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The Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival has launched a search for exciting new artists and designers in art schools across Scotland to bring the artwork at next year’s event to life. Some of the great posters from previous Belladrum festivals. Festival producer Dougie Brown said: “We are really excited to launch this design tender and to …

In December, the creators of the “Aztec Warrior God” graphic novel series are holding a competition to find new digital artists and writers to contribute to their rapidly growing series. As of Friday, the series had more than 1.7 million followers on Facebook. David Towner, the show’s creator, says research is all about creating opportunities …

Saskatchewan art gallery is investigating 2,000 pieces in its collection following the return of a stolen statue to India. CBC News recently gained access to the basement of Regina’s MacKenzie Art Gallery, where the diaries and files of the namesake Norman MacKenzie are kept. They detail MacKenzie’s theft of the Indian statue, but also raise …

In 2011, the Vermont College of Fine Arts (VCFA) created the first low-residency MFA in graphic design. Matthew Monk, founding faculty member and academic dean, likens the design of the program to exploring uncharted territory: “An educational model and pedagogical approach like ours had never been attempted in the teaching of graphic design. But the …

Let’s just say if there was a Bible for icon designers, it would probably be this book by Michael Flarup. Entitled “The iOS App Icon Book,” this beautiful hardcover publication captures years of digital design, brought about by the advent of the App Store with the launch of the very first iPhone. Designer: Michael Flarup …

By Maggie Peters | Photo courtesy of Mosby Building Arts Locally owned and operated for over 70 years, Mosby Building Arts provides the metro area with the best home improvement skills, knowledge and customer service. And now, with Mosby’s new studio in historic downtown Kirkwood, it’s easier than ever to create the space of your …

Across six buildings, three study programs (Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Master of Fine Arts) and thirteen fields of study, Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s School of Art and Design continues to educate artists, designers, educators and historians with the foundational tradition of art and design. It also projects itself into the future by …

I can think of many reasons to hate NFTs – digital art and collectibles that use blockchain to prove ownership like a big crowd-handed receipt. They have an atrocious environmental footprint. Most of the artwork appears to have been scraped from DeviantArt gutters around 2010 (it’s not just a burn, people were actually stealing DeviantArt …

Back in college, I remember attending a class where for a good hour we debated whether to classify certain TV shows as comedies or dramas. Guess it was a fun exercise, as it didn’t sound like work, but it was strange that our teacher was adamant that we chose an answer. It wasn’t just about …

(PRESS RELEASE) On November 18, the Museum of Arts and Design will host a symposium celebrating groundbreaking studio jewelry artists and academics who have broadened our understanding of the field of contemporary fine jewelry. The event is held in honor of the Museum of Arts and Design’s permanent collection exhibition 45 Stories in Jewelry: 1947 …