ERIN WRIGHT

Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, AL
erinwright.org

Erin has designed posters shown in more 60 international competitions and invitational exhibitions in over 18 countries around the world including: Warsaw, Poland; Brno, the Czech Republic; South Korea; Iran, Taiwan, the Bienal Internacional del Cartel en México; the Mark X International Poster Invitational in the Republic of China; the Golden Bee in Moscow, Russia; the Colorado International Invitational Poster Exhibition (CIIPE); the Bienal del Cartel Bolivia BICeBé; the Trnava Poster Triennial in Slovakia; the International Invitational Poster Festival in Turkey; the International Triennial of the Poster in Mons, Belgium; and the 56th Annual Art Directors Club of Metropolitan Washington Show in Washington, D.C. as well as Graphic Advocacy: International Posters for the Digital Age.

Honorable Mention at both the 2nd and 3rd International Socio-Political Poster Biennales in Auschwitz, Poland; Silver Award for poster in the Social/Political Poster Posters book produced by Graphis. Awarded both Designer of the Year and Illustrator of the Year by Birmingham Advertising Federation ADDY Awards.

He has served as a jury member for international exhibitions including: Green+You – Posters for Japan; and Green+You – Africa Breath poster competitions as well as the 1st Global Universities Students Advertising Works Invitational Tournament and Flexibility – International Brand Design Awards.

With Antonio Castro and Eric Boelts he is a co-founder of Posters Without Borders a biennial invitational poster exhibition that focuses on political and social issues.

R.I.P. TRAYVON MARTIN

70x100cm
Inkjet Print
2014

Trayvon Martin's "hoodie" was not a symbol of a "thug" as some on the right would suggest. Still, clothing can be used as a means of intimidation—especially for cowards who hide in groups behind a different kind of hood.

GENDER EQUITY

70x100cm
Inkjet Print
2013

Equal opportunity and equal pay for equal work.

WHERE IS MY VOTE?

70x100cm
Inkjet Print
2015

Voting rights are fundamental to a civilized society.