News From the Club

June 1, 2020

We Stand Together

The CADC stands with the black community in seeking justice and equality. If you’re looking for a way to help, below is a list of organizations that you can donate to. To help, consider donating to: Black Lives Matter National Bail Funds Official George Floyd Memorial Fund Black Visions Collective Campaign Zero Justice for George […]

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 […]

March 11, 2020

Innovation: Unlocked Postponed

We’re sorry to announce that after Connecticut declared a state of emergency, and WHO officially declared COVID-19 a pandemic, we are postponing Innovation: Unlocked. We held out as long as we could in the hopes that things would work out, but with everyone’s safety in mind, it was time to make a decision. We’re working […]

March 9, 2020

A New Era for the CADC

Our board has been working quietly for the last few years to try and figure out what the CADC means to our community. I’m excited to be writing this because it means we can finally share what we’ve been up to. Before I start, I want to introduce myself to those of you who don’t […]

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 […]