SMFA’s interdisciplinary programs provide the freedom to explore in a supportive, encouraging, and highly creative environment. In contrast to the contemporary stereotype professional art and design education accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design or offered by the members of the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design incorporates rigorous liberal arts and general education requirements so that students receive an authentic college or university degree.
An extension of the previous point, school is where you spend most of the time of your formative years. The affordable and cost-effective setting of the program in a public high school encourages a greater socio-economic and geographic diversity of talented young artists, attracting students across Novato, Marin County and the wider Bay Area. On Sunday, October 9, the Mount Miguel High School chalk artists once again wowed crowds at Little Italy’s 2016 Gesso Italiano” (Italian Chalk), San Diego’s premier chalk event. The visit was hosted by Lieutenant Danielle Redmond, a Navy pilot and former high school ROTC Cadet. The SCPA FUND is a non-profit organization created to support the mission of academic and artistic excellence at the School for Creative and Performing Arts. The modernization work at Valhalla High School was part of the Proposition U bond passed in November 2008 by East County voters.
On Friday, October 14, Granite Hills High School hosted a respected group of community leaders as part of the annual Education Day for the Leadership East County Class. The Main Building, which is over 40 years old, and the theater at Valhalla High School have been dramatically modernized. My school has given me that motivation to do well in life, to make it as proud, as I am of it.
And, because we are one of the largest state art schools in Ohio, we are able to offer a diverse array of studio classes and study abroad opportunities, as well as the facilities and faculty to position students for successful internships and careers with organizations such as Disney Animation, Pixar and the Museum of Modern Art.
I’ve started making some silly party music with fellow PVC DJ Sunshower as Kissu, as well as a new radio show we’re both working on together, called Waterproof for I’ve also recorded a collaborative demo at Green Door studios under the name Gong Bath with some other Glasgow musicians and working on some ideas currently in production.