Visual Communications

Graphic Design, Interactive Media, Video, Photography, Web Design, and Illustration

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Graphic Design, Interactive Media, Web Design, Photography, and Illustration

What is VC?

Visual Communications is a program at Chemeketa Community College in Salem, Oregon. We offer two degree tracks: An AAS in Graphic Design, and in Graphic Design with an Option in Interactive Media (Web design, animation, and filmmaking). Have other questions? Follow the links below:

Overview Sessions

If you are interested in more information about graphic design options at Chemeketa, we invite you to attend an overview session of the VC program.

2014 Dates

  • Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
  • Tuesday, May 20th, 2014
  • Monday, June 16th, 2014

All sessions are from 4:30–6:00PM in 4/278 on the Salem campus

We will talk about our degrees in graphic design and interactive media, show examples of student work, provide information about the application process and discuss transfer and career options. A packet of information is available online.

You are also welcome to attend our annual student portfolio show to be held Thursday June 6th, 2013 from 4–7pm in Building 4, room 279.

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Latest News

Get Graphic: Learn something creative this fall!

August 6th, 2014

You do not need to be a Visual Communications student to enroll in these courses, but check the catalog for any course prerequisites. Enrollment is limited so that students may have maximum hands-on experience. For questions about these or other classes, contact Christine Linder at christine.linder@chemeketa.edu. See the schedule timetable for additional information on how to register.

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VC Instructor Bret Malley Publishes Photoshop Compositing Book

August 1st, 2014

Late June saw the release of full-time VC faculty member Bret Malley’s book Adobe Master Class: Advanced Compositing in Photoshop: Bringing the Impossible to Reality. The 360-page book is full of excellent compositing techniques, artist interviews, and artwork by Bret that include his toddle son performing amazing feats. Bret will also be a presenter at the PeachPit Press booth at Photoshop World in Las Vegas in September. Congratulations to Bret on publishing his first (and certainly not last) book!

Part-time Faculty Openings in Visual Communications

June 3rd, 2014

Wanted: Design Instructors

The Visual Communications program at Chemeketa Community College has a number of part-time faculty positions open for the 2014-2015 academic year. There are openings for a Graphic Design instructor, Web Design instructor, and Illustration instructor. Teaching opportunities range from a single-term class to full-year in-depth sequences. Either way, you get to work with amazingly talented students in a newly-remodeled space.

Interested? Apply online through the Chemeketa HR Web site.

Click through for more information on each opening…

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Photography: Forming Style & Starting a Business

April 19th, 2014

Join Angela Shae on Wednesday, April 23rd from 11:30am – 12:30pm in 4/278 for a Noodle Soup titled “Photography: Forming Style & Starting a Business”. Angela is a former student and currently a professional photographer.

Spring into Creativity with Courses from VC

March 11th, 2014

Photography, filmmaking, and graphic software headline the Visual Communications late afternoon, evening, and online classes this spring.

You do not need to be a VC program student to enroll in these courses, but some do have prerequisites.

All courses listed meet for the full eleven-week term. See the schedule timetable for additional information on how to register for these classes. For questions about these or other classes, contact Christine Linder at christine.linder@chemeketa.edu or 503.399.6473.

 

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