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CCAD Celebrates 20 Years of its Iconic Art Sign

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman CCAD Celebrates 20 Years of its Iconic Art Sign

Columbus College of Art & Design’s 100-foot tall steel ART sign has become synonymous with Columbus itself, a symbol of the Columbus arts scene used in everything from city marketing to student photo-ops. This summer the art sign — which is technically a sculpture — celebrates 20 years as an enduring image of Columbus and a […]

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Photos: 2021 CCAD Fashion Show Recap

Randi Walle Randi Walle Photos: 2021 CCAD Fashion Show Recap

On Friday, May 14, the 2021 CCAD Fashion Show was held at the Easton Community Drive-In. In addition to the socially-distanced watch party, guests also had the option of tuning into a livestream and watching from home. Proceeds from all ticket sales, as well as donations given during the event, benefit the CCAD student scholarship […]

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CCAD’s Strategic Plan Sets Collaboration, Inclusivity as Key Goals for Years to Come

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman CCAD’s Strategic Plan Sets Collaboration, Inclusivity as Key Goals for Years to Come

This month, the Columbus College of Art & Design launched The CCAD Way, a new strategic plan that sets a path for the college’s next six years. The plan was designed by CCAD’s Student Agency and launched by CCAD President Dr. Melanie Corn, the second during her tenure. It includes key objectives that focus on […]

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CCAD Fashion Show to Return with Virtual and Socially-Distanced Experiences

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman CCAD Fashion Show to Return with Virtual and Socially-Distanced Experiences

Columbus College of Art & Design’s annual Fashion Show returns on Friday, May 14, in a virtual event featuring a recorded runway show, a look at soon-to-be-announced, up-and-coming designers and their inspirations, and a socially-distanced VIP experience at the Easton Community Drive-In. Amber Knicole, lead singer of Columbus neo-funk group MojoFlo, will emcee the in-person […]

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Documentary Highlights Local Veterans’ Relationships with Art

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Documentary Highlights Local Veterans’ Relationships with Art

Earlier this year, 28 Columbus College of Art & Design junior and senior film and video students were paired with 21 veterans in the Veterans Affairs Central Ohio Healthcare Systems’ Veteran’s Arts Initiative. Through CCAD’s partnership with the program, students in video, podcasting, and animation classes interviewed veterans to tell their stories. Now that project […]

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What Local Colleges Plan to Do in the Fall

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman What Local Colleges Plan to Do in the Fall

In early June, several colleges and universities planned to return to in-person classes this fall. Of course, those schools spoke too soon. In the two months since, COVID-19 cases have continued to rise in Franklin County, with the highest newly-reported case rates of the pandemic in mid-July. The state’s Public Health Advisory System was unveiled […]

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Local Artists Ready for CCAD’s Virtual Arts Fair

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Local Artists Ready for CCAD’s Virtual Arts Fair

Many of the spaces where we’re used to seeing Columbus artists and their work have transitioned online, as arts organizations and institutes take measures to limit the spread of the new coronavirus while also doing the best they can to continue supporting the arts amid the pandemic. Among those institutions is the Columbus College of […]

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