Apply for the Immersive: Studio Art Course in Computer Science

This course is an introduction to fundamental computing principles and programming techniques for creative cultural practitioners, with special consideration to applications in the visual arts, music, and design. Accessible to students with little to no prior programming experience, the course develops skills and understanding of text-based programming in a procedural style, and the application of such skills to interactive art and design, information visualization, and generative media.

Creative Code Immersive Project: "Water Pixels" by Francis Li

Extend your practice into the digital realm
Learn how to create an interactive experience
Scope the production of technical artworks
Develop your artistic sensibility
Historical understanding of creative code
Collaborate using a javascript framework
Learn how to teach others artistic coding
Be able to troubleshoot and solve problems independently
Over 100 hours of classroom instruction
A network of peers, alum, and creative code professionals
Professional development with leaders in the field
Low enrollment fee of $3,000, monthly payment terms are available
Students will need to provide their own laptop


The Creative Code Immersive is designed to help introduce new mediums to artists, though the pace of the program requires a certain amount of foundational knowledge in both HTML & Javascript development.

To help us gauge your coding skill level we require all applicants to take both the w3schools Javascript Quiz and w3schools HTML Quiz. Once you have completed these tests, select Check Your Answers and save a pdf of your results.


Week 1: Web Skills
Week 2: Javascript I
Week 3: P5.js
Week 4: Physical Computing I
Week 5: Web Audio
Week 6: Physical Computing II
Week 7: Node.js
Week 8: WebVR with A-Frame
Week 9: Interactive Environments
Week 10: Projection Mapping
Week 11: Development Week
Week 12: Final Project Public Showcase


2018 Session 1
April 10th - June 5th, 2018
Showcase: June 27th, 2018

2018 Session 2
September 11th - December 1st, 2018
Showcase: December 5th and 6th 2018

Classes are held at Gray Area
Tuesdays & Thursdays (6pm–9pm) &
Saturdays (12pm–4pm)

The application deadline is rolling and kept open until all seats have been filled.