FEB. 20-23, 2018

An annual program of exhibitions, lectures and performances

SCAD presents the ninth edition of deFINE ART, featuring internationally known immersive multimedia artists Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller as honorees. Taking place Feb. 20-23, 2018, at university locations in Savannah and Atlanta, Georgia, and Hong Kong, deFINE ART highlights emerging and established artists and visionaries.

Funding for SCAD deFINE ART 2018 has been generously provided by Ann Tenenbaum and Thomas H. Lee; and the Coca-Cola Bottling Company UNITED, Inc.

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Thanks to our SCAD deFINE ART travel partner Delta

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Featured event


More than 15 exhibitions present thought-provoking work celebrating fine art in all its forms.

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Guests and exhibiting artists

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

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The art of influence

Relive deFINE ART from years past through the inspiring words of our previous guests and honorees. From personal perspectives to overarching principles, these are the moments that epitomize deFINE ART.


'On Creativity' interview with color pioneer Carlos Cruz-Diez

deFINE ART 2016

Painting student painting portrait of live model

SCAD School of Fine Arts

The university'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 and sculpture.

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Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller, "Opera for a Small Room," detail, mixed media with sound, record players, records and synchronized lighting, 2005. Courtesy of the artists and Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York.