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2018 AIGA Louisville Awards
BEST IN SHOW: The Wilder Hotel Branding
AIGA Design Award: Wild Swann Branding
2017 AIGA Louisville Awards
2017 BIAL SMC Awards
President’s Grand Award, Best Overall Marketing Campaign: RJ Thieneman “Home is Rock Springs”
2017 AAF Louie Awards
Judges’ Choice: Mr. Boston Bartender’s Guide, Consumer Website
Culturally Legit: Kentucky Refugee Ministries
Gold: Waterfront Park Brand System, Art Direction
Gold: Mr. Boston Bartender’s Guide, Consumer Website
Silver: FirstBuild Website, Consumer Website
Silver: Mr. Boston Drinks Guide Illustrations, Illustration Series
Silver: Kentucky Refugee Ministries Branding , Art Direction
2016 BIAL SMC Awards
President’s Grand Award, Best Website: RJ Thieneman
President’s Grand Award, Logo Design of the Year: RJ Thieneman
2016 AIGA Louisville Awards
AIGA Motion Design Award: “How to Make a Sazerac Cocktail” Video
AIGA Design Award: Waterfront Park Branding System
AIGA Illustration Award: Waterfront Park Illustrations
AIGA Illustration Award: “You’re Important to the Future”
2016 AAF Louie Awards
2015 Horizon Interactive Awards
Gold: You’re Important to the Future (Integrated Campaign)
2015 BIAL SMC Awards
President’s Grand Award, Best Website: Saratoga Springs
President’s Grand Award, Best Overall Marketing: RJ Thieneman “Homes designed for your lifestyle” Campaign
2015 AIGA Louisville Awards
AIGA Award: “You’re Important to the Future”
2015 KY Derby Pegasus Parade
Grand Marshal’s Award | Best of Louisville Parade Float
2015 AAF District 5 Awards
Elements of Advertising, Visual, Illustration, Campaign: Violent Imaginary Animals | Year of the Unicorn
2015 AAF Louie Awards
Direct Marketing/Specialty: Violent Imaginary Animals | Year of the Unicorn Vinyl
Non-Traditional Campaign: Violent Imaginary Animals | Year of the Unicorn Gift
Integrated Campaign: Best of Louisville
Integrated Campaign: Violent Imaginary Animals | Year of the Unicorn
Illustration: Best of Louisville Illustration
Illustration: Violent Imaginary Animals | Year of the Unicorn
2014 AIGA Louisville Awards
2014 National MS Society
2014 Hot Shot Award: VIA Studio
2014 American Advertising Federation
5 Star Service Award: Jason Clark
2013 Horizon Interactive Awards
Gold, Branding Campaign: MilkWood Restaurant | Brand Identity
Silver, Self Promotion/Portfolio: VIA Studio | 2014: Year of the Unicorn
Silver, Integrated Campaign: VIA Studio | Gift Coaster Set
Silver, Online Ads: VIA Studio | Process of Invention
Silver, Advocacy, Non-Profit: Collaborative for Teaching and Learning Website
Silver, Responsive, Mobile Design: Collaborative for Teaching and Learning Website
Bronze, Entertainment Industry: Actors Theatre | Sleep Rock Thy Brain
Bronze, E-commerce: Lebowski Fest
Bronze, Responsive Mobile Design: Lebowski Fest
Bronze, Integrated Campaign: VIA Studio Year of the Unicorn
2014 AAF Louie Awards
2013 LDGA 100 Show
Graphic Design: VIA Studio Holiday Coasters
2013 HBAL Sales & Marketing Council Awards
Logo Design of the Year: Prestige Builders, Inc.
Best Print Advertising – Newspaper: Rock Springs
Best Web Site – Realtor: RJ Thieneman
Best Corporate Sales/Print Collateral: Louisville Realty Group
2012 Horizon Interactive Awards
Gold: New2Lou Branding Campaign
Gold: New2Lou Travel & Tourism Website
Silver: New2Lou Mobile Responsive Design
Silver: Spalding University School/University
Silver: Spalding University Mobile Responsive Design
Bronze: Highland Baptist Churche Mobile Responsive Design
Bronze: Paducah Bank Finance Design
2012 LDGA 100 Show
Interactive Design: The Forecastle Festival
Graphic Design: New2Lou Logo/Brand Identity
2011 Horizon Interactive Awards
Bronze: Mayan Cafe in Consumer Information
2011 LDGA 100 Show
Interactive Design: Mayan Cafe
Interactive Design: Floyd Memorial Hospital
Graphic Design: VIA Studio Business Cards
2010 Horizon Interactive Awards
Silver: Jefferson PVA in Government Agency
Bronze: Actors Theatre in Entertainment and Non-Profit
2010 LDGA 100 Show
Interactive Design: Actors Theatre
2009 LDGA 100 Show
2 Awards in the Interactive and Graphic Design categories
2008 LDGA 100 Show
5 Awards in the Interactive and Graphic Design categories
2007 Horizon Interactive Gold Award for B’s Purses in e-commerce
2006-2007 Judge for the Horizon International Interactive Awards
The Louisville Graphic Design Association awarded us the first and only “Best of Show” (up to that point) in 2006.
VIA Studio has won 14 international AXIEM Awards for “Absolute Excellence in Electronic Media”.
Recognition & Speaking Engagements
2019 AIGA Advisory Board Member, Jason Clark
2018 Level Up Louisville Master Class: Branding & Marketing, Jason Clark, Speaker (October 9, 2018)
October 2018 Connecting Things, Jason Clark, speaker
2018 AIGA Louisville Design Week: “Wireframing with Soul and Purpose“, Ben Wilson & Morgan Plappert, speakers
Destination:Excellence 2018: Marketing & Public Relations Class Day for the Center for Nonprofit Excellence (May 18, 2018)
2017 Fund for the Arts, Imagine Greater Louisville 2020: Jason Clark, Steering Committee Member
2016 AIGA Louisville Design Week: “The Pros of Pro Bono Work: How to Make Killer Work with Nonprofit Budgets”, Emilee Dover, Leslie Daly & Kelly Scheurich, Speakers
2017 Level Up Louisville Master Class: Marketing 101 for Small Business, Jason Clark, Speaker
2016 St. Louis Design Week: Here to There Creative Conference, Jason Clark & Kimberly Clark, Speakers
2016 University of Kentucky Design Week:
Jason Clark, guest lecturer
2016 AAF Louisville Professional Development Series: “What to do When a Project Goes South”, Kimberly Clark
2016 AIGA Louisville Design Week, How to Get a Job in Design, Emilee Dover
Business First Louisville: 20 People to Know in Advertising/Marketing, Jason Clark
2012-2016 Board Member, American Advertising Federation, Louisville Chapter: Jason Clark
2016 UofL Communication Art & Design Portfolio Day
Mystery Judge for Best of the Best Award: Jason Clark
2015 Americas Conference on Information Systems: Jason Clark (panelist)
Leadership Louisville, Class of 2015: Jason Clark
2013-14 AAF Evansville Awards Judge: Jason Clark
2013 AAF Louisville: Art, Copy, Code: Let’s Understand the Process, Jason Clark
2013 Sponsor for Build Guild Louisville‘s 3 Year Anniversary.
2013 Title Sponsor for WordCamp Louisville.
2013 Ignite Louisville Class: Kimberly Clark.
2012 Speaker at Small Business Shamen: Jason Clark, 7 Steps to a More Remarkable Career.
2012 Organizer of the Small Business Shamen Conference.
2011 Title Sponsor for WordCamp Louisville.
2011 Speaker at WordCamp Louisville: Jason McCreary.
2011 Speaker for the Lexington Ad Club and Bluegrass Tourism Marketing Association: Jason Clark.
2011 Speaker for the Advertising Federation of Louisville: Jason Clark.
2011 Speaker at the National Arts Marketing Conference: Kimberly Clark.
2011 Speaker at WordCamp Chicago: Jason McCreary.
2011 President of Louisville Graphic Design Association: Amber Glisson.
2010 Speakers at WordCamp Louisville: Jason Clark and Jason McCreary.
2010 President of Louisville Graphic Design Association (now AIGA Louisville): Jason Clark.
2010 Vice-President of Louisville Graphic Design Association: Amber Glisson.
2009 Vice-President of Louisville Graphic Design Association: Jason Clark.
2008 Creativity Awards Judge, Multimedia and Interactive categories: Jason Clark.
We were on the Advisory Board for Sullivan University’s Computer Science program between 2004-2012.