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Registration for DCAD’s 2015 Pre-College Art Studio Program now open
March 27th 2015

DCAD is again offering its popular Pre-College Art Studio Week, July 20 – 24, 2015. This one-week intensive studio experience has been created for rising junior and senior high school students who are serious about preparing for college admission in the fields of art and design. Students spend half their day in a college-level drawing course, primarily figure drawing, and the other half in a chosen elective. The electives include: animation, graphic design, illustration, interior design, painting and photography. With classes taught by DCAD faculty members who are all practicing artists in their fields, students are guided by passionate professionals in producing their best work.

To learn more, contact jcampbell@dcad.edu or visit www.dcad.edu/yap.

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Eighteenth Annual Student Exhibition opens Friday, April 3
March 6th 2015

Enjoy the best student work from the last year, created by students in the Delaware College of Art and Design Associate of Fine Arts Degree Program, in the Eighteenth Annual Student Show. The exhibition opens Friday, April 3 with a reception from 5 – 8PM, in conjunction with Wilmington’s Art Loop.  Selected by studio faculty, the work on display represents a variety of assignments and media from each of DCAD’s six majors: Animation, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Illustration, Interior Design and Photography. As always, the opening reception is free and open to the public.

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DCAD hosts Sixth Annual High School Art Exhibition --- Scholarships awarded to promising high school artists
March 6th 2015

On March 6, 2015 the Delaware College of Art and Design held the opening reception for its Sixth Annual High School Art Exhibition, displaying the work of 64 students from over 18 area high schools. Each spring, DCAD holds a showing of some of the best high school artwork, as submitted by high school art teachers from around the area. As a part of this public show, DCAD takes the opportunity to award scholarships to a select number of the most promising high school artists that participate in the exhibition. 

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Continuing Education spring semester begins February 16
February 3rd 2015

This spring, DCAD’s Continuing Education Program invites the community to make, create and exhibit through a vast selection of courses and workshops, highlighted by the opportunity to exhibit coursework during the annual Continuing Education Exhibition scheduled in June. The 12-week Spring Semester will begin February 16, 2015, with a variety of new offerings, including: Abstract Contemporary Painting, Art Journal Workshop, Beginning Animation:  Visual Storytelling Basics, Inspired by Nature: Organic Forms in 2-D & 3-D, Mixed Media Workshop, and Salt Printing Photography.  

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Register today for DCAD's Drawing Marathon on January 17
January 7th 2015

Immerse yourself in 12 hours of figure drawing, painting or sculpting! DCAD will be hosting its eleventh Drawing Marathon on Saturday, January 17, 2015 from 9AM to 9PM. Participants may choose to come for an hour or two, or stay for all 12. For more information or to register, please call 302-622-8867 ext. 110 or register online(Please note that advance registration is strongly recommended, as seating is very limited for this popular event.) 

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