Fall 2021 Open House

Virtual Open House Content

Weren't able to attend the Fall 2021 Open House? We've got you covered! Check out the videos below to go inside our program offerings, our immersive learning envrionment, our creative campus culture, and more!

Art History - Program Overview

Collaborative Design - Program Overview

Digital Art and Design - Multimedia Design Reel

Digital Art and Design - Entertaiment Art Reel

Fashion Studies - Program Overview and Tour

Foundations: Inside the KCAD First-Year Experience

Graphic Design - Program Overview

Illustration - Student Perspective

Interior Design: Inside the Design Process

Life Sciences and Pre-Medical Illustration - Program Overview

Painting - Abstract Painting Demonstration

Painting - Head Study Painting Demonstration

Photography - Program Overview

Product Design - Program Overview




Alumni Stories: Where Can A KCAD Education Take You?

Alyssa Menold
('13, BFA Illustration)

Freelance Illustrator

What's life like for a freelance illustrator specializing in creating artwork for tabletop games? Alyssa Menold recounts her journey post-KCAD—from roaming conventions trying to get her foot in the door to watching the cast of Stranger Things playing with Dungeons and Dragons stuff she created. And in-between, she takes us inside her process and offers some sage advice to those looking to make the most of their creativity.

Yanxin Chen
('05, BFA Furniture Design)

Owner, C Yanxin Designs

At KCAD, Yanxin Chen program and soaking up every experience that came his way, from immersion in the rich history of the craft to industry connections that opened up invaluable internship and employment opportunities. Now, as the creative force behind C Yanxin Designs, Yanxin is one of the foremost furniture designers working in the industry today, and he's continually pushing toward what's next.

Lauren Copping
('18, BFA Interior Design)

Owner, Mont Design

When COVID-19 stranded Lauren Copping in Bali, she had two choices: put her creative career plans on hold or adapt. With her unique company, Mont Design, Lauren is embracing a nomadic approach to work/life balance and building a thriving full-service remote interior design firm that meets clients where they are, no matter what part of the world they (or she) happen to be in. 


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