Virtual Event Series for parents and students grades 9-12
You’re a parent with a talented student and they have their heart set on applying to art school - how will they use an art and design degree to pursue a career in the field?
Hosted by recent Stamps alumni, our virtual Career Connections series will introduce families to a wide array of creative careers that can be attained with an art and design degree. This professional development series will demystify the art and design field and demonstrate how a Stamps degree will help your student reach their full potential after graduation.
Career Connections meets online at 6-7:30 pm ET on Wednesdays from October 11-25, 2023 for a total of three sessions. All sessions are free of charge.
Session 1: Stamps Alumni Panel
Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2023, 6-7:30 pm ET
In this virtual panel discussion, recent Stamps graduates will discuss their creative careers and how Stamps helped to prepare them. This event will aim to demystify careers in the art & design field and illustrate how a Stamps degree can help students reach professional goals following graduation.
Session 2: Art + Biz
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2023, 6-7:30 pm ET
Stamps alum Rose Jaffe will introduce students to the business side of art and design. How do we monetize our passions in a way that feels fulfilling and intentional? What are some solid advice nuggets to carry with you as you start your freelance or entrepreneurial journey? Is starting your own art business even right for you? We will explore these topics and more in this workshop about the intersection of art and business!
Session 3: Creating With Emerging Tech
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2023, 6-7:30 pm ET
Stamps alum Beatriz Lozano will introduce the latest AR & AI technologies and their current uses in the creative world. As well as hold an open discussion on the ethics, benefits, and future of these emerging technologies. The students will each create an AI prompt that will be run through Midjourney to generate their artwork. Using those AI creations as a starting point, the students will then create a new unique artwork in the media of their choice.
- Modality: Virtual
- Dates: Oct. 11-25, 2023
- Day: Wednesdays
- Time: 6-7:30 pm ET
- Cost: Participation in Career Connections is free.