Alumnus Mario Moore comes into his own in historic DIA exhibition
Brooklyn-based artist Mario Moore (’09, Illustration) has always maintained strong connections to his native Detroit, particularly in his paintings. In the Art of Rebellion: Black Art of the Civil Rights Movement, an exhibition reflecting on the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Detroit rebellion at the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA), that connection is placed within historical context.
Danialle and Peter Karmanos, Jr. Donate $1 Million to College for Creative Studies
Danialle and Peter Karmanos, Jr., philanthropists and metro Detroit community leaders are donating one million dollars to the College for Creative Studies (CCS) to support an endowment for its growing Fashion Accessories Design (FAD) program and aid in student scholarships.
CCS Professor and product designer Von Robinson is the 2017 winner of Best of NeoCon Gold in the Healthcare Guest/Lounge Seating category for his Surround Seating Collection, which also was a finalist for the overall Best of NeoCon Award
CCS alumnus featured in the 'Art of Rebellion' at the Detroit Institute of Arts
Whether you are in or around Detroit this weekend, you won't want to miss the powerful exhibition opening at the Detroit Institute of Arts on Sunday, July 23 - “Art of Rebellion: Black Art of the Civil Rights Movement.” The talented CCS Illustration alumnus Mario Moore will have a painting on display.
CCS Announces International Student Exchange Program
The College for Creative Studies in Detroit and FH Joanneum University of Applied Sciences (FHJ) in Graz, Austria, have been awarded funding for an annual student exchange program between the two institutions.
CCS Illustration alumna’s design updates an iconic sneaker
As a footwear graphics intern at Converse in summer 2016, Clair McIntire (’15, Illustration) got what many would consider the chance of a lifetime: to design a signature pair of “Chucks” that makes it into production.
CCS Product Design alumnus starts athletic wear company for children
Jason Mayden, CCS Product Design alumnus and former Nike designer, is the CEO and co-founder of the new SuperHeroic - a company that wants to "empower our children with the power of play, through our products."
Fashion Week Daily sends CCS alumnus to Invasion of the Pines to document the fashion
Yet again, one of our favorite fashion illustrators and CCS alums A.E. Kiernan was sent to Fire Island Pines, New York for the annual Invasion of the Pines to capture some of the funkiest fashion finds via his pen and a pad of paper. Check it out!
A former Crafts student wins a $35,000 grant to level up her experimental design and manufacturing studio. An Advertising: Design alum taps a hot rock band to help a timeless brand inspire millennials. One Fine Arts alumna uses flashy symbols to explore the lives of real Detroiters, and another uses her pen to explore a 20th-century literary icon. An Illustration alumnus creates concept art for his favorite TV show.
CCS alumnus Bill Morrison named Editor at MAD Magazine
Big congrats goes out to CCS alumnus Bill Morrison, who has been named the new Editor of MAD Magazine
2017 Kresge Artist Fellowships announced, four CCS alumni awarded
Eighteen metropolitan Detroit artists have been selected to receive 2017 Kresge Artist Fellowships in recognition of their creative vision and commitment to excellence. In addition, two emerging artists will receive Gilda Awards.
Here is an emotional story about CCS alumna Kam Redlawsk - a story about loving, learning and creating through struggle. Kam suffers from a rare genetic disorder, GNE Myopathy, which has given vision to her art and ignited her need to travel and experience other places and cultures - all alongside her husband, CCS alumnus and concept artist Jason Hazelroth.
CCS's Precollege and Continuing Studies coming to Plymouth PARC
CCS is excited to announce that CCS Precollege and Continuing Studies is coming to Plymouth, Michigan by way of the PARC - Plymouth Arts & Recreation Complex! We will be rolling out details of all our PARC offerings during Plymouth Art in the Park, July 7-9.
CCS alumnus Mario Moore to exhibit at the Detroit Institute of Arts
CCS Illustration alumnus Mario Moore will have work featured in the "Art of Rebellion: Black Art of the Civil Rights Movement" at the Detroit Institute of Arts. You won't want to miss this powerful exhibition that opens July 22.