Office of Alumni Affairs

A Welcome Message from Laila Maher

Dean of Student and Alumni Affairs

 

After graduation, the Office of Alumni Affairs provides more than 7000 alumni artists, creators, and leaders with meaningful opportunities to stay connected with the School of the Arts, the Columbia Alumni Association (CAA), and one another through alumni programming, benefits, a monthly newsletter, and collaborations with CAA Arts Access.

 

The Artists’ Resource Center (ARC), also part of our Office, is a portal containing specially curated funding opportunities and career resources for students and alumni at the Columbia University School of the Arts. Available exclusively to School of the Arts students and alumni, the ARC is host to a database of more than 1,100 grants, scholarships, residencies, and other funding opportunities for artists. The ARC also contains resources for professional artists, from financial and legal services to grantwriting tips and information about joining guilds and unions.

 

We are the best place to go when you’re not sure what to do or whom to ask your question. Ultimately, the most important thing we do is support and advocate for our students during their time at the School and into their lives as alumni.

Alumni News

Recent Alumnus Vikram Divecha '19 Featured in Group Exhibit

Recent Alumnus Vikram Divecha '19 Featured in Group Exhibit

In Dubai, the Jameel Arts Centre’s first group exhibit, Second Hand, draws from their collection to explore materiality in contemporary art practice. Work from recent alumnus Vikram Divecha ’19 is featured.

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'Sister Amiee' by Columbia Filmmakers Released Worldwide

'Sister Amiee' by Columbia Filmmakers Released Worldwide

Sister Aimee, co-written and co-directed by alumni Marie Schlingmann ’16 and Samantha Buck ’16 had its theatrical debut at the Village East Cinema in New York and at the Laemmle Glendale in Los Angeles last week before its  digital release on October 1st.

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Theatrical Outfit Names Alumnus Matt Torney ’09 Artistic Director

Theatrical Outfit Names Alumnus Matt Torney ’09 Artistic Director

Theatrical Outfit, a Theatre based in Atlanta, GA, has named Directing alumnus Matt Torney ’09 its new Artistic Director.

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