In other news: 12.15.2017

From Highlights to Colossal features, our CCAD Family members have been busy. Get the skinny on what’s happening on campus, in Columbus, and points well beyond.

CCAD Family members made this year one to remember. In case you missed them the first time around, we’ve compiled a list of our top 10 most-read blog posts for 2017. Read more here.

CCAD’s President, Dr. Melanie Corn, was named a finalist in the Large Nonprofit category for Columbus CEO magazine’s annual CEO of the Year recognition. Read more here.

Eleven years ago, Leslie Harrington (Illustration, 1986) scored one of the most coveted gigs in the world of children’s book and magazine illustration when she was chosen as the new illustrator of Highlights’ Goofus and Gallant. Read more here.

As We Are, the interactive, head-shaped LED sculpture by Advertising & Graphic Design Associate Professor Matthew Mohr (who was recently appointed to the Columbus Art Commission), caught the eye of visual art, design, and culture blog Colossal. Read more here.

Erik Rose (Illustration, 2001) recently illustrated the promotional artwork for season 2 of HBO’s Vice Principals. He learned the fundamentals of production — creating great art, and doing it on a deadline — at CCAD. Read more here.

Fake, an exhibition by Fine Arts Professor Tim Rietenbach (Fine Arts, 1977), will be on view Jan. 20 through Feb. 24 at Angela Meleca Gallery. Read more here.

Jo-ey Tang, Beeler Gallery’s Director of Exhibitions, shared his curatorial philosophy with ECAL (Ecole cantonale d'art de Lausanne) lecturer Federico Nicolao in the new book Making Sense: 10 Years of Research in Art and Design at ECAL, excerpted in its entirety on our blog. Read more here.

Italy-based contemporary art magazine Mousse featured the Beeler Gallery exhibition Suzanne Silver: Codes and Contingencies in its most recent issue. Read more here.

Kelli Williams (MFA, 2017) is busy at Moore College of Art & Design in Philadelphia as an AICAD Post-Graduate Teaching Fellow. Williams recently discussed her current practice and plans for the future on the Association of Independent Colleges of Art & Design blog. Read more here.

CCAD alum Joe Van Kerkhove (Fine Arts, 2001) is working with dozens of artists (including Fine Arts professor Kathy McGhee) on the EVAC Project, which uses art prints to bring veterans’ stories to a broader audience. Read more here.

Congratulations to the many CCAD students and alumni who took home awards at the Columbus Society of Communicating Arts Creative Best ceremony! Read more here.

When Brothers Drake Meadery decided to update its packaging and branding, it turned to a pair of Columbus College of Art & Design students, Sierra Clark and Kelly Kistler (both Advertising & Graphic Design, 2017), for help. Read more here.

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