Dot Magazine - FALL 2013 ABOUT / CURRENT ISSUE

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Courage, compassion, creativity: Military veterans making a difference at Art Center and beyond

Throughout the College’s history, veterans have distinguished themselves as students and alumni, bringing discipline, adaptability, leadership and a global perspective to their work. New campus resources include scholarship assistance to help bridge the financial gap many veterans face.

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Power in partnership: Industry collaboration prepares students for success

Sponsored projects and other designer-meets-real-world courses, a proven educational model pioneered by Art Center more than 50 years ago, challenge students creatively and professionally, opening doors to new opportunities.

on the cover

Out of Ink, In the Dark, 2012, by Lynn Aldrich.

around the world

What’s new? The latest in art and design—products, awards, books, exhibitions and social impact—from Art Center alumni and faculty.

dot news

$15 million gift from Peter and Merle Mullin; Fletcher Jones Foundation supports 870 Building renovation; New Trustees bring expertise to Art Center; Grad ID student wins IDEA gold medal; Illustration majors take top prize in Disney Imagineering competition; Designmatters partners with LAUSD.

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Who’s who? A photo round-up of recent events both on and off campus.

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EDITOR
Sylvia Sukop

WRITERS
Teri Bond, Jered Gold, Carolyn Gray Anderson, Mike Padilla, Christine Spines, Sylvia Sukop, Mike Winder

ART DIRECTOR
Winnie Li

DESIGNERS
Eliana Dominguez, Winnie Li, Jin Son

PRODUCTION DESIGNER
Audrey Krauss

WEB DESIGNER
Eliana Dominguez

WEB PRODUCTION
Chuck Spangler

EDITORIAL ASSISTANCE
Kathy Barreto, Ellen Fujimoto, Anna Macaulay, Lindsay Rapport, Kat Salerno

BOARD CHAIRMAN
Robert C. Davidson, Jr.

PRESIDENT
Lorne M. Buchman

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, DEVELOPMENT AND EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
Arwen Duffy

ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT, DEVELOPMENT
Maya Chalich Fredrickson

ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT, MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS
Wendy Shattuck

EDITORIAL DIRECTOR
Sylvia Sukop

CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Scott Taylor

DIRECTOR, PRODUCTION
Ellie Eisner

DIRECTOR, PROMOTION AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS
Jered Gold

DIRECTOR, MEDIA RELATIONS
Teri Bond

FRONT COVER
Out of Ink, In the Dark, 2012, by Lynn Aldrich.

BACK COVER
My Niagara (Transcendental Cascade), 2012, by Lynn Aldrich.

PHOTOGRAPHY
© Art Center College of Design/Steven A. Heller; Alex Aristei; John Dlugolecki; Chris Hatcher;
Gary Krueger; Joan Miller; Michelle Pullman; Chuck Spangler

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