ATTENTION: The Art Academy's Communicaton Systems will be inaccessable the week of March 11 through 15, 2013 due to a systems upgrade. This includes all email accounts and all office telephones. All Faculty and Staff members will be unavailable during this week. We apologize for any inconveniences.
Minumental 26 On View Now!
February 15 - March 8, 2013
All pieces are 2x2 inches or smaller! Works by AAC Alumni, Students, Faculty and Staff on view! Many for sale. This annual exhibition is one of the most popular events at the Art Academy. Over one hundred works in an assortment of media are exhibited in Convergys and Chidlaw Galleries. Don't miss out...own a minumental today!
ATTENTION: The Art Academy's Communicaton Systems will be inaccessable the week of December 17 through 21, 2012 due to a systems upgrade. This includes all email accounts and all office telephones. All Faculty and Staff members will be unavailable during this week. We apologize for any inconveniences.
Please note that the Art Academy will remain closed for the winter holiday the following week of December 24 through 28 and Monday, December 31 and Tuesday, January 1. Staff will return to the offices on Wednesday, January 2, 2013.
Art Academy students Karla Bates (AAC’15) and Jessie Fisher (AAC ’15) each recently received a scholarship from The League of United Latin American Citizens, Cincinnati Chapter. The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), founded in 1929, is the oldest and most widely respected Hispanic civil rights organization in the United States of America. LULAC was created at a time in our country’s history when Hispanics were denied basic civil and human rights, despite contributions to American society.
Congratulations Karla and Jessie!
AAC Liberal Arts Professor Jay Zumeta has recently published an article entitled Historical Perspectives on Aesthetics at AEQAI.com. Zumeta currently teaches in the Art Academy's Liberal Arts and Art History Departments. To read his full article please follow this link to AEQAI. AEQAI is a Cincinnati-based e-journal for critical thinking, review and reflective prose on contemporary visual art.
AAC Alumnus Matthew Shelton '99 returned to Cincinnati in early September to present his art and music at Rohs Street Cafe. Twenty lightboxes along with older works were exhibited. Shelton, now a Chicago resident, also presented musical work in conjunction with the exhibition. His lightboxes have also been recently displayed in places such as downtown Chicago's Harold Washington Library. Read more on Matthew Shelton in City Beat. or at his website http://flexyourlovemuscles.com.
Rising AAC Design Senior Jordan Umberly's poster design was chosen for the CiTiRAMA 2012. This year's CiTiRAMA is Virginia Place in Northside. The Art Academy is proud to partner with The Home Builder's Association of Greater Cincinnati in the creation of the poster, Click here for more information on Virginia Place.
2012 Community Education Faculty Exhibition(current) Works by Art Academy Community Education faculty are now on view in Pearlman Gallery. This exhibition will be available for viewing through July 13, with Final Friday Reception on May 25, 5-8 pm. Please call 562-6262 for gallery hours during the summer.
2012 AAC Commencement! President John M Sullivan, the Art Academy's new President presided over graduation on Saturday, May 12, 2012 at Memorial Hall. The 44 BFA graduates and 4 MAAE graduates were led by a mounted policeman and bag piper from the Art Academy's Jackson Street campus to Memorial Hall. The commencement speaker was Tracy Kamerer, AAC alumna('86). Ms. Kamerer is currently the chief curator at the Flagler Museum of Art in Palm Beach, Florida. She was also awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award during the ceremony. Click here to read the commencement address. Julio Labra was the BFA Valedictorian and Jonathan Juravich was the MAAE speaker. Following the commencement ceremony, a reception sponsored by the Alumni Association, was held in the Art Academy Commons. Congratulations to our graduates!
2012 Graduation Exhibition(past) is now on view in Convergys and Pearlman Galleries. This exhibition highlights the work of students receiving the BFA and MAAE degrees on Saturday, May 12, 2012. The exhibition cintinues through May 12 and closes after the graduation ceremony and reception.
Accepted New Student Reception And New Student Orientation- Class of 2016- Friday, April 27 & Saturday, April 28, 2012. Learn more and plan to attend...
Art Academy Students Megan Bickel & Nathanael Green will represent the Art Academy Art History Major in the Third Annual Dr. Jonathan Riess Undergraduate Art History Colloquium on Saturday, April 14 at the University of Cincinnati's DAAP. Art history students from five local/regional institutions will represent the Art Academy, University of Cincinnati, University of Kentucky, Thomas More College, and the College of Mount St. Joseph.
Megan Bickel will present her paper "Places with a Past: New Site-Specific Art at Charleston's Spoleto Festival" and Nathanael Green will present his paper "Dragon's Teeth: The Land and the Male Body in the Art of the Nazis and the New Deal". The program will begin at 9:30 am and will conclude after 3 pm.
The Art Academy of Cincinnati is pleased to present the fifth of seven senior thesis exhibitions for the 2012 senior thesis series. Ripe will feature the work of Steven Adkins, Megan Bickel, Ryan Flanagan, Chelsea Gerber, Ross Mages, Patrick McConnell and Bryson Modlin. The exhibition will include works in...Read more...
Art Academy Professor Matt Hart has a new book out from Typecast Publishing titled Sermons and Lectures Both Blank and Relentless. The book weaves together references to punk rock, various philosophical positions and poetic ideas with meditations/reflections/bombs...Read more...
The Art Academy of Cincinnati is pleased to present the third of seven senior thesis exhibitions for the 2012 senior thesis series. "Perpetual Glimpses" will feature the work of Jasmine Akers, Claire Brose, Eunha Chung, Lydia Collins, Merritt Johnson, Iman Jordan and Kayla Sorenson. The exhibition will include works in a range of media...Read more...
The Art Academy of Cincinnati is pleased to present the third of seven senior thesis exhibitions for the 2012 senior thesis series. "Sub-Surfaced" will feature the work of Scott Bunge, Tyler Hilton, Julio Labra, Justin Mangan, Vladimir Plitsyn, and Chris Schimmel. "Sub-Surfaced" is an exhibition of prints, paintings and drawings by six artists with a focus.... Read more...
Art Academy Professor Ken Henson is the featured artist of the week at Typecast Publishing. Check out the interview and inaugural issue of SAWMILL COMICS VOL. 1. Works by Art Academy senior Maureen Fellinger also appear in this issue of SAWMILL COMICS.
Art Academy Professor Christy Carr Schellhas is currently featured in an article at Cincychic.com . The article highlights Schellhas' creative workshops- Broadminded: Bringing Creativity To Life.
The Art Academy of Cincinnati is pleased to present the second of seven senior thesis exhibitions for the 2012 senior thesis series. "Welcome to Allegoria" will feature the work of Ellina Chetverikova, Christopher Clements, Liz Hardy, Kristen Lundberg, Chelsea Sprang, Dylan Tennison and Sydney Wise. The exhibition will include works in a range of...Read more...
The Art Academy of Cincinnati is pleased to present the first of seven senior thesis exhibitions for the 2012 senior thesis series. "EXPOSED" will feature the work of Chris Balz, Fahrudin Omerovic and Kathryn Rucker. The exhibition will include a variety of works in a range of media: Polaroid film, oil on canvas, digital photography and graphics. .. Read More...
Congratulations to Art Academy Seniors Julio Labra and Kristy Kemper named 2012 finalists for 2012 AICUO Award for Excellence in the Visual Arts! Senior Kathryn DiMartino is also nominated for the AICUO People's Choice Award! The awards reception will be at Otterbein University on April 4, 2012. Read each student's statement and view portfolio...
Art Academy Student Eunha Chung's trophy design chosen for 2012 World Choir Games in Cincinnati!
John Sullivan, Art Academy President featured on WNKU(past)
The Art Academy Appoints New President-John Sullivan(past)
The Board of Trustees of the Art Academy of Cincinnati has named John Sullivan, former Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty at Watkins College of Art, Design & Film, as President...
The Art Academy of Cincinnati will undergo a comprehensive evaluation visit April 16-18, 2012, by a team representing The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The Art Academy of Cincinnati has been accredited by the Commission since 1990. Its accreditation is at the Bachelor's degree level in Fine Arts as well as a Master's degree level in Art Education.
The Higher Learning Commission is one of six accrediting agencies in the United States that provide institutional accreditation on a regional basis. Institutional accreditation evaluates an entire institution and accredits it as a whole. Other agencies provide accreditation for specific programs. Accreditation is voluntary. The commission accredits approximately 1100 institutions of higher education in a nineteen-state region. The commission is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
For the past year and a half, the Art Academy of Cincinnati has been engaged in...Read more...
Art Academy Professor Paige Williams has seven paintings on view in the Riffe Gallery exhibition Artful Teaching, curated by Dominique H. Vasseur, Curator of European Art at the Columbus Museum of Art. This exhibition offers viewers a unique glimpse into the legacy of Ohio arts by highlighting the work of 12 painters who teach in Ohio institutions of higher education. The exhibition is on view November 3, 2011through January 8, 2012, with opening reception Thursday, November 3, 5-7pm. Curator Vasseur will lead a tour of the exhibition on Friday, November 4 from noon to 1pm.
Check out these great feature stories on the Art Academy and Over The Rhine neighborhood:
Emily Hanako Momohara's Current Exhibition "Islands" at PAC Gallery reviewed in September 15, 2011 issue of AEQAI
AAC Students Celebrate Constitution Day on Thursday, September 15, 2011(past)
AAC students will observe Constitution Day this year on Thursday, September 15th. Constitution Day commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution by the nation's founding fathers on September 17, 1787
All students are invited to visit the Commons starting at 11:00 am. and enjoy some refreshments, pick up your pocket size copy of the US Constitution and browse through the informational posters!
National Portfolio Day at the Art Academy of Cincinnati (past)