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.
Alumna Ashley Tata '12 to Direct Science Fiction Opera 'Red Giant'
Alumna Ashley Tata '12 to Direct Science Fiction Opera 'Red Giant'June 15, 2021
The surreal, futuristic opera centers on an intimate story about three individuals confined to a spaceship as they embark on a journey towards an unknown destination.read more
Alumnus Patrick Clement Wins Top Official Selection at Richmond International Film Festival's 2021 Screenplay Contest
Alumnus Patrick Clement Wins Top Official Selection at Richmond International Film Festival's 2021 Screenplay ContestJune 10, 2021
It’s one of only twenty feature projects to receive this honor.read more
Solo Exhibition by Alumnus Hugh Hayden '18 Opens at C L E A R I N G
Solo Exhibition by Alumnus Hugh Hayden '18 Opens at C L E A R I N GMay 21, 2021
The sculptures in this exhibition—hybridizations of cast-iron skillets and wooden West African masks—represent the third iteration of this series.read more
Kamari Carter ’19 and Julian Day '20 in Group Exhibition ‘Edge of Light’
Kamari Carter ’19 and Julian Day '20 in Group Exhibition ‘Edge of Light’December 14, 2020
Their collaborative piece, "BLISSVILLE," is now being shown in a dark space group exhibition that features 13 artists that all experiment with light and image-making.read more