The 30th 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 20-28, 2018; and will also be included in the official NAIAS program.

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

Deadline was November 21, 2017.

Scholarships and Awards

Winners will be announced prior to the opening of the 2018 North American International Auto Show. The following prizes will be awarded:

Chairmen'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

2018 Winners

  • Chairman's Award, Designer's Best of Show - Digital


    Sophie Markus
    12th Grade
    Novi High School
    Novi, MI

  • Vice Chairman's Award

    Anthony Kennedy
    12th Grade
    William D. Ford Career Technical Center
    Westland, MI

  • State Farm Insurance Award


    Jack Lindner
    12th Grade
    Stoney Creek High School
    Rochester Hills, MI

     

  • Designer's Best of Show - Traditional


    Olivia Plochocki
    12th Grade
    Oakland Schools Technical Campus Northwest
    Clarkston, MI

  • 1st Place, 12th Grade Award


    Adam Weinkauf
    Grosse Pointe North High School
    Grosse Pointe, MI

  • 1st Place, 11th Grade Award


    Marie Huber
    Novi High School
    Novi, MI

  • 1st Place, 10th Grade Award


    Regan Lee
    Bloomfield Hills High School
    Bloomfield Hills, MI

  • Most Creative Award


    Joanne Kwon
    12th Grade
    Novi High School
    Novi, MI

  • Best Use of Color Award


    Nathan Adermatt
    12th Grade
    William D. Ford Career Technical Center
    Westland, MI

  • Best Theme Award


    Sean Peacock
    12th Grade
    Divine Child High School Southwest
    Dearborn, MI

  • 2nd Place, 12th Grade Award


    Maxie Masters
    Arts Academy in the Woods
    Fraser, MI

  • 2nd Place, 11th Grade Award


    Andrew Sosa
    William D. Ford Career Technical Center
    Westland, MI

  • 2nd Place, 10th Grade Award


    Tlaloc FLores
    Center Line High School
    Center Line, MI

  • 3rd Place, 12th Grade Award


    Alan Knapp
    William D. Ford Career Technical Center
    Westland, MI

  • 3rd Place, 11th Grade Award


    Gage Pierce
    Oakland Schools Technical Campus Southwest
    Wixom, MI

  • 3rd Place, 10th Grade Award


    Alissa Nault
    Center Line High School
    Center Line, MI

Contact Us

  • For additional information, please contact Sandy Herp at 248.283.5138 or sherp@dada.org.