AICAD Blog

Jul 05, 2022

AICAD Welcomes Yale School of Art as a New Member

The Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design is pleased to announce that Yale School of Art was approved for membership by the Board of Trustees. Founded in 1869 as the first professional fine arts school in the United States, Yale School of Art at Yale University grants Masters of Fine Arts degrees to students in graphic design, painting/printmaking, photography, or sculpture. Yale School of Art is the first new member to join under our updated bylaws that embrace...


Mixed media collage
May 18, 2022

AICAD and NOAA Announce Placement of 2022 Art + Science Fellow

The Association of Independent Colleges of Art & Design (AICAD) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries are pleased to announce the placement of Mickey Morgan into the third AICAD/NOAA Fisheries Art + Science Fellowship. Mickey L.D. Morgan is a visual and community practice artist and a care worker. They are passionate about neighborliness, believing that every human and non-human part of an ecosystem are essential to all of our lives, which has been a...


Jul 20, 2021

AICAD announces recipients of the 2021/22 Post-Graduate Teaching Fellowship

The Association of Independent Colleges of Art & Design (AICAD) is pleased to announce the 19 fellows who have recently been selected to participate in a yearlong, Post-Graduate Teaching Fellowship at participating AICAD institutions during the 2021–22 academic year. Additionally, five of the 2020/21 fellows will be continuing in their positions for a second year, making this the largest number of placements in the history of the...