CCS Students Featured in Art & Artifact Traveling Exhibition

For this exhibition CCS Fiber Design students recreated historical textiles with their own interpretations in this provocative blend of Art and Artifact. The work is the product of a class taught by faculty members Susan Aaron-Taylor and Mollie Fletcher.
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AIGA Detroit Chapter Design Awards

Students, faculty and alumni of CCS’ Graphic Design department received numerous awards at the recent AIGA Detroit Chapter “Design Re:View” Awards.
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CCS Photography Students Complete Project for Suburban Infiniti

This summer, students in the Photography portfolio development class worked with Suburban Infiniti of Troy to photograph abstract detail shots of their car line.
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CCS Photography Student Wins Best of Show

CCS Photography junior Micaela Ruiz, won Best of Show for Photography in the Ninth Quarterly Student Competition of Creative Quarterly. E
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Advertising Design Hosts One Show Traveling Exhibition

The One Show Traveling Exhibition and College Competition winners will make their second appearance at CCS in October 1 – 25.
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Advertising Design Hosts Kelly Awards Exhibition

The Advertising Design Department was will host the Magazine Publishers of America Kelly Awards for Outstanding Magazine Advertising September 24 – 28. The winners and finalists will be on display in the Walter B. Ford II Building third floor Advertising Design hallway display area.
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Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum Teen Design Fair

For more information regarding College Fairs, please contact Sue Enright, Admissions Event Specialist, at or call (313) 664-7427.

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Innovation and Design: 8½ Best & Next Practices

Friday, September 21, Metromode and CCS present a morning of best and next practices (as well as coffee and pastries) as Louis Musante offers up his organizational blueprint for design innovation.
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Cincinnati Ohio Portfolio Day

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International Industrial Designer to Lead Product Design at CCS

Professor Vincenzo Iavicoli, an international leader in design education and innovation, has joined CCS as chair of Product Design. In this position, he will lead faculty and develop curriculum for the department while also promoting the program to industry internationally - negotiating sponsored projects and maintaining close relationships with industry professionals.
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Veteran Industrial Designer to Lead CCS Transportation Design Program

Transportation designer Mark West, has been named the interim Paul and Helen Farago Chair of Transportation Design of the CCS.
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Leading Hollywood Animator Joins College for Creative Studies Faculty

Scott Bogoniewski, a renowned visual effects artist / animator in the entertainment industry, has joined the CCS as Chair of the Animation and Digital Media department.
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CCS’ Center Galleries Opens Two New Exhibitions

CCS Center Galleries will kick off the fall season beginning Friday, September 7 with an opening event from 6 - 8 p.m.
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Full charges apply - no refunds (grade of WN begins). (Each 5 week Materials and Precesses classes must be dropped by the end of the fourth week of class.)

Grand Rapids College Night at Aquinas High School

For more information regarding College Fairs, please contact Sue Enright, Admissions Event Specialist, at or call (313) 664-7427.

2007 Art at the Center, June 24th - June 29th

Art at the Center is a week long, studio-intensive creative workshop for high school art teachers. Attendees can participate in two hands-on workshops that offer new experiences and resources while helping to develop new concepts and methods to use in the classroom. Out of studio trips to museums, art galleries and other cultural “hot spots” are designed to further inspire and invigorate the art educator. To get more information or RSVP, please contact Sue Enright, Admissions Events Specialist, at or (313) 664-7427

Douglas Malone Joins CCS Foundation Faculty

Renowned American artist, Douglas Malone, has joined CCS as a faculty member in the Foundation department.
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Boldly Embedded: American Quilts from Lancaster Country to Gee’s Bend Collected by Kempf Hogan

Center Galleries:
Boldly Embedded: American Quilts from Lancaster County to Gee’s Bend Collected by Kempf Hogan

This exhibition, showcasing the beauty and economy of a dazzling array of American quilts, includes samples of 19th century quilts from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, American Studio quilts, and contemporary African-American quilts, all originally collected by noted Michigan patron Kempf Hogan.

Opening Reception: Friday, September 7 from 6 - 8 p.m.

Alumni & Faculty Hall:
Black/White, work by CCS alumni

Permanent Collection Gallery:
Recent Acquisitions

For more information, contact Gallery Director Michelle Perron at 313.664.7800 or

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