Winning Design Chosen For Golden Valley’s 125th Anniversary

The winners of the 125th Anniversary Logo contest have been chosen. Bill Collins of Golden Valley won the adult category (design below), and Oriana Freeman, a student at Robbinsdale Middle School, won the student category.

Winning design

Nine entries were received from adults and students living, working, or going to school in Golden Valley.  On Jan 10, a panel of graphic artists and the chair of the 125th Anniversary Planning Team evaluated the entries and selected one adult and one student entry.

Judges included Todd Paulson of Knock; Craig Farmer from Perpich Center for Arts Education; Nancy Harris, an independent graphic designer from Golden Valley; City graphic designer Kristi Bucher; and Marshall Tanick, chair of the planning team. The logos will be used on written and electronic materials and to brand events what will have a 125th anniversary component to them.

The Golden Valley Historical Society and Hennepin County Library-Golden Valley will be using the logo on upcoming events.  The winners will receive their prizes at the Jan 27 meeting of the 125th Anniversary Planning Team.

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