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MFA applications are open

Fall 2016. Applications are now open for graduate study in the Department of Art at the Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) at UC Irvine. Electronic Art and Design (EAD) students in the department operate at the intersection of art, design, and technology, and are motivated to intervene in …

SPL Undergraduate Wins Brower Youth Award

Sept. 6, 2016. Undergraduate Will Amos, manager of professor Jesse Colin Jackson’s Speculative Prototyping Lab. has been named one of six national winners of the 2016 Brower Youth Award recognizing outstanding youth leaders making a difference in the environmental movement. Amos, an environmental engineering major, leads a UC Irvine team …

MFA Applications Are Open!

Graduate Study in Electronic Art and Design at the University of California, Irvine Electronic Art and Design (EAD) students in the Department of Art at the Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) operate at the intersection of art, design, and technology, and are motivated to intervene in society beyond …

Applications Open for Art MFA Program

Applications are now open for the UC Irvine Art Department’s 3-year MFA program. Electronic Art and Design (EAD) graduate students in the Department of Art at the Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) operate at the intersection of art, design, and technology, and are motivated to intervene in society …

Graphic Novellas

Students in the Art Department’s winter 2014 Graphic Novel course at UC Irvine created graphic novellas, doing all the work from writing and artwork to final publication. The students started by choosing a myth or folktale from any world culture and then updated it in some way. In the course …

Graduate Applications Now Open

We are now accepting online applications to our M.F.A. graduate program at UC Irvine. We are a small, highly competitive program best suited for students pursuing intensive research-based practices that would benefit from the myriad of collaborative interdisciplinary opportunities offered by our tier-one research institution. We encourage prospective students interested …

Brett Doar for GoldieBlox

After the success of the OK Go music video “This Too Shall Pass” with its big-box sized Rube Goldberg machine¬† (now with 4 million hits), ACE alum Brett Doar has gone on to make other contraptions, the most recent being for an ad for GoldieBlox engineering toys for girls. Eric …

Winter 2014 EAD courses

In Winter 2014, EAD faculty members will be teaching the following undergraduate and graduate courses in the Art Department: Arts 11 (J Jackson)* Art 133 The Graphic Novel (LaFarge) Art 110B Mechatronics II (Penny) Art 215 Seminar in Interdisciplinary Studies (Penny) In addition, the following courses that count as electives …

Rereading ‘Frankenstein’

EAD faculty member Antoinette LaFarge has published a synopsis of her 2003 Reading Frankenstein performance project in Ada, a Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology. The synopsis includes extensive script excerpts, production stills, video and audio files, and an introduction to the project (co-authored with Reading Frankenstein director Annie …