In other news: 10.12.18

Alumna Lisa Sterle lands a TV series, Adjunct Instructor Barbara Benas wins an Emmy for her work on Broad City, Penguin Books publishes a children’s story illustrated by alumnus David Spencer, CCAD students bring home hackathon wins, and visiting faculty Tosha Stimage takes a talk to the Wex.

Get the skinny on what’s happening on campus, in Columbus, and points well beyond.


Scout Comics and Entertainment, Inc. announced that its critically acclaimed horror/thriller series Long Lost by writer Matthew Erman and artist Lisa Sterle (Fine Arts, 2012) is now in development for a TV series with writer and producer Jenny Klein (Marvel’s Jessica Jones, Cloak & Dagger, and The Witcher). Read more here.

 

Adjunct Instructor Barbara Benas (Animation, 2010) and the team at Mike Perry Studio won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Motion Design for their Broad City “Mushrooms” animation sequence. Read more here.

 

On Oct. 23, Penguin Books will release The Epic Adventures of Huggie and Stick, illustrated by David Spencer (Advertising & Graphic Design, 2007). The children’s story stars a grouchy stuffed bunny and its happy stick friend who travel the world after being thrown from a backpack. Read more here.

 

Tosha Stimage (Fine Arts, 2011), who is currently teaching as visiting faculty at CCAD, will speak at a Faculty Gallery Talk at the Wexner Center for the Arts in conjunction with Mickalene Thomas’ major solo exhibition, I Can’t See You Without Me. Stimage will speak at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Wexner Center; attendance is free with gallery admission. Read more here.

 

Twenty-nine CCAD students from multiple programs participated in and took home prizes during September’s FirstBuild Mega Hackathon in Louisville. For the third year, CCAD Industrial Design faculty, including Dave Burghy and Greg Thune, brought students from throughout the college to participate in FirstBuild’s “Hack the Home” competition. Veil, a team of mostly CCAD students, picked up a sponsor prize from GE for a Bluetooth-enabled countertop with a hidden hotplate, while a Fashion Design student was part of a team that won $1,000 for its innovative approach to saving food. Read more here.

 

Work by Roger Williams (Fine Arts, 1968) is on view in a solo exhibition at the Ohio Art League’s X-Space in 400 West Rich this month. Urban Deconstructions will host its opening reception from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 12.

 

Williams also created an installation mural titled Hope Springs Eternal as a centerpiece for a new exhibition at The Bowen House, a historic art gallery and music space in his Ohio hometown of Logan. Read more here.

 

Retail displays that CCAD’s Interior Design students created for the 2018 CCAD Fashion Show are on display throughout October in conjunction with Design Week at the Center for Architecture and Design. Read more here.

 

The poem Three Enter the Dark Wood by Associate Professor of Writing, Literature, & Philosophy Lesley Jenike was published in Fairy Tale Review. Read more here.

 

AnnMarie Costigan (Illustration, 2019), Allison McGovney (Fine Arts, 2020), Justin Spillers (Fine Arts, 2020), Hannah Wheeler (Illustration, 2020), and Kaleb Akers (Photography, 2021), along with Glass Studio Coordinator and Adjunct Instructor Jacci Delaney, represented CCAD's Glass Club at the intercollegiate Glass Olympics at the University of Louisville. Read more here.

 

Logan Schmitt (Illustration, 2016) curated a multi-artist exhibition titled Something in the Woods, drawing on his own practice’s illustrative, haunting depictions of nature. Read more here.

 

Portals, a mixed media on wood panel painting by Kelly Brown (Illustration, 1996), was accepted into the first annual Art2Life Academy Juried International Art Exhibition—it’s one of only 63 pieces selected for exhibition from nearly 300 submissions.

 

614 Magazine featured the comics and illustration work of Adjunct Instructor Uko Smith in its October issue. Read more here.

 

The exhibition Under the Magnolia is on view at Helen Winnemore’s Gallery and features the mixed media, paintings, prints, and jewelry by Kate Morgan (Media Studies Still-Based, 2008). Read more here.

 

Adjunct Instructor Maria Romasco Moore’s new book, Ghostographs, debuts Thursday, Nov. 1. The book is a collection of interconnected flash fiction inspired by found vintage photographs. A launch party at Two Dollar Radio will be held Saturday, Nov. 10. Read more here.

 

Urban landscape painter Kelley Booze (Fine Arts, 2009) received an international artist residency at Chateau d’Orquevaux in the historic province of Champagne, France. Read more here.

Associate Professor of Contemporary Crafts and Fine Arts Julie Abijanac was a judge in the Foot by Foot Competition hosted by the Appalachian Hills of Ohio Territory and Ohio Arts Council. Read more here.

 

Richie Pope, the Columbus Museum of Art and CCAD Columbus Comics Residency recipient, was spotlighted in Columbus Alive, where he discusses his exciting new work and plans for the residency. Read more here.

 

Columbus Alive also featured a preview of Beeler Gallery’s Season One: arms ache avid aeon and its presentation of the queer female artist collective fierce pussy. Read more here.

 

CTRL+SHFT Collective is displaying Pearl, an exhibition curated by and featuring the work of Cameron Granger (Cinematic Arts, 2016), through Friday, Oct. 19. Pearl comprises art Granger made alongside his mother, Sandra, who inspired him to become an artist. Read more here.

 

Mixed media/3D artist Vicki Moon Spiegel (Illustration, 1986) was invited to be a guest artist during October’s Granville Art Walk. Read more here.

 

Board of Trustees member Robert E. Falcone, MD (Master of Fine Arts, 2016) created an installation piece called Crossing during his MFA journey to find meaning in his wife’s tragic death in a car accident in 1998. Composer Richard Jordan Smoot wrote choral music inspired by Crossing. The cello quartet composition premiered on Oct. 7 in Columbus and was covered by WOSU. Read more here.

 

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