An annual program of lectures, exhibitions and public events

SCAD presents the sixth edition of deFINE ART, the university's annual fine and contemporary art showcase. Taking place Feb. 17-19 at SCAD locations in Savannah and Atlanta, Georgia, deFINE ART features renowned artist Xu Bing as the honoree and keynote speaker.

Exhibitions

More than 10 exhibitions will present thought-provoking work celebrating fine art in all its forms.

View schedule of exhibitions

Guests

The roster of guests at deFINE ART includes acclaimed and emerging artists working in a variety of media.

View list of honored guests

"Art does something to us. It's a verb. It's active. It doesn't just sit there."

Jerry Saltz | Art critic and columnist

The art of influence

Relive deFINE ART from years past through the inspiring words of our previous guests and honorees. From Marina Abramović’s evolution as a performance artist to Tim Rollins’ work with underprivileged students, these are the moments that epitomize deFINE ART.

Marina Abramović: keynote speaker at deFINE ART 2011

deFINE ART 2012

Shirin Neshat: keynote speaker at deFINE ART 2013

deFINE ART 2014 program guests describe art and its impact on the world

Tim Rollins and K.O.S. at deFINE ART 2014

Painting student painting portrait of live model

SCAD School of Fine Arts

SCAD's fine art programs guide students to become practical idealists — artists prepared to succeed at the highest level of creative expression. Available programs include: Painting, printmaking, photography and sculpture

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