COW 2019 JURY
PROF. SHI QIXIN, CHINA
Shi Qixin, male, graduated from Graphic Design Major of Design School of Jiangnan University in 1991. He is the Associate Professor in School of Arts of Anhui Polytechnic University, Master Instructor, Director of Graphic Design Institute. And also is the Standing Committee of Design Committee of China Packaging Federation, Visiting Associate Professor of Chinese Taiwan Shih Chien University, Member of Editorial Board of “Chinese Design Yearbook”, Judges of the National DaShi Award, Executive Judge of Graphic Design Competition in China NOC Final, Chairman of the Preliminary Evaluation Committee of Anhui Competition Area of the 13Th China Star Design Awards, Curator of International Invited Poster Exhibition of Huizhou Impression. He published four monographs, and won the Pioneer Person Award of China’s Design Business for 30 Years in 2011. More than 100 design works won awards or been exhibited or be collected all over the world. Design works are exhibited in Germany, Japan, the United States, Korea, Italy, Peru, Spain, Turkey, Iran, Mexico, Colombia, Slovakia, Poland, Czech Republic, Hong Kong, Taiwan and other regions or countries. And he won Silver Award of the 9th Czech Virtual Prague International Biennale of Art and Design, Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards of China Star Design Award, the Mascot Adopted Award of the 3rd China Peasant Games, the First and Second prizes of the 2nd National Greeting Card Design.
VIVIAN CHENG, HONG KONG
On leaving Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI) after 19 years of educational service, Vivian Cheng founded “Vivian Design” in 2014 to provide consultancy services and promote her own art in jewellery and glass.
She graduated with a BA in industrial design from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and was awarded a special prize in the Young Designers of the Year Award hosted by the Federation of Hong Kong Industries in 1987, the Gift and Houseware Fair Design Award and the Governor’s Award for Industry: Consumer Product Design in 1989, after joining Lambda Industrial Limited as the head of the Product Design team.
In 1995 she finished her Master degree and joined the Vocational Training Council teaching product design and later became responsible for, among others, establishing an international network with design-related organizations, schools and organizing Design activities, conferences and exhibitions.
Vivian Cheng was the International Liaison Manager at the HKDI and member of the Hong Kong Designers Association, member of the Board of Directors of the Hong Kong Design Centre (HKDC) at 2002 and board member of the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid) (renamed as World Design Organization (WDO)) from 2013-17.
Furthermore, she has been a panel member for the government and various NGOs and was the jury member for various international design competition awards like the Red dot Product Design Award, Red dot Concept Award, Braun Prize, Bio 21 & 22, ADI Compasso D’Oro International Award, China Good Design Award, Canton Fair Design Award, Gold Pin Award, Taipei International Design Award, Lotus Prize, Belgium Pavilion in Milan Expo ‘Taste of Design Competition’, La Camber Design School adjudication, and as speaker for the Wallonia Design Week.
PHNAM BAGLEY, USA
Partner + Creative Director at Nonfiction.
Phnam is an industrial designer with 15 years experience designing hardware in Audio, Wearables, Neurotech/Biotech, Luxury & Fashion, Packaging, Sports and Aerospace.
She specializes in turning groundbreaking technologies into attainable, intuitive and beautiful products that help humans become the best versions of themselves.
Phnam works with a variety of companies, from Fortune 500 to startups, covering 4 continents. Clients include Intel, Comcast, Facebook, Atari, Movida, Halo Neuroscience and more.
She is currently a partner and creative director at Nonfiction, a design studio based in San Francisco that turns science-fiction into reality for a better future.
Additionally, she is a professor of Industrial Design at California College of the Arts, a mentor at Founder Institute and founder of Eternal Luxe, a brand of luxury goods made in USA.
She speaks internationally on the subject of “Design for a Better Future”, covering stories of inclusion, responsibility, design thinking, education and space exploration.
AZADEH GHOLIZADEH, IRAN
Azadeh Gholizadeh – graphic designer, teacher and instructor of Art (Graphic Design and Packaging) in high schools and Universities. Azadeh get MA of Graphic Design, University of Tarbiat Modares, Tehran, Iran. Member of IAD (International Association of Designers, Como, Italy), ICCI (International council of Creative Industries, Como, Italy), IDC (International Design Club, Como, Italy), Ispm (International Society of Product Manufacturers, Como, Italy) etc.
Her artworks have been displayed in various festivals all around the world including Iran, Italy, Ukraine, Singapour, France, Danmark, Taiwan, Unites States, United Kingdom, Hungary, China, India. She has many awards for his work, including the A’Design Award (Italy), COW International design festival (Ukraine), First Iranian Art and Cultural Festival (Denmark), TISDC (Taiwan), Favorite Design (France), Health (Iran) and etc.
FRANCISCO VALLE, BRASIL
Francisco Valle is a Brazilian Art Director based in Belo Horizonte, graduate of both fine arts and advertising communications. Graduated in Advertising — Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais and Graduated in Fine Arts — Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais. Francisco Valle work ranges from abstract art to highly detailed paintings, from black and white to surreal, brightly coloured geometrics. A variety of techniques are used to achieve his award-winning results-he has won the acclaim of a number of prominent organisations including the Society of Illustrators of New York. Francisco has won numerous national and international awards such as the Cannes Lions, Lurzer’s ARCHIVE and other.
HOSSEIN MOHAMMADI VAHIDI, IRAN
Graphic Designer & Art Director. The Honorary Member Of Institute For Promotion Of Contemporary Visual Art. Secretary of Posterrorism. Director of Art and Graphic Design at Atelier Personal Graphics. Secretary and responsible and judge of several international festivals. Graphic Designer with exhibitions such as: Posters for Japan, Green + you (South Korea), International Eco-poster Triennial “the 4th Block“ (Ukraine), Cow International Design Festival (Ukraine), Look Poster of Iranian Designers (Turkey), Trnava Poster Triennial (Slovakia), Worldwide graphic designers Exhibition (Greece), Persian garden exhibition at Michigan State University (USA), SPEAK UP POSTER! International Invitational Poster Exhibition (Mexico), Dokdo International Invitation Exhibition (South Korea), International invitational poster exhibition peripheral part of The 5th Annual Alborz Graphic Design, Exhibition in the design competition of “2020 Chinese Zodiac (China), Forest City_International Public Poster Desihn Invitational Exhibition (China), and more than 60 other exhibitions. His works have been awarded at international competitions.
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