Gray Area’s Creative Code education program teaches computing skills for artistic expression and professional development. We offer multiple 10-Week immersives, annual funded fellowships, youth apprenticeships and frequent specialized workshops, all with the goal to produce new work.
Responsive Curriculum
  • We change our classes regularly to teach the latest digital tools and update our curriculum in tandem with evolving fields.
  • As artists and coders ourselves, we are aware of gaps in educational offering and are able to curate classes that might not be available anywhere else.
Exceptional Faculty
  • We select seasoned educators who are passionate about accessible creative code education to lead our classes.
  • Our faculty are recognized for actively shaping their fields and practices, while also being active members of their communities.
Accessible Pricing
  • We offer college-level technology instruction for $30 per classroom hour.
  • As a nonprofit, our first priority is educating as many people as possible, regardless of income, background, or experience.
  • We champion small class size to ensure quality instruction in every course.

Upcoming

 

Fall 2016 Creative Code Immersive

  September 13, 2016 - 6:00 PM

Now accepting applications for our Fall Cohort - Apply Now!

Past

 

Building Virtual Reality Worlds using Three.js

  August 21, 2016 - 12:00 PM

This introductory workshop will give you the essential tools and knowledge you need to create a living, generative world.

 

Mass Media Hacking Workshop w/ UBERMORGEN

  August 3 - August 5, 2016

Join the European artists of UBERMORGEN for an intensive workshop on conceptual development and utilizing technology as an artistic medium.

 

Building Virtual Reality Worlds using Three.js

  July 31, 2016 - 12:00 PM

This introductory workshop will give you the essential tools and knowledge you need to create a living, generative world.

 

Learning to VJ with gifSlap

  July 30, 2016 - 4:00 PM

Learn the tips and tricks of using gifSlap from Donald Hanson, the creator of the program.

 

Workshops are Beautiful San Francisco

  June 23, 2016 - 10:00 AM

David McCandless shares his method & process for creating beautiful, useful, shareable data visualizations and infographics in this half day workshop.

 

Introduction to Creative Coding using P5.js

  June 15 - June 17, 2016

In this two-part workshop participants will be introduced to a variety of creative code concepts using p5.js, from Interactive GIF Collages to Generative Visualizations.

 

Moogfest 2016: Sonifying Data

  May 22, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Moogfest 2016 is partnering with Gray Area to offer an exciting variety of creative coding workshops.

 

Moogfest 2016: Driving Graphics with Modular Synthesis

  May 21, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Moogfest 2016 is partnering with Gray Area to offer an exciting variety of creative coding workshops. Driving Graphics with Modular Synthesis will explore how to create real-time synthesis engines to drive graphics.

 

Moogfest 2016: Creating Sonic Tools for iOS

  May 20, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Moogfest 2016 is partnering with Gray Area to offer an exciting variety of creative coding workshops. Creating Sonic Tools for iOS will give participants a brief insight to the world of creating tools for sonic exploration for iOS devices.

 

Moogfest 2016: Sound Sculpting in a Website

  May 19, 2016 - 3:00 PM

Moogfest 2016 is partnering with Gray Area to offer an exciting variety of creative coding workshops. Sound Sculpting in a website is an introductory-level workshop that explores the creative potential behind p5.js