Art Practice (formerly Fine Arts) takes a broad perspective on the work and identity of artists, from the studio artists’ ability to produce meaningful works of art, to the role of artists as cultural producers, arts advocates, community builders and innovators in a range of creative fields.
CCS Art Practice students build conceptual and critical skills that focus on materials, form, content, history, theory and process. With the freedom to create a customized path suited to particular strengths and interests, supported by individual mentoring with outstanding faculty, students are equipped to make choices that will prepare them to be versatile and nimble in an ever-changing world.
Art Practice students work within and between the areas of Painting, Drawing, Sculpture, Print Media, Video/Digital Media, Installation and Performance.
students have access to an expansive printmaking area, state-of-the-art wood and metal shops, a digital print studio a newly renovated sculpture area and a fully functioning foundry
graduates’ works have been exhibited at the Guggenheim, MoMA and worldwide
24-hour access to semi-private studios for juniors and seniors
includes painting, printmaking, sculpture, installation and time-based media
A CREATIVE COMMUNITY
Kevin Beasley'07 | Art PracticeFine Artist
Taurus Burns'02 | Art PracticeCreative SculptorGeneral Motors
Michaela Allen'13 | Art PracticeSenior Color DesignerAdidas