For all of you who are, or know, Cranbrook Alumni:
Call for Nominations: The 2011 Distinguished Alumni Award
Submission Deadline and Email: January 15, 2011
The Academy’s Board of Governors and the Alumni Circle committee are
seeking nominations for the 2011 Distinguished Alumni Award. We
invite members of the Academy community to identify graduates whose
outstanding accomplishments, service, and contributions have
enhanced the fields of architecture, art, and design. Nominees must
be living alumni who have graduated a minimum of 20 years ago (class
of 1991 or earlier) and are not currently employed by the Academy.
The 2011 Distinguished Alumni Award will be conferred at commencement
on Friday, May 6.
To make a nomination, submissions with the following information
should be emailed to the Alumni Circle Nominations Coordinator,
Benjamin Teague (Ceramics 2006) no later than January 15, 2011:
The nominator’s contact (name, address, telephone, and
The nominee’s contact to the best of your knowledge
(name, address, telephone, email, year of graduation and department
A letter of nomination (up to 300 words). This letter should address
the reasons why you feel the nominee is a remarkable alumnus of the
Academy. Please include evidence of achievement and recognition, for
example: instances of peer-review, invitational exhibitions, one-
person or group shows, industry or peer awards, academic
distinctions, media recognition (film, television, radio),
publications (articles, monographs, reviews, criticism), etc.
We look forward to hearing from you! And thank you in advance for
participating in this important award!
The Alumni Circle Committee
Would love to see a metalsmith win this!
Three Cats and a Dog Design Studio