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Chapter Chairs

Grady Brown is the President of iZone Imaging in Temple, Texas
Grady Brown
Frauke Bartels, Project Manager and Graphic Designer at the University of Texas at Austin
Frauke Bartels
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SEGD Award Winning Projects

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Grady Brown | 254-778-0722
Frauke Bartels | 512-475-8473

Austin, TX Blog

Please join us as we celebrate the Holiday Season with a little Rock and Roll!

We invite you and a guest to come and enjoy light refreshments at this unique downtown Austin Gallery as we conclude a successful year of the SEGD Austin Chapter.

Sam Coultrip of PAM, sponsors of the event and proprietors of wayfinding software, will give a brief presentation before we kick off the merriment.

Be sure you get your tickets for our last Chapter event of the year! Tickets are limited!

916 Springdale Rd Bldg 3 #103
Austin, TX, 78702
Get directions to the space


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Join us for Austin Design Week at fd2s!

In support of Austin Design Week, come by fd2s and hear how the firm creates wayfinding programs, donor recognition exhibits, and experiential graphics that change the way people experience the world around them.

The Austin chapter of the “Society of Experiential Graphic Design” (SEGD) are invited to participate in this event. Stop by to find out more, November 10th from 4pm to 6pm.

1634 E. César Chávez St.
Austin, TX 78702

Parking and transit: Parking in front of and on the side of the building. Bus stop on corner of César Chávez and Comal.

To learn more: Click Here

To register:


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Join us at our third Chapter event for the year on Friday, October 13th!

Austin SEGD Chapter Firms present Experiential Graphic Design to UT School of Architecture Students, Chapter Social to follow immediately.

In correlation with the fall design reviews, we invite you to participate in a special panel discussion and Q&A session with local design firms.

The panel discussion and Q&A will take place in the Dean's Conference Room (In Goldsmith Hall Rm 2.302B) from 3PM to 5PM (CST). The schedule and panel of Guest Speakers will be as follows:

3:00 – 3:15 SEGD overview presentation, Grady Brown & Frauke Bartels
3:20 – 3:40 fd2s, Curtis Roberts
3:45 – 4:05 Dyal/Page, Roy Watson
4:10 – 4:30 Janke Design, Tim Janke
4:30 – 5:00 Q&A

5:00 - 6:30 Social Hour (Sponsored by Identity Group)

Parking is available at the San Antonio Parking Garage (See attached for Rates and Map!)

Space is limited! Only 10 tickets available for the Panel Discussion! (20 spots for social) Grab your spot today!

Use the following link to register:



Help us #shapetheconversation.

Join us for lunch at our second Chapter event for the year as we explore
AIA Austin Women in Architecture.

We will have box lunches sponsored by Ion Art, a speaker from Ion Art on the exhibit fabrication, and a docent lead tour of the Shaping the Conversation Exhibit Series. Event will begin at Noon at 249 W 2nd Street Austin, TX. Parking is recommended at City Hall. Please plan to arrive by 11:45AM.

Reserve Your Spot Here

Schedule of events: Monday, February 27th

11:45 - 12:15  Social Hour & Lunch - Sponsored by Ion Art
Enjoy a Jason's Deli Sandwhich Box (options selected during registration) until our speaker begins.

12:15 - 12:30 Presentation - by Kyle Beck of Ion Art
Kyle Beck project managed the fabrication and installation of the exhibit and will share how collaboration and problem solving can make great projects.

12:30 - 1:00 Women in Architecture - Docent guided tour of the exhibit
Organized and produced by AIA Austin to recognize the far-reaching achievements of women architects in Texas and beyond. Come enjoy a personal docent guided tour of the exhibit to wrap up the event.

Hoping to see a Full House to this limited seating event next week. Please plan to arrive around 11:45 AM and enjoy a special lunch!

Registration closes at 9AM Monday, February 27th.

Use the following link to register:


Happy new year and welcome to 2017! We are gearing up for an exciting year!
By now, you may have heard about your new Chapter Co-Chairs, Frauke Bartels and Grady Brown, and they are excited about this opportunity to serve.

We would like to tell you about our first Chapter event for the year! This will be a "Limited Attendees" event at the Austin Blanton Museum of Art where the traveling Andy Warhol exhibit is currently under way! Be sure to be one of the first 20 to Register to ensure a spot at this unique event.

Parking is in the Brazos Garage, adjacent to the museum's main Michener Gallery building, and will cost $4.00 with a discount if attendees bring their parking tickets into the museum and pay there.

Schedule of events: Thursday Evening 6 - 9 PM

6:00 - 7:00 Social Hour - $5 per serving
Enjoy a slice of pizza and a glass of beer or wine from the Blanton Cafe (In the Edgar A. Smith building.)  Mingle with members and enjoy some experimental music in the atrium until our speaker begins.

7:00 - 8:00 Presentation - "Why Your Story Matters" by Thatcher Freund
Hite Board Room in the Michener building.
Author and special guest speaker, Thatcher Freund, is a journalist and memoir writer, who will speak of the importance of stories in our lives both to ourselves and to the culture we live in, and why it matters so much that we preserve them.

Thatcher is a graduate of Stanford University with a B.A. in History, and a Masters in Journalism from Columbia University, and was born and raised in Austin, Texas.  His published work includes The Python Trail: An Immigrant’s Path from Cameroon to America, and Objects of Desire: The Lives of Antiques and Those Who Pursue Them, which follows the lives of three pieces of American furniture from their creations in the 18th century to their sales at Sotheby’s 250 years later.

Besides his speaking engagements, Thatcher helps people to write their own memoirs and teaches workshops on memoir writing. Come learn Why Your Story Matters.

8:00 - 9:00 Warhol By the Book - Docent guided tour of Warhol exhibit

“Warhol By the Book.” Andy Warhol may be most frequently identified with his silkscreen paintings of Campbell’s Soup cans and celebrities like Jackie Kennedy Onassis. But long before Warhol became an art superstar — perhaps the first art superstar? — he spent more than a decade as a commercial illustrator in New York. - Statesman 
Come enjoy a personal docent guided tour of the exhibit to wrap up the evening.

Hoping to see a Full House to this limited seating event in a couple weeks. Please plan to arrive around 6PM and enjoy a full evening!


To attend this exclusive "limited attendee" event, please contact the Chapter Chair at [email protected] to obtain access to tickets.


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