ACAD Celebrates and raises "spotlight" on School of Continuing Education + Professional Development students
(Calgary, AB, Canada) Alberta College of Art + Design’s (ACAD) School of Continuing Education and Professional Development (ConEd) will open a unique exhibition, the first of its kind that celebrates their students both young and old. A broad range of art, craft and design pieces will be on display in ACAD’s main space on Monday, June 12 until Saturday, June 24, 2017.
WHAT: SPOTLIGHT: An exhibition highlighting the art, craft and design works of ACAD Continuing Education Students
Admission: Free and open to the public
WHEN: Monday, June 12 until Saturday, June 24, 2017
Opening Reception: Thursday, June 15, 2017, from 5 until 8 p.m.
Hours: Monday thru Sunday from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m.
WHERE: Main Mall, ACAD (1407 - 14 Ave NW)
The SPOTLIGHT logo, designed by Robyn James, reflects the spirit of the exhibition. Robyn is a former student and a recipient of ConEd’s Graphic Design Certificate in 2016. The logo I both artistic and professional and will appear on all digital and printed materials associated with the exhibition.
The School of Continuing Education and Professional Develop and is supported by the Alberta College of Art + Design.
About the Alberta College of Art + Design (ACAD)
Founded in 1926, ACAD has been a major contributor to Canada’s visual culture in the 20th century, with many of its graduates gaining significant national and international reputations as artists, designers and creative leaders. With an annual grant of just over $12 million, an annual budget of $20.6 million and employing over 200 staff, ACAD provides accredited degree standard education and learning opportunities to 1,200 students enrolled in full- and part-time studies in a wide range of art, craft and design studio disciplines.
This year marked a major milestone for ACAD. In addition to offering credentialed undergraduate degrees in a variety of program areas, the College launched its first graduate program, a Masters of Fine Art in Craft Media, making it the only college in the Province to offer and confer university-level undergraduate and now, graduate degree programs.