Omri is thrilled to join the CAAD team this year! Originally from Brooklyn and currently a sophomore here at Vassar, he is a Drama and Mathematics major. He has worked as a lighting and sound designer/technician all throughout high school as well as this past year at Vassar. You can find him spending his down Read more about MEET THE TEAM: OMRI BAREKET[…]

MEET THE TEAM: Adam Senack

  Hi! My name is Adam Senack and I am currently a junior at Vassar. I’m originally from Atlantic City,New Jersey and am majoring in media studies here. Around campus, I’m involved in the theater troupe Britomartis, Audio Picnic, and hopefully my own radio show this semester. I hope to pursue a career in either Read more about MEET THE TEAM: Adam Senack[…]


Matthew McCardwell was born & raised in Louisville, Kentucky and is an art history major at Vassar College with special interest in French and Francophone studies.  He comes to the CAAD office with a background from the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center and Creative Time, where he spent his summer interning in the Development department. Matthew Read more about MEET THE TEAM: MATTHEW MCCARDWELL[…]


This week is a huge week for CAAD! Please read below to find out all the exciting events taking place on campus. COSTA COMPAGNIE: Wednesday, September 28, Friday September 30 and Saturday, October 1 German theater company costa compagnie will present its evening-length multimedia work Conversion/After Afghanistan, on Friday, September 30, and Saturday, October 1, 7:00pm, in Frances Read more about THIS WEEK IN CAAD[…]

POETREE Blossoms on Campus!

This Monday, Barbara Beisinghoff, Vassar’s current artist-in-residence, began working on her Tree Poetry project in the sculpture garden of the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center. Back in 2004, the graphic artist, well known for her works on paper, was asked to undertake a project that could be displayed outdoors, and came up with the idea Read more about POETREE Blossoms on Campus![…]

Field Work: Strangers Project Comes to Vassar

Last Saturday, we had the privilege to host the Strangers Project on Vassar’s campus in our very on Collaboratory. In case you forgot what the project is all about, hear it from the founder of The Strangers Project himself, Brandon Doman: CAAD Student Assistant Adam Senack ’18 decided to participate in the project himself, leaving an anonymous letter Read more about Field Work: Strangers Project Comes to Vassar[…]

When Light Touches Paper by Barbara Beisinghoff

Barbara Beisinghoff in Residency September 15-October 14 In a career that has spanned more than five decades, artist Barbara Beisinghoff has produced etchings, artists’ books, handmade paper, and installations, and has exhibited her work internationally in China, Peru, Israel, Egypt, Korea, Italy, and the US. Beisinghoff will serve as an artist-in-residence this fall at Vassar Read more about When Light Touches Paper by Barbara Beisinghoff[…]


CAAD’s Fall Programming is in full swing! Check out all of the exciting things coming to campus this week: Monday Sep 19-Thursday Sep 22: Barbara Beisinghoff/Eva Wal, PoeTree As part of her residency at Vassar College, Barbara Beisinghoff, along with her colleague, Eva Wall, will be using the Collaboratory this week to exhibit her tree poetry, a Read more about THIS WEEK IN CAAD[…]

Field Work: Refractions and Reflections

From afar it looks like a regular stained glass window, but as you move closer you see a mosaic of uniform circles, within which are a myriad of irregular lines and shapes. These circles are actually petri dishes and the different lines and shapes within them are colonies of several different types of microbes – Read more about Field Work: Refractions and Reflections[…]

CAAD Featured on Vassar Homepage Today!

If you haven’t done so already, please be sure to visit Vassar’s homepage, which currently features a great photo of our Summer Multi-Arts Collectives participants! Also found on the homepage is the link to an article that explores all three projects constructed by the group, including some inside information directly from the students themselves! Special thanks to Read more about CAAD Featured on Vassar Homepage Today![…]