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“Alum Ariel Lee’s penetrating illustrations offer creative takes on social issues”
by Lynne Heffley
“The New York Times called it “a mission that even more established museums might fear to take on.” After nearly 1,000 visits to artists’ studios across the country, curators at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art have compiled a collection to illustrate the best contemporary American art being created today…Read More »
“With just a year under his belt in the production studio at Reebok, Andrew Thompson (CCAD 2013) created the brand-defining image for the 2014 CrossFit Games,Read More »
“Neeti Kailas (MS 13 Industrial Design) heard the news just in time to book a flight to the press conference at The Royal Society, London. Rolex had named her one of five Young Laureates for her work developing a hearing screening device for newborns in India.Read More »
“Her, who says she once aspired to be a writer, was initially drawn to photography due to its storytelling aspect. After studying photography at MCAD, she became the first HmongRead More »
“Renowned interdisciplinary artist Jennifer Wen Ma (Pratt, M.F.A. ’99) has created a public art installation titled Alpha Lillstrom Portrait Garden for the 5×5 Project NonumentsRead More »
“It’s true when they say that you never know where life can take you; little did Gillian MacLeod realize how this saying would reflect her life and her career.Read More »
“If you follow Game of Thrones, you’ll know the scene from season 4. After hearing about the plight of a shepherd’s three-year-old daughter who was burned alive by her dragonsRead More »
“Kevin Beasley ‘07, Fine Arts, was one of 103 artists featured in the prestigious 2014 Whitney Biennial.Read More »
“I think when you can love your work and what you are trying to create, it makes a big difference.”Read More »
Art and design is a growing sector that has a significant impact on our economy. Additionally, people who pursue a degree at a specialized school for art and design are prepared for careers in a wide range of fields. Perhaps most importantly, they are more likely to be working in careers that they find meaningful, while also pursuing their passion outside of their jobs. For all these reasons, we know that art and design degrees at AICAD schools are a great investment.
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AICAD is dedicated to strengthening and connecting its member schools, and therefore provides numerous benefits to students through collaborative international exchange programs, shared resources on issues such as environmental and community sustainability, and the New York Studio Residency Program.
Art school is where creative individuals find their community and connect with a network that will support them for a lifetime.
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