Alumna is recognized for graphic design achievements

Tamera Lawrence (CCAD, '84-'87) has been named a 2010 Fellow for outstanding achievement in graphic design by the DC Chapter of the Professional Association for Design (AIGA).

Lawrence will receive the award at a chapter ceremony on Wednesday, Oct. 6 at Boston University Center for Digital Arts (CDIA) in Washington, DC. The AIGA Fellow is a national program to recognize mature designers who have made significant contributions to their local design communities by raising the standards of excellence in practice and conduct.

Lawrence has won numerous AIGA national design awards for brand/identity systems and promotional/marketing systems. In 1996, she joined the DC Chapter board as a program coordinator and later became chapter president. She continued her volunteer involvement as an advisory board member. After transitioning from corporate to retail design, Lawrence recently relocated to Los Angeles as co-founder of

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