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The List of Top Art and Design Colleges and Institutes

Nowadays, there are a number of professions that are available for those who have a passion for art. However, apart from the fact that there are quite a number of careers in art to choose from, some of these professions pay really well, which makes them very attractive to those who want to have a career in art. As a result, there are now a large number of art colleges that help people who want a career in art get the skills they need to be able to practice a profession in art design, direction, and other professions. Unfortunately, the wide selection of art colleges to choose from in the market can make the search for an art college very difficult.

Some helpful colleges list is as follows-

San Francisco Art Institute

Founded in 1871 by artists, writers, and community leaders who possessed a cultural vision for the West, the San Francisco Art Association (SFAA) became a locus for artists and thinkers. The California School of Design (renamed California School of Fine Arts in 1916 and San Francisco Art Institute in 1961) was launched by SFAA two years later, and has been central to the development of many of this country’s most notable art movements.

The School of Art & Design Berlin

The School of Art and Design Berlin Weissensee was set up in 1946 as the “Northern Art School” in a Berlin that had been completely destroyed but not yet divided. It is founded by artists associated with the Bauhaus. Teaching began with some 500 students in the summer of 1946. The School’s first director was the metal sculptor Otto Sticht (1901 – 1973). One year later the Soviet Military Administration issued the School with the necessary licence to gain state recognition as a university of art. From that time the School was called “University of Applied Art”.

School Of Visual Arts, New York

Beginning as a trade school with three instructors and 35 students, the School of Visual Arts has grown into a dynamic multi-disciplinary institution with a faculty of more than 800 and a student body of over 3,500.In 1947, Silas H. Rhodes and illustrator (Tarzan) Burne Hogarth co-founded the Cartoonists and Illustrators School, with New York City-based professionals working in the arts as faculty, a practice that continues to this day. In 1956, the institution was renamed School of Visual Arts (SVA), reflecting a belief that there is more to art than technique, and that learning to become an artist is not the same as learning a trade.

New York University

Located in the Heart of Downtown New York, NYU Steinhardt’s Department of Art and Art Professions is shaped by the intensity and innovation of the international art world. A home for artists, who are celebrated for their dedication, creativity, and skill in exploring unconventional ideas, New York City has long been a place where art truly matters.

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