May 4th, 2011
Annual portfolio shows help launch new careers for graduates of
Seattle Central's visual communication and design programs
June 14 to 16, 2011
SEATTLE — More than 100 graduating students from Seattle Central's visual communication and design programs are busy preparing for annual portfolio showcases, a final step before students launch new careers.
From June 14 to 16, these emerging leaders in fashion, graphic design, film and video, publishing arts and commercial photography will display their work at three unique graduate portfolio showcases. The presentations represent the culmination of two years of intensive study in the college's highly-regarded visual communication and design programs. All portfolio shows are free and open to the public.
The shows open with Final Press, the 32nd Annual Apparel Design Portfolio Fashion Showcase, Tuesday, June 14 from 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Fashions will be on display in the lower and upper Atrium of the main college campus, located at 1701 Broadway. The event showcases the collections of 20 graduates of the Apparel Design program and will feature a variety of categories including coats, evening wear, kidswear, menswear, and costumes.
The collections are produced in 11 weeks as a capstone project and are a culmination of two years of rigorous training in design, garment construction, patternmaking, and business. For further information about Final Press, please contact Debbe Masson at 206.934.3223 or email@example.com.
Seattle Central's Graphic Design, Commercial Photography and Publishing Arts programs will be presenting Illuminate, the Seattle Central Creative Academy 2011 Portfolio Show on the fifth floor of the main campus, Wednesday, June 15 from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. (opening reception) and Thursday, June 16 from 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
The work of sixty-three graduating students will be on display throughout the Creative Academy's state-of-the-art facilities. Seattle Central students work in a collaborative real-world learning environment and strive to foster networks within the Academy, the college, and the community at large. For further information about Illuminate, please call Marc Salverda at (206) 934-5456 or visit www.sccaportfolioshow.com (currently under construction; launch date June 6)
The 25th Annual Film & Video Showcase will display Film & Video program projects for public viewing Thursday, June 16, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Seattle Art Museum, located at 1300 1st Avenue in downtown Seattle. Twenty graduating students will display their work in narrative shorts, documentaries, corporate videos, public service announcements, and commercials. The formats used include 16mm and Super 8mm film, HD video and standard definition video. The showcase will feature 8-12 films selected by an industry screening committee.
Doors open at 5:45 p.m. A reception with the filmmakers follows the show. For further information about the Film & Video Showcase, please call (206) 934-4172.
For additional information on any of these events and programs, call the Business, Information Technologies, and Creative Arts Division office at (206) 934-4335 or visit http://www.seattlecentral.edu/bitca/.
Parking is available in the garage located on the NW corner of Harvard and Pine.
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Select images from student work are available upon request. Media representatives and photographers are invited to attend any of the portfolio shows. To request images, attend the shows or request interviews with students and faculty members, please contact Judy Kitzman, (206) 934-5487, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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