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!
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?
('13, BFA Illustration)
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.
('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.
('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.