News From the Club

May 12, 2020

45th Annual Awards Show Postponed Until 2021

Dear Friends, So… there’s some bad news and there’s some good news. Bad news first. We truly wanted to plan our way out of this, but it doesn’t look like we can. I’m sorry to say we’re officially cancelling the 45th CADC Annual Awards Show. You understand all of this already so I’ll keep it […]

March 30, 2020

The Show Must Go On… in October

Dear friends, As much as we couldn’t wait to see you all in June for our 45th Annual Awards Show, it’s pretty clear we can’t do that right now. Aside from not having enough room at Saint Clements Castle to seat you all six feet apart, we know the last thing on your mind is […]

June 27, 2019

2019 Service Award Winner – Karl Heine

Karl is the Founder and Solutionist at creativeplacement® — a cultivated, curated, hard-to-find talent consultancy for the entire design industry with a focus on packaging, print, interactive, experiential and multimedia professionals. His firm represents all disciplines from senior level through emerging professionals in full-time opportunities, off-site projects and on-site freelance engagements in the Greater New York area and […]

June 27, 2018

2018 Service Award Winner – Jonathan Fenwick

Jonathan is an Eagle Scout and graduated from UConn in 2002 with a bachelors degree in fine arts and a minor in art history. From there he spent a few years working for Outthink (now OverAbove), freelanced for places like Acsys (now Primacy) & Cigna, and returned to UConn for 2 and a half years […]

June 27, 2018

2018 Hall of Fame Winner – Jim Coon

The driving principle behind Jim’s life has always been the appreciation and creation of beauty. As a child he was transfixed by the colorful patterns in nature and by the art in his grandfather’s house. He loved to draw and paint, receiving praise for his talent and imagination. Jim’s first expressions were in charcoal and […]

June 29, 2017

2017 Service Award Winner – Mark Snyder

This long overdue honor is presented to Mark for his long standing commitment and dedication to CADC and the entire creative community. Mark came to Hartford in 1994 and has left a lasting impression on us all, through his countless hours both inside and outside of Hartford Art School, truly educating and shaping many of […]

June 29, 2017

2017 Hall of Fame Winner – Don Carter

Don Carter is a creative director, designer and illustrator. A graduate of Paier College of Art in Hamden, Don has over thirty years of experience designing and art directing for Connecticut ad agencies. For the past sixteen years, he has been a creative director with Adams & Knight in Avon Don has made more than […]

June 25, 2015

2015 Service Award Winner – Roxanne Bailey

To make our 40th anniversary more special, this year, we’re implementing a new award. The CADC Service Award recognizes the long-standing service and commitment of board members to the Club and its membership. The efforts of those recognized ensure the Club’s continued ability to encourage and promote the highest standards of excellence in the visual […]

June 25, 2015

2015 Hall of Fame Winner – Alexander Isley

Alexander Isley is a graphic designer and educator. He holds a degree in Environmental Design from the NC State University College of Design and a BFA from The Cooper Union. Alex first gained recognition in the early 1980s as the senior designer at Tibor Kalman’s influential M&Co. He then served the first full-time art director […]

June 12, 2014

2014 Hall of Fame Winner – Nathan Garland

Nathan Garland is an artist, a filmmaker and a graphic designer who was born and raised in Chicago. He earned a BFA at Washington University in St. Louis, studied in Amsterdam on a Fulbright Scholarship and attended Yale for an MFA. His design work ranges from identity, naming and branding programs to annual reports and […]