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In Collaboration with 

AIA Ohio | AIA Cleveland

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SAY IT LOUD exhibition has been invited to feature Women and Diverse Designers of Ohio by AIA Ohio and AIA Cleveland  in March 12th at the Karamu Performing Arts Theatre in the oldest African American Theatre in the country. In line with our mission to elevate the contributions of women and diverse designers, architect, engineers and planners, we are inviting you to submit.

To date, our SAY IT LOUD exhibitions have been viewed by an estimate total 35,000 visitors since January 2017. From inception, multiple online publications (such as Curbed and The Architects Newspaper) with large subscription bases have helped promote the exhibitions further expanding its impact. One featured firm expressed an increase in business which they attributed to being featured in SAY IT LOUD.

Please provide the requested information below to win a chance to be one of the few designers exhibited in


Deadline to Submit -February 9, 2020 11:59 EST 

Student Submission: EST $50.00 USD Discount code STUDENT
Early Bird Submission:  January 19, 2020 11:59pm EST  $100.00 USD
Submission: February 9, 2020 11:59pm EST $150.00 USD

Announcement of the winners: February  2020



  • One project per submission. You can submit numerous applications. 

  • If multi-person submission, use promo code PARTNER to eliminate fees on subsequent submissions of the same project.

  • Images minimum 150 dpi resolution, 10 MB each

  • Individual images, composed art boards are not recommended



  • Minority or Women architect, engineers, designers, students and planners who had a significant role in the project being submitted, who resides or has project in Ohio. 

  • Minority (He, She, They) or Women (of any ethnicity) 

  • Built / Unbuilt Work 

    • We strongly encourage submissions that reflect a broad and inclusive definition of design excellence. Each entry is judged for the success with which it has met its individual requirements. Submissions must exhibit design achievement that demonstrates exemplary skill and creativity in the resolution and integration of formal, functional, and technical requirements, including ecological stewardship and social responsibility. Submissions should also reflect a strong sense of place, history, and purpose.



  • Featured in the SAY IT LOUD - Ohio Exhibition

  • Name, business or work will be promoted in publications, on websites and social media. 

  • Profile will be included in the Great Diverse Designers Library. 

  • Per your election, application will be considered for future SIL Exhibitions. 


Venue Sponsor | Norma Sklarek Sponsor:

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Zaha Hadid Sponsors: 

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Julia Morgan Sponsors:

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Florence Kenyon Hayden Rector Sponsors: Jennifer E. Coleman & August L. Fluker

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Eileen Gray Sponsors:

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