About the Atelier

SCAD Alumni Atelier commissions artists, designers and scholars to create new work, awarding each ambassador an allowance for travel costs, meals and supplies, and an honorarium.


Alumni Atelier ambassadors are awarded one-time honoraria upon completion of work.

Café des Artistes, SCAD Lacoste

Meal plan

Meals are provided for the duration of the ambassadorship.


A budget for materials is in place for the creation and completion of the work.


Alumni Atelier ambassadors will receive travel allowances to and from the SCAD location at which they are accepted.

Accommodations and workspaces

The university provides on-campus accommodations and workspaces for Alumni Atelier ambassadors. This housing ranges from fully furnished studios and one-bedroom apartments to well-appointed rooms in restored historical houses with a shared kitchen — all within walking distance of a studio.


Based on need and availability, Alumni Atelier ambassadors will have access to university resources in Atlanta and Lacoste.