The Big One Alaska


The BIG One Call for Entries

Submission deadline is October 12, 2018

The BIG One competition is open to graphic designers all across Alaska – from professionals to students, AIGA Alaska members and non-members alike. Now in its ninth year, this competition is the only one focused solely on graphic design in Alaska with entries from large cities like Anchorage, Fairbanks, or Juneau, or small communities such as Utqiagvik.

Entries are judged by established leaders in the graphic design profession. This ensures that the work of our professionals continues to be on par nationally, and we are truly recognizing the best in Alaska



Call for Entries

Call for Entries is Sept. 13 through October 12, 2018. This date is final. You may edit your online entry after submitting, up until the entry deadline. So get started early! Submission pricing is here.

Physical Entries Drop Off

Physical entries can be dropped off
at the ACPE Office (Dimond Mall,
2nd floor near Dimond Theater
and Dave & Busters) on
October 17, 2018, from noon-4:30P.
Entries must be mounted!
Get mounting details here.

Awards Ceremony

Come celebrate the design! The BIG One Awards Ceremony will be held on November 10, 2018, at the Church of Love. Tickets will be available at the door but we encourage you to RSVP online. 


All entries must have been designed by firms or individuals whose primary business is located in the state of Alaska for clients in any market between September 30, 2017, and September 13, 2018.


Dana Arnett

Owner, VSA Partners

Douglas Davis

Principal, The Davis Group LLC

Shauna Keating

UX Designer, Moonfarmer


 Submissions will be judged by a panel of established designers from the Lower 48.


TBO Chair
James Brown

(907) 252-8820