SASD Hosts Hearts of Hope Helpers

Apr 2018 — Hearts of Hope is a nonprofit charity based outside of Philadelphia, Connecticut, Virginia, and Washington State and was created in response to the national tragedy of September 11, 2001. Hearts of Hope expresses a movement of hope by taking clay, rolling it out, cutting out shapes into hearts and then firing them in the kiln to fire…
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Design students’ safety inventions win big at NY International Auto Show

Fri 6 April 2018 — Three University of Bridgeport (UB) students have won awards, including Grand Prize, at the New York International Auto Show for devices they invented to keep drivers, passengers, and pedestrians safe from vehicle mishaps. The students, all of whom are majoring in industrial design at UB’s Shintaro Akatsu School of Design, were awarded a total of…
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GD Senior Leachman finals in Photo Contest

Thu 12 Apr 2018 — Graphic Design senior Craig Leachman has placed in the finals of the Photographer's Forum 38th Annual College & High School Photography Contest. His color photograph, ABC Man, is in the finalist group. Over 12,000 photographs were entered by student photographers in the U.S and Canada, and around the world. His artwork will be published in…
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North, East, Space, Time

5:30–7:30 Thu 5 Apr 2018 Public Opening — The Schelfhaudt Gallery is pleased to exhibit a group of artists working in a wide variety of media that are from the N.E.S.T. Arts Factory. The Nest building has been a great facility for working artists suppling studios and exhibition spaces for twenty years. These unique perspectives are diverse and positive. The…
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Design for Business – AIGA meets for panel discussion and snacks

6-8pm Thu 5 Apr 2018 — Join a panel of experts in business and design to discuss the intersection and union of the two domains. Panel discussion with refreshments at 6:00–8:00pm at SASD's home in the Arnold Bernhard Center (ABC) in the Littlefield Recital Hall, 117 ABC. The evening is a collaboration AIGA BrandCentral, AIGA Connecticut, and SASD, the Shintaro…
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SuperMonster市City!

5:30–7:30pm, Fri 9 Feb 2018 — Reception to Open the Crypt of SuperMonster市City! & Pop Art Show — Monsters, Superheroes and Villains Coming to the Schelfhaudt Gallery! The exhibition runs from Feb. 9th through March 18, 2018. A truly monstrous exhibition of toys, models, posters and more! SuperMonster市City! announces the opening of America's Monsters, Superheroes and Villains at the SCHELFHAUDT GALLERY on FRIDAY FEBRUARY 9th, 2018.  The…
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Exhibition: Alignable Angles (degrees of points of view)

5:00–7:30 Friday 20 Oct 2017 — The Schelfhaudt Gallery is pleased to exhibit a group of artists who use abstract language and formal structure in an unusual vision. The exhibition also has the pervasive use of unusual fabricated elements and everyday objects in the artworks that have a long-standing tradition that dates back past to the turn of the century.…
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TDC62 — Communication & Typeface Design Exhibition

5:30–8:00 Wed 6 Sept 2017 — TDC62 is the annual international competition exhibition of communication and typeface design, and returns to UB and SASD in September. Featuring works by the best graphic designers worldwide, the TDC exhibitions are much-anticipated events; each exhibition travels the world — UK, Germany, France, Spain, Poland, Japan, Hong Kong, Beijing, Jakarta, Seoul, and more. The…
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CADC honors 2017 SASD grad Rose DeLeon

Thu 29 Jun 2017 — Breaking news from the Connecticut Art Directors Club annual awards show held this past Thursday in Hartford: our 2017 SASD Graphic Design graduate Rose DeLeon won a Gold Award and a Judge's Award for her senior theis Hablando Español: Modismos, and she won a Silver Award for "I Wish Someone Would Have Told Me..." the…
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Interior Design Student Entries Win at Visitability Home Design

5 Jun 2017 — The first place winning team in the annual Visitability Home Design Contest, The Millennials, made up of Isabella Theberge, Nikita Bontra, Moataz Alhawidni and Mona Albalawi also hailed from the Shintaro Akatsu School of Design (SASD) at the University of Bridgeport. Third place went to Alanis Vega-Cruz and Meghan Kennedy, Team Megnis, of SASD, and fourth…
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