Just a Few of the Happenings This Semester – Spring 2015 @ Columbus College of Art & Design

Visiting Scholar:  As Sitter continues its acclaimed run in the Canzani Center Gallery through March 26th, CCAD is pleased to welcome Dawoud Bey to the Canzani Auditorium THIS FRIDAY on Friday Feb. 27th, 6:30 p.m. Bey is a photographer renowned for his large-scale portraits of adolescents and other often marginalized subjects.  He earned his MFA from the Yale School of Art in 1993. In 2002 he was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship. In 2014 he was featured Whitney Biennial Exhibition; and has works in the collections of many museums and institutions including the Walker Art Center, the Museum of Modern Art, NY; Queens Museum of Art, and the Aperture Foundation.

Dawoud Bey

Dawoud Bey

 DEMO: THIS SATURDAY, February 28th from 4-6pm Hot Glass Casting Demo at Glass Axis!  Jacci Delaney is a Columbus, Ohio artist who specializes in glass casting and is currently teaching at CCAD. She will be doing two types of castings for her Last Saturday Demonstration, mold casting and sand casting.  Glass Axis is at 610 West Town St, Columbus, OH 43215 call 614-291-4250 for more information.

Jacci Delaney

Jacci Delaney


Roz Chast


Visiting Scholar: Cartoonist Roz Chast will be appearing on Thursday March 5th, at 6:30 p.m. in the Canzani Auditorium.  Roz is a brilliant interpreter of the everyday. Her cartoons depict neuroses, hilarity, angst and domesticity and are loaded with words, objects and patterns. More than 1000 of them have been printed in The New Yorker since 1978. Her newest book, Can’t We Talk about Something More Pleasant?, is a New York Times 2014 “Top Ten Best Book of the Year,” and a 2014 National Book Award Finalist, and winner of the 2014 Kirkus Prize. She also recently collaborated with Steve Martin on the children’s book The Alphabet from A to Y with Bonus Letter Z!, published by Random House.


Visiting Scholar: As part of her exhibition Light Sensitive on display in the Canzani Center Gallery, which explores the use of expired sight sensitive photo materials, Alison Rositter will speak at the Canzani Auditorium on Thursday March 12th, 6:30 p.m. Rossiter will have solo exhibition at J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles in 2016, and is in the collections of many museums and institutions including: the Art Institute of Chicago; the Philadelphia Museum of Art; the Minneapolis Institute of Arts; and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Works for the this exhibition come, in large part, form important collections in Columbus, OH, including the collection of John and Cathe Kobacker

Alison Rossiter

Allison Rossiter


Visiting Scholar: It’s a Fred SeibertAdventure Time” Marathon on Friday April 10th at the Canzani Center Auditorium, followed by a talk by Mr. Seibert, who has held leading positions with MTV Networks and Hanna-Barbera.  Over two hours of continuous “Adventure Time” episodes, will run from 4:00 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. with a talk by Seibert afterward. Many of those shown will be curated by Fred Siebert, including a special episode from anime legend Masaaki Yuasa, and a look at Legend of Lucky Pie, the Chinese Knock-Off of “Adventure Time.”

Fred Seibert, Adventure Time

Fred Seibert, Adventure Time

Visiting Scholar: John Sayles will speak on Monday April 20th, at 6:30 p.m. in the Canzani Auditorium.  John Sayles an American independent film director, screenwriter, editor, actor and author. He has twice been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for Passion Fish (1992) and Lone Star (1996). In 1979, Sayles funded his first film, Return of the Secaucus 7, with $30,000 he had in the bank from writing scripts for Roger Corman. He has since written, produced and/or directed over 30 films.


 Commencement:  CCAD’s 136th Commencement Ceremonies are happening at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday May 9th, 2015 at The Ohio Theater.  Our speaker will be Stefan Sagmeister – YAY!

Stefan Sagmeister

Stefan Sagmeister

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