News roundup

The CCAD family is busy, on campus and around the world. Get the lowdown on our latest news at the links below.


In other news: 7.24.2019

An alum with designs on a new shoe calendar cover, a grad making business with clothing for little children, and an MFA grad and CCAD Trustee exhibits work in the Short North. 

In other news: 7.10.2019

An Illustration grad lands a graphic history book deal, the Associated Press gives ink to a mapmaking Advertising & Graphic Design alum, and Photography grad receives a prestigious arts fellowship. 

In other news: 7.3.2019

An MFA grad gets work into Art Basel Hong Kong (and a feature in Philippines Airlines’ in-flight mag), two Film & Video students earn Emmy nods, and a pair of grads have work on view at Columbus Museum of Art. 

In other news: 6.26.2019

Columbus College of Art & Design’s Beeler Gallery gets kudos from Columbus Monthly; faculty and grads make waves in Columbus and Cuba; and faculty and grads exhibit around Ohio. 

In other news: 6.5.2019

Work from a CCAD Fashion Design Adjunct Instructor is featured by Frommer’s, our History of Art & Visual Culture Chair heads to Ireland, and an Animation Professor (and CCAD grad) creates a VR experience for Columbus Arts Fest. 

In other news: 5.29.2019

CCAD President Melanie Corn is named one of Columbus’ most influential leaders, an alum creates history-making portraits for the University of Connecticut, and a Fine Arts Professor earns a Smoky Mountains residency.

In other news: 5.15.2019

CCAD family members at the 2019 Columbus Arts Festival, Packard Library employees take home a national award, and an alum illustrates a new children’s book.

In other news: 5.8.2019

CCAD family members help create A library, for you., an Animation professor goes to the dogs, and Prizm shines a light on the 2019 CCAD Fashion Show.

In other news: 5.1.2019

Columbus Museum of Art brings a CCAD grad’s work to light with new solo exhibition, an alum is named Teacher of the Year, and podcasts by CCAD students and staff are in the running for Columbus Podcast Awards.

In other news: 4.24.19

Beeler Gallery’s next chapter heads to Philadelphia, a pair of AdGraph students’ work heads to a national competition, and an Animation professor’s work hits Columbus billboards. 

In other news: 4.18.19

A CCAD MFA candidate’s colorful paintings (and equally intriguing life story) pick up coverage from The Columbus Dispatch, plus a trio of CCAD juniors take on a residency in Franklinton. 

In other news: 4.10.19

CCAD MDes students tackle thorny challenges. Columbus Monthly looks at what they’re up to. Plus, a CCAD professor has upcoming shows in Colorado, New Mexico, and Cincinnati, and CityScene magazine checks out the 2019 CCAD Spring Art Fair.

In other news: 4.3.19

From a “40 under 40” honoree to several grant award winners, from a Tribeca Film Fest premiere to a NASA internship, Columbus College of Art & Design alumni and other CCAD family members have been busy.

In other news: 3.27.19

Creative card games, art that travels to Cuba, dance that tells immigrants’ stories, eye-popping fashion—and so many more projects by the CCAD family—have won media attention of late. 

In other news: 3.20.19

Beeler Gallery’s director of exhibitions talks style with Columbus Monthly, several CCAD family members rock a PromoWest and Greater Columbus Arts Council contest, and Columbus Underground readers get a sneak peek at designs for the 2019 CCAD Fashion Show. 

In other news: 3.13.19

A photo grad lands ink in The New York Times after she’s named Newspaper Photographer of the Year, an Assistant Professor of Comics & Narrative Practice weighs in on Captain Marvel in The Columbus Dispatch, and CityScene readers get a sneak peek at the 2019 CCAD Fashion Show. 

In other news: 2.27.19

A Film & Video Professor takes Grand Prize at the Mountain Film Festival; a Fashion Design student (and her designs) are headed to Paris; and a Fine Arts Professor has work headed just about everywhere, from Granville to Germany. 

In other news: 2.20.19

More press for CCAD’s Unplugged Day, Advertising & Graphic Design seniors named GDUSA Students to Watch, an alum chats on All Sides Considered, and CCAD family art is on view from Cincinnati to Chicago to New York. 

In other news: 2.13.19

CCAD goes unplugged, a Film & Video junior makes his feature film directorial debut, and Industrial Design students find high- and low-tech purposes for their skills.

In other news: 2.6.19

The Columbus Dispatch says CCAD’s found footage screening is a can’t-miss, Online Ceramics turns fashion fans’ heads, and a Buddhist monk helps CCAD’s emerging artists get off to a blessed start. 

In other news: 1.30.19

A Visiting Faculty member and Fine Arts alum picks up press from Art Daily for her Vanguard work, an Animation grad finds “Space & Time” through a new arts residency, and CCAD students’ Young Hearts in unbeatable Short North exhibition. 

In other news: 1.24.19

Columbus College of Art & Design alumni are making out-of-this-world artwork (picked up on Forbes.com and by WOSU Public Media), faculty are making their mark with Ploughshares, and its students are the People’s Choice. 

In other news: 1.16.19

Filmmaker Magazine names this work edited by a Media Studies grad one of its years most anticipated films, Arlington Magazine previous a posthumous exhibition of work by a Fine Arts graduate, and Columbus press take note of our 140th anniversary exhibition. 

In other news: 12.19.18

CCAD is one of the world’s best places to study Fashion Design, and a movie edited by an alum heads to the Berlin Film Festival.

In other news: 12.5.18

The New York Times is raving about this adjunct’s book of short stories and a Photography grad is named a One Club Young Gun.


In other news: 11.28.2018

From the New York Times bestseller list to opening a new retail shop in Mt. Vernon, Ohio, this Illustration grad has been busy. Meanwhile, CCAD students past and present hit the pages of Columbus Alive, and several members of the CCAD family take part in a pop-up art exhibition in the Short North.

In other news: 11.21.2018

A Fine Arts alum lands a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, an Illustration grad (and CCAD Core Values Award-winner) parks his book on the New York Times bestseller list for four weeks and counting, and Beeler Gallery’s Director of Exhibitions picks up press from ARTNews and Hyperallergic.

In other news: 11.14.2018

CCAD Animation hits Good Day Columbus, a New York Times-bestselling Illustration grad visits town for a book-signing, and alumni art exhibitions, from San Francisco to Massachusetts and points between.

In other news: 10.24.2018

An illustration grad kills it on a coveted Buffy The Vampire Slayer assignment, while zombies from CCAD’s community education classes eat up the spotlight on Broad & High.

In other news: 10.17.2018

CCAD taps the 2018 Spirit of Denny Griffith Award winners, while new full-time faculty exhibit their work.

In other news: 10.12.2018

From winning an Emmy to getting optioned for a TV series by one of Hollywood’s hottest producers, CCAD faculty, students, and alumni are getting noticed big time.

In other news: 9.26.2018

CCAD Family members are making their mark, from the pages of The Kenyon Review to the walls of Hot Springs, Arkansas—not to mention galleries near and far.

In other news: 8.30.2018

CCAD students, faculty, and grads are making their mark around Columbus and around the country, from the pages of The Huffington Post to the airwaves of WCBE, from the walls and galleries of Franklinton to the streets of the Short North. 

In other news: 8.9.2018

Advertising & Graphic Design Professor Matthew Mohr’s sculpture As We Are goes to the head of the class, alum Cameron Granger is named a Greater Columbus Arts Council Fellow, and grad Keturah Bobo is one of Columbus Alive’s “People to Watch.”

In other news: 7.13.2018

A CCAD grad (and adjunct) named an “up-and-coming LGBTQ animator to watch” by Bust magazine, an award-winning designer of vegan handbags, more looks at the As We Are sculpture, and professors take on art and human civilization for PBS.

In other news: 7.5.2018

CCAD is not to be missed, said Budget Traveler. Meanwhile, an alum's photos of a Columbus grocery store hit the pages of Bon Appétit, and an Academy Award-winner joins our full-time faculty. 

In other news: 6.5.2018

CCAD grads create wedding dress designs for The New York Times on the occasion of the royal wedding, Adjunct Instructor Alfredo Weeks talks Starbucks and “coffee shop racism” with The Guardian (U.K.), and a letter to the editor from CCAD President Melanie Corn reminds readers that art and design is exhilarating—and worth compensation. 

In other news: 5.16.2018

President Melanie Corn discusses art and design’s role in the surrounding world in Columbus CEO magazine, a Fashion Design student makes her stylish debut, an oversized construction cone hits campus (and media take note), and CCAD alumni work at the heart of Anthropocene.

In other news: 5.9.2018

Fashion Design Chair Suzanne Cotton takes a fascinating look at fascinators for Good Morning America, the Animation department receives a top ranking, and Columbus is named the best city in the U.S. for new college graduates.

In other news: 4.18.2018

Beeler Gallery’s Season Zero featured in Contemporary Art Daily, and we proudly announce our class of 2018 valedictorian. Get the skinny on what’s happening on campus, in Columbus, and points well beyond.

In other news: 4.11.2018

Awards for our staff, students, and President keep rolling in. 

In other news: 4.5.2018

CCAD faculty and an alum are selected for a roundup exhibition of Ohio women to watch. Get the skinny on what’s happening on campus, in Columbus, and points well beyond.

In other news: 3.28.2018

The New Yorker features Assistant Professor Carmen Winant, a Fashion Design student presents her invention idea to Under Armour, CCAD community art classes are introduced to Franklinton’s underserved children, and much more.

In other news: 3.21.2018

Pop Matters and Comicon recognize two assistant professors, while CCAD scores a mention in a story about college basketball. 

In other news: 3.14.2018

Excitement builds for the 2018 CCAD Fashion Show, and alumni get noticed for a film, interior design boutique, and Google Doodle work for International Women’s Day. 

In other news: 3.7.2018

The Industrial Design department announces its 2018 Women in Design Panel, while alumni show all over the world. From Franklinton to Singapore.

In other news: 3.2.2018

CCAD receives a grant from the Costume Society of America, and an assistant professor exhibits work in MoMA’s celebrated New Photography exhibition.

In other news: 2.21.2018

CCAD alumni are working on solo gallery exhibitions, a distillery and restaurant launch, and a new book illustrated for an Empire star.

In other news: 2.15.2018

Local media give love for a CCAD student’s hip-hop photography magazine and call on faculty’s expertise.

In other news: 2.8.2018

News you need on spring’s campus construction, as well as exciting achievements by students, faculty, and alumni creating across the country.

In other news: 1.24.2018

CCAD paves a way through Broad & High, the streets of the Short North, and the orbit of Comicon.

In other news: 1.9.2018

Accolades from Entertainment Weekly for a comic by a CCAD alum, and praise for Beeler Gallery from The Columbus Dispatch and Columbus Underground.

In other news: 12.15.17

Highlights include, well, Highlights, Colossal, and more.

In other news: 12.8.2017

Beers, bears, and malt beverages, oh my!

In other news: 11.29.2017

Artwork you can not only see, but touch, hear, smell, and even taste.

In other news: 11.21.2017

The New York Times, GQ, Rolling Stone, and Bon Appétit are among the outlets taking note of what CCAD Family members have been up to.

In other news: 11.8.2017

From Art Basel Miami to Eloquii, from book publishing to film festivals.