From Art Basel Miami to Eloquii, from book publishing to film festivals, CCAD Family members have been busy. Get the skinny on what’s happening on campus and points beyond.


Ran Tao (Fashion Design, 2019), will see her dress design sold online this spring thanks to a Columbus College of Art & Design partnership with plus-size contemporary brand ELOQUII, which is based in Columbus. Read more here.

Suzanne Silver: Codes and Contingencies goes on view in the Beeler Gallery’s Project Room starting Thursday, Nov. 9. An artist talk and reception for Suzanne Silver is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 16. Read more here.

CCAD connections abound in the Oct. 26 episode of WOSU Public Media’s show Broad & High. Among those featured are Associate Professor of Advertising & Graphic Design Matthew Mohr, incoming MFA student Susanne Dotson, and former students Aminah Robinson and Don “DonCee” Coulter. Watch more here.

Matthew Mohr also spoke at the Columbus Metropolitan Club on Wednesday, Nov. 1, on “The Future of Art.” Read more here.

Oil paintings by CORE Studio Professor Ernest Viveiros will be on view at Art Basel Miami 2017, starting Dec. 7. Viveiros is represented by Anthony Burrelli Gallery of Binghamton, New York. Read more here.

Assistant Professor of CORE Liberal Arts: Writing, Literature & Philosophy and Comics & Narrative Practice Robert Loss celebrated the release of his book Nothing Has Been Done Before on Nov. 2, and will discuss and read from his new book on Thursday, Dec. 7, at 7 p.m. at the Bexley Library. Read more here.

Date change: Congruent: Humanity In Transition, an exhibition by CORE Studios Adjunct Instructor Felicia DeRosa, opens at 934 Gallery on Friday, Nov. 10. An artist talk will be held on Friday, Nov. 17. Read more here.

The final end-of-year Saturday Morning Art Class exhibition is Saturday, Nov. 18, from 1 to 3 p.m. Read more here.

The Poet’s Life: A Reading & Film Screening, featuring a reading from poet David St. John, a screening of A Late Style of Fire, about St. John’s friend, the late poet Larry Levis, followed by a Q&A with the Q&A with the filmmakers, Michele Poulos and Gregory Donovan, as well as St. John, is Thursday, Nov. 9. Read more here.

Natalia Monserrate (Fashion Design, 2018) was awarded the Easton Fashion Week Columbus 2017 Scholarship presented by Sprite. Read more here.

Assistant Professor of History of Art & Visual Culture Carmen Winant is among the artists whose work will be on view as part of Repeat Pressure Until at Angela Meleca Gallery. This is the second iteration of the show, which was first held at Ortega y Gasset Projects in New York. An opening reception will be held on Saturday, Nov. 11, at 6 p.m. Read more here.

Erek Nass (Master of Fine Arts, 2015), will present Descent, a light and sound installation, at ROY G BIV Gallery, through Saturday, Nov. 25. Read more here.

Bloom, a short by Isabel Hickok (Film & Video, 2017), screened on Sunday, Nov. 5, at Imagine This Women’s International Film Festival 2017 in Brooklyn. Read more here.

The Cure, a short film by Adjunct Instructor Mike Olenick (Film & Video, 2000), recently won Best Cinematography at the Nightmares Film Festival. Read more here.

Alison Oakes (Fine Arts, 2004) specialized in painting as a CCAD student, but now has another pursuit — culinary arts, as owner of Naked Foods, a Knoxville, Tenn-based clean food education, meal prep, and delivery business. Read more here.

Students in CCAD's Glass Club took home fifth place (and a big penguin trophy) at the Glass Olympics at Hocking College on Oct. 15. The trophy the students made, the muscular "Use Your Uterus" uterus, went to the second-place finishers, the University of Wisconsin River Falls. Read more here.


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