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List Of Art Schools
The following is a list of notable art schools. Accredited non-profit art and design colleges * Adelaide Central School of Art * Alberta College of Art and Design * Art Academy of Cincinnati * Art Center College of Design * The Art Institute of Boston * The Art Institute of Pittsburgh * Bauhaus University Weimar * California College of the Arts * California Institute of the Arts * Camberwell College of Arts * Cleveland Institute of Art * College for Creative Studies * Columbia College Chicago * Columbus College of Art and Design * Cooper Union * Corcoran College of Art and Design * Cornish College of the Arts * École cantonale d'art de Lausanne * Emily Carr University of Art and Design * Fashion Institute of Technology * Government College of Art and Craft * Grekov Odessa Art school * Kansas City Art Institute * Kendall College of Art and Design * Laguna College of Art and Design * Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts * Maine College of Art * Maryland Institute Coll ...
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Art School
An art school is an educational institution with a primary focus on the visual arts, including fine art – especially illustration, painting, photography, sculpture, and graphic design. Art schools can offer elementary, secondary, post-secondary, or undergraduate programs, and can also offer a broad-based range of programs (such as the liberal arts and sciences). There have been six major periods of art school curricula,Houghton, Nicholas. “Six into One: The Contradictory Art School Curriculum and How It Came About.” ''International Journal of Art & Design Education'', vol. 35, no. 1, Feb. 2016, pp. 107–120. and each one has had its own hand in developing modern institutions worldwide throughout all levels of education. Art schools also teach a variety of non-academic skills to many students. History There have been six definitive curricula throughout the history of art schools. These are "apprentice, academic, formalist, expressive, conceptual, and professional". Each ...
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Cornish College Of The Arts
Cornish College of the Arts (CCA) is a private art college in Seattle, Washington. It was founded in 1914. History Cornish College of the Arts was founded in 1914 as the Cornish School of Music, by Nellie Cornish (1876–1956), a teacher of piano. Cornish would go on to serve as the school's director for its first 25 years, until 1939. The Cornish School of Music began its operations in rented space in the Boothe (or BoothMildred AndrewsCornish School HistoryLink Essay 596, December 26, 1998, updated on June 28, 2006. Retrieved 2010-05-25.) Building on Broadway and Pine Street. As Cornish developed the idea of her school, she initially turned to the Montessori-based pedagogical method of Evelyn Fletcher-Copp, but turned at last to the progressive musical pedagogy of Calvin Brainerd Cady, who had worked as musical director with John Dewey as the latter set up his seminal progressive educational project, what is now the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools. Conceived by C ...
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Memphis College Of Art
Memphis College of Art (MCA) was a private art college in Memphis, Tennessee. It was in Overton Park, adjacent to the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. It offered Bachelor of Fine Arts, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Arts in Art Education and Master of Arts in Teaching degrees. However, it faced significant financial challenges and closed in the spring of 2020. History The college opened on October 5, 1936 and was once housed in the James Lee House in Victorian Village. When the college opened, it was originally named the Memphis Academy of Art. Before becoming an independent college, it was initially named the James Lee Memorial Academy of Art and was funded by the Memphis Art Association. Their independence was declared after a dispute with the Memphis Art Association's director, Florence M. McIntyre, who disapproved of their acceptance of modernism. The school then officially opened as the Mid-South School of Fine Arts, soon renamed as the Memphis Academy of Art. From 19 ...
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Massachusetts College Of Art And Design
Massachusetts College of Art and Design, branded as MassArt, is a public college of visual and applied art in Boston, Massachusetts. Founded in 1873, it is one of the nation’s oldest art schools, the only publicly funded independent art school in the United States, and was the first art college in the United States to grant an artistic degree. It is a member of the Colleges of the Fenway (a resources- and facilities-sharing collegiate consortium located in the Longwood Medical and Academic Area of Boston), and the ProArts Consortium (an association of seven Boston-area colleges dedicated to the visual and performing arts). History In the 1860s, civic and business leaders whose families had made fortunes in the China Trade, textile manufacture, railroads, and retailing, sought to influence the long-term development of Massachusetts. To stimulate learning in technology and fine art, they persuaded the state legislature to charter several institutions, including the Massachus ...
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Maryland Institute College Of Art
The Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) is a Private university, private art school, art and design college in Baltimore, Maryland. It was founded in 1826 as the Maryland Institute for the Promotion of the Mechanic Arts, making it one of the oldest art colleges in the United States. MICA is a member of the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD), a consortium of 36 leading US art schools, as well as the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). The college hosts pre-college, post-baccalaureate, continuing studies, Master of Fine Arts, and Bachelor of Fine Arts programs, as well as young peoples' studio art classes. History Maryland Institute for the Promotion of the Mechanic Arts The Maryland Institute for the Promotion of the Mechanic Arts was established by prominent citizens of Baltimore, such as Fielding Lucas Jr. (founder of Lucas Brothers - office supply company), John H. B. Latrobe (lawyer, artist, author, civic leader), H ...
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Maine College Of Art
Maine College of Art & Design (MECA&D) is a private art school in Portland, Maine. Founded in 1882, Maine College of Art & Design is the oldest arts educational institution in Maine. Roughly 32% of MECA&D students are from Maine. The college is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education. Campus Maine College of Art & Design’s only academic building resides on Congress Street. This building, the Porteous Building, was renovated in the late 1990s to suit the school’s needs. With of space, this former department store is now a six-floor vertical campus. Organization and administration MECA&D is a member of the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD), a consortium of thirty-six art schools in the United States. Academics MECA&D offers Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Master of Fine Arts in Studio Art (MFA), and Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degrees. MECA&D acquired the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies The Salt Institute for ...
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Lyme Academy College Of Fine Arts
The Lyme Academy of Fine Arts is an art school in Old Lyme, Connecticut. From 1992 to 2019 it was a degree-granting institution, and from 2016 it was constituent college of the University of New Haven, as Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts. History The Lyme Academy was founded in 1976 by Elisabeth Gordon Chandler as a figurative academy for the teaching of sculpture, figure drawing, Illustration and painting dedicated to the fine arts. The school offered a Bachelor of Fine Arts A Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) is a standard undergraduate degree for students for pursuing a professional education in the visual, fine or performing arts. It is also called Bachelor of Visual Arts (BVA) in some cases. Background The Bachel ... degree in the disciplines of painting, sculpture, illustration and drawing, as well as post-baccalaureate and a three-year certificate programs. 1992-2019 BFA degrees were first awarded in 1992, and between 2014 and 2019 the academy was affiliated with th ...
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Laguna College Of Art And Design
Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) is a private college in Laguna Beach, California. With an enrollment of more than 700 students, the college offers Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in 11 majors and three Master of Fine Arts degree programs as well as a post-baccalaureate certificate program in Drawing and Painting. LCAD has an affiliate arrangement with the Florence Academy of Art for summer study in Florence, Italy for class credit. Similar arrangements for Painting and Drawing majors exist with the Art Students League, and for Game Art majors with the Academy for Digital Entertainment at NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences. In Graphic Design, an association was created in 2011 with the Communication University of China, Beijing. Since 2014, the college has partnered with Vermont College of Fine Arts on a BFA/MAT dual degree program. Facilities Laguna College of Art and Design's campus sprawls across several scenic acres from the Big Bend area of Laguna Coast Wilderne ...
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Kendall College Of Art And Design
Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University (KCAD) is a college of art and design located in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan. Founded in 1928 as a private art academy, the college merged with Ferris State University in 2000. Offering bachelor's and master's degree programs encompassing design, visual arts, decorative arts, art history, and critical theory A critical theory is any approach to social philosophy that focuses on society and culture to reveal, critique and challenge power structures. With roots in sociology and literary criticism, it argues that social problems stem more from s ..., KCAD is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, and the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Academics and rankings Rankings According to U.S. News & World Report, KCAD's Master of Fine Arts program in Studio Art is ranked #110 in the United States, tied with those of California Sta ...
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Kansas City Art Institute
The Kansas City Art Institute (KCAI) is a private art school in Kansas City, Missouri. The college was founded in 1885 and is an accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design and Higher Learning Commission. It has approximately 75 faculty members and 700 students. KCAI offers the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. History The school started in 1885 when art enthusiasts formed the "Sketch Club" with the purpose of "talking over art matters in general and to judge pictures." Meetings were originally in private homes and then moved to the Deardorf Building at 11th and Main in downtown Kansas City. The club had its first exhibition in 1887 and 12 benefactors stepped forward to form the ''Kansas City Art Association and School of Design.'' In 1927 Howard Vanderslice purchased the August R. Meyer residence, a Germanic castle entitled Marburg and its estate at 44th and Warwick Boulevard adjacent to the planned Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. A Wight and Wight ad ...
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Grekov Odessa Art School
The Grekov Odesa Art School ( ua, Одеське художнє училище імені Митрофана Грекова; abbreviated ОХУ) is a secondary education institution in Odesa, Ukraine. It is the oldest arts school in the country. History The Grekov Odesa Art school was founded as a "drawing school" on May 30, 1865. Frederick Malman was its first principal. He drafted the rules of the school. It was an open Society of Fine Arts under the patronage of wealthy citizens of Odesa and the Russian Empire. Its patrons included S.M.Vorontsov, Governor-General Paul Demetrius von Kotzebue, Odesa's mayor N.A.Novoselsky, knyazes Gagarin, Manuc Bei, Tolstoy family, Italian General Consul Castile, as well as famous architects F.Boffo, O.I.Otton and F.V.Gonsiorovsky. For twenty years, the school survived on donations and had no permanent address. The Vice President of Odesa Society of Fine Arts Franz Morandi became involved in its funding. The first plaster casts, print ...
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Government College Of Art And Craft
The Government College of Art & Craft (GCAC) in Kolkata is one of the oldest Art colleges in India. It was founded on August 16, 1854 at Garanhata, Chitpur, "with the purpose of establishing an institution for teaching the youth of all classes, industrial art based on scientific methods." as the School of Industrial Art. The institute was later renamed as the Government School of Art and in 1951 it became the Government College of Art & Craft.Bagal, Jogesh Chandra (1966). ''History of the Govt. College of Art and Craft'' in the ''Centenary: Government College of Art & Craft, Calcutta'', Calcutta: Government College of Art & Craft, pp. 1–58. History The school opened on August 16, 1854 at Garanhata as a private art school. The school was shifted to the building of Mutty Lall Seal in Colootola in November 1854. In 1859, Garick joined as Head Teacher. In 1864, it was taken over by the government and on June 29, 1864 Henry Hover Locke joined as its principal. It was soon rena ...
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