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.
April 10th - June 5th
Showcase: June 20th
September 11th - December 1st
Showcase: December 12th
Classes are held at Gray Area
Tuesdays & Thursdays (6pm–9pm) &
The application deadline is rolling and kept open until all seats have been filled.
Extend your practice into the digital realm
Learn how to create an interactive experience
Be able to scope the production of a technical artworks
Develop your artistic sensibility
Historical understanding of creative code
Learn how to teach others artistic coding
Be able to troubleshoot and solve problems independently
3:1 student to instructor ratio.
Over 100 hours of classroom instruction
A network of peers, alum, and creative code professionals
Professional development with leaders in the field
Week 1: Web Skills
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
Students who have no programming experience are required to take additional preparation to learn fundamentals of programming
Featured Immersive Projects
April 10 - June 20, 2018
Now accepting applications for our 2018 Session 1 Cohort - Apply Now!
September 11 - December 12, 2018
Now accepting applications for our 2018 Session 2 Cohort - Apply Now!
October 3 - December 20, 2017
Now accepting applications for our Spring Cohort - Apply Now! Due June 30th.
April 11 - June 28, 2017
Now accepting applications for our Spring Cohort - Apply Now! Due March 27th.
January 17, 2017 - 1:00 AM
Now accepting applications for our Winter Cohort - Apply Now! Due January 1st.
September 13, 2016 - 6:00 PM
Now accepting applications for our Fall Cohort - Apply Now!