Monthly Archives: November 2020

Take ARTS 190 Design Foundations this Winter

This course is primarily for students interested in graphic design, but is also useful for Studio and Photography majors. There are no prerequisites and is open to all students. The class will cover fundamental theories and methodologies of color theory and 2-D design in traditional and digital mediums. Through observation, analysis, writing, exercises, and projects, students begin to develop work processes that involve articulation, visual research, concept generation, form making, and craft skills. Seats are still available for the winter session.

Take ARTS 191 Basic Software this Winter

Looking for a winter course? ARTS 191 Basic Software is an entry course for Design majors and minors with no prerequisites. Open to other majors as well.

The class is an introduction to the fundamentals of prevailing software applications used in design; such as InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop. Students work with multiple software applications to create projects that communicate through a variety of forms both digital and in print. This class prepares students with the necessary software skills required for upper level Design courses.

Portfolio Review at FCB (Signup deadline extended)

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The FCB Health Network is hosting a portfolio Review on Thursday, 11/19.

This is a great way for students to network with creative professionals at our agency, show off their portfolio, and receive feedback before they potentially apply for roles within The Network.

You can sign up by clicking here!

Interested students must sign up by Friday, 11/13 to be considered. Due to limited open spots, not all students will be invited to join this Portfolio Review, but we will keep them in mind for future events we plan to do. When contacted, they’ll be assigned to either the morning session (10:30 AM-11:45 AM) or the afternoon session (2:30 PM-3:45 PM).

Pippin Properties African American Creatives Grant

Pippin Properties, Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of its first annual African American Creatives Grant—an award of $6,000 to an aspiring creative who has an interest in young people’s literature. For 2020, the inaugural year of the grant, Pippin is accepting applications for African American Artists only.We believe Black Lives Matter, and we all must do our part to dismantle racism in our country and within publishing. In an effort to assist in deconstructing unjust disparities experienced by African American people in the United States, Pippin Properties is pledging to do its part by offering the African American Creatives Grant, in addition to other initiatives that aim to support, amplify, and elevate underrepresented creatives in the field.African American artists, at any point in their careers, may apply and use the award towards the development of their careers.The creator is under no obligation to submit their work to Pippin Properties for representation. In the event that the recipient decides to do so, we would make it a priority to review the work with dispatch. Please note that Pippin is under no obligation to offer representation.If you are interested in applying, please review the following guidelines listed below.

Submission Window:

Pippin will be accepting applications beginning at 12:01am EST on Monday, October 5th, 2020. Our submission window will remain open until we’ve received 100 applications OR until Monday, November 16th, 2020, whichever comes first. If the latter, we require all applications be in by 11:59pm EST on November 16th. In the case that we reach our maximum first, we will announce our closing to applications via our website and all social channels. We are accepting applications on a first come, first serve basis.

Submission Guidelines:

Applicants are invited to submit their application for consideration to the Pippin team via The judging process will be composed of two parts. During the initial round of assessment, a committee composed of Ashley Valentine, Art Manager; Cameron Chase, Subsidiary Rights Manager; and Rakeem Nelson, Agency Assistant will review and select 10 final applicants. Next, a committee of senior Pippin staff composed of Holly McGhee, Company President; Elena Giovinazzo, Vice President; and Sara Crowe, Senior Agent, will select the awardee from these top ten.

Here is a link to more info and instructions.