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Montserrat College of Art

Motto Art Changes Everything
Established 1970
Type Private college
Endowment $645,166
President Stan Trecker
Undergraduates 308
Location Beverly, Massachusetts, United States
Campus suburban
Website http://www.montserrat.edu

Montserrat College of Art is a four-year residential college specializing in the visual arts, located in Beverly, Massachusetts, 23 miles north of Boston. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 264 × 81 pixelsFull resolution (264 × 81 pixel, file size: 3 KB, MIME type: image/gif) Publicly used logo from the Montserrat College of Art website http://www. ... A motto (from Italian) is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... A financial endowment is a transfer of money or property donated to an institution, with the stipulation that it be invested, and the principal remain intact. ... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: Country United States State Massachusetts County Essex County Settled 1626 Incorporated 1626 Government  - Type Mayor-council city  - Mayor William Scanlon, Jr. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... A website (or Web site) is a collection of web pages, images, videos and other digital assets and hosted on a particular domain or subdomain on the World Wide Web. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles accessible from a disambiguation page. ... The Mona Lisa is one of the most recognizable artistic paintings in the Western world. ... Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: Country United States State Massachusetts County Essex County Settled 1626 Incorporated 1626 Government  - Type Mayor-council city  - Mayor William Scanlon, Jr. ... Nickname: City on the Hill, Beantown, The Hub (of the Universe)1, Athens of America, The Cradle of Revolution, Puritan City, Americas Walking City Location in Massachusetts, USA Counties Suffolk County Mayor Thomas M. Menino(D) Area    - City 232. ...


It offers Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Illustration, Painting and Drawing, Photography, Printmaking, and Sculpture; and a program in Art Education. It also offers non-credit classes for adults, teens, and children and for-credit summer programs for high school students. The Bachelor of Fine Arts, usually abbreviated BFA, is the standard undergraduate degree for students seeking a professional education in the visual or performing arts. ... Fine art is a term used to refer to fields traditionally considered to be artistic. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Illustration by Jessie Willcox Smith. ... For building painting, see painter and decorator. ... Drawing involves the choice of one or more tools from a wide variety and the choice of a support appropriate to that tool in order to make marks. ... Photography is the process of making pictures by means of capturing light on a light-sensitive medium, such as a sensor or film. ... Printmaking is the process of making artworks by printing, normally on paper. ... A sculpture is a three-dimensional object, which for the purposes of this article is man-made and selected for special recognition as art. ... Art education is the area of learning that, in the United States of America, is based upon the visual, tangible arts—drawing, painting, sculpture, and design in jewelry, pottery, weaving, fabrics, etc and design applied to more practical fields such as commercial graphics and home furnishings. ...


The school was founded in the 1960s as Montserrat School of Visual Arts. It was accredited as a college in the 1980s at which time it changed to its current name. In 1990 the school moved to it's current location off of Cabot Street in the Hardie Building, a renovated 19th century school building that serves as the center of the campus. Currently, the campus includes residence halls, the Cabot Studio Building, and the Cabot Street Illustration Studios. The school values its small size, which allows more academic attention to the progress of each individual. Montserrat typically has an active student body of around 350 students. The 1960s decade refers to the years from January 1, 1960 to December 31, 1969, inclusive. ... The 1980s refers to the years of and between 1980 and 1989. ... MCMXC redirects here; for the Enigma album, see MCMXC a. ...

Montserrat's Hardie Building
Montserrat's Hardie Building

Prominent fashion designer Sigrid Olsen and children's book illustrator Giles Laroche are among the college's alumni. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 550 × 275 pixelsFull resolution (550 × 275 pixel, file size: 39 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg)Photograph produced by faculty member Maya Drozdz. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 550 × 275 pixelsFull resolution (550 × 275 pixel, file size: 39 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg)Photograph produced by faculty member Maya Drozdz. ...


Among the school's past professors is author and illustrator Jarrett J. Krosoczka. Jarrett J. Krosoczka is the author and illustrator of a number of picture books. ...


External links

  • Montserrat College web site
  • USNews.com 2007 College Profile

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