SCAD Virtual Open Studio
Friday June 26, 2020 09:00 AM EDT
Cost: No Cover,
From the venue:The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) goes virtual with its 15th annual Open Studio event, a destination for art collectors and enthusiasts offering exclusive access to work by the university’s community of talented artists.Open Studio will showcase more than 500 jury-selected works submitted by students, alumni, and faculty from across all degree programs, including illustration, painting, photography, and printmaking. Participating SCAD artists include Anthony 'Mojo' Reed (B.F.A., sequential art, 2015), Carla Contreras (M.F.A., painting, 2019), Jaylyn Lassiter (M.F.A., painting candidate), Elli Burris (M.F.A., printmaking candidate), Conrad Maxwell Girod (B.F.A., photography, 2020), Bradley Collins (B.F.A., painting, 2020) and Ashna Malik (B.F.A., painting, 2020). A portion of proceeds will benefit the SCAD Student Relief Fund, helping students with financial hardships complete their degrees.“Now more than ever it is important to support and uplift the creative voices in our communities,” said Rachel Evans, director, SCAD Art Sales. “SCAD continues to provide a stellar education for fine artists, supporting both current students and established alumni and faculty. SCAD’s first online Open Studio event will enable patrons around the world to shop original SCAD artwork from our talented emerging artists.”SCAD Art Sales, a premier curatorial platform, will offer guests access to its expansive artist network through the work on display. Launched in Winter 2016, SCAD Art Sales represents a unique channel whereby SCAD champions its students and alumni. Artwork available for purchase ranges in price, with inventory continuously updated as new and established artists submit work through the scadartsales.com online portal.Open Studio will take place on Friday, June 26, Saturday, June 27, and Sunday, June 28 on www.scadartsales.com/openstudio. A “view-in-room” feature will also be available on the mobile platform via the ArtCloud app, making it possible for shoppers to preview works in their home before placing an order.