Delaware College of Art and Design and Cab Calloway School of the Arts are teaming up to provide Cab’s visual arts students with an early start on their art and design degrees. Beginning this fall, DCAD will send instructors and curricula to Cab to offer “Figure Drawing” and “Animation I” that will count toward both a high school diploma and a college degree. Students also will produce relevant drawings and animations for their college application portfolios and have the opportunity to be mentored by a college instructor.
Painter, illustrator and muralist Terrance Vann is guest-curating an exhibition of more than 50 pieces of contemporary and accessible street art by more than two-dozen artists of note, both locally and beyond, for Delaware College of Art and Design in August. “Local & Famous: A Celebration of Homegrown Talent” will fill DCAD’s Toni & Stuart B. Young Gallery from Aug. 3 to 19.
Students whose plans to complete a degree at the Art Institute of Philadelphia have been derailed by the school’s recently announced plans to close are invited to explore higher education possibilities at Delaware College of Art and Design.
President Jean Dahlgren began her tenure as Delaware College of Art and Design’s third permanent president on August 1. The innovative academic leader – who also is an experienced painter, printmaker and graphic designer – is committed to student success. “Creating dynamic curriculum choices, fostering strategic partnerships, supporting the faculty and expanding the boundaries of what is possible for artists and designers intrigues and energizes me,” she says, “and developing strong internal and external relationships is extremely important to supporting those goals and creating a vibrant learning environment.”