Selected List of Art Colleges

Alberta College of Art and Design

American University (Art Department)

Art Academy of Cincinnati

Art Center College of Design

Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design

Burren College of Art

California College of the Arts

California Institute of the Arts

Cleveland Institute of Art

College for Creative Studies

Columbus College of Art and Design

The Cooper Union

Corcoran School of the Arts & Design

Cornish College of the Arts

Cranbrook Academy of Art

Emily Carr University of Art and Design

Kansas City Art Institute

Laguna College of Art and Design

Lesley University College of Art and Design

Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts

Maine College of Art

Maryland Institute College of Art

Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Memphis College of Art

Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design

Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Montserrat College of Art

Moore College of Art and Design

New Hampshire Institute of Art

NSCAD University

OCAD University

Oregon College of Art and Craft

Osaka University of Arts

Otis College of Art and Design

Pacific Northwest College of Art

Parsons The New School for Design

Peck School of the Arts (University of Wisconsin)

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Pennsylvania College of Art and Design

Philadelphia Academy of the Fine Arts

Pratt Institute

Rhode Island School of Design

Ringling College of Art and Design

San Francisco Art Institute

Santa Fe University of Art and Design

Savannah College of Art and Design

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

School of Visual Arts

Temple University – Tyler School of Art

The University of the Arts

Watkins College of Art, Design & Film


Selected List of Art Camps

Camp Med-O-Lark in Maine

VisArts in Rockville MD

Apple Farm in Elmer NJ

Camp Towanda in Honesdale PA

Interlochen Center for the Arts near Traverse City MI

Camp Billibay in Camptown PA

Bucks Rock Performing and Creative Arts Camp in New Milford CT

Long Lake Camp for the Arts in Long Lake NY


Interesting Sites

Association of Independent Colleges of Art & Design (AICAD) is a non-profit consortium of independent art schools.


Deviant Art is described as “A devious collection of undiscovered artists waiting to be found!” – where artists go to find other artists.


Pencil Kings is a great site to visit to master your skills with online art courses, complete with videos, blogs, podcasts and courses.


Behance is an eclectic searchable site with links ranging from BMW Car Ads to Race Related Animated Portraits for the NYT.


ArtForum is the venerable online and print guide to everything art — book reviews, gallery shows, film reviews, and current art news. The site also has access to their archives to 1962.


Smart History is a great online art history guide, by period, by culture, by style, by artists. It is constantly adding new content so check back often.


Red Studio is a site from the Museum of Modern Art in NYC, for today’s students. It explores issues and questions raised by teens about modern art, today’s working artists (this will be you), and gives a behind the scenes look at the museum. There are interviews by teen artists and interactive activities and contests.


My Modern Art is another site for sharing your work and getting ideas from others.


Art and Education has online art news about contemporary exhibitions, publications and symposia. Also lists academic employment opportunities in the arts.


Student Art Guide is a great resource for competitions, viewing other student’s art work, recommended art supplies, products and tools.


Visual News a great blog with lots of inspiration for art, design, content marketing, creative tips and photography including this list of the 50 Best Art Blogs to follow.