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Vertical studio  structure enhances visualization learning experience

Viz vertical studio enhances learning

posted November 29, 2012
The teaching this fall of an experimental undergraduate visualization studio was significantly enhanced by the “vertical studio” concept: in addition to learning from peers and interaction with their instructor, the students gained valuable knowledge through mentor/protégé relationships resulting from a unique mix of novice and veteran students.
Final projects garner inaugural MFA-Viz degrees for two students

First Visualization MFA degrees earned

posted November 29, 2012
Art as therapy for chronic pain and “the disembodying effects of the digital age” were themes of final projects by Natalie Pittman and Jose “Weecho” Velasquez, who will walk the Reed Arena stage Dec. 15, 2012 as the first two graduates of Texas A&M’s Master of Fine Arts program.