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NOAA/AICAD Art+Science Fellow Mickey L.D. Morgan releases podcast “Neighbors Along the Riverbed”

Transfer resources for students affected by the closure of the Art Institutes

While the Art Institute was not a member of our consortium, we want to assist impacted students who may be looking for an appropriate institution at which to continue and complete their studies. Many of our member institutions have dedicated transfer admissions counselors at the ready to assist...

Art schools must double down on diverse recruitment following the Supreme Court’s ruling against affirmative action

Op-Ed for Art Newspaper written by AICAD president and executive director Deborah Obalil See original print edition PDF here For anyone who works in higher education, this has not been a typical summer. We’ve had more news from Washington, DC impacting our sector in just the past few months...

AICAD Places 12 New and 5 Returning Post-Graduate Teaching Fellows For 2023/24

[caption id="attachment_8441" align="aligncenter" width="1080"] Em Yue, Mouse in House, 2023. Illustration. [/caption] The Association of Independent Colleges of Art & Design (AICAD) is pleased to announce the twelve Fellows selected for the AICAD Post-Graduate Teaching Fellowship for the...

2023 Fisheries Art + Science Fellow Selected

Fellowship seeks ways to broaden engagement in fisheries management.   [caption id="attachment_8420" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] Catherine Ross, 2023 AICAD/NOAA Fisheries Art + Science Fellow[/caption] The Association of Independent Colleges of Art & Design and NOAA Fisheries have...

An Interview with Courtney Morgan, AICAD Post Graduate Teaching Fellow

[caption id="attachment_8386" align="alignright" width="400"] Courtney Morgan[/caption] Courtney Morgan is a human-centered researcher and designer and an assistant professor at Parsons School of Design. After receiving her MA/MBA from Johns Hopkins University and the Maryland Institute College of...

An Interview with AICAD Post Graduate Teaching Fellow: Moon Wang

[caption id="attachment_8363" align="alignleft" width="400"] Yuezhu Moon Wang[/caption] Moon Wang is an illustrator and animation artist currently teaching at the Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles, California. After receiving her MFA from the California Institute of the Arts in 2022,...

AICAD Welcomes Woodbury University as New Members in 2023

The Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design is pleased to announce that Woodbury University was approved for membership by the Board of Trustees. Founded in 1884 Woodbury University is a private, four-year, nonprofit, Minority-Serving Institution located in Burbank, California. In...

AICAD Places 6 New and 13 Returning Post Graduate Teaching Fellows for 2022/23

[caption id="attachment_8257" align="aligncenter" width="1500"] Moon(Yuezhu) Wang, After Wind After Rain (still), 2022. Digital and hand drawing, film.[/caption] The Association of Independent Colleges of Art & Design (AICAD) is pleased to announce the six fellows who have recently been...

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...