The vision of AIGA Northwest Arkansas is an inclusive, design-led Northwest Arkansas.

The mission of AIGA Northwest Arkansas is to advance design as a professional craft, strategic advantage and vital cultural force. Through a program of lectures, exhibitions, competitions and other projects in the public interest, AIGA seeks to:

  • UNITE the creative community in Northwest Arkansas
    AIGA acts as a forum for design practitioners, educators, enthusiasts, and patrons to connect and exchange ideas and information. We know that our best work is done together.
  • ENCOURAGE excellence in the communication arts
    We promote high standards of design by recognizing and celebrating great thinking, defining and encouraging ethical professional practice, and championing design education.
  • EXPAND the role and influence of designers
    AIGA advocates an expansion of the role of designers at the strategic level in business, government, and cultural spheres.