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22nd Biennial Colorado International Invitational Poster Exhibition (CIIPE)


The 22nd biennial Colorado International Invitational Poster Exhibition (CIIPE) is a collection from the world’s most distinguished poster artists and designers. Hosted by CSU’s Department of Art and Art History, CIIPE is one of only a few international invitational poster exhibitions in the world. This popular event allows campus and Northern Colorado communities to experience firsthand the best the poster world has to offer.

This year’s Honor Laureate Apex Lin, a Taiwanese designer, will give an artist talk at the Gregory Allicar Museum of Art and his work featured in the museum’s Works on Paper Gallery. Lin has gained worldwide recognition for his posters and is responsible for the visual identities of China’s biggest companies.

Additionally, there will be a retrospective exhibition of CIIPE co-founder and director emeritus Bob Coonts’ poster designs for CSU’s American West program. The American West program has focused on the history and culture of the American West for nearly 50 years.

Schedule
CIIPE Opening Night
Exhibition, Reception & Ribbon Cutting: Friday, September 23, 2022
Ribbon Cutting: 6 p.m., Lory Student Center Theatre
Exhibition & Reception: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Curfman Gallery, Lory Student Center and Hatton Gallery, Visual Arts Building

CIIPE Honor Laureate: Apex Lin
The 22nd CIIPE Honor Laureate is Taiwanese designer Apex Lin, who has gained worldwide recognition for his posters and is responsible for the visual identities of some of China’s biggest companies.
Exhibition: Wednesday, September 21st – Sunday, December 18th, 2022
Artist Talk & Reception: Wednesday, September 21st, 2022 at 5 p.m., Organ Recital Hall, UCA
Opening reception to follow in the Gregory Allicar Museum of Art, UCA

Bob Coonts: Interpreting the West
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the American West program at CSU, posters created by CIIPE co-founder and director emeritus Bob Coonts will be on display at the Nancy Richardson Design Center. There will be brief remarks by John Gravdahl, Leisl Carr-Childers, and Bob Coonts as well as commemorative posted created by Jason Frazier for attendees.
Exhibition Reception and Comments: Tuesday, September 20th, 2022, 5 p.m.
Nancy Richardson Design Center. Runs through December, 4th.

CIIPE Main Exhibition
Friday, September 23rd – Friday, November 4th, 2022
Curfman Gallery, Lory Student Center, and Hatton Gallery, Visual Arts Building
Presented with the support of the Department of Art and Art History, the Department of History, the College of Liberal Arts, the Gregory Allicar Museum of Art, the Nancy Richardson Design Center, and the Lory Student Center.

Location: 551 W Pitkin
Fort Collins, CO 80523 United States

Date/Time: September 23 @ 10:00 am - November 4 @ 4:00 pm
Price: Free

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