The Bridgeport Portrait Project

2:00–4:00 Sat 25 Jan 2020 — Opening reception for the The Bridgeport Portrait Project in the Schelfhaudt Gallery, Arnold Bernhard Center, University of Bridgeport. The Bridgeport Portrait Project Exhibition : Tues 21 Jan – Sat 28 Mar 2020 The Bridgeport Portrait Project is a cultural heritage documentary style project with a little bit current events and a little bit history.…
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ID Seniors Visit ASSA ABLOY

Fri 6 Dec 2019 — The Shintaro Akatsu School of Design (SASD) had two sponsored projects running this fall 2019. Industrial Design senior students worked with ASSA ALBOY, aka Sargent Lock, in New Haven, CT to develop concepts for behavioral locks and hardware systems. Both ASSA ALBOY and Unilever USA (Trumbull, CT) have recently hired SASD students for internships.
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ID & GD Juniors Go Sustainable

Fall 2019 — The Graphic and Industrial design juniors worked with Unilever USA, Trumbull, CT to develop sustainable package design concepts for personal care products. Collaborative cross-discipline projects are a feature of SASD's curriculums that foster teamwork and cooperative design thinking processes. Both ASSA ALBOY and Unilever USA have recently hired SASD students for internships.
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Gail Anderson in ABC for AIGA

6:30pm–8:30 Thu 7 Nov 2019 — AIGA Connecticut brings award-waning graphic designer and educator Gail Anderson to the Shintaro Akatsu School of Design for an evening with a design legend. As the AIGA describes her and her work — How do bottle cap designs inspire contemporary type treatments? Can posters increase attendance at Broadway shows? How many books can one…
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O, Bridgeport Arts Festival

Wed–Fri 16–18 Oct 12:00noon – 12:00noon &mdsh; The university of Bridgeport hosts the inaugural O, Bridgeport Arts Festival on campus in the Cox Student Center and the Ped Mall, with walking tours through historic Bridgeport neighborhoods. The Festival features several activities each day and evening — More Info »
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TDC 64 Annual Typography & Type Design Exhibition

Wed 23 Oct 5:00–7:00 — Opening reception for the TDC 64 Annual Competition Exhibition — The World's Best Typography. Every year SASD Graphic Design brings to the Schelfhaudt Gallery an extraordinary display of communication design, typography, and type design. This year is new and different in the best ways — new works by world class graphic designers, new works by…
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Industrial Design Alumni Exhibit

Sat 28 Sept 2019 1:00–3:00 — UB Industrial Design alumni are exhibiting their works in an exhibition in the Schelfhaudt Gallery, Arnold Bernhard Center (ABC) on the Bridgeport campus of the University of Bridgeport. Ranging from the late 1960s to the early 2010s, their work show the extent of the influence that industrial designer have had and have on the…
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Prof. Karen Wheeler Exhibits Mixed Media Work

Thu 12 Sept – Thu 31 Oct 2019 — SASD's Prof. Karen Wheeler will exhibit her mixed media work in Cheshire, CT, at the Kohn-Joseloff Gallery of Cheshire Academy. the opening reception is set for 7:00&ndash9:00pm, with an artist's talk beginning at 7:00pm, Thursday, 12 Sept. Kohn-Joseloff Gallery John J. White ’38 Science & Technology Center Cheshire Academy 10 Main…
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GD Students win at CADC Annual Competition

Summer 2019 — Two SASD graphic design students won Excellence Awards at the Connecticut Art Directors Club (CADC) annual competition. Graduating senior Corinne Alleyne won for her re-imagined poster Lion King; Junior Qianying Claire Niu won for her concert poster of UBMusic's annual holiday concert. The project was to design a movie poster of your choosing, using a scene of…
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Qianying Niu, SASD GD Junior, named one of top ten Anhui students

On April 24th, the 6th “Top Ten College Students” final review of “Anhui Heli Cup” Anhui University of Engineering was successfully held in the recording and broadcasting classroom of No. 5 Teaching Building. Su Guohong, deputy secretary of the school party committee, Xiao Xuedong, executive deputy director of the school's working committee, party responsible for the party committee, organization department,…
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