Portfolios 2018

The Graphic Design program at College of DuPage holds an annual event — Portfolios 2018. This event allows each student completing the program to show off their hard work as well as individual design submissions. You can see the individual submissions from past events in the Student Work Section of this page, or you check out some of the Event Photos.

What is Portfolios 2018?

Portfolios 2018 celebrates the work of students in the Graphic Design program. Students of the Portfolio Seminar class will be available to present and discuss their portfolio of work created in various classes throughout the program. Their original, creative work will range from a variety of graphic design work and illustrations, ad campaigns, and Web design. These are just some of the items that will be on display. Portfolios 2017 is also an exhibition of award-winning work!

You’re Invited to Attend!

Portfolios 2018 is a community event and is open to high school and college students, family, and friends. In addition, community residents, the business community, and anyone with the desire to view great work and learn more about some of the hottest career opportunities is welcome to attend.

What Is Available to See and Do?

In addition to viewing great student portfolios, the evening includes an awards ceremony, where College of DuPage Graphic Design students and DuPage County high school art and design students will receive awards and prizes. All first place, honorable mention, and finalist work will be displayed at the event. There will also be snacks and beverages available throughout the evening’s festivities.

When is Portfolios 2018?

Thursday, May 10, 2018
MAC Arts Center, 2nd Floor
Rooms 252, 255, 257 and 259


Awards and Prizes!

Graphic Design students will receive first place awards and prizes in the following categories: Portfolio, Identity Design, Publication Design, Illustration, 3-D Design, and Web Design. Honorable mentions and prizes will also be awarded.

In the High School Competition, first place awards and prizes will be given in the following categories: Illustration and Graphic Design. Honorable mentions and prizes will also be awarded.

2017 Finalists

COD Finalists
High School Finalists

More Information on Portfolios 2018

Contact a Graphic Design faculty member below: 

Brian Blevins, Department Coordinator:
(630) 942-3415

John Callegari, Professor:
(630) 942-3418

Dave Rogers, Professor:
(630) 942-3029

Gautum Wadhwa:
wadhwa@cod.edu