In other news: 6.26.2019

Columbus College of Art & Design’s Beeler Gallery gets kudos from Columbus Monthly, faculty and grads make waves in Columbus and Cuba, and CCAD family members exhibit around Ohio. Get the skinny on what’s happening on campus, in Columbus, and points well beyond.

CCAD’s Beeler Gallery and its Director of Exhibitions, Jo-ey Tang, received kudos from Columbus Monthly in a feature of Columbus’ best places to see visual art. Read more here.

CCAD’s Packard Library has books and magazines—and skulls, skeletons, mannequins, and even smartphone VR viewers, as featured in The Columbus Dispatch. Read more here.

Columbus College of Art & Design Fashion Design Chair and Associate Professor Suzanne Cotton joined a WOSU panel of experts to discuss issues around diversity in fashion. Read more here.

Associate Professor of Contemporary Crafts and Fine Arts Julie Abijanac (Fine Arts, 1992) and fellow grads Mark Bush (Fine Arts, 2009), David F. Cooke (Master of Fine Arts, 2018) were recently featured in a video about the Columbus in Cuba / Cuba in Columbus project. Read more here.

The animation software company Toon Boom recently featured work by Danielle Mutispaugh (Animation, 2019) in its Harmony 17 demo pack. Read more here.

Carol Boram-Hays has three sculptures in the exhibition After the Pedestal at The Sculpture Center's Main and Euclid Galleries in Cleveland. The show, which is on view June 14–Aug. 2, 2019, was jurored by Sara O'Keeffe, Associate Curator, New Museum. Read more here.

Continuing & Professional Studies Director Christine Hill appeared on Fox 28 news to promote the final day of the Columbus Arts Festival, which included a CCAD booth offering hands-on crafts for kids and families. Watch more here. (Hill appears in the final clip.)

Assistant Professor of Illustration Maria Carluccio has a solo show at American Greetings Irving Stone Gallery in Cleveland. Little people, big world, is on view June 17–July 4. Read more here.

William Potter (Fine Arts, 1995) was appointed Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs for the Herron School of Art + Design at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis. Read more here.

Comics & Narrative Practice Associate Professor Laurenn McCubbin recently talked to The Columbus Dispatch about a body-positive movement on social media. Read more here.

Work by McCubbin also was recently highlighted in Electric Lit's piece “10 Comics to Read While You Smash the Patriarchy.” Read more here.

Director of Liberal Arts, Department Head of Writing, Literature, and Philosophy, and Associate Professor Joshua Butts recently discussed with The Columbus Dispatch the practice of assigning first-year students a common reading. Read more here.

Alicia Jean (AJ) Vanderelli (Fine Arts, 2008), who owns and operates The Vanderelli Room in Franklinton and who was appointed Art Director at the neighboring 400 West Rich, recently had her work expanded to include overseeing programming at the three gallery spaces in what is now known as 400 Square, reported Columbus Alive. Read more here.

Kelly DeVore, Chair of CCAD’s Interior Architecture & Design program, recently guest-hosted the CCAD podcast First, You Hustle in an episode featuring Carrie Boyd and Seth Oakley from the leading firm M+A Architects. Read more here.

Jeff Stahler (Advertising & Graphic Design, 1977), a former CCAD trustee, has a solo exhibition at the Sharon Weiss Gallery, featuring many of his original pen and ink drawings from his syndicated comic panel, “Moderately Confused,” as well as watercolors he created over the past year. The exhibition is on view through June 30. Read more here.

Work by Jennifer Sowders (Illustration, 1994) will be on view in the Ohio State Fair’s 2019 Fine Arts exhibition. Read more here.

Sowders will also exhibit work in the Ohio Watercolor Society’s 42 Annual Juried Show. Read more here.

Fine Arts professors Carol Griffith and Kathy McGhee both have work in the Waterloo Arts Fest in Cleveland, running until July 21. Read more here.

Emily Cunningham (Photography, 2009) was presented with the "25 Under 35" Award from Saint Joseph Academy, an all-girls Catholic high school in Cleveland. Read more here.

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