Last year, Dallas' Woodrow Wilson High School received a cease-and-desist letter from the University of Arizona declaring that the school was infringing on its trademarked wildcat logo. The university agreed, reluctantly, to let Woodrow keep the big tile mosaic on the high school's floor, but all other uses of the wildcat had to be phased out within two years.
Rather than pay some design firm thousands of dollars to draw a cat, the Woodrow Wilson Community High School Community Foundation decided to crowdsource the design, putting out an open call for submissions.
Well, the competition is now over. Seriously -- the deadline was January 31. But the contest is over in a more important sense, in that a clear victor has emerged. His name is Aloysius Bosch. He drew the sketch above, as well as this alternate version:More »