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taBLe OF cOntents About CCAD........................................4 Advertising & Graphic Design ..........8 Illustration .......................................14 MindMarket ..................................... 20 Animation ........................................ 22 Cinematic Arts ................................ 28 About Columbus ............................. 34 Fine Arts ......................................... 38 Photography ................................... 44 Industrial Design .............................52 Life at CCAD .................................... 58 Fashion Design ............................... 60 Interior Design................................ 68 how to Apply/Financial Aid ..............72
SHELBY BERTSCH ’13 ILLUSTRATION MAJOR
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Columbus College of Art & Design is one of the premier art and design colleges in the United States. As one of the nationâ€™s oldest and largest private art institutions, weâ€™ve been leading the way in educating some of the most elite U.S. and international talent for more than 135 years. Here, you can start your major on Day One. Bring your ideas to life through a rigorous, studio-based curriculum that fosters business acumen. Develop mastery in state-of-the-art facilities under close mentorships with world-class faculty. And immerse yourself in the liberal arts to foster your smartest, most powerful work. Our graduates go on to lead their fields in the vital and growing creative industries. We challenge you to dive right in and reap the benefits of an early start. Itâ€™s your major, your future, your life.
Where you learn will shape your work, for life At CCAD, you’ll live in a tight-knit community in the heart of a vibrant city. You’ll be challenged by a rigorous curriculum and supported by some of the most talented people in the creative industries. It’s a perfect balance of intensive mentoring, independent thought, and professional experience. EnROLLmEnT more than 1,300 students more than 190 faculty 11:1 student-to-faculty ratio average class size: 14
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OF YOUR CLASSES ARE LIBERAL ARTS, DESIGNED TO COMPLEMENT YOUR MAJOR
Develop your skills, starting now to master a skill is to know it, inside and out. Here, we start you in your major right away. and we give you what you need to grow and perfect your talent: A rigorous curriculum that will develop studio skills and conceptual thinking One-of-a-kind opportunities to work with real clients A learning environment that surrounds you with the best tools and talent in your ďŹ eld
LiLLie temPLetOn ’13 creative DirectiOn ADvERTISING AND GRAphIC DESIGN MAJOR Katie WestBrOOK ’14 LOGO & BranDinG system ADvERTISING & GRAphIC DESIGN MAJOR HaLey FiscHer ’14 PHOtOGraPHy ADvERTISING & GRAphIC DESIGN MAJOR
advertising & Graphic Design The Advertising & Graphic Design program prepares designers who can promote products and services using a wide range of media, including verbal, visual, motion, and online. The integrated curriculum includes comprehensive research, design, marketing, and strategies to reach specific audiences. It also makes strong connections to marketing, motion graphics, and web-based communication. Students are encouraged to create original art as well as gain experience in other majors to develop specific photography, illustration, and animation skills. Graduates are often found in major Fortune 500s or international branding and marketing agencies.
aLi Prater ’13 ADvERTISING & GRAphIC DESIGN MAJOR
faCILITIEs Advertising & Graphic Design facilities are all about access and collaboration. To prepare for multi-channel promotion, students commonly explore classwork in photography, printmaking, illustration, and videoâ€”as well as the labs, studios, and equipment necessary for those areas.
WaLKer crane Brittany ZUerLein ’13 ’13 ADvERTISING & GRAphIC DESIGN MAJOR GRAphIC DESIGN MAJOR
Art Director Brand Manager Copywriter Creative Director Design Consultant Digital Designer Environmental Designer Graphic Designer Interactive Media Director Marketing Strategist Media Planner Production Designer Public Relations Specialist Retail Brand Manager Social Media Manager Web Designer/Developer
CHRIsTOpHER COLE CLASS OF 1989
Christopher Cole is a senior vice president and creative director at Leo Burnett Chicago. He and a partner co-manage the majority of Allstate Insurance’s advertising creative, including the character “Mayhem” in traditional, digital, and social advertising. In his previous position at BBDO, his work on AT&T Wireless won an Emmy nomination and a Gold Efﬁe.
Ali Prater’s student work was so strong that she was hired as a junior designer by BrandOpus in London shortly after graduation. She’s already contributing to branding and package design projects for iconic British brands like Twinings.
aLI pRaTER CLASS OF 2013
OUr stUDents are sOUGHt aFter By sOme OF tHe strOnGest BranDs anD emPLOyers in tHe WOrLD: A&E Television Networks, Abbott Nutrition, Abercrombie & Fitch, Adventure Cycling Association, AFLAC, American Electric Power, American Greetings, Apple, Arc Worldwide/ Leo Burnett, Bath & Body Works, BBDO, Ben & Jerry’s, Big Lots, Chico’s, Clear Channel, Dillard’s, Donatos, DSW, Elmer’s, Engauge (U.S.), Ethan Allen, Express, Fidelity Investments, Fruit of the Loom, Gucci, Hallmark, The Hollywood Reporter, Honda, Huge Inc., Interbrand, JPMorgan Chase, Lane Bryant, Limited Brands, Macy’s, McGraw-Hill, Merrill Lynch, Nationwide, Ogilvy & Mather, Procter & Gamble, Rocawear, Saatchi & Saatchi, Time Warner, Trader Joe’s, Tween Brands, Verizon Wireless, Victoria’s Secret, Young & Rubicam
Dan maynarD â€™13 ILLUSTRATION MAJOR
illustration Illustration students develop the technical, conceptual, and entrepreneurial skills needed for careers in fields like editorial illustration, graphic novels, childrenâ€™s books, concept art, and toy design. They also learn to collaborate with graphic designers, website designers, animators, and interactive game designers. The curriculum is both structured and personalized to communicate contemporary market demands. Our graduates work for major publishers, retailers, magazines, and producers worldwide.
LINDSEY BUNISH ’13 ILLUSTRATION MAJOR
DanieLLe verner â€™13 ILLUSTRATION MAJOR
faCILITIEs 3D illustration lab 2D illustration lab with four Macintosh/22-inch Cintiq monitor workstations, scanner, B&W laser printer, drawing tables, large light table, opaque projector, and tabletop easels Facilities for sculpture, molding, fabrication, and painting of characters Equipment including various hand tools, drill press, band saw, lathe, vacuum chamber, and spray booth
GreG WeLsH â€™13 ILLUSTRATION MAJOR
Advertising Designer Apparel Designer Book Illustrator Character and Asset Designer for Web and Mobile Film Effects Creator Fine Artist Greeting Card Designer Editorial Illustrators Newspaper Graphic Artist Poster Artist Product and Toy Designer Video Game Designer
a. G. fORD CLASS OF 2007
A. G. Ford is the New York Times bestselling illustrator of Barack by Jonah Winter and Desmond and the Very Mean Word by Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Douglas Carlton Abrams. He’s won two NAACP Image Awards, and his clients include HarperCollins, Candlewick Press, Black Enterprise, and Simon & Schuster. His latest book is My Daddy, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by Martin Luther King III.
Dan Scanlon is the director of Monsters University, which grossed almost $740 million worldwide, making it Pixar’s third highest-grossing feature ﬁlm; it also received the 2013 Hollywood Animation Award. Scanlon joined Pixar in 2001 as a storyboard artist for Cars and Toy Story 3, then wrote and co-directed Mater and the Ghost Light. He wrote and directed his own live-action ﬁlm, Tracy, in 2009.
Dan sCanLOn CLASS OF 1998
OUr stUDents are sOUGHt aFter By sOme OF tHe strOnGest emPLOyers anD PUBLisHers in tHe WOrLD: American Greetings, Anheuser-Busch, Apple, Bath & Body Works, Boeing Helicopters, Cartoon Network, CBS News, Columbia Tri-Star, DC Comics, Disney Consumer Products, DreamWorks, Evenﬂo, ExxonMobil, Forever 21, General Motors, Hallmark, Hasbro, InStyle, JanSport, Lego, Leo Burnett, LifeFormations, Marvel Comics, Mayo Clinic Health Solutions, Methane Studios, Mondo, Motorola, Nationwide, New York Times, Nickelodeon, Ogilvy & Mather, Pixar, Random House, Raven Software, Raytheon, Reebok, Scare Factory, Sony Pictures, Tencent Boston, Turbine Entertainment Games, Tween Brands, Upshot, WD Partners, Wall Street Journal, Wild Brain Entertainment, Williams-Sonoma, Wired Magazine, WMS Gaming, ZanerBloser, Zynga Games
The CCAD MindMarket Get a clear advantage, now The CCAD MindMarket is the only laboratory of its kind in the United States. Here, you’ll have a chance to work through real-world art and design challenges alongside faculty and other experts in the field. You’ll be at the table with clients like Procter & Gamble and Harley-Davidson. You’ll even have a chance to incubate your own start-up business, surrounded by the most supportive community available to business-minded art and design students in the country. And you can take it with you when you graduate. 2012–13 CLIEnTs Harley-Davidson Safelite AutoGlass Huntington Bank Procter & Gamble Arnold Schwarzenegger
THE CREaTIVE ECOnOmY IS GROWING
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pER YEaR, WITH JOBS FOR ARTISTS AND DESIGNERS INCREASING 42% BY 2018
COLUMBUS IS IN THE
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aLLisOn cUnDiFF â€™14 ANIMATION MAJOR
animation The Animation program develops creative artists who are technologically nimble, conceptually engaged, and professionally connected. Taught by experienced and professionally active faculty, students are prepared with a range of skills in 2D, 3D, experimental, and motion graphics, and are encouraged to combine their 2D and 3D skills. As a result, Animation graduates work at internationally acclaimed animation studios and contribute to many popular films and TV shows. Our graduates go on to work for some of the most influential animation studios in the world.
JACOBSEN AUGENSTEIN ’15 ANIMATION MAJOR
aLLisOn cUnDiFF ’14 ANIMATION MAJOR
faCILITIEs The ﬁrst and only U.S. Center of Excellence for Toon Boom Animation 41 Cintiq 21UX PC stations Stop motion lab equipped with DSLRs and Dragonframe Sandbox Student Lounge, home to the Animation Student Collective
cHeLsea castiLLO â€™13 ANIMATION MAJOR
Architectural Visualization Producer Animator for Commercials Augmented Reality Designer Character Animator for Feature Films Effects House Animator Game Designer (online, console, and mobile) Guerrilla Marketer Live Theater Effects Designer Projection Map Creator Rapid Prototyping Producer Television Animator (e.g., adult series, childrenâ€™s television, commercials)
sTEVE HuBBaRD CLASS OF 2010
Steve Hubbard is a 3D supervisor at Base FX Beijing, where he oversees layout, rigging, animation, and FX for ﬁlms, TV, and commercial projects. He was part of the team that won the 2012 Best Visual Effects Oscar for Life of Pi. He has also received a Bronze Telly Award and two regional Emmys.
Fawn Veerasunthorn specializes in story and visual development. She’s currently a story artist at Walt Disney Feature Animation, where she worked on Frozen and is now engaged with a new feature ﬁlm, set to be released in 2016. She was previously with Nickelodeon Animation Studios and Illumination Entertainment, where she contributed to Despicable Me 2 and The Lorax.
faWn VEERasunTHORn CLASS OF 2005
OUr stUDents are sOUGHt aFter By sOme OF tHe strOnGest stUDiOs anD emPLOyers in tHe WOrLD: Academy of Art University, Animax, ArcLight Cinema, BBDO, Black Entertainment Television, Buck, Cartoon Network, DreamWorks, Electronic Arts, The Golf Channel, J. Mendel, Lockheed Martin, Nickelodeon Animation Studios, PDI DreamWorks, Phosphor Games, Pixar, Playﬁsh, Procter & Gamble, Sony Pictures Imageworks, Time Warner, TimeGate Studios, Twentieth Century Fox, Vigil Games, Walt Disney Feature Animation, Weta Digital, Xcelerate Media, YUM! Brands
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cinematic arts The Cinematic Arts program prepares the next generation of storytellers to use moving pictures as their language of choice to convey the human experience and inspire, enrich, and motivate diverse audiences. The program employs its resourcesâ€” curriculum, facilities, equipment, faculty, and partnershipsâ€”to help students balance conceptual and technical competencies within industry-oriented, highly collaborative, and personally expressive contexts. Our graduates create and direct awardwinning film and video for internationally acclaimed studios.
LaUreL POWers ’14 CINEMATIC ARTS MAJOR
faCILITIEs Integrated live-action and animation labs and facilities A full high-deﬁnition facility with 1,000 square feet of shooting stage Mac and PC labs with Cintiq monitors A whisper room and sound recording booth Cameras, audio recorders, microphones, tripods, lights, and moving camera equipment Storyboard Pro, Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Soundtrack Pro, GarageBand, Toon Boom Harmony, Maya, Cinema 4D, Unity Pro, and ZBrush
JOHnny HOcHstetLer â€™14 CINEMATIC ARTS MAJOR
Cinematographer Director Editor Motion Graphics Designer Production Designer Screenwriter Sound Designer Storyboard Artist Technical Artist Videographer Visual Effects Artist
COREY aumILLER CLASS OF 2006
Corey Aumiller recently became a directing fellow at the American Film Institute, where he will direct four short ﬁlms in two years. His ﬁlm and video work has been screened in festivals worldwide, and he also shows his painting work locally. His short stop-frame animation Love Letter took home the Jury Award at the 2013 Ohio Shorts festival at the Wexner Center for the Arts.
Mike Olenick is an experimental narrative ﬁlmmaker whose works have screened at the Ann Arbor Film Festival, World Wide Video Festival, New York Underground Film Festival, Chicago Underground Film Festival, International Short Film Festival Hamburg, Rencontres Internationales, and Seattle International Film Festival. He has edited projects for Guy Maddin, Jennifer Reeder, Michael Robinson, and Sadie Benning, among others.
mIKE OLEnICK CLASS OF 2000
OUr stUDents are sOUGHt aFter By sOme OF tHe strOnGest stUDiOs anD emPLOyers in tHe WOrLD: American Film Institute, Aqua Media, Animax, ArcLight Cinema, Base FX, BBDO, Black Entertainment Television, Center of Science & Industry (COSI), Current TV, DreamWorks, Electronic Arts, Fusebox, Gaia Interactive, Glavan ImageWorks, The Golf Channel, ID8 Creative, Laika Entertainment, Leftchannel, Microsoft, Newsweek, Oswald Communications, Paramount Pictures, Pixar, Playﬁsh, Time Warner, Vigil Games, Walt Disney Animation Studios, YUM! Brands
Be part of an incredible community, easier smaRT. OpEn. COLumBus. Welcome to a town of passionate, open-minded people. An eclectic collection of neighborhoods (one of them is the Discovery District, home to CCAD) filled with progressive attitudes and eager to embrace anyone ready to step up and stand out. Itâ€™s a big part of what makes CCAD such a powerful launchpad for thinkers, doers, and entrepreneurs. It also makes Columbus an exceptionally fun place to be.
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Do the districts Columbus is a city of tightly connected districts, all within a ﬁve-mile stretch on High street called the High five. Historic architecture. Culinary adventure. High art mixed with street culture. Professional sports and community events. It’s all within walking or biking distance from CCAD. And this is just a taste.
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COLUMBUS IS HOME TO
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sam BranDen â€™14 FINE ARTS MAJOR
Fine arts Fine Arts students think adventurously and create work that unites intellectual curiosity and material skills. The program is the most technically diverse on campus, encompassing ceramics, drawing, glassblowing, painting, printmaking, jewelry, and sculpture. Students learn interdisciplinary approaches to conceiving, creating, and discussing work that reflects our contemporary visual culture. Graduates of the program engage in a wide variety of activities, including gallery exhibitions, artist residencies, gallery management, curating, and teaching.
aLisOn reBer â€™13 FINE ARTS MAJOR
faCILITIEs Five buildings and four student galleries Individual studios for advanced students A separate studio for digital documentation of artwork State-ofâ€“the-art facilities with fully equipped studios for ceramics, drawing, painting, glassblowing, jewelry, printmaking, and sculpture
KATE NILES ’15 FINE ARTS MAJOR
DericK WHitsOn â€™14 phOTOGRAphY / FINE ARTS MAJOR
Art Administrator Art Educator College Professor Critic Curator Exhibition Designer Festival Artist Gallery Director Jewelry Designer Preparator Public Art Sculptor Studio Artist
InKa EssEnHIGH CLASS OF 1991
Inka Essenhigh is a New York studio artist and painter, represented by Victoria Miro Gallery, London. Her work has been shown at galleries and museums around the world and is featured in several public collections, including the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, PS1 Contemporary Art Center, the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, and the Tate Gallery and the Saatchi Gallery in London.
Daniel McKewen is the owner and founder of Seagull Bags, a custom courier bag company known for durability, design, and custom embroidery. McKewen says there are two types of businesses in the courier bag space: major brands, which mass-produce, and one- or two-person “basement companies.” Seagull ﬁts in between, big enough to produce at some volume, but still small enough to be ﬂexible and individual.
DanIEL mCKEWEn CLASS OF 2006
OUr stUDents are sOUGHt aFter By sOme OF tHe strOnGest emPLOyers anD institUtiOns in tHe WOrLD: American University, Art Institute of Chicago, Barclays Capital, Bath & Body Works, Carnegie Mellon University, Cartoon Network, Ceramics Monthly, Cleveland Museum of Art, Columbus Museum of Art, Corning Museum of Glass, Dartmouth College, The Diamond Cellar, Fifth Third Bank, Guggenheim Museum, Industrial Light + Magic, Janus Capital Group, Jeff Bailey Gallery, Kehinde Wiley, Kenyon College, Kobolt, Limited Brands, Lowe’s, Macy’s, Marlborough Gallery/Revolver, Museum of Modern Art, Robert Lee Morris Jewelry, Rutgers University, Savannah College of Art & Design, School of Visual Arts, Sears, Smithsonian Institution, Sotheby’s, San Jose Repertory Theatre, Tork, Verizon Wireless, Victoria’s Secret
OLivia James â€™14 phOTOGRAphY MAJOR
Photography Photography students are innovative and well-versed in multiple photographic formats, navigating the full range of commercial and fine art photography, and moving seamlessly between classic darkroom work and cutting-edge digital tools. Our students are visionary problem solvers and independent thinkers who are prepared to contribute to commercial venues as well as the fine arts. Graduates of the program go on to work for international publications and corporations in addition to capturing magazine cover images of celebrities and pressing social issues.
JUSTIN MARIMON ’13 Advertising & Graphic Design MAJOR
aLLisOn eZZO â€™16 phOTOGRAphY MAJOR
faCILITIEs 2,000-square-foot commercial photo studio with dedicated Canon 5D cameras and a largeformat digital capture camera Wide array of analog and digital cameras, equipment, and lighting A black-and-white darkroom, a large-format darkroom, and an individual photosensitive process lab Epson 17-, 24-, and 44-inch printers, calibrated computers, Adobe Creative Suite and Capture I, and color-controlled print-viewing stations
Evan Eisel ’14 PHOTOGRAPHY MAJOR
Jessica Hess â€™14 phOTOGRAphY MAJOR
Architectural Photographer Corporate and Public Relations Photographer Curator Editorial Illustration Photographer Fine Artist Image Processor Internet/Interactive Producer Photo Editor Photography Teacher Portrait Photographer Product and Food Photographer Retoucher
manJaRI sHaRma CLASS OF 2004
Manjari Sharma’s images have appeared in such publications as Forbes India, Vogue India, GEO, The New York Times, Huffington Post, and Life, as well as online at NPR.org. She received an honorable mention for the prestigious Santa Fe Prize in 2012, and she was invited as a “Shots and Works” artist for LOOK 3: Festival of the Photograph in 2013.
Chad Hunt’s recent endeavors have embedded him with the American military, both deployed in Afghanistan and in training at home. His image of a remote outpost in Afghanistan made the cover of Time in 2006. In addition to his award-winning military work, he creates images for assignments ranging from corporate annual reports to mechanical instructions to portraits.
CHaD HunT CLASS OF 1994
OUr stUDents are sOUGHt aFter By sOme OF tHe strOnGest OrGaniZatiOns anD emPLOyers in tHe WOrLD: American Greetings, Anthropologie, ArcLight Cinema, Best Buy, Coca-Cola, Culinary Institute of America, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Express, Gap, Gene Siskel Film Center, Heinz, Hufﬁngton Post, IDC Design Group, JoAnn Stores, The Knitting Factory, Nestlé, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rocky Brands, Rolling Stone, Tate Gallery, Time, Toyota, Turtle Rock Productions, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Vogue, Wal-Mart
Francis WiLDer ’13 & sLOan cOFFin ’14 INDUSTRIAL DESIGN MAJORS
industrial Design The Industrial Design department prepares highly creative, motivated, and visionary design leaders to recognize and respond to the inherent diversity of today’s world. Students learn to analyze, define, conceptualize, and address complex issues in a global marketplace—with real-world collaborations that address contemporary issues in our profession. Our students create knowledge and practical value for humanity, have a bias toward action and the exhilaration of discovery, and foster co-creation of real solutions. They go on to produce award-winning designs for the most recognized and respected domestic and international firms.
micHaeL yOUnG ’13 INDUSTRIAL DESIGN MAJOR
faCILITIEs 21-inch Cintiq tablets ShopBot 3D router capable of cutting material 5’ x 8’ x 1’ Stratasys 3D printer capable of printing 10” x 10” x 10” complex designs in plastic Tormach CNC for precise cutting of any material Universal laser cutter
DAVID PFLUEGER ’14 INDUSTRIAL DESIGN MAJOR
cODy mccLUnG â€™14 INDUSTRIAL DESIGN MAJOR
Commercial Equipment Designer Consumer Electronics Designer Furniture Designer Garment Designer Housewares Designer Industrial Tool Designer Interaction Designer Medical Device Designer Personal Products Designer Retail Display Designer Shoe Designer Sports Equipment Designer Toy Designer Trade Exhibit Designer User Experience Designer User Interface Designer Vehicle Designer
GORDOn DOWnEY CLASS OF 2007
Gordon Downey is a designer and illustrator for Big Monster Toys, a toy and game design ﬁrm. He invents, designs, and builds toy concepts for manufacture for clients such as Mattel/ Fisher-Price, Hasbro/Playskool, Spin Master, Playmates, JAKKS Paciﬁc, and many others.
Mark Mnich is a senior designer and director of business development at Priority Designs, an internationally recognized industrial design consultancy and product development ﬁrm that works with companies such as American Standard, Mead, Lowe’s, Rawlings, and Nike Golf. He has led both design and engineering teams for clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies all the way to entrepreneurs.
maRK mnICH CLASS OF 1997
OUr stUDents are sOUGHt aFter By sOme OF tHe strOnGest emPLOyers in tHe WOrLD: American Electric Power, Big Monster Toys, Bissell Homecare, Bosch, Bridgestone/Firestone, Callaway Golf, Crate & Barrel, DeCrane Aerospace, DuPont Liquid Packaging Systems, Express, Faurecia Automotive, Ford, Frigidaire, General Motors, Hasbro, Little Tikes, Lowe’s, Mary Kay, Mattel, MetLife, Motorola, Nike, Procter & Gamble, Rocky Brands, Rubbermaid, Target, Texas Instruments, Toro, United States Navy, Wacom Technology, WD Partners, Whirlpool
Love the way you live, here Rest Your Head On-campus housing provides a safe little oasis in the center of a vibrant city. At CCAD, we have two options available for all students. And many of our upper-level students live in adjacent districts, where housing is affordable, even in the hippest of areas.
Design Square Apartments
Many of our upper-level students live in adjacent districts
New apartment-style living with walls of glass and private bedrooms for four
Schottenstein Hall Suites with two bedrooms, private bathrooms, and a common area
Fuel Your Drive On or off campus, you’ll eat like a foodie. Our dining hall is new and beautiful—and the food is seriously delicious. Busy? You can grab a smoothie or swing through our in-and-out option on the way to your studio. And we’re pretty much in the heart of a gourmet city, where you’ll find more than 50 food trucks prowling around the streets, even in the middle of the night.
Be Inspired Campus life is hopping. Movies on the lawn, long nights in the labs, Skype sessions with big-time alums—you’ll hardly have time to sit for coffee in the student center. The energy at CCAD is catching. Student-led exhibitions happen all over campus, all the time. Off campus, you’ll find galleries, museums, and creative industries all within walking or biking distance. Find out more at www.ccad.edu/ccad-campus/campus-life
OLivia mitcHeLL â€™13 FAShION DESIGN MAJOR
Fashion Design The Fashion Design program guides students in their transformation from creative young artists to skilled, industry-ready professionals by providing them with an education based in both the fundamental design concepts and the technical skills used in the fashion design industry. Fashion Design graduates must be not only technically strong, but also thoughtful and innovative, with a keen eye for emerging trends and a global perspective of the fashion design industry. They go on to win redcarpet competitions, work for international companies, and start their own award-winning lines.
Yilei Fu â€™14 fashion design MAJOR
katHARINE E. hire â€™13 fashion design MAJOR
Dax KAUSER ’13 fashion design MAJOR
faCILITIEs Six large studios with sewing labs, pattern and draping lab, dye lab, computer lab, and drawing lab Three walls of windows and skylights that provide natural light Industry-standard machinery, including Juki industrial sewing machines, zigzag machines, a cover-stitch machine, home sewing machines, machine knitting equipment (including ďŹ ne-gauge and bulky machines), an industrial blindstitch sewing machine, and Consew serger machines Professional tailoring equipment Miscellaneous professional equipment, including all major appliances
nGOcKHanH nGO ’13 FAShION DESIGN MAJOR
Boutique Owner Buyer Costume Designer Fashion Designer (women’s, men’s, children’s) Fashion Forecaster Fiber/Textile Designer Merchandiser Patternmaker Public Relations Professional Stylist Technical Designer
GEnOVEVa CHRIsTOff CLASS OF 2009
After working for La Senza, Express, RG Barry, and Wardrobe Therapy, Genoveva Christoff started her own company, Genoveva Christoff. In 2012, she was featured in the Diet Pepsi Style Studio Fashion Show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York City and was the ﬁrst runner-up in the Adrianna Papell for E! Live from the Red Carpet competition. Her clothing is available at Brigade Columbus, and an accessories line is in development.
In his career as a fashion designer, Bruno Grizzo has worked for Calvin Klein and Lanvin and opened his own Bruno Grizzo label in 2006, which earned him two coveted Gen Art fashion awards. In 2010, he began illustrating for companies such as Halston, Kate Spade, Coach, and Ann Taylor. His work has also been featured in Surface, Victor, and Town & Country.
BRunO GRIZZO CLASS OF 1996
OUr stUDents are sOUGHt aFter By sOme OF tHe strOnGest BranDs anD DesiGners in tHe WOrLD: Abercrombie & Fitch, American Eagle Outﬁtters, Amy Butler Design, Ann Taylor Loft, Bath & Body Works, Carhartt, Chico’s, Coach, Coldwater Creek, Converse, Docker’s, Dress Barn, Eddie Bauer, Express, Fossil, Gap, Haggar, Harley-Davidson Motor Company, J.Crew, Justice, Kohl’s, Lane Bryant, La Senza, Limited Brands, Longaberger, Nautica, OshKosh B’gosh, Payless, Pepe Jeans of London, Polo Ralph Lauren, RG Barry, Sansovino 6, Target, Timberland, Tommy Hilﬁger, Tween Brands, Urban Outﬁtters, Victoria’s Secret, White House Black Market
ByUL cHOi â€™15 INTERIOR DESIGN MAJOR
interior Design As the world continues to look for better ways for us to interact with our environment, it matters more than ever for interior spaces to be both beautiful and beneficial. The Interior Design program teaches research, planning, design, and problem solving through real-world exercises, as well as courses in hand sketching, computer modeling, and communication. Supporting it all is a fundamental commitment to career preparation. Graduates go on to plan, design, and implement interiors for major architectural, hospitality, and retail firms worldwide.
faCILITIEs Fully equipped lighting lab, print lab, and computer labs An encyclopedic material samples library, including catalogs and ďŹ‚at-ďŹ le storage A fab lab with a laser cutter and 3D printers for prototype fabrication of models, furniture, and objects A wood shop for furniture making and model work A construction demonstration area with a full-scale mockup, open studios, and model-building space
PHUOnG nGUyen ’13 INTERIOR DESIGN MAJOR
Educational Designer Electronic Visualization Designer Health Care and Assisted Living Designer Hospitality Designer Lab Designer Ofﬁce Designer Project Manager Retail Designer Space Planner Staging Specialist Textile Designer
BRIannE DEROLpH CLASS OF 2007
Brianne DeRolph worked at Fitch as senior environments designer before founding her own design company, DriftIndustry, in 2009. DriftIndustry’s clients included Jack Daniel’s, Woodford Reserve, Herradura Tequila, SC Johnson, and Lane Bryant. DeRolph has recently co-founded a new company, Sidecar Creative, that will specialize in designing unique retail and hospitality spaces with an emphasis on customer experience.
Seong Mo Kim is an assistant manager on the retail team of D.P.J. & Partners, a ﬁrm in South Korea that supervises the design and construction of ofﬁces and boutiques for Hermès, Louis Vuitton, Cartier, Christian Dior, and Piaget. His previous position was with RIDGE Planning & Construction, where he created shop drawings for the High1 Resort Hotel and the Conrad Hotel in Seoul.
sEOnG mO KIm CLASS OF 2010
OUr stUDents are sOUGHt aFter By sOme OF tHe strOnGest emPLOyers in tHe WOrLD: Abercrombie & Fitch, Alterna Kitchen Bath + Home, Buckley Air Force Base, Fitch, Fusion Interior Design, Herman Miller Workplace, Kroger, Limited Brands, Loffredo Brooks Architects, Meyers & Associates, New Art Interiors, Perkins Eastman, Taylor Design, Tecton Architects, WD Partners, Wilson Associates
How to apply The college application process is not as daunting as it seems. Here, we’ve streamlined the steps for you.
2 Items we need from you 1. evidence of your creativity
1 The CCaD application 1. sign up for an account First, visit ccad.slideroom.com and sign up for an account. 2. review application details Once you have your account, log into SlideRoom, choose your entry term, and review the details about how to prepare your application materials. 3. submit your application When your application materials are ready, log back into SlideRoom and submit your application.
We want to see any kind of work that showcases your creativity. Dare to be different! You are creative, and so are we—so show us what you love to do, and we’ll help you ﬁnd your place here at CCAD. Questions about your options? We’re glad to talk about them with you. 2. Letters of recommendation (at least one) We require at least one letter of recommendation from an art instructor, guidance counselor, professional artist, or employer who can speak to your abilities and talents. Send us contact information (full name, title, email address, and mailing address) for each person from whom you plan to request a recommendation. 3. Personal statement (500+ words) Tell us about your artistic, academic, and career goals and why you wish to pursue an education at CCAD. It’s best if you type your personal statement in a separate document before starting the online application. 4. application fee ($40) This is required to submit your application.
3 Items you’ll ask others to send us If YOu aRE a fREsHman (u.s. CITIZEn) 1. current high school transcript(s) or GeD certificate Ask your counselor or other high school ofﬁcial to submit your high school transcript (grades 9–12). If you have coursework from another high school that doesn’t appear on your current transcript, we need to see that, too. You’ll have to connect with that school and ask them to send it to us. 2. college credit transcript (if applicable) If you received college credit as a high school student, we need to see that transcript. Call the college’s registrar and request that ofﬁcial transcripts be sent directly to CCAD from each college you attended.
5. aP/iB test scores If you completed Advanced Placement coursework through the College Board or participated in an International Baccalaureate program, request ofﬁcial test scores and send them to us so you can receive credit. If YOu aRE a TRansfER sTuDEnT (InTERnaTIOnaL sTuDEnT) items 1–4 from above transfer requirements, along with: 5. tOeFL/ieLts test scores Proof of English proﬁciency is required. If you’re from a country where English is not the sole ofﬁcial language, we need you to meet the minimum required score on one of the following tests: • TOEFL iBT 61 • IELTS 6.0
3. Final high school and college transcripts After you graduate from high school, send us a transcript or transcripts that reﬂect your ﬁnal grades. 4. act or sat scores Have the testing agency send your scores directly to CCAD unless the scores appear on your high school transcript. 5. aP/iB test scores If you completed Advanced Placement coursework through the College Board or participated in an International Baccalaureate program, request ofﬁcial test scores and send them to us so you can receive credit. If YOu aRE a fREsHman (InTERnaTIOnaL sTuDEnT) items 1–3 from above, along with: 4. tOeFL/ieLts test scores Proof of English proﬁciency is required. If you’re from a country where English is not the sole ofﬁcial language, we need you to meet the minimum required score on one of the following tests: • TOEFL iBT 61 • IELTS 6.0 If YOu aRE a TRansfER sTuDEnT (u.s. CITIZEn) 1. Optional additions to the online application You may wish to upload a resume, CV, or other documents with your application. 2. college transcripts We need an ofﬁcial transcript from each college you attended, with the most recent transcript reﬂecting a 2.0 minimum grade point average. Call the college registrar and request that they send it directly to CCAD.
CCaD Test Codes Use the following codes when requesting test scores: • ACT: 3281 • SAT/PROFILE/TOEFL: 1085
Contact us mailing address: Admissions Columbus College of Art & Design 60 Cleveland Avenue Columbus, OH 43215 email address: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.ccad.edu/admissions telephone: 614.222.3261 toll-free: 877.997.CCAD (2223) Fax: 614.232.8344
Dates and Deadlines FOr sPrinG 2014 December 1, 2013 Spring semester entry application deadline January 13, 2014 Spring semester classes begin FOr FaLL 2014 December 1, 2013 Early Action application deadline For students who have a fully developed portfolio and want to be considered for our highest scholarship programs February 15, 2014 Priority application deadline For students who have submitted the FAFSA and want to ensure full consideration for ﬁnancial aid august 1, 2014 Final Regular Decision application deadline august 25, 2014 Fall semester classes begin
3. High school transcript(s) or GeD certificate (if applicable) We only need this if you’ve completed fewer than 45 hours of college credit. 4. Final transcripts If you’re currently enrolled in college-level work, you’ll need to submit a transcript that reﬂects your ﬁnal grades.
Financing your education at CCaD, we want every student to have an opportunity to pursue their passion, regardless of their means.
What’s available 1. FaFsa The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the foundation of your ﬁnancial aid package. All U.S. students and U.S. prospective students are required to ﬁle it every year. 2. ccaD scholarships
$16.5 MILLION in scHOLarsHiPs OFFereD
Each year, we award renewable merit scholarships ($28,000–$60,000) to incoming freshmen. Comparable scholarships are also available for transfer students. For more information, visit www.ccad.edu/admissions/scholarships 3. Grants Grants are funds that do not have to be repaid. The programs described below are available based on ﬁnancial need.
FEDERAL PELL GRANT
You must be enrolled, be pursuing a degree, and demonstrate exceptional ﬁnancial need to qualify for a Pell Grant.
OF stUDents Get FinanciaL aiD WitH an averaGe amOUnt OF aLmOst
FEDERAL SUPPLEMENTAL EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY GRANT You must be enrolled, be pursuing a degree, and demonstrate exceptional ﬁnancial need to qualify for a FSEOG award. STATE GRANTS Many states provide need-based educational grants to their residents. Eligibility is typically determined by completing the FAFSA according to deadlines established by each state. CCAD GRANTS CCAD offers a limited number of grants.
2013–2014 Expenses scheduling deposit
Loans must be repaid after graduation. Here are some commonly used loan programs:
FEDERAL PERKINS LOAN
(nonrefundable, but deducted from tuition and fees once a student registers)
FEDERAL DIRECT PARENT LOAN FOR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS (PLUS)
Parents with an eligible credit history can take out a PLUS loan through the U.S. Department of Education to help pay undergraduate education expenses for their dependent children who are enrolled at least half-time at CCAD.
residence hall security deposit (refundable; residence hall students only)
tuition, undergraduate* room and board
General fee Health insurance (optional; estimated, coverage includes summer months)
U.S. citizen International student
($728 if attending Spring Semester only)
Lab fees (approximate)
*The tuition above is for full-time students taking 12 to 18 credit hours; any credit hours over 18 may be approved for an additional $1,146 per credit hour charge.
Rent for off-campus private apartments in the Columbus area ranges from about $250 to $550 per month; food and other basic living expenses range from $150 to $400 per month. All students receive a 10 percent discount on most items in the CCAD Supply Store.
Federal Perkins Loans are low-interest, long-term loans made through the Financial Aid Ofﬁce to undergraduate students with ﬁnancial need. Perkins Loans are guaranteed by the federal government, and have an initial ninemonth grace period before repayment begins. FEDERAL DIRECT STUDENT LOAN Direct loans are the major form of self-help aid. They are available through the U.S. Department of Education and can be subsidized or unsubsidized.
ALTERNATIVE STUDENT LOAN Private lenders can provide so-called alternative loans to ﬁll gaps between students’ ﬁnancial aid packages and their total educational costs. These loans can be used for more than just tuition, including expenses such as room and board, travel, study abroad, computers, and art supplies. 5. ccaD employment On-campus employment through the Federal College Work-Study Program is a part of many CCAD students’ ﬁnancial aid packages. You may work up to 15 hours per week during the school year, and up to 40 hours per week during summer and holiday breaks. 6. veterans’ Benefits CCAD is approved by the State Approving Agency and the Veterans Administration for educational beneﬁts for veterans.
How to apply for aid
Dates and Deadlines
1. Financial aid and the FaFsa
The FAFSA is the foundation of your ﬁnancial aid package. All U.S. students and U.S. prospective students are required to ﬁle it every year, as early in the year as possible.
In late March, all accepted students receive a pre-registration packet that includes tuition and room and board amounts for the upcoming academic year.
To send your FAFSA results to CCAD, enter our code when you ﬁle: 003039
2. Financial aid you automatically apply for When you apply to ccaD and complete the FaFsa Apply to CCAD and submit the FAFSA by the appropriate deadlines—choosing CCAD as a recipient of your results— and you’ve applied for the following scholarships, loans, grants, and beneﬁts: CCAD SCHOLARSHIPS FEDERAL PELL GRANT FEDERAL SUPPLEMENTAL EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY GRANT STATE GRANTS (must meet your state’s deadlines) CCAD GRANTS
May 3 is the deadline for Fall Semester 2014 students to pay the scheduling fee and residence hall security deposit. Because residence hall spaces are assigned on a ﬁrst-come, ﬁrst-served basis, you are encouraged to send the residence hall security deposit well in advance of the deadline to avoid being placed on a waiting list. July Tuition bills are mailed in July to accepted students who have paid their scheduling fee. august Tuition must be paid (or payment arrangements made) by August 8. All accounts must be paid in full in order for students to enroll in succeeding semesters or to receive copies of diplomas and transcripts.
FEDERAL PERKINS LOAN FEDERAL DIRECT LOANS CCAD EMPLOYMENT 3. Financial aid you need to connect with your High school Guidance counselor about Before you apply SCHOLASTIC ART AWARDS OHIO GOVERNOR’S YOUTH ART EXHIBITION ARTS RECOGNITION AND TALENT SEARCH NATIONAL ART HONOR SOCIETY 4. Financial aid that takes a Little extra effort (above and Beyond your college application and the FaFsa) FEDERAL DIRECT PARENT LOAN FOR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS (PLUS) If you are enrolled at least half-time, your parents can then submit a PLUS loan application through our Financial Aid ofﬁce. ALTERNATIVE STUDENT LOAN Applicants must have an established, positive credit score. A student with no credit will usually need a cosigner. Contact our Financial Aid ofﬁce to apply. VETERANS’ BENEFITS To apply, you should ﬁrst be accepted to CCAD. Then you can submit an application for beneﬁts to the Veterans Administration ofﬁce. If you qualify for beneﬁts, you will then send us a certiﬁcate of eligibility or letter of authorization from the Veterans Administration prior to, or at the time of, registration for classes.
Contact us For all Financial aid and Payment Plan Questions One–Stop Student Services Columbus College of Art & Design 60 Cleveland Avenue Columbus, OH 43215 email address: ﬁnancialaid@ccad.edu Website: www.ccad.edu/admissions/ﬁn-aid telephone: 614.222.3295 toll-free: 877.997.CCAD (2223) For all Other Questions Admissions Columbus College of Art & Design 60 Cleveland Avenue Columbus, OH 43215 email address: email@example.com Website: www.ccad.edu/admissions telephone: 614.222.3261 toll-free: 877.997.CCAD (2223) Fax: 614.232.8344
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