The intensive curriculum at SCAD, guided by the largest full-time fibers faculty in the United States, grounds each student in the rich technical, cultural and historical traditions of the fibers/textiles discipline while providing advanced facilities, equipment and opportunities to support in-depth research and creative growth.
World-class facilityUndergraduate and graduate students explore, engage and collaborate in the inspiring 20,759-square-foot Pepe Hall-the largest, most comprehensive and best-equipped fibers facility in U.S. higher education. The facility features dedicated areas for screen-printing, repeat pattern design, dyeing, weaving, sewing, felting and papermaking. All students have access to top technology and industry-standard equipment, including an electronic Jacquard loom, Compu-Dobby looms and a Mimaki textile printer. Through extensive engagement with materials, technologies and methodologies, students take a multi-disciplined approach to their work.
Fibers is offered in Savannah.
The spacious, sophisticated home of the SCAD fibers department features the types of tools typically reserved for professionals: an electronic Jacquard loom, five Compu-Dobby looms, a Mimaki textile printer, a digital embroidery machine, knitting machines, a felting machine and a 40-gallon dye kettle. Custom studios in this state-of-the-art facility support learning of diverse processes, from ancient approaches to high-tech methods.
The fibers program offers an intensive and thorough curriculum taught by professors of diverse professional backgrounds. Students explore career options in fine art, studio production, entrepreneurship, commercial textile design and more. Through wide-ranging opportunities for exhibition, competition and collaboration, students gain practical experience and engage in the global career market.