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Winners of 2013 Golden Image Awards Announced

(October 2013) posted on Tue Oct 29, 2013

SGIA competition recognizes industry-leading excellence across various applications and categories.

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SGIA has announced the winners of its 2013 Golden Image Award competition. This year’s entries were evaluated and judged at the 2013 SGIA Expo in Orlando, October 23-25.

The Golden Image competition recognizes industry-leading excellence and covers various categories created by specialty imaging. Each submission was eligible to earn one of four awards:

• Award of Excellence (Gold), recognizing the highest achievement possible in a given category;
• Award of Distinction (Silver), awarded for exemplary quality;
• Award of Merit (Bronze), for outstanding performance; and
• Certificate of Honorable Mention, for commendable performance.

In addition, the SGIA awarded People's Choice Award, Best of Show-Garment, Best of Show-Graphic, Best of Show-Digital, and Best in Show-Digital Creativity.

Awards for digitally produced entries went to the following entries (note: not all categories featured gold, silver, and bronze awards; some categories also awarded honorable mentions):

Category 1: Fine Art, Digital Entries
* Gold, Best In Show: Kolibri Art Studio Inc. ( Bird of Paradise
* Silver: Art Print Studio MMOMA Moscow Museum of Modern Art ( bronze barilief
* Bronze: Varsha Transprint ( HOLI FACE

Category 2: Posters (Single Sheet), Digital Entries
* Gold: Midi Print Co ( Jimi Print 1
* Silver: Standard (Chan's) Corp Ltd ( Arome Bakery
* Bronze: Midi Print Co: Jimi Print 2

Category 3: Posters (Multisheet), Digital Entries
* Silver: Standard (Chan's) Corp Ltd ( Emphasis Jewellery

Category 4: Transit Advertising, Digital Entries
* Gold: Admark Visual Imaging Ltd ( Hobbit Plane
* Silver: The Ad Art Company ( SKETCHERS TAXI TOPPER

Category 5: Fleet Markings (Single Sheet), Digital Entries
* Gold: Classic Stripes Pvt Ltd ( Videocon D2H Delivery Vehicle
* Silver: Classic Stripes Pvt Ltd: RIBBONS & BALLOONS Delivery Vehicle

Category 6: Fleet Markings (Multisheet), Digital Entries
* Gold: Mountain Commercial Graphics ( Sonic Trailer

Category 7: Banners, Digital Entries
* Gold: International E-Z Up Inc ( E-Z UP Freestanding Wall
* Silver: The Ad Art Company: FOREVER 21 BANNER
* Bronze: Graphic Trends ( Nike Air
* Honorable Mention: Standard (Chan's) Corp Ltd: RTHK Artspiration
* Honorable Mention: Varsha Transprint: STUDIO23

Category 8: Finished Garments (Light), Digital Entries
* Gold: Varsha Transprint: KATHAKALI
* Silver: Empas Emprime ( Skater Boy
* Bronze: Empas Emprime: Motor Foil