In other news: 8.30.2018
CCAD Animation makes a splash on the pages on The Columbus Dispatch and Columbus Alive (and on the airwaves of WCBE, too), CCAD grads make their mark on the walls and in the galleries of Franklinton, and a CCAD faculty member makes art out of orange barrels in the Short North.
Get the skinny on what’s happening on campus, in Columbus, and points well beyond.
Dallas, Texas-based illustrator and cartoonist Richie Pope is the winner of the annual Columbus Comics Residency from CCAD and Columbus Museum of Art. An exhibition of Pope’s work will be on view through March 10 at CMA. He will also be Special Guest of Cartoon Crossroads Columbus, which will be held Sept. 27–30. Read more here.
The inaugural exhibition in the R. Blane & Claudia Walter Gallery at the Cloyd Family Animation Center, The History of Animation at CCAD, was among the upcoming shows recently highlighted by The Columbus Dispatch. Read more here.
Fine Arts Visiting Faculty Tosha Stimage (Fine Arts, 2011) was selected as a fellow at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, the creative home for civic action in the Bay Area in California. Read more here.
Stimage also was recently featured on the Facebook Artist in Residence Instagram channel talking about her love of plants as they relate to her artwork. See more here.
CCAD has added three new trustees to its ranks. They are: Robert Falcone of Columbus Medical Association, Corey Favor (Illustration, 2003) of The Ohio State University, and Michael Krouse of OhioHealth. Read more here.
Favor and Heather Lynn Kyle (Fine Arts, 2008) were selected as We Create Columbus honorees by the city of Columbus Create Columbus Commission. Read more here.
Beeler Gallery Director of Exhibitions Jo-ey Tang is part of the two-person exhibition Fetchings (with Jason Hendrik Hansma) in Treignac Projet, France. The exhibition runs through Sunday, Sept. 16. Read more here.
About 40 CCAD seniors, juniors, and sophomores across three Industrial Design studio classes are working in groups to design and create stylish new tables, chairs, and end tables that the Furniture Bank of Central Ohio can use as templates to produce furniture for families and individuals in need. Read more here. Good Day Columbus stopped by Kinney Hall last week to see those students in action. Check out videos featuring Industrial Design Chair Greg Thune, Assistant Professor John Youger, and Professor Dave Burghy here. And check out a story in Columbus Business First featuring an interview with Youger here.
MFA Adjunct Instructor Sophie Knee will have a solo show, 2018 Project, at Sharon Weiss Gallery from Oct. 5 through 28. An opening reception will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5. Read more here.
Jay Mueller (Media Studies, Still-Based, 1998) and Jennifer Wrubleski (Illustration, 2010) are among the artists with work in an exhibition at CCAD grad AJ Vanderelli's (Fine Arts, 2008) Vanderelli Room in Franklinton. The show, called F-Art and recently previewed in Columbus Alive, runs through Saturday, Aug. 25. Read more here.
The hosts of WCBE’s Cinema Classics radio program recently chatted about the film biz with Associate Professor of Animation Steve Hubbard (Media Studies Time-Based, 2010). Hear more here.
Columbus Alive recently sat down with Hubbard and Animation Chair Charlotte Belland to talk about the Animation program and the new Cloyd Family Animation Center. Read more here.
Pop-up art installations by History of Art & Visual Culture Assistant Professor Carol Boram-Hays in the Short North were recently the subject of features by Columbus CityScene and WBNS 10-TV. Read more here and watch more here.
Cameron Granger (Cinematic Arts, 2016) was recently featured in the lead up to the citywide celebration I, Too, Sing America: The Harlem Renaissance at 100. Read more here.
A novel written by Angelo Thomas (Film & Video, 2020) with a cover illustration by Kelechukwu Nwakudu (Animation, 2020) will be subject of a special book release event at The Book Loft in German Village on Sunday, Sept. 9. Read more here.
Rather Severe, a.k.a. Travis Czekalski (Media Studies, 2010) and Jon Stommel (Illustration, 2009) live in Portland, Ore., but are among the 20 artists whose mural-making talents are on view at Gravity, a new multiuse project in Franklinton. Read more from the Columbus Dispatch here and Columbus Business First here.
Cydney Wiedenbeck (Illustration, 2018), who plans to work as a visual development artist in animation, was featured in a piece in The Columbus Dispatch on serious—and fun—uses for virtual reality technology. Read more here.
Director of Community Education Christine Hill recently stopped by CD102.5 to talk about new courses for adults, including DIY Halloween makeup and costume classes. Hear more here.
Appearances at CCAD by poet Sara Abou Rashed and writer Julie Lythcott-Haims received attention in a recent feature from The Columbus Dispatch on author events for “ravenous readers.” Read more here.
Webb also has been named Poetry Editor for The Spectacle: A Magazine of Art, Poetry, and Prose. Read more here.
Fine Arts Professor Kathy McGhee is among the artists whose work will be on view in the exhibition Celebrating Twenty Years of the Phoenix Rising Printmaking Cooperative at Ohio Dominican University. A reception will be held on Sunday, Aug. 26; an artist’s talk is Tuesday, Sept. 11; and a demonstration & workshop is Tuesday, Sept. 18. Read more here.
Work by Sanwal Deen (MFA, 2017) has been featured in such outlets as German publication Der Spiegel, as well as in WIRED magazine’s Instagram feed, is part of a touring exhibition, WideOpen: Excellence in Photography, which was created in partnership with Sony. The exhibition opens on Friday, Sept. 28, at The Dairy Barn in Athens, Ohio. Read more here.
Minneapolis-based artist Layl McDill (Illustration, 1993) picked up ink from suburban Chicago’s Daily Herald for her whimsical, clay-based artwork for sale at the Glen Ellyn Festival of the Arts. Read more here.