, invited, and selected in more than 200+ international art events, competitions, or exhibitions. On several occasions, he served as a speaker, guest lecturer, or jury member in various national and international art and design events.
Jiaqi Wang, China
Luxun Academy of Fine Art
Jiaqi Wang is a member of Dalian Arts and Crafts Association in China, an art designer and lecturer at Luxun Academy of Fine Art. Jiaqi Wang graduated from China Academy of Art with a bachelor's degree and graduated from Academy of Art University(AAU) and Kookmin University(KMU) with a master's degree in art and PhD in design. His main research interests cover product design, interaction design, visual design and service design, and he has developed products for many companies and design institutions in China.
Jury Nomination for 2024 Edition
The PosterFor team maintains a collaborative relationship with our esteemed partners and carefully selected jury members throughout the selection process. Furthermore, jury members who demonstrate exceptional dedication and expertise may be invited to continue their role in future editions of the competition.
As we prepare for the 2024 edition, we also have plans to select additional jury members from among the winners in this year's competition. However, it's essential to keep in mind that jury members are not eligible to participate as entrants in the competition.
We're excited to witness the outstanding contributions of our jury members and look forward to another successful edition of PosterFor.