Three category winners and several finalists have been announced at the 2012 SKETCH SHOWDOWN, AIA Philadelphia's annual napkin sketch competition. The organizers received 105 entries from China, New Zealand, and the United States with authors ranging from high school students to architects with over 20+ years of experience in the profession. The entries are now on view in Philadelphia through September 15 at the AIA Bookstore at Washington Square (7th & Sansom Streets).
The 2012 SKETCH SHOWDOWN jury included Patrycja Doniewski, Partner, Qb3; Jeffro Kilpatrick, Co-Founder, Philadelphia Cartoonist Society; Christopher Kircher, Principal, Fishtank PHL LLC; Jeff Pastva, Founder, The Designated Sketcher; and Ricardo Zapata, Local Artist.
All winners will receive a $25 gift certificate to the AIA Bookstore, will be listed in an online gallery on The Designated Sketcher, and all sketches will be on the official AIA Associates Committee/Young Architects Forum postcards. All top finalists will also be featured on The Designated Sketcher.
Following are the finalist entries in their respective categories.
All images courtesy of AIA Philadelphia.