Recent Student Work from Connecticut College
ART 310 Design: Public Practice
In ART 310 Design: Public Practice students engage with collaborative and participatory practices through creative making and through co-creating projects they actively address ethics, leadership, social responsibility, and the practice of empathy.
In 2019 the Public Practice course collaborated with Higher Edge in New London, a non-profit that guides low-income and first generation students through enrollment, retention, and graduation from college by providing the support and resources needed for success.
In 2017 the Public Practice course collaborated with Fresh New London and Spark Makerspace to re-envision urban design through social change in creating proposals for new food spaces within the city.
Below are selected pages from the 2017 documentation booklet and an article from Connecticut College magazine here.
ART 335 Independent Study
An outstanding recent example of senior independent study was "Akwaaba: An Empowering Student of Color Magazine at Connecticut College”created by Bempa Ashia’s ’20. This semester-long project utilized Bempa’s design, photography, editorial, social and leadership skills, where he worked with CC student of color voices through powerful text and images.