In other news 5.07.2018
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. Get the skinny on what’s happening on campus, in Columbus, and points well beyond.
With a royal wedding on the way, Fashion Design Chair Suzanne Cotton talked fascinators with Good Morning America. Read more here.
Art and design is a great way to engage in the surrounding world, Dr. Melanie Corn told Columbus CEO, and CCAD students are well-positioned to be creative, connected citizens, she said. Read more here.
They had questions, and Dr. Corn, CCAD's President, had answers in a recent Q&A with The Columbus Dispatch. Read more here.
“Columbus College of Art and Design is one of the most respected institutions for commercial arts in the country, and their fashion program is among the best in the world,” wrote 614 magazine in a feature on the 2018 CCAD Fashion Show. Read more here.
“CCAD is a hub of fashion delight and pure imagination,” wrote CBUS Local Love, which highlighted the 2018 CCAD Fashion Show. Read more here.
Columbus Underground recently featured Fashion Design Chair Suzanne Cotton in conversation with Luyao “Echo” Zhang. Zhang, whose designs will be on view in the Fashion Show, is the program’s Outstanding Senior. Read more here.
The Momcast podcast spotlighted Chelsea Funk’s designs for children with disabilities, which will hit the runway Friday, May 11, in the Fashion Show. Hear more here.
Prizm magazine focused on another designer in this year’s Fashion Show: Damien Tobi, whose work challenges gender norms. Read more here.
Chroma is “one of the season’s biggest art parties,” said Columbus Alive. Read more here.
Chroma: Best of CCAD and the CCAD 2018 Fashion Show were among the events named as central Ohio’s best festivals by Columbus Underground. Read more here.
See works by Fine Arts Professor John Kortlander and Dean of School of Studio Arts Julie Taggart (Fine Arts, 1991) in a group exhibition at the new gallery Contemporary Art Matters, on view through Thursday, May 31. Read more here.
Fungal Impressions, a new exhibition from Virginia Kistler (MFA, 2012) derived from urban spaces, flora, and fauna, is on view through Friday, May 18 at the Rosewood Gallery in Kettering, Ohio. Kistler also will complete a public artwork that will be a part of the city's permanent collection; its dedication will be in June 2018. Read more here.
Works by Sean Christopher Gallery’s John Joseph McCutcheon (Fine Arts, 1979) and seven of his 1970s-era CCAD classmates will be on view in the gallery May 5 – 26 in the exhibition Old School. See sculpture, painting, printmaking, mixed media and editorial cartooning by Fine Arts Professor Tim Rietenbach (Fine Arts, 1977), Roger Bisbing (Fine Arts, 1981), Brad Lethaby (Illustration, 1977), McCutcheon, Fred Mead (Fine Arts, 1979), Mary Lynn Blasutta Parise (Illustration, 1977), Tim Reitenbach, Jeff Stahler (Advertising & Graphic Design and Illustration), and Laurinda Stockwell (Fine Arts, 1979). Read more here.
Laurenn McCubbin, Assistant Professor, Comics & Narrative Practice and CORE Studio (a former art director at Image Comics, and illustrator at Marvel Comics) spoke about the importance of women and people of color in comics in a talk at the Bexley Public Library, on Tuesday. May 1. Read more here.
McCubbin and Emi Gennis, Assistant Professor, Comics & Narrative Practice, organized and are among the artists whose work is on view in Disrupting the Narrative, an exhibition at Urban Arts Space opening Tuesday, May 15, sponsored by the Griffith Faculty Excellence Fund. Read more here.
Angelo Thomas (Film & Video, 2020) outlined his experience living with — and recovering from — an eating disorder in his documentary short To a Life Worth Living, which was released Wednesday, May 2, and received coverage from The Columbus Dispatch and Columbus Alive. Read more here.
Alexa Carson (Illustration, 2013) discussed her naturalistic style in a feature in the Duluth News Tribune. Read more here.
Award-winning designer Emily Pilloton, who will deliver this year’s commencement address, was among the commencement speakers recently highlighted in Inside Higher Ed. Read more here.
Chroma: Best of CCAD recently received love in Downtown Columbus. Read more here.
Katherine Adkins (Fine Arts, 2011) and her colorful works were highlighted in a feature by the MacComb Daily. Read more here.
Morgan Roberts (Advertising & Graphic Design, 2018) created an art outreach project that sees women at the YWCA making paintings that Roberts then makes into earrings, which will be sold at Chroma: Best of CCAD and in the Columbus Museum of Art. The project was highlighted in a recent feature from The Columbus Dispatch. Read more here.
400 West Rich is a studio that’s home to a vital community of artists, including Adjunct Instructor Judy Rush, who is among those feature in a Columbus Monthly piece about the Franklinton space. Read more here.
CCAD’s Animation Department ranks in the top 10% of programs nationally, according to Animation Career Review 2018. Read more here.
STUMP, founded by Emily Brown (Industrial Design, 2016) and Brian Kellett (Photography, 2007), got some love from the New York Post recently. Read more here.
Illustration Adjunct Instructor Brian Williams (Illustration, 2003) has a solo show at the Canton Museum of Art, Ministers of the Kingdom, on view April 26 through July 22. Read more here.
There's no better place than Columbus for new college graduates, reported Smart Asset, which looked at three categories — jobs, location, and affordability — in determining its rankings. Columbus came on top at #1. Read more here.
CCAD student Alissa Ohashi (MFA, 2019) and alum John Grosvenor (Illustration, 1996) were chosen as two of the five artists featured in the second annual ArtPop Cbus Street Gallery from the Greater Columbus Arts Council. The artists were selected from 41 applicants and have had their work on billboards throughout Franklin County, as well as downtown City Solutions news racks. Read more here.
Heidi Kambitsch (Fine Arts, 1999), the founder of Open Heart Creatures, which makes custom body puppets, and Open Heart Art LLC, a puppet theater and studio in Columbus, was the focus of a ThisWeek News feature. Read more here.
Fox28’s Good Day Columbus stopped by to talk to Fine Arts Associate Professor Danielle Julian Norton and check out activities on campus in advance of Chroma. Watch more here.
Julian Norton’s work with students to create a 9-foot-tall construction cone recognizing the Creative Columbus beautification project caught the eye of Good Day Columbus as well as The Columbus Dispatch. Read more here.
The 2018 Fashion Show got love from WOSU Public Media’s Broad & High Thursday, May 3, at 8 p.m. and again on Sunday, May 6, at 11:30 a.m. Hear from Fashion Design Chair Suzanne Cotton and several students. Watch more here.
Pay special attention to the dress worn by Fashion Show emcee (and 10TV anchor) Karina Nova at the Fashion Show — it's an original design by Suzanne Cotton (and her bracelet is by Fine Arts Chair and Professor Kelly Malec-Kosak).
Assistant Professor of Illustration Maria Carluccio’s new book, Dress Me Up!, will be part of a joint book launch this Sunday, May 6, at 11 a.m. at Cover to Cover bookstore in Upper Arlington. Read more here.
Assistant Professor and Assistant Director of Graduate Studies Molly Jo Burke received praise from The Columbus Dispatch for her work in a Sherrie Gallerie exhibition highlighting works in glass by young artists. Read more here.
WBNS 10TV reported on a project from Adjunct Instructor and CCAD grad Andrew Thompson (Illustration, 2013) and Christine Hill, Director of Community Education and Model Coordinator, which brought a comic book class to middle schoolers in Franklinton. The students’ work will be on view June 6 at the Franklinton Arts Center, 400 W. Rich St. Watch more here.
Marissa Holt (Fashion Design, 2020) once had an ex who told her what to wear. She’s found healing in the creation of her own clothing line, an experience she recently related online via Now This Her (which has more than 1.2 million likes on Facebook). Watch more here.
Fine Arts Associate Professor Danielle Julian Norton is winner of the 2018 Teaching Excellence Award. Read more here.
Caitlin Crum (Fine Arts, 2017) is featured in an upcoming RAW:Columbus artist showcase, Magnify, on Wednesday, May 23, at the Bluestone. Read more here.
Fashion Design Chair Suzanne Cotton interviewed Luyao Zhang, Outstanding Senior in Fashion Design, for Columbus Underground. Zhang, whose practice focuses on knitwear, is among the designers whose work will be on view at the 2018 CCAD Fashion Show. Read more here.
Chair of the Master of Design in Integrative Design Mercè Graell discussed “Departing from the World of Sameness” at Awesome Women in Business on Tuesday, May 8. Read more here.
Hear from CORE Liberal Arts Adjunct Instructor Janet Beard, who recently published The Atomic City Girls, Tuesday, May 15, as part of the Thurber House Evenings With Authors series. Read more here.
CORE Studio Adjunct Instructor Jacci Delaney saw her hologram Finally! Juried into the Vitro Illuminato/Illuminated Glass exhibition, which will be on view in Murano, Italy’s Berengo Museum starting Wednesday, May 16, as part of the Glass Art Society conference. Read more here.
Delaney is also a finalist in the Bullseye International Glass Exhibition Emerge, hosted by Bullseye Projects in Portland, Ore. Read more here.
CORE Studio Adjunct Instructor Kim Webb (MFA 2014) and a class of Art & Social Practice students collaborated with Columbus partners on Mobilize, a collaborative installation and community program initiative located on a public bus that was parked on the corner of Broad and High streets from April 23 to 27. The interactive, immersive experience was created in partnership with COTA and the Capital Crossroads Special Improvement District, as well as professional and emerging visiting artists, guest speakers, and others. Read more here.
Jonna Twigg (Fine Arts, 2003) is the force behind Twigg's Bindery, which was featured at Think Like an Artist at the Columbus Museum of Art on Thursday, May 3. Read more here.
CCAD grad Cameron Granger (Film & Video, 2016) and student Tyler Davis (Fine Arts, 2018) have new work featured in Shadowboxing, a two-person exhibition at 934 Gallery on view through May 18. Read Columbus Alive’s cover story on Granger and the exhibition here, and 614’s article on the exhibition here.
Zach Stoller (Illustration, 2004) discussed the role of tech, his favorite classroom projects, his own art-making and more in Ask the Art Teacher. Read more here.
The State of Nature, featuring work by students in the Fine Arts Studio Intensive course, opened Friday May 4, at Corrugate Studio in Columbus. Participating artists include Erik Akerman, Sadie Baumker, Brooke Bragg, Christina Camarato, Lindsey Clark, Makayla Duffy, Darby Evans, Andrew Fenton, Liberty Garber, Kirsten Gardner, Madison Hefner, Hannah Keeton, Jaehee Lee, Kalin McCabe, Meghan McCloskey, Allison McGovney, Elizabeth Miller, Grace Oller, Nick Olson, Destiny Ryan, Justin Spillers, and Elania Workley. The show is free and open to the public.
Be a Hero, an installation, performance piece and video work from Taylor Hawkins (Fine Arts, 2012) on view at No Place gallery through Friday, May 11, was previewed in a recent issue of Columbus Alive. Read more here.
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