Student Stories

Be passionate about what you do. Be thorough and thoughtful doing it. Be a leader. Make something. Make a difference. These are core ArtCenter values that we ask our students to embrace. Meet some of our remarkable students to discover how they embody these qualities. 

Giving to ArtCenter is always about students.

ArtCenter students explore beyond the boundaries of a traditional art and design education to imagine new possibilities for the future of our hyper-complex and changing world.

Illustration student Emilia Cruz pours herself into her paintings and her art on Netflix’s 'Gentefied'

Anti-racism and equity are not terminal achievements—they must be practiced continually as people, institutions, and contexts dynamically evolve.

Lauren WilliamsSpring 2019 Student Leadership Award

Episode 14: Jackie Amezquita on Crossing Borders and Making Change