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Art Schools Pushed to Improve Environmental Record

Daniel Grant | Posted 02.08.2017 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Art schools and university art departments are where the next generation of professional artists receives its training.

The School of the Heartist -- Days of Founding a New School

Yanna Bat Adam, Heartist | Posted 04.14.2015 | Arts
Yanna Bat Adam, Heartist

It was time for me to speak more directly than I could with paintings -- to speak with living people -- in particular, those for whom creativity is a strong impulse that is sometimes problematic.

Artmaking as Irreverent Research

Carol Becker | Posted 03.29.2014 | Arts
Carol Becker

You might think it surprising that, as the dean of an art school, I was invited to participate in innovation "research." Despite common misperceptions, the work artists do is a type of research into the complexity of human concerns.

Post-Bac Programs: Where Artists Get a Bit of Retooling en Route to a Career

Daniel Grant | Posted 11.17.2013 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Not everyone who goes to graduate school comes straight from college. Some like to take a break from school, get a bit of work experience under their ...

Touring That Art School? Sit in on a Class, Too

Daniel Grant | Posted 12.10.2012 | College
Daniel Grant

Liberal arts courses are offered at art schools not only to satisfy the requirements for a college degree. They inform and provide greater depth to the art that a student is creating and will make in the future.

Schools With The Most Midnight Munchies

Posted 09.21.2012 | College

Colleges that are regularly placed on top party school lists are the ones who get the most late-night takeout, right? Wrong! It turns out art sc...

Back to School Guide: The 10 MFA Programs That Give You the Most Bang For Your Buck

ARTINFO | Posted 10.23.2012 | Arts

Enrolling in a Fine Art MFA program is a tough decision for any would-be artist, and it comes with multiple considerations. ARTINFO has examined the m...

Does The Art Market Value Traditional Art?

Charmaine Jefferson | Posted 10.03.2012 | Arts
Charmaine Jefferson

It is almost as if the word "contemporary" has another meaning when it comes to the creation of art during one's lifetime. As a result, art teachers push students toward "make it different" before they have mastered any technique.

The Art of Innovation

Walter E. Massey, Ph.D. | Posted 09.18.2012 | College
Walter E. Massey, Ph.D.

Whether the issue is sustainability, public education, or social justice, artists and designers engage, adapt, reimagine, and continue to move the definition of innovation forward.

Leonora Hamill: 'Art In Progress'

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 04.28.2012 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff


Art and Life in All Its Glory

Rachel Schwartzmann | Posted 03.11.2012 | Home
Rachel Schwartzmann

Art, unlike us as humans, is immortal. No matter how much others try to censor it, question it, criticize it or destroy it, art is a central part of this world -- and it should be.

WATCH: #Occupying Art School

Posted 01.07.2012 | Arts

The Occupy movement, initially political in scope, has garnered a following in the art world by fighting against galleries' subservience to financial ...

Universities to Artists: Get a Doctorate?

Daniel Grant | Posted 07.31.2011 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Artists are people who create their own credentials, but a movement may be afoot to create doctoral programs in studio arts.

For-Profit Art Schools on the Rise

Daniel Grant | Posted 08.09.2012 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Art, we are told again and again, is a business, but teaching art is also a business. For a growing number of artists, professional training is taking...

Forest Heights Academy: Baton Rouge School Finds Success Combining Art And Academics

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

This week, the U.S. Department of Education released a new video spotlighting the achievements of one of the nation's finest public magnet schools. Fo...

Top 10 HIPSTER Schools

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Looking to up your coolness quotient? Maybe a hipster school is for you. Though definitions of the modern-day hipster are often debated, we'll go with...

Art Schools Offering Business Degree Programs

Daniel Grant | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Daniel Grant

It has been difficult for designers to convince their peers in management that they have something to offer. These new programs are endowing them with these tools.