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HOT! SMALL TALK BIG IDEAS ONE MORE TIME

May 18, 2020

by lg


Join us Tuesday, May 19 at 11:00 A.M. PDT, and meet John Paul Napelton from Mother New York. Working with some of the most influential brands in the industry, JP excels at connecting creatives with clients. Have your questions about presenting yourself and your work during meetings then click through to the Zoom room.

art.zoom.us/j/95479560989

Spring Show Awards This Thursday!

May 13, 2020

by lg


The time has come! This Thursday, May 14th @ 6:30-7:00pm PST, we are hosting our online Spring Show awards. You can attend through Zoom using this link: https://art.zoom.us/j/4891034599

We hope to see you there! Invite your friends and family. Invite your pets. Invite your neighbor. Invite your Postmates deliverer. Invite your sleep paralysis demon. You get the point. 

Young & Hungry Creative Lab Panel Discussion

April 29, 2020

by lg


Join us for an online Q&A panel discussion that explores the creative process of six AAU grads from Advertising, Web Design & New Media, and other majors.

Get first-hand tips and tricks on how to boost your own creativity and learn how these recent grads are using creativity to help them stand out from the crowd.

Join us on Tuesday May 5, @12pm PST using this link*: https://art.zoom.us/j/91462475826

This event is hosted by James Wojtowicz, Associate Director School of Advertising and Creative Director of Young & Hungry Creative Lab – the collaborative class modeled after a modern creative agency.

Join us to work on competitions, client work, and other creative projects in a real work setting. Find us on Instagram @yandhcreative. Register for ADV 495/698 The Agency. Open to all majors.

*please note that you will be asked to enter your name and email address to access the webinar

Can’t attend? You can request a recording here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/JWQVW5F

If you have any issues accessing the Zoom Webinar, please contact the online Help Desk:

Email: online@academyart.edu Phone: 415.618.3545 or 1.888.431.ARTS

Last day to submit to Spring Show!

April 22, 2020

by lg


Quick reminder that today is the LAST day to submit to Spring Show! As a reminder, You must be a student in the WNM department, and your submitted work must be toward your WNM degree. This can include work created in other departments’ courses. The submitted work must have been created between April 7, 2019 and the submission deadline of April 17, 2020.

Please be sure to read the remaining guidelines before you submit here: https://artuwnm.com/springshow/guidelines.html Guidelines for Spring Show submission

Not all entries will be chosen for Spring Show. Large-scale, multi-component projects will be favored. Projects with working websites and prototypes will be favored. Creators of projects selected for inclusion in the Spring Show will be notified by the email included in the submission form. Any other dates and info about WNM’s Spring Show can be found here: https://artuwnm.com/springshow/

USE THE SUBMISSION FORM HERE: https://artuwnm.com/springshow/form/

Good luck!

Remote Design Week 2020

by lg


Hello, students! As always, the DesignX team is curating a stellar roster of design product leaders, to share their journeys and experiences with the community. Join thousands of designers online to celebrate world-class content and connect with designers across industries, verticals and geographies–visit here for more information: https://remotedesignweek.com

Office Hours & Student Reps

April 20, 2020

by lg


Hi Students. On behalf of ADV/WNM, we wanted to take a minute to reiterate our full time faculty office hours and contact information for student reps.

Below, please find the names, contact info, office hours day/times and Zoom office URLs. 

ADV STUDENT REPS:

Domenic Payerchin– Undergrad Rep

bfa.adv.rep@art.edu 

Jennifer Riviera – Grad Rep

mfa.adv.rep@art.edu 

Sarah Matas – Online Rep

onlinerep.adv@art.edu 

WNM STUDENT REPS:

 Juan Peregrina – Undergrad Rep

bfa.newmedia.rep@art.edu 

Juliana Varga – Grad Rep

mfa.newmedia.rep@art.edu

Aaron Middleton – Online Rep

onlinerep.wnm@art.edu 

ADV/WNM FACULTY INFO

Andrea Pimentel, https://art.zoom.us/s/4244937250, Wed 2-4p

Mark Edwards, https://art.zoom.us/j/2977290971, Mon 330-530p, Tue 2-5p, Wed 1030a-1230p (by appt), Mon 530-630p, Tue 5-630p, Thu 9-10a”

James Wojtowicz, https://art.zoom.us/j/4458227788, Mon 11a-1p (by appt), Tue 11a-1p”

Terry Jones, https://art.zoom.us/j/6094220033, Mon 10a-12p

Fred McHale, https://art.zoom.us/j/4891034599, Tue 1-2p, Tue 2-3p (by appt)

Hamilton Cline, https://art.zoom.us/j/7867949336, Wed 2-4p

DC Scarpelli, https://art.zoom.us/j/2108140841, MWF 3-5p

Michael Catanzaro, https://art.zoom.us/j/7597526413,Thu 1-3p

Nikki Oettinger, https://art.zoom.us/my/nkipple, Thu 2-3p

Raina Maes, https://art.zoom.us/my/rmaes, Tue 12-2p

Adobe Creative Jam

March 25, 2020

by lg


Hello Students!

Amidst the craziness of the coronavirus lockdown, we want to extend some news–the 2020 Adobe Creative Jam will still be taking place!

The Jams give students a chance to get an inside look into companies and their people, respond to a real-world challenge, get project feedback from the company’s leaders, and win prizes from Adobe. These events are FREE for students, and if you don’t have access to the Creative Cloud, you can access the software with a Free Starter XD account.

College + Nickelodeon Creative Jam with Adobe XD, April 3 – 6
(Open to currently-enrolled college students of institutions in US and Canada)
– Kick Off: Fri, Apr 3 from 4-6pm ET/1-3pm PT
– Finale : Mon, Apr 6 from 4-6pm ET/1-3pm PT
Prizes include Amazon gift cards up to $250 and Creative Jam backpacks.
– Register: https://cjam.in/nick
– Promo Materials: https://www.creativejam.in/openjams/aprilrush

College + Airbnb Creative Jam with Adobe XD, April 24 – 27
(Open to currently-enrolled college students of institutions in US, UK, and Canada)
– Kick Off: Fri, Apr 24 from 12-2pm ET/9-11am PT
– Finale : Mon, Apr 27 from 12-2pm ET/9-11am PT
– Register: https://cjam.in/airbnb
– Promo Materials: https://www.creativejam.in/openjams/aprilxd (coming soon)

Check-in from the Directors

March 24, 2020

by lg


Hello Students! On behalf of the ADV/WNM departments, we hope that you’re doing well and that your adjustment to these unconventional circumstances has been smooth. As always, the department is here and ready to help with any questions or concerns you might have.

In the meantime, below is a video check-in from Co-Directors Andrea Pimentel, Fred McHale and Nikki Kipple.

Closure Office Hours

March 12, 2020

by lg


As you have all heard, the Academy will be closing its buildings until the end of March. The ADV/WNM departments would like to remind all students that you can and will still have access to help and office hours through the duration of the closure. These will be conducted via Zoom—URLs and official days/times for both ADV/WNM are as follows:

As always, please feel free to reach out to the department if you have any questions or concerns.

PS: As a reminder, the online Town Hall will be held tonight! Tune in here to join: https://art.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_5E36G_AzSSC8SuDvl-igoA