colorful painting saying "your values here" by jimmy baker

Mission

Our Mission Statement

To create and sustain radical, forward-thinking, contemporary visual artists and designers whose creative contributions make a substantial difference in all the lives they touch.
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Vision for the College

To be the most celebrated, relentless, rebellious, cutting-edge and radiant community of artists and designers anywhere, at any time-the seers, the radicals, the innovators, and creative professionals who establish the rules that the future will follow.

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Core Values

Radical

Creativity

imagination, invention, risk-taking, unpredictability, openness, surprise

Relentless

curiosity

research, inquiry, exploration, experimentation, commitment

Rebelious

Individuality

originality, uniqueness, independence, vision, entrepreneurship, DIY work ethic

Cutting-Edge

Education

collaboration, contemporary practice, scholarship, interactivity, student centered learning, visual literacy

Celebrated

History

heritage, lineage, culture, community

Radiant

Community

outreach, stewardship, involvement, partnership, contribution, connection
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