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Nov.
25,
2014

Made in the South artisans to watch

The fifth installment of Garden & Gun’s Made in the South Awards issue is on newsstands. Who better to partner with to honor regional artisans than Savannah College of Art and Design, a clearinghouse of emerging makers? Before they were announced, this year’s Made in the South trophy-takers in the categories of Outdoor, Food, Home, Drink and Style & Design were celebrated at SCAD. Below are a few Made in the South stars who got their start in SCAD classrooms.
Posted Nov. 25 2014 by Tarana Mayes
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Nov.
24,
2014

Congratulations, graduates! SCAD commencement in pictures.

Here's to the 413 new alumni from Savannah College of Art and Design who graduated in the university's 35th commencement ceremonies. We agree with Academy Award-winning screenwriter Geoffrey Fletcher's characterization of you as individuals and as a class: you are brilliant 'containers of gifts that you will share with the world.' Please keep us posted on all that you do.
Posted Nov. 24 2014 by Tarana Mayes
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Nov.
21,
2014

The creative pursuits of André 3000 Benjamin

It was one of the most anticipated musical acts in years: the Outkast 20th anniversary reunion. And it’s not over…quite yet. The 47 jumpsuits, donned on stage during the tour by the Grammy Award-winning duo’s André 3000, are getting a second life when they go on display in the exhibition i feel ya: SCAD + André 3000 Benjamin (Dec. 3 – 14 at Mana Miami).
Posted Nov. 21 2014 by Tarana Mayes
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Oct.
30,
2014

Getting down to business at Savannah Film Festival

Don’t let the 90 screenings at Savannah Film Festival fool you. Savannah College of Art and Design’s week-long celebration of film is about more than art. It’s about the transactions and preparation that make it possible for us to experience the art. It’s about business: the elephant in most festival venues this week. Or if you’re film student Yang Xiao (M.F.A., film and television student), it’s the spaceship.
Posted Oct. 30 2014 by Tarana Mayes
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Oct.
26,
2014

Savannah Film Festival: 5 benefits to future filmmakers

I’m fortunate enough to be working at the 2014 Savannah Film Festival (Oct. 25-Nov. 1). I started with the festival in 2012 as an intern and moderator during my first year in graduate school at Savannah College of Art and Design. In 2013, I interned again under the festival’s director of operations. My festival experiences were so valuable that my thesis topic was, Beyond the Film: A Local History and Analysis of the Savannah Film Festival.
Posted Oct. 26 2014 by Rachelle Murphy
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Oct.
10,
2014

Savannah Film Festival rewind: honoree portraits of 2013

In the midst of the count down to Savannah Film Festival 2014 (Oct. 25 - Nov. 1), a batch of Adam Kuehl’s distinctive portraits of Savannah College of Art and Design's honorees went up in Jen Library. From where the portraits hang in Jen’s study rooms, it’s hard to decipher who is ogling whom.
Posted Oct. 10 2014 by Tarana Mayes
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Aug.
11,
2014

To help save the endangered, SCAD alumni unite at Elephant Parade in Hong Kong

Illegal ivory poaching and vast deforestation has plunged the population of Asian elephants to dangerous lows. Roughly 50,000 of their kind are left in the world, according to several international conservation reports. The outlook on their long-term survival is grim, with the International Union for the Conservation of Nature placing them on the endangered Red List and some predicting the species will be extinct in the wild as soon as 2050.
Posted Aug. 11 2014 by Chris Smith
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Jul.
1,
2014

A museum’s worth: artists’ perspectives on SCAD Museum of Art

This week, Savannah College of Art and Design brings home three honors from the American Institute of Architects convention: the AIA Young Architect’s Award, the AIA Fellowship for Emerging Leaders and the 2014 AIA National Honor Award for Architecture for the
Posted Jul. 1 2014 by Tarana Mayes
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Jun.
26,
2014

Architecture: a return to art is the way forward

What would it look like if architects were allowed to be artists again; as comfortable in the manual and intuitive realms of drawing, painting and sculpture as with parametric modeling and digital imaging? What if we were to reject the limitations of product-driven, systematic design and production and re-engage the full range of tools innately available and refined over the course of millennia?
Posted Jun. 26 2014 by Christian Sottile
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Jun.
9,
2014

Landmark moment for SCAD graduates in Hong Kong

It was a milestone for Savannah College of Art and Design's 35-year history when its first graduating class from Hong Kong walked across the commencement stage.
Posted Jun. 9 2014 by Joan Yip

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