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April 3, 2023 Arts Student Announcements

Announcements, Opportunities, & Resources for students, faculty and staff in the School of Art & Design + Performing Arts Division.


IEA Director Candidate #1 Presentation Thursday, April 6, 4:30pm BMH 106

SENIORS: Sign up for studio visits with Caitlin Brown. spend 15-20 minutes in your studio or working space for #wip photos and short video clips. Spring 2022 video

MFA: Thesis preparation Online Checklist Submit Arts Events Forms. Confirm Gallery talk times. Gallery Talks: bring charged phones and earbuds, airpods or other headphone/ microphone device.

Fall 2023 Registration:

  • Consider Classes in the Performing Arts: Join an ensemble or take private lessons! All Performing Arts Classes are open to all; beginning to advanced, in Dance, Music, Performance Design & Technology, and Theatre.
  • Looking for resume builders, exhibition experience or professional practices? Register for Exhibition Design, the Business of Art, join the Turner Gallery Internship or the Arts Communications Team ART 385 internship (contact Caitlin Brown for registration override)


Summer Courses for Credit May 15 - June 23 find out more! Registration Deadline April 8

  • ART 284 Drawing: Analyzing Nature with Kathy Vajda (M-F, 9am-5pm)
  • ARTH 300 Global Contemporary Art Since 1989 with James Hansen (M-Th, 10am-2pm)

Summer Workshops

1 Day and 1, 2 & 4 Week Workshops June 26 - July 22 Ceramics, Dance (August- on coastal Maine), Fibers, Music, Painting, Paper Making, Photography, Printmaking, 3D Printing, Sculpture, VR and more! 25% off for local residents (including current students)

Cité International des Arts, Paris ~ Call for Residency Fellowship Applications. Graduating SoAD students (MFA, BFA, and BS) are eligible. 

This is a unique opportunity for two graduating students to spend two months working in Paris. The Fellowship, worth over $2000, covers the monthly studio fees and provides up to $600 reimbursement towards travel to Paris.

Application Process:
Deadline: Tuesday, April 11th midnight

  • 1-page proposal explaining why you wish to go to Paris and the work you intend to pursue
  • 10-15 images of recent work, with captions (title, date, material, etc.). For video, include a 5-minute (max) piece as a link





  • IDEA Lab Proposals Apply
  • Multicultural Kitchen April 7, 11:20am
  • A solo show by Leo Bonaccio April 14 -23
  • International Drum Circle April 22, 10:30am


  • Computer Studio HH 517 Hours for currently enrolled SOAD students
    Sunday 12-6, Monday 5-10, Tuesday 5-8, Wednesday 5-10, Thursday 5-7, Friday 5-8, Saturday 4-6
    *in addition to regular M-F 8-5 **Subject to change based on monitors and school closings
  • Drop in Advising Hours for 1st year arts students with Betsy Kent. Wednesdays 10am-2pm in the Art Office


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