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  • Continuing Education at Kendall produces Learning and Laughs

    Posted December 15, 2010 in Youth and Adults
          If you happened to walk by room 408 on Tuesday night recently, you would have seen eight students hunched over their laptops, laughing hysterically.  Really hysterically.   Why? They were all taking Photography class with instructor Dianne Carroll Burdick. She had just taught them Photo Booth on the Macs provided by the College.    Very fun and funny. This is an application where you can take a photo of yourself (camera imbedded in the computer) and then manipulate the effect. For example, you can create Andy Warhol look-a-likes. You can stretch and pull your features in a variety of ways or place yourself in front of famous backgrounds.  It is also possible to import backgrounds. Some of the results had us in stitches.   The class is not all fun and games though. Students learn all about the parts of their cameras, the goal being to move beyond simply “point and shoot.”  As a participant I was amazed with all I could do with my old Nikon D40. I had no idea what all those dials and adjustments were for and how to Read More…
  • Kendall Internship provides valuable experience for Interior Design Students

    Posted December 9, 2010
      Shrea Dooley and Andrea Sherburn, both seniors in the interior design department, are getting a real life, hands on experience at Kendall as participants in the Read More…
  • Justin Quinn speaks to students about his “Recent Work”

    Posted December 7, 2010 in Events
    When Justin Quinn gave a gallery talk last week about his exhibit at the Kendall Gallery, he easily conversed with the 70 or so students who showed up to hear about his Read More…
  • Retirement Party Held for Professor Sheardy

    Posted November 19, 2010
    After twenty continuous years of dedicated service to Kendall, Art History Program Chair Professor Robert Sheardy retired in May 2010. On Monday November 8, a retirement reception Read More…
  • Kendall Students Exhibit at Kroc Center Opening

    Posted November 10, 2010
    On October 22, the opening reception was shoulder-to-shoulder, as 700 guests enjoyed hors d’oeuvres in the shadow of an indoor rock-climbing wall. Sparkling grape juice Read More…
  • SITE:LAB

    Posted November 1, 2010 in Events
    Smudging, used for centuries to create harmony and peace, is usually done by burning of herbs or incense for cleansing, purification, protection of physical and spiritual bodies, Read More…
  • Kendall Competes in IIDA Finish to Fashion 2010 – Cities Around the World

    Posted October 19, 2010
    On September 30, The Royal Oak Music Theatre in Royal Oak, Michigan, was the location of a unique event that entwined fashion with interior design. The International Interior Read More…
  • Material ConneXion Stimulates Creativity and Innovation

    Posted October 8, 2010 in Events
      Christina Karadsheh fingered and stroked some of the samples on display at the opening event for the installation of a Material ConneXion Library at Kendall. Clearly Read More…
  • Choosing art for ArtPrize takes special effort

    Posted October 6, 2010 in Events
    Making the selections for an Exhibition Center for ArtPrize was no easy task, says Michele Bosak, Kendall's Assistant Director of Exhibitions, assigned to fill the Read More…
  • Welcome to the Kendall Blog!

    Posted September 29, 2010
    We are announcing a new addition to the Kendall College of Art and Design web site. A blog. Yes, just like many in the rest of the world, we are entering the blogosphere with our Read More…
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