Society of Graphic Designers of Canada

This yearly show features over sixty portfolios of graphic design, advertising, illustration, animation, character design, and photography. Students are in attendance to present their work and to answer questions from attendees.

The annual ACAD Portfolio Show is presented by the Society of Graphic Designers of Canada (Alberta South Chapter), Alberta College of Art + Design, Critical Mass, Century West Management Inc., and Spicers Canada

The Portfolio Show features graduating students from the Visual Communications Design and Photography programs showcasing their work.

“The School of Communication Design at the Alberta College of Art and Design has an exceptional track record of producing some of the world’s leading professional creatives in the fields of advertising, graphic design, character design and illustration. Our award-winning alumni are competitive internationally and can be found in every major marketplace in North America.” Alison Miyauchi, Chair, School of Communication Design.

"ACAD is one of North America's great creative secrets. Year after year, the ACAD experience provides raw creative talent with the opportunity to develop into great creative professionals," says Jason Delichte, VP Creative Director, Critical Mass. "ACAD's Visual Communications program consistently produces highly talented and hard-working creative professionals who go on to succeed both nationally and internationally," says Naoko Masuda CGD, President, Society of Graphic Designers of Canada, Alberta South Chapter.