Blog Posts - Ms Chrystal Kapanyko


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  • 02/07/2012 by Ms Chrystal Kapanyko

    Since the establishment of the TAGA Student Chapters in 1985, student chapters have produced technical publications to showcase their student research, and starting in 1993, the TAGA Board of Directors has awarded a Grand Prize Award to recognize their efforts in producing their TAGA Student Publications. Renamed in 2006 as the Helmut Kipphan Cup (after Dr. Helmut Kipphan—for his time, support, and advocacy of the TAGA Student Chapters), the award is now a traveling trophy that is presented to the school that has produced a Student Publication that excels in technical content, print quality, and design. In addition, several Special Recognition Awards will be presented to schools that have proven their abilities in these individual areas. An...

  • 02/01/2012 by Ms Chrystal Kapanyko

    The Dusty Rhodes Graduate Student Paper Award was established in 1995 to recognize the quality of the research papers authored by graduate level students. The award is named for Warren “Dusty” Rhodes, a long-standing TAGA member and dedicated advocate of graphic arts research.

    Warren L. “Dusty” Rhodes began his career in the graphic arts as a student at the School of Photography at RIT. He later conducted research on pictorial color in newspapers by web offset at the Graphic Arts Research Center at the school. In 1952 he was made head of the Photographic Laboratory at GARC and extended his research to include print sharpness, color reproduction, and quality control. As the head of GARC, he also served terms as president of TAGA and ISCC, was an IARIGAI delegate, and was a member of the Executive Committee of the Research and Engineering Council of the Graphic Arts. Mr. Rhodes later joined the Xerox Research Center where he held positions in management and research, focusing...