In other news: 6.5.2018

A pair of Fashion Design grads create wedding dress designs for The New York Times on the occasion of the royal wedding, Adjunct Instructor Alfredo Weeks talks Starbucks and “coffee shop racism” with The Guardian (U.K.), and a letter to the editor from CCAD President Melanie Corn reminds readers that art and design is exhilarating—and worth compensation. Get the skinny on what’s happening on campus, in Columbus, and points well beyond.

The New York Times asked, and two CCAD grads delivered. On the occasion of Meghan Markle’s wedding to Prince Harry, fanciful dress designs from Jasmine Burton (Fashion Design, 2017) and Gabby Giglio (Fashion Design, 2017) were among 11 of the Gray Lady’s favo(u)rite imagined looks for Markle. Read more here.

Advertising & Graphic Design Adjunct Instructor Alfredo Weeks discussed Starbucks and “coffee shop racism” with The Guardian (U.K.) following his essay on Medium. Read more here.

Creative practice is exhilarating — and “plain ol’ hard work,” wrote CCAD’s President, Dr. Melanie Corn, in a letter to the editor in The Columbus Dispatch. Read more here.

CCAD Master of Design in Integrative Design students imagined what a smart city might look like in 2050 if smart city technology runs amok — “and it’s a scary sight,” Columbus CEO reported. Read more here.

Speaking of smart cities, a partnership between CCAD and Smart Columbus has turned charging stations for electric vehicles into art with a purpose. Read more here.

Columbus Business First recently covered CCAD’s two new programs for creative adults: the weeklong Creative Entrepreneur Boot Camp and evening continuing education classes. Read more here.

As part of CD102.5 FM’s weekly Art Makes Columbus series, Associate Professor and Chair of Animation Charlotte Belland (Advertising & Graphic Design, 1997) dropped by the studios to talk about CCAD’s collaboration with the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Listen to the interview here.

CCAD's partnership with the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, which saw students creating enrichment items for animals at the zoo, was featured on WOSU Public Media’s Broad & High. Watch it here.

History of Art & Visual Culture Visiting Faculty Carol Boram-Hays appeared on WOSU Public Media’s Broad & High in a feature on the exhibition Women to Watch Ohio – 2018, which is on view at the Ohio Arts Council’s Riffe Gallery May 3 – July 7. Watch it here.

On Monday, June 4, Assistant Professor of Comics & Narrative Practice Emi Gennis and five of indie comics publisher Kilgore Books & Comics’ artists made a stop at Kafe Kerouac as part of the company’s largest-ever North American tour. Read more here.

CCAD MFA candidate Quinton Gleim was one of 24 winners from the international science fiction and fantasy contest L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future, which drew entries from more than 5,000 writers and artists from more than 170 countries. The winning works included a combination of cash prizes and royalties from the book L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future Volume 34. Read more here.

Assistant Professor of Art & Visual Culture Carmen Winant was among those awarded an Individual Excellence Award from the Ohio Arts Council in recognition of her accomplishments and in support of future work. Read more here.

Jackie Ayres (Fashion Design, 2003) was one of 10 central Ohio Artists participating in this year’s Columbus Arts Festival Emerging Artist program. Read more here.

Ron Miller (Illustration, 1970) recently worked on a new documentary about the life and work of famed astronomical illustrator Chesley Bonestell. Chesley Bonestell: A Brush with the Future debuted at the Newport Beach Film Festival and won the Audience Award for Best Documentary in its category. Read more here.

A number of CCAD alumni are featured in Thomas Arlen Wagner: A Short North Collection, a pop-up exhibition at the Sherrie Gallerie. They include Laine Bachman (Fine Arts, 1997), Kyle Boganwright (Fine Arts, 2016), Megan Hansen (Fine Arts, 2003), Andrew Ina (Fine Arts, 2006), John Malta (Illustration, 2010), Andrew McCauley (Visual Arts-New Projects, 2013), Kellie McDermott (Fine Arts, 1999), Boryana Rusenova-Ina (Fine Arts, 2006) and Nichole Senter (Photography, 2010). Read more here.

Darshan, a series of photographs by Manjari Sharma (Photography, 2004), is on view at Ganna Walska Lotusland in Montecito, California through July 21.

Kaylynn Etienne (Fine Arts, 2017) will have an exhibition of work, Becoming an Optimist, on view starting Friday, July 13, at Chromedge Studios. The show is a continuation of the previous show, Living with a Pessimist. Read more here.

A selection of oil paintings by Brian McClear (Illustration, 1985) is featured in Beyond Surface at the Noah Webster Library in West Hartford, Connecticut. Read more here.

Not For What You Do, a show from Admissions Counselor Ben Yacavone (MFA, 2016) recently opened at Corrugate. Read more here.

The Smithery is host to a contemporary jewelry exhibition, Lined.Layered.Linked through Friday, June 22, that features a trio of CCAD grads: The Smithery co-owners Anne Holman (Fine Arts, 2002) and Jen Townsend (Fine Arts, 2010), as well as Bethany James (Fine Arts, 2016). Read more here.

Craig Swoboda (Advertising & Graphic Design, 1994), Senior Creative Director - Packaging for Anheuser-Busch was the first internal partner to win the brewer’s Clydesdale Award, for exemplifying excellence for the Budweiser brand.

Two students from History of Art & Visual Culture were accepted into Dr. Jonathan B. Reiss Undergraduate Art History Colloquium. Amber Feit (2019) will deliver her research on The Fourth Plinth project, which exhibits the work of contemporary artists in Trafalgar Square in London, while Regina Zehner (2020) will discuss the system and structure of the white cube that has dominated the art world since the 1930s.

Chroma: Best of CCAD hit the pages of CityScene magazine. Read more here.

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