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O! Say Can You Design a Poster?

O! Say, Can You Design a Poster?

Stars & Stripes Poster by Studio Hinrichs

Need some inspiration? These designs from Studio Hinrichs are sure to spark your imagination.

Competition Awards

  • Public Grand Prize (1): $2,000 and inclusion in the exhibition
  • Public Bicentennial Prize (1): $1,000 and inclusion in the exhibition
  • UB Student Grand Prize (1): $1,500 and inclusion in the exhibition
  • UB Student Bicentennial Prize (1): $1,000 and inclusion in the exhibition
  • Top entrants: inclusion in the exhibition (as space allows)
  • All entrants: inclusion in an online image gallery 

The competition is now closed.

Please join us at our exhibition opening on Monday, Sept. 15 from 5:30-8 p.m., when we will:

  • announce the winners of the competition
  • display some of the top entrants in the competition
  • welcome keynote speaker Kit Hinrichs.

Hinrichs, a noted graphic designer, will present a series of unusual case studies about his eclectic assortment of American flag memorabilia and how he has integrated his passion for flags into his design practice.
Read more about Hinrichs and the other competition judges.

O! Say, Can You Design a Poster? Exhibition
Monday, Sept. 15-Friday, Oct. 31
Student Center Gallery: UB Student Center (21 W. Mt. Royal Ave.), fifth floor
Opening Reception with Kit Hinrichs: Monday, Sept. 15, 5:30-8 p.m.

Please R.S.V.P. so we know you're coming.

This competition and exhibition is part of the citywide Star-Spangled Spectacular, the bicentennial celebration of the Battle of Baltimore and the birth of the “Star-Spangled Banner.”


Star Spangled 200 Logo AIGA Baltimore Logo AIGA Blue Ridge Logo
University of Baltimore Foundation Logo idfive logo Mount Royal Printing Logo

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The competition and exhibition are presented by the University of Baltimore in partnership with the Star-Spangled 200, AIGA Baltimore and AIGA Blue Ridge. Thanks to the University of Baltimore Foundation, idfive, the Bobbye Gold Fund and Mount Royal Printing & Communications for their generous support.


Questions? Contact osay@ubalt.edu.