As part of SPD's 50th Anniversary celebration, we're looking back at our past Student Competition winners (see galleries of past winning work here on the blog each Wednesday). A few of them were kind enough to speak with us about what they've been up to since their wins and how the competition affected them.
In 1997 as part of our 3rd Student Competition, Yarrow Earth Hock
won a Silver Medal of Excellence for his work as a student at the School of Visual Arts under instructor David Carson (see his award-winning work below as well as in the full gallery of winners here
Hock's exceptional work over the years is quite the inspiration. Spanning across printed mediums, branding, packaging design and digital work, he always has the quality of his work in mind. Hock currently resides in Los Angeles along with his Emmy award-winning wife, Laura Keseric, and a daughter who loves to write and illustrate her own stories (perhaps a future SPD-U competition applicant)! We caught up with him to see where life has taken him since his SPD Student Competition Silver Medal win back in 1997 ...
Image above: logo, branding and product development for Leilani Bishop fragrance oil