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  • Rendering female models and celebrities on large-scale canvases and with quick, expressive brushstrokes, painter Katherine Bernhardt examines representations of beauty in mainstream media and fashion photography. She paints her subjects with severe, exaggerated features and emaciated limbs that sometimes morph into abstraction, recalling the works of Pablo Picasso. “Some people ask if I hate the models I paint,” she says. “I say no, I don't hate them.

  • UpCycle Day 2014!

    Sep 03| Special Event
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    Join us for the 3rd Annual UpCycle Day!

    Learn about the Resource Exchange

    Bring your excess supplies and materials to share and trade. 

    Stock up for the school year with Free supplies and materials. 

    Help divert our collective waste from ending up in landfills.

     

  • Forrest Gander

    Sep 03| Lectures
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    Otis Books/Seismicity Editions is pleased to publish Panic Cure: Poetry from Spain for the 21st Century, an anthology of poems from eleven contemporary Spanish poets, active from the 1960s through the present. Selected and translated by Forrest Gander, Panic Cure is notable for its impressive range of poetic voices.

  • Jan Brandt

    Sep 04| Lectures
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  • Joel Kyack

    Sep 09| Lectures
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    JOEL KYACK Lives and works in Los Angeles.

    ghebaly.com/artists/joel-kyack

  • A dynamic portrait of the life of computer prodigy Aaron Swartz who championed free speech and data sharing, this must-see documentary premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah and was the opening night film at the 2014 Hot Docs International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada. 

    We're excited the film’s director Brian Knappenberger will be our special guest speaker for the Q & A moderated by Movies that Matter series producers Judy Arthur and Perri Chasin after the screening. 

  • Koenraad Dedobbeleer lives and works in Brussels.

     

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Careers in Toy Design

 

The toy design industry is a great partner to our students. Guidance from leading industry professionals and the use of state-of-the-art technology ensure that student work meets current professional standards. By the time our students graduate, they have a final portfolio displaying unique talents, innovative ideas, and technical skills across a broad range of toy categories: girls' toys and lifestyle products, vehicles, plush, preschool, boys' toys and lifestyle products, action figures, and games.

 

Selected employers include:

Mattel
Hasbro
Fisher-Price
Disney
Jakks Pacific
SpinMaster
Playmates
Uncle Milton
Wild Planet
Bandai
Big Monster Toys
By George!
Funosophy
Funrise
Jada
Lanard
Imperial Toys
Jmp Creative
Kids II
Lego
Pitch
Playhut
Slingshot
Hot Buttered Elves
North American Pet
American Girl
Bradford Exchange
Strottman
Aurora
Bestever
Equity Marketing