The 31st annual North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) Poster Contest was open to Michigan students in grades 10 through 12. High school students were invited to submit 18” x 24” posters and have a chance to become involved in our world premier auto show in Detroit, while gaining experience in creative competition.

The poster entries were judged by an independent panel of recognized members of the local art community. All winning entries are posted below and will be on display during the public show at Cobo Center, Detroit, January 12-27, 2019; and will also be included in the official NAIAS program.

$6,300 in scholarship money will be awarded to 16 students.

Deadline was November 20, 2018.

Scholarships and Awards

Winners will be announced prior to the opening of the 2019 North American International Auto Show. The following prizes will be awarded:

Chairman's Award.............................$1,000
State Farm Award...............................1,000
Designer's Best of Show- Digital..........500
Designer's Best of Show- Traditional...500
Best Theme............................................250
Best Use of Color...................................250
Most Creative........................................250
1st Place, 10th Grade Award.................500
1st Place, 11th Grade Award..................500
1st Place, 12th Grade Award.................500
2nd Place, 10th Grade Award................250
2nd Place, 11th Grade Award.................250
2nd Place, 12th Grade Award................250
3rd Place, 10th Grade Award.................100
3rd Place, 11th Grade Award..................100
3rd Place, 12th Grade Award.................100

2019 Winners

  • Chairman's Award


    Elizabeth Lu
    12th Grade
    Plymouth Canton Salem High School

  • State Farm Insurance Award


    Savannah Bachert
    12th Grade
    Careerline Tech Center

     

  • Designer's Best of Show - Traditional


    Teaghan Holman
    11th Grade
    Dexter High School

  • Designer's Best of Show - Digital


    Tristen Elert
    11th Grade
    William D. Ford Career Technical Center

  • 1st Place, 12th Grade Award


    Spencer Barrer
    Royal Oak High School

  • 1st Place, 11th Grade Award


    Simon Potter
    Careerline Tech Center

  • 1st Place, 10th Grade Award


    Yahir Tellez Mondragon
    Novi High School

  • Most Creative Award


    Jacqueline Pagano
    12th Grade
    Warren Career Preparation Center

  • Best Use of Color Award


    Ellyana Wills
    10th Grade
    Bloomfield Hills High School

  • Best Theme Award


    Kellen Walburn
    12th Grade
    Howell High School

  • 2nd Place, 12th Grade Award


    Erin McVety
    Warren Career Preparation Center

  • 2nd Place, 11th Grade Award


    Nathaniel Turbyfill
    Buchanan High School

  • 2nd Place, 10th Grade Award


    Kirsten Smith
    Howell High School

  • 3rd Place, 12th Grade Award


    Jo Chelar
    William D. Ford Career Technical Center

  • 3rd Place, 11th Grade Award


    Abraham Tellez Mondragon
    Novi High School

  • 3rd Place, 10th Grade Award


    Darja Matlahova
    Rochester Adams High School

Contact Us

  • For additional information, please contact Sandy Herp at 248.283.5138 or [email protected].