Apply for the Immersive: Studio Art Course in Computer Science

Gray Area's Immersive is an education bootcamp in creative code. Over 12 weeks, our resident instructors guide participants through a sequence of topics that are designed to both lead to mastery of core techniques and strengthen students’ professional practice in the field of art and technology. A student's success in the program is measured by the successful installation of an interactive artwork at our final showcase attended by hundreds including creative and museum professionals.

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

Extend your art 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 $4,000 (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


2020 Session 1
Classes: March 31st – June 18th, 2020
Showcase: June 17th & 18th, 2020

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

The application deadline is rolling and kept open until all seats have been filled. Check out our Academic Calendar for more details.

The program has served over 200 Alumni and we keep a private alumni email list to post upcoming opportunities.

Watch a testimonial below from one of our alumni.