The NOISmaker Award is given in recognition of consistent and enthusiastic promotion of the art of illustration by a member of the Northern Ohio design community.

Nominations and entries for the NOISmaker Award are welcomed throughout the year, though the award is not given every year.

Nominees must demonstrate they showcase and further the advancement of illustration and artistic expression in the northern Ohio community. Nominees are judged by the current board of NOIS. NOIS retains rights to show winning entries in directories and NOIS promotions and on the website.┬áThe NOISmaker Award is usually presented at the opening of the annual members’ exhibition.

For more information, or to enter or nominate a potential NOISmaker, please contact a NOIS board member.

The design and image on the crystal face of the NOISmaker Award was created by Milan Kecman.