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Each year the President’s Writing Awards works with a graphic design student to create posters, fliers, and banners to market the awards. Clara Adams designed the poster for the 2021 President’s Writing Awards.

About Clara

Clara Adams grew up in Portland Oregon, and is studying Graphic Design, Arts Entrepreneurship, and UX design at Boise State University. She is the president of Student Association of Graphic Arts (SAGA), and the founder of Boise Hiker’s Guild. Clara is passionate about and inspired by the outdoors and hiking, and loves drinking (and painting with) coffee.

2021 Poster Design


Designers must fit all required content into a poster sized 4.25 x 5.5 inches with readable text, high contrast colors, and some graphical elements.

The flier needs to include all of the following:

  • President’s Writing Awards.
  • Boise State University.
  • [Contest categories and text]
  • [submission instructions]
  • [Year].
  • Submission Deadline [month and day].
  • URL:
  • Email address:

The posters are printed and distributed to faculty, students, and department main offices to advertise the event.

Final Poster Design

2021 President's Writing Awards Winning Poster Design
President’s Writing Awards 2021 Poster by Clara Adams. Select to view full image in a new window.