The Woodward Lecture Series Presents: Mira Schor, writer and painter

Mira Schor is a painter and writer. Her paintings explore written language as visual image as she proposes a critical theory of painting that bridges the gap between cognition and materiality. Her work was recently featured in "Air Kissing: Contemporary Art About the Art World," at Momenta Art, in Brooklyn, N.Y. She is the author of "Wet: On Painting, Feminism, and Art Culture," is the former co-editor of M/E/A/N/I/N/G magazine, and is co-editor of "M/E/A/N/I/N/G: An Anthology of Artists Writings, Theory, and Criticism," found online at She is completing work on a new collection of her essays from Duke University Press and is editing "The Extreme of the Middle: The Writings of Jack Tworkov," for Yale University Press, both in 2009. Schor teaches in the MFA in Fine Arts Program at Parsons The New School for Design. She is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Painting; a Guggenheim Fellowship in Painting; a Pollock-Krasner Foundation grant in Painting; the College Art Associations Frank Jewett Mather Award in Art Criticism.

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General Motors donates historic Argonaut building to CCS

The College for Creative Studies (CCS) is launching a major expansion that will transform the institution while providing new educational opportunities for Detroit youth and advancing the renewal of the City’s New Center area.
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The Woodward Lecture Series Presents: Joe Zucker, painter

Since the late-1960s, Joe Zucker has explored the balance between material, process and meaning, consistently bringing innovation to what painting can accomplish and be. He makes paintings with every available means except the conventional ones of brush and canvas. Called one of Americas most innovative artists by fellow artist Chuck Close, Zucker achieved extensive recognition in 1970s for his paintings constructed of cotton balls, and he has since used aluminum foil, rubber bands, socks, and pegboard, among other quirky materials, to make his paintings. Recently, Zucker has used the grid as a framework for his compositions, manipulating its structure with color, words, and diagonal lines. Zucker received his MFA from the Art Institute of Chicago in 1964 and now lives and works in New York. Zuckers appearance at CCS coincides with the opening of his solo exhibition at Ferndales Susanne Hilberry Gallery on Friday, March 7. This lecture is co-sponsored by Susanne Hilberry Gallery.

Alumni Scholarship Rides Again!

In 1983, the Alumni Scholarship Fund was established with a gift of $10,000 from married alumni who met while taking the same class at CCS. The scholarship began as a competition that allowed current CCS students to submit entries for review by a group of alumni. The awarding process changed through the years, and recently, the award has been given to the student with the top GPA in each major. This year, the Alumni Scholarship returned to its roots with a competition format.
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Upcoming Events

CCS is coming to a town near you! The Office of Alumni Relations is pleased to announce upcoming alumni receptions this summer.
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CCS Alumni on Facebook!

We have created a special group on Facebook for CCS Alumni!
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Alumni Spotlight

David Rice lives to create more than exemplary design work – he strives to create opportunity. As president of a design firm specializing in marketing communications, David uses his professional resources to help young designers with their growing careers.
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Alumni Updates

Who got a new job…got married…had kids…started a business? Catch up on the news of your old classmates right here.
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Alumni Exhibitions

Keep up to date on all of the fabulous exhibitions of your fellow CCS alumni.
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The past two months marked the passing of several celebrated members of the CCS family.
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