Helpful Links - Art & Design

Graphic Design Websites serves as a resource of income and exhibition opportunities for professional artists. is the online counterpart of Communication Arts magazine and is directed toward designers, art directors and students.

Coroflot is a community site built to facilitate connections between job seekers and employers within the creative industries.

Creative Hotlist is a job site for the professional creative community.

MacTalent is a site that allows job seekers to advertise themselves directly to employers.  

Graphic Design Associations & Organizations

American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) exists to further excellence in communication design and is a place where design professionals can exchange ideas and information, participate in analysis and research and work to advance education and ethical practices in the industry.

Graphic Artists Guild is a national group of illustrators, designers, web creators, production artists, surface designers and other creatives who network and share experience, information and talent within its union.  View the Chicago chapter's website.

Society of Illustrators seeks to promote interest in the art of illustration through lectures, educational programs, networking and exhibitions.

Society for News Design (SND) is an international professional organization comprised of editors, designers, graphic arts, illustrators, art directors, website designers and anyone interested in journalism and design.

Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) is dedicated to promoting the free practice of journalism, protecting the First Amendment guarantee of freedom of speech and press and stimulating high standards of ethical behavior.


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