SARASOTA, Fla. – April 20, 2009 – The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in partnership with Serbin Printing will advance their entry for The Circus In Miniature - The Howard Bros. Circus Model book to the national ADDY® Awards Competition to take place May 8-9, 2009 in Washington, D.C. The entry received a 2009 gold ADDY® Award from the local American Advertising Federation (AAF) of the Suncoast in February and a silver Award at the District Four ADDY® Awards Competition.
ADDY® Awards honor excellence in advertising and cultivate the highest creative standards in the industry, and are the nation’s largest advertising competition. The Ringling Museum and Serbin Printing’s ADDY® submission represents the collaborative efforts of the Ringling Museum’s curatorial department and Serbin Printing’s creative and production staff. A description of the entry is as follows:
The Circus In Miniature - The Howard Bros. Circus Model Book entry was submitted by Serbin Printing. The book is a72-page full-color book showcasing the 3,800 square foot Howard Bros. Circus Model, the world’s largest miniature circus, located at the Circus Museum’s Tibbals Learning Center at the Ringling Museum. The collaborative team working on the book included Robin K. Clark, Judy Webster and Mike Hamel of Serbin Printing, Inc., and Deborah W. Walk and Jennifer Lemmer Posey of the Ringling Museum.
“It is gratifying to reap the rewards of two talented teams working together to achieve success,” said Executive Director Dr. John Wetenhall. “The Ringling Museum’s ADDY® Award submission represents not only the high-quality work being done in Sarasota but also the positive benefits of strong community relationships.”
This is the third time Serbin Printing and the Ringling Museum have partnered to win ADDY® Awards. In 2004, the team won a local Gold Award for the Cà d’Zan: The Ringling Winter Residence publication and in 2007 the team won local Gold ADDY Award for the Cà d’Zan: The Restoration of the Ringling Mansion publication and a local Silver ADDY award for Encore! A New Life for the Historic Asolo Theater publication.
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