Cranbrook Educational Community

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Cranbrook Educational Community,

at Bloomfield Hills, Mich.; est. and endowed by George G. and Ellen Scripps Booth in 1927. It includes the Cranbrook Academy of Art, with graduate programs in fine arts and architecture and a noted art museum; Cranbrook Institute of Science, a natural history and science museum; Brookside Lower School (coeducational); Cranbrook Kingswood Middle School (combining Cranbrook School [1927] and Kingswood School [1931], with separate programs for boys and girls); and Cranbrook Kingswood Upper School (coeducational). Most of the buildings were designed by Eliel SaarinenSaarinen, Eliel
, 1873–1950, Finnish-American architect and city planner, resident of the United States after 1923. In Finland, Saarinen's most celebrated building was the railway station in Helsinki.
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. Many statues by Carl MillesMilles, Carl
, 1875–1955, Swedish-American sculptor, whose name originally was Carl Emil Wilhelm Anderson. Influenced by Rodin, he studied in Paris from 1897 until 1904, when he returned to Stockholm.
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 are also there. Saarinen's work has been partially restored and respectfully added to in an extensive building program begun in mid-1980s.
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SUSAN R.EWING (Miami University) was named permanently to the post of director of the Cranbrook Academy of Art. She had been interim since August 2018.
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Having graduated from the College of Fine Arts at Seoul National University in 1963, she resolved to continue her studies in the United States, where she pursued degrees at Michigan's Cranbrook Academy of Art and the Brooklyn Museum Art School before securing a teaching job at New Hampshire's Franklin Pierce University.
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She attended Cranbrook Kingswood for High School (on the campus of Cranbrook Academy of Art), where she experienced excellent ceramics instruction.
With little in their pockets beyond a small loan from the architect Eero Saarinen, the newly married couple arrived in Los Angeles in July 1941 in a black Ford convertible, having left their jobs and studies at Cranbrook Academy of Art near Detroit.
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Park, who has taught at Washington University and Dartmouth College, holds an MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art. Her most recent work explores the qualities of light and the spaces in between.
A few years later, she moved to Bloomfield Hills, Michigan where she entered graduated school at the Cranbrook Academy of Art. Having no experience as an art student; no critique time and not even an art history class to her name, Tremel hit the ground running with the help of her mentor and teacher Tony Hepburn.
An Assistant Professor of Architecture at the American University of Sharjah in the UAE, she also holds Masters in Architecture from the Cranbrook Academy of Art and a Bachelor's degree in Interior Design from the Auburn University College of Architecture, Design and Construction.
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