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. Get the skinny on what’s happening on campus, in Columbus, and points well beyond.
CCAD grad Jessica Phelps (Media Studies, Still-Based, 2005) was recently named Newspaper Photographer of the Year and was featured in The New York Times for her work for The Newark Advocate in central Ohio. The New York Times noted that her winning portfolio included a long-term project on an Iraqi family that had resettled in Ohio. Read more here.
Hot off the release of the movie Captain Marvel, Comics & Narrative Practice Assistant Professor Laurenn McCubbin sheds light on the movie and comic series in an interview with WBNS-10TV. Read more here.
CityScene magazine recently delivered its readers a sneak peek at the 2019 CCAD Fashion Show, highlighting the Fashion Design students and their models, the inspiration behind the collections, and a preview of the designs you can expect to see at the Fashion Show on Friday, May 10. Read more here.
Screenwriter and filmmaker ShaRhonda Brown (Media Studies, Time-Based, 2005) was profiled in HerCampus regarding African American work and representation in mass media such as television and movies. Read more here.
Comics & Narrative Practice Assistant Professor Jeremy Stoll, Department Head of Science and Social Science in CORE Studies, was interviewed by the publication livemint about zine communities, particularly in India, in advance of the Bombay Zine Fest on March 8–10. Read more here.
Paintings by Help Desk Operator Albert Gray are part of the group show Shady Acres at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art in Salt Lake City, Utah through May 25. Read more here.
On the eve of National Read Across America Day (March 2), President Melanie Corn and Vice President for Enrollment Management Jean Hester were among the community members to share what they’re reading with The Columbus Dispatch. Corn’s selection was Mindful Work: How Meditation is Changing Business from the Inside Out, by David Gelles; Hester’s selection was Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity, by Kim Scott. Read more here.
CORE Studies Adjunct Instructor Elisa Smith and her husband, Shawn Smith, discussed with The Columbus Dispatch why they located their business, the Columbus Printed Arts Center, in The Fort, a former fire engine factory on Columbus’ South Side. Read more here.
Peace by Piece: Fragments of Light, curated by Grace Oller (Fine Arts, 2020) and India Orban (Advertising & Graphic Design, 2019), will have an opening reception at Wild Goose Creative on Friday, March 29. Read more here.
Alissa Ohashi (MFA, 2019) will head to Sunriver, Oregon this August for Sony’s Kando Trip, which has leading photographers, filmmakers, educators, and social experts guide emerging creatives. Ohashi won the to Oregon at the Society for Photographic Education Conference in Cleveland, Ohio. Read more here.
Italy-based contemporary art magazine Mousse featured Beeler Gallery Season One in its most recent issue. Read more here.
After studying at CCAD, Todd Aaron Smith went on to draw licensed trading cards for Star Wars, Marvel, DC Comics, Major League Baseball, and is currently working on his seventh set of Topps Major League Baseball cards. The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York recently voted to include three pieces of Smith’s baseball card art part of its permanent collection, alongside works by Andy Warhol, LeRoy Neiman, Norman Rockwell, and many others. Watch more here.
Darryl Banks (Illustration, 1987), an artist for DC Comics, Marvel and many independent comic companies, is among the guests featured at FantastiCon S7-E20 in Toledo, a convention for fans of comic books, pop culture, and more. Read more here.
Marketing Communication News announced that Scott Niemczura (Advertising & Graphic Design, 1999) hired as Standard Black's creative director. Fellow CCAD grad Jared Tomlinson (Advertising & Graphic Design, 1999), Standard Black’s Partner and Executive Creative Director, told the publication that he and Niemczura had discussed working together since they were art school classmates. Read more here.