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About Electronic Art & Animation

Are you really into typography or learning how to create animations? There’s a major you can take to dive into how culture and art are tied to social, political and ideology concerns.

The Electronic Art and Animation concentration is an interdisciplinary path of study in the arts with a commitment to the integration of technology with art and culture.

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Classes you could take:

Video Art, Physical Computing, Intermediate 3-D Computing, Art on the Internet, Installation Art, The Artist’s Book, Identity & Culture, Fund of Drawing, Basic Painting, Basic Sculpture, Digital Photography, Basic Art & Technology

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By focusing on and achieving a meaningful balance between art-making and technical professions. Electronic Art and Animation graduates are able to juxtapose two dynamic processes, and expand both professional skills and artistic development.

You can move on to careers in animation, motion graphics, promotional videos, and other exciting production fields. Ramapo graduates currently work at One on One Ads, Round Table Media, Freshwater DMP, and High5 Games or have freelanced with Company 3, Method Studios, and Brushfire Marketing.

Sample Job Titles

Job Title
Commercial and Industrial Designers
Fashion Designers
Floral Designers
Graphic Designers
Interior Designers
Web Developers
Photographers
Film and Video Editors

* Sources of Information: United States Department of Labor: Bureau of Labor Statistics (2017). For more information about careers and assistance in making your career plans, please contact Career Services (cahill@ramapo.edu) or visit www.ramapo.edu/careercenter/.

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Melanie Peters '14

Drawing and Painting, Psychology, Visual Arts

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Veronica Grillo '12

Drawing and Painting, Visual Arts

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Diane Ohene '10

Visual Arts

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Brianne Bishop '16

Environmental Studies, Visual Arts

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Alyssa Maurin '14

Photography, Psychology, Visual Arts

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Holly Ciocci '14

Drawing and Painting, Photography, Visual Arts

As a visual arts major, you’ll be able to take courses taught within a liberal arts context in art history, art and technology, 3-D modeling and animation, drawing, painting, photography, sculpture and video. If a career in education interests you, you can look into taking the Visual Arts Teaching Certification program.

You’ll take specialized courses with cutting edge technological tools helping to promote creativity and combining the areas of video, animation, social and electronic interactivity, and language to expand ideas of artistic expression. Ramapo students have gained internship experience with companies such as One on One Ads, Gallery Aferro, Harvestworks, and Brand Candy Media. Looking for a network for your art and ideas? Consider joining our Visual Artists Society on campus. Students have also been accepted into the Riverview Arts District Mural Program in Jersey City and screened their animations at the Jersey City Let It Glow outdoor video festival.

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