The School of Visual Art at Oakland School for the Arts (OSA) presents an exhibition and sale of amazing student-made artworks at the 9th Annual Small Works Show. The most highly rated schools belong to a consortium formed in 1991 and called the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD) These schools differ from for-profit career schools in that they require a strong component of liberal arts courses in addition to art and design courses, providing a well-rounded college degree.
Perhaps those generally felt most applicable to the definition of ‘art school’ are the autonomous colleges or schools of art offering courses across both further and higher education boundaries, of which there are approximately eighteen, under the banner of United Kingdom Art & Design Institutions Association Others, whose existence ties in indelibly with that of larger, non-discipline-specific universities (such as the Slade School of Art ) exist.
This Bond Measure, based on the extensive planning that went into our Facilities Master Plan, will provide funding for much needed repairs to every school throughout the district, improve safety and security, make technology more accessible to our students, improve our classroom learning environments, and support our vision of better preparing students with the 21st Century skills they need to be successful.
The school initiated two EU-Leonardo da Vinci projects: Knowhow (link to pdf booklets: 1 – 2 – 3 – 4 ) and Knowhow 2 (link to pdf booklet) , and continues to develop projects and collaborations abroad on all school levels. On the other hand the schools efforts were backed by guidance and support from experts in the field of art and education.
The affordable and cost-effective setting of the program in a public high school encourages a greater socio-economic and geographic diversity of talented young artists, attracting students across Novato, Marin County and the wider Bay Area. NMSA is a public/private partnership comprised of a legislatively created, residential, public high school and the NMSA-Art Institute, a nonprofit art educational institution.