When VFS Digital Design instructor Myron Campbell won Interactive Designer of the Year at the Canadian New Media Awards gala in Toronto, he had a global booster club cheering him on: his most recent employer, current and former students, and the entire VFS community. Here’s Myron’s own account of the evening – and the creative work that got him there.
I arrived early to a packed pre-show gathering at The Design Exchange building in Toronto for the 10th annual CNMA awards. This was my third time being nominated for this individual achievement award, and I’ll admit, I was pretty nervous. I even went so far as to bring one of my two-year-old daughter’s toys as a good luck charm, a little Grim Reaper Gogo toy that she named “Suzie”. It was on me all night.
Myron Campbell, an instructor in Digital Design and a big part of the VFS community, has been named Interactive Designer of the Year at the 2010 Canadian New Media Awards!
Myron is an accomplished designer whose recent work has included (as then-art director at Switch Interactive) attention-grabbing interactive installations at this year’s Vancouver Winter Olympic Games.
He also spearheads Draw by Night, a bi-monthly drawing party that has frequently been held at VFS. (Here’s an awesome video by Myron and Digital Design student Ryan Smith that should give you a pretty good idea of what DBN’s all about.)
Myron was given the award last night at a gala in Toronto. We couldn’t be happier to see these well-deserved kudos being heaped upon him! Congratulations, Myron!
See the full list of CNMA winners here.