About Us

The mission of The Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and Design (ACCAD) is to educate, inform, and inspire innovative thinking and experimentation in the area of arts and technology through collaborative academic and research experiences for graduate students and faculty.

ACCAD is an important resource within the Division of the Arts and Humanities, the College of Arts and Sciences and to the broader University, contributing to the development of new knowledge and the training of future artists and scientists in new media.

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ACCAD Open House | April 7, 3:00-6:00 PM

ACCAD's annual Open House will be held Friday, April 7th from 3:00-6:00 PM. Free and open to the public.

Voxel Bay 1 of 5 Top Finalists; SXSW Interactive Innovation Award

Ohio State / ACCAD and Nationwide Children's Hospital are being recognized for being 1 of the top 5 finalists at the SXSW Festival, a very prestigious honor. The award category is the "Interactive Innovation Award: in Health, Med and Biotech"

Hansen Installation at CMOA

Faculty member, Isla Hansen opened an interactive 3D animated installation at the Columbus Museum of Art entitled "Demolition One (2017)". Professor Hansen holds a joint appointment with the OSU Department of Art and ACCAD.

Conspirators at Electronics Alive IX

Alan Price's VR installation, "The Conspirators", opened at Electronics Alive IX, an international exhibition of digital art and animation. The show opened Tuesday, January 24th and runs through March 3, 2017.

WOSU TV Program "Broad & High" Features ACCAD

WOSU-TV's "Broad & High" featured ACCAD's 2 week summer program for young women. See their excellent program which assembled an engaging overview of the 2 week digital animation learning experience.

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