Press Release / Oct. 24, 2012

SCAD Atlanta hosts Open Studio Night with more than 200 pieces of original art

The Savannah College of Art and Design is pleased to announce its annual Open Studio Night on Friday, Nov. 2, from 7-9 p.m. at SCAD Atlanta, 1600 Peachtree St. The event will showcase the best of faculty, student and alumni work, including more than 200 original pieces of art. Featured art includes painting, printmaking, illustration, sculpture, photography and animation. All exhibited work is for sale.

Guests are invited to join students for hands-on demonstrations, including a photo light demonstration and printmaking intaglio. Live music and hors d'oeuvres will be provided.

The evening is free and open to the public, with complimentary on-site parking.

SCAD: The University for Creative Careers

The Savannah College of Art and Design is a private, nonprofit, accredited institution conferring bachelor's and master's degrees in distinctive locations and online to prepare talented students for professional careers. SCAD offers degrees in more than 40 majors and more than 50 minors in Savannah and Atlanta, Georgia; in Hong Kong; in Lacoste, France; and online through SCAD eLearning. SCAD has more than 20,000 alumni and offers an exceptional education and unparalleled career preparation. The diverse student body, consisting of more than 10,000 students, comes from all 50 United States and nearly 100 countries worldwide. Each student is nurtured and motivated by a faculty of more than 700 professors with extraordinary academic credentials and valuable professional experience. These professors emphasize learning through individual attention in an inspiring university environment. SCAD's innovative curriculum is enhanced by advanced, professional-level technology, equipment and learning resources and has garnered acclaim from respected organizations and publications, including 3D World, American Institute of Architects, BusinessWeek, DesignIntelligence, U.S. News & World Report and the Los Angeles Times.

About SCAD School of Fine Arts

Traditionally defined as being based primarily on aesthetics, the fine arts at SCAD go beyond intellectual and conceptual concerns to address advanced technical training. Programs guide students to become practical idealists-artists prepared to succeed at the highest level of creative professionalism. Throughout the SCAD School of Fine Arts, state-of-the-art creative laboratories allow thorough interface with the medium while dedicated faculty, who are also practitioners, help students stay current in their fields.

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