40 students and 6 faculty members of the AAC embarked on a journey to New York City from March 5th – 9th to come face to face with the leading edge of contemporary art. While there, the Armory Show, Volta NY, Spring Break Show, Whitney Biennial, Brucennial, Museum of Modern Art, Guggenheim, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 50+ galleries in the Chelsea neighborhood, and countless other institutions of art were experienced by the Art Academy Community in the most educationally purposeful co-curricular activity of the year. Check out the picture slide show of the excursion as seen through students’ mobil devices below.
Learn why the AAC is the unique art school experience for you! 100% handcrafted art school experience! This is YOUR CHANCE to meet Art Academy faculty and current students!
We will also be conducting portfolio reviews for high school seniors & college transfers in order to fulfill the admissions portfolio requirement. Please call in advance to schedule a review. To learn more about what to include in your portfolio, please follow this link.
9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Faculty Conduct Portfolio Reviews (Please call in advance to schedule a review)
9:30 a.m. Campus Tours Available
11:30 to 11:55 a.m. Light Lunch and refreshments in the Commons
12:00 p.m. Faculty Panel Discussion & BFA Overview
12:30 to 1:15 p.m. Admissions Next Steps
1:30 p.m. Financial Aid Overview/AAC Student Chat
2:00 p.m. Campus Tours Depart
Come see what the Art Academy has to offer you!
Faculty will speak about our BFA program, curriculum and majors and new minor in
Creative Writing as well as new classes in Animation and Film/Video
Hear directly from Art Academy students about their experiences
Admissions Next Steps
Tuition/costs and scholarship/financial aid
RSVP by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Admissions Office at 513-562-8740.
Be sure to provide your name, phone number, mailing address,
and the number of people attending the event. If you would like
a portfolio review please advise us when you RSVP.
We look forward to meeting you!
Design Matters speaks to the importance of Design at the Art Academy of Cincinnati!
Tomorrow, Saturday, February 8, 9am
Tomorrow, Saturday, February 8, 9am
This Open House event is dedicated to all students seeking Design as their college major. Hear directly from Art Academy Design students, faculty and alumni about their experiences in our BFA Design program and life after.
- Learn why our Design major is unique as it is situated in Cincinnati, an international design/print mecca
- Learn how we integrate other important studio disciplines into the mainstream study of design for unique opportunities
- Understand how collaboration and individual focus at the Art Academy are key for future success
- Appreciate studying at a college that only specializes in preparing designers and artists
RSVP your attendance to email@example.com or call 513-562-8740.
Christian Schmit and Cynthia Gregory present New Work at The Flats Gallery: a College of Mount St. Joseph Urban Arts Partnership, at 3028 Price Avenue in Price Hill. The show runs until Saturday, March 1st with a closing reception Saturday, March 1st from 2-4pm.
Cynthia Gregory and Christian Schmit were colleagues in UC’s graduate fine arts program and have continued with collaborations since completing their MFAs. Existing familiarity with their work enabled them to mount engaging local exhibitions that complimented their use of realistic, illustrative styles, and the similar use of traditional (graphite, ink, gouache) and non-traditional (salvaged wood, insulation foam, cereal box cardboard) media as building materials. Gregory points out, “Common themes to both of our art include implied narrative told through juxtaposed, enigmatic yet everyday objects, and an exploration toward how these objects act as metaphoric ‘containers’ for memory, experience, and unspoken mysteries rooted in human experience.” Exhibited art works include 2D drawings and 3D sculptures that have expanded on their MFA themes, Schmit’s A Memory Rocket and Gregory’s The Poet’s Table.
Christian will be conducting an accompanying workshop titled Memory Capture: Exploring the Intensive Now on Saturday, February 8th from 2-4pm at the Flats Gallery. In this workshop, participants will create small objects to contain memories out of recycled materials. All materials are provided and the workshop is free. Email Christian with questions: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Images from the show can be seen here.
More info about The Flats Gallery here.
I’m happy to announce that my poem, “Today A Rainstorm Caught Me” is up today in the Poem-a-Day series at The Academy of American Poets poets.org site. I hope you’ll check it out. The post also includes a brief prose description of the way I wrote the poem.
While you’re there, please take a look at the site, which literally has thousands of poems and writing about poetry in its archives. You can also sign up to receive a poem a day, via the Poem-a-Day series, in your email.
Happy Senior Expo Everyone! The entire Art Academy Community and public will be exploring this massive exhibition of senior work throughout the school. On Final Friday 1/31 for the public reception is from 5pm-8pm with free tours of the expo. At the same time, enjoy the reception for the Sara Vance collection hosted in the Convergys and Pearlman Galleries in addition to work from the Great Oaks High Schools in the Chidlaw Gallery. Creativity is seething from the AAC at all levels!
I’m happy to announce that twenty sections of my long poem sequence “Radiant Action” have just been published at Spoke Too Soon: A Journal of the Longer. You can read the selection and hear recordings of me reading it here. The issue also includes prose reviews of the selection by poets Ben Kopel and Jennifer Moore. You can read them here and here.
Spoke Too Soon: A Journal of the Longer is a journal that was started late last year by poets Kelin Loe and Leora Fridman. As the title suggests, it’s dedicated to publishing long poems and selections from them, and always includes both recordings of the authors reading the published selection and critical prose on the work written by other scholars and poets.
Please check it out.