Posted on May 21, 2018
| 2:00 p.m.
Exhibition scheduled for June 1 at Santa Barbara high school
Variety of media on display, from digital drawing and imagery to video and web design. (Santa Barbara High School)
Santa Barbara High School’s Academy of Multimedia Arts and Design (MAD) will host the MAD Academy Showcase, a free art exhibition created this year by the academy’s 360 students, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on June 1 at the ‘school, 905 N. Nopal St.
“We want to showcase the brilliant work created by our students and visually demonstrate the MAD program to prospective students and interested community members,” said Dan Williams, director of MAD Academy.
Various media formats will be on display, including digital drawing, digital imagery, video, photography and web design.
“Creating multimedia projects using current technology is the foundation of MAD, which will ultimately equip students with the professional skills they will need in the real world,” said teacher AJ Henning, Dean of Studies and Professor of the academy.
Now in its 21st year, MAD Academy is an educational community within Santa Barbara High School with a curriculum focused on professional media arts including digital imaging, graphic design, social media / web development, digital photography , video editing and video production.
The academy also integrates service into the program with an annual trip to Mexico where students build homes for underserved families. MAD Academy values integrity, teamwork and a passion for learning that prepares its 360 diverse students for success in the global community.
For more information, visit http://madacad.com.
– Ann Pieramici for Santa Barbara high school.