Winter and Spring 2021 continuing education classes are being taught remotely. Studio classes have live remote meetings. Basic requirements to take a class are an internet connection, computer, and an internet linked camera (like a cell phone). Most classes will be hosted through Zoom or MassArt Moonami. For specific course requirements, contact the CE office at ce@massart.edu or your instructor. New classes added in December!

Address business issues important to practicing artists and designers. Fine art and design are intimately connected with many disciplines and studies. Professional Practice and Creative Economy courses and workshops explore the application of art and design methodologies outside of the studio.

Students will learn basic principles of business and entrepreneurship and create a business plan for their own creative entrepreneurial ventures. Tools used for marketing, finance and strategic planning will be explored. Lectures will include case studies on the strategies being employed by both established players and newer startups. The class … Read more

Start Date

01/26

Meeting Day

Tuesdays

End Date

05/04

Faculty

Sara Hartmann

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

This workshop is geared toward artists and makers of all disciplines who are looking to create a robust and well-organized website for showcasing, sharing, and selling work.  We will explore several of the major current web-building platforms including Wordpress, Squarespace, and Wix, looking at the pros and cons of each … Read more

Start Date

02/20

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

03/06

Faculty

Rebecca Morrison

Time

10am–2pm

Credits

0

This two session workshop gives students a broad understanding of the field of industrial design as well as hands-on experience to understand the fundamentals of design process, research, concept sketching, presentation and fabrication. Students will be exposed to design thinking methodology, and how it informs the industrial design process. The course will discuss … Read more

Start Date

03/06

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

03/13

Faculty

Evan Hutker

Time

1pm–4pm

Credits

0

Print is alive and well, and the graphic designer of today has never had it better. This workshop will open up the vast world of possibilities available in print today. New digital presses are allowing designers unprecedented control of the printed surface, including custom inks, varnishes, foils and other advanced finishing techniques. As well, traditional and … Read more

Start Date

03/08

Meeting Day

Mondays

End Date

03/22

Faculty

Jason Fairchild

Time

6pm–7:30pm

Credits

0

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Explore everything it takes to succeed as a freelance graphic designer or illustrator in this 3-session boot camp. We’ll cover everything from marketing and pricing your work to writing proposals and contracts to managing clients and delivering work. Lectures will feature real-world client case studies and students are encouraged to … Read more

Start Date

03/10

Meeting Day

Wednesdays

End Date

03/24

Faculty

Joe Quackenbush

Time

6pm–8pm

Credits

0

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As we move into an unknown post-quarantine phase of artist life, one of the most immediate obstacles to navigate will be disruptions in the scheduling of international artist residencies, scholarships, and MFA programs. During this course, we will take advantage of the virtual class format to bring contemporary artists working … Read more

Start Date

03/24

Meeting Day

Wednesdays

End Date

04/21

Faculty

Ben Zawalich

Time

7pm–9pm

Credits

0

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