College and Career Pathways in Visual Arts, Design, and Media Arts


College and Career Pathways in Visual Arts, Design, and Media Arts
Wednesday, October 12, 2022 
FREE for NAEA members; $49 for nonmembers

We live in a world of change, inciting ever-evolving design trends and technologies requiring artists and designers to lead the way. Join us as we explore a wide range of creative career opportunities for students passionate about creating, making, building, and telling stories. The collaboration, creative problem-solving, critical-thinking, and entrepreneurial skills honed in art and design disciplines are transferrable and relevant to a wide range of industries, and can help launch successful and sustainable careers. As future seasoned design thinkers, these creatives are poised to find innovative and inventive solutions to meet the needs of the 21st century and beyond.

Dale Clifford

Dean of Academics 
Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta Campus 

Dale Clifford received a BFA from Miami University and an MFA from Clemson University. Clifford has been teaching in higher education since 1989. Clifford joined the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2002 and is currently the dean of academics at SCAD’s Atlanta campus.

Laura Strikwerda

Executive Director of Admission 
Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta Campus

Laura Strikwerda began her career in education more than 20 years ago. Since then, she has been a transfer adviser, a middle and high school teacher, and admission representative, the director of recruitment, and the director of admission enrollment. Strikwerda is now the executive director of admission for SCAD’s Atlanta campus. 

Honor Bowman Hall

Dean of the Schools of Fine Arts and Visual Communication 
Savannah College of Art and Design

Honor Bowman Hall is an artist living and working in Savannah, Georgia. Hall serves as dean of the Schools of Fine Arts and Visual Communication at the Savannah College of Art and Design, where she graduated with an MFA in painting in 2014. Her paintings appear in collections across the United States and abroad. 

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