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Annual Egg Drop launches Tues., April 21
April 12th 2015

Students in the 3D Design classes have been asked to design, plan and build a structure that will hold one fresh egg and be launched from the roof of the DCAD building into a “bull’s eye” located in the parking lot five stories below. The goal is to design a structure that will keep the egg safe and land on target. All structures were required to be made using a specific list of materials including three sheets of basswood, string, two eighth-inch dowels and paper no larger than 36 inches by 36 inches. Glue was not permitted. Students were also assigned to research the “flying machine” designs of Leonardo da Vinci and incorporate some of his ideas.

The event will take place on Tuesday, April 21 (Rain date: Thursday, April 23) in the DCAD parking lot at 600 N. Market Street. The spring BBQ begins at 12:00PM with the Egg Drop beginning at 12:45PM. 

DCAD has also invited accepted students to join the fun during this spring event and get a feel for student life on campus.  Accepted students interested in attending should RSVP by Monday, April 20 by calling the Admissions Office at 302.622.8000 ext. 118 or emailing admissions@dcad.edu.

For media inquiries, please call Amanda Curry, Director of Communications, at 302.622.8867 ext. 106 or email acurry@dcad.edu.

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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