News & Events
Entertainment Arts Student Wins Creative Arts Award
Every year the Sonoma Cultural and Fine Arts Commission chooses a recipient for their Student Creative Arts Award. This year CCS Entertainment Arts student Adie Valavanis was selected for her outstanding achievement in animation, character design, and puppet fabrication.
Glass Student Featured in the Jewish News
At the same time Simon Waranch is represented by two works as part of the Michigan Regional Glass Exhibition at the Janice Charach Gallery in West Bloomfield, he is exhibiting work to memorialize the Holocaust in a display at the Museum of Biblical Art in Dallas.
Inspiring Design: Hannah Whitefoot, CCS Fashion Accessories Design
Senior Fashion Accessories Design student Hannah Whitefoot is creating innovative, sustainable design, and, even before graduating from CCS in May 2019, she’s been putting her considerable skill to the test at work wear and outdoor apparel legend Carhartt.
Francis Vallejo Wins Prestigious Spectrum Gold Award
CCS Assistant Professor of Illustration Francis Vallejo has won the Spectrum Gold Award in the book category for illustrations he created for Neil Gaiman’s Anansi Boys (Folio Society, 2018). The highest honor in the field for science fiction and fantasy art, “Spectrum: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Arts” annually presents gold and silver awards for exemplary illustration work from the previous year. Vallejo received the award at a ceremony on March 30 in Kansas City, Missouri.
CCS Student Part of Winning Lear Student Innovation Challenge Team
At the third annual Lear Student Innovation Challenge local college students get the opportunity to pitch their solutions for real world problems to top-level industry experts and corporate executives. This year’s winners were from Team Notio, which was comprised of Ibro Chundusu, College for Creative Studies; Shaily Fozdar, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; and Joe Iaquinta, Macomb Community College.