The Delaware College of Art and Design, Wilmington, Del., announced the following students from the area have earned an associate of fine arts degree in one of six degree programs offered at the school. The Class of 2009 is the largest to graduate with a total of 75 graduates.
Local graduates are: Erin Sweeney of Allentown (AFA in interior design), Dan Rios of Center Valley (AFA in photography), Katherine Colón of Effortt (AFA in interior design), and Austin Ansbro of Kintnersville (AFA in illustration).
The Delaware College of Art and Design is the result of a unique collaboration between Pratt Institute in New York and the Corcoran College of Art + Design in Washington, D.C., two of the country's oldest and finest art schools.
Upon receiving their AFA degree from DCAD, most graduates transfer to Pratt, the Corcoran or other institutions to complete a four-year degree,
while others enter the workforce to pursue career opportunities in the arts. For more information, visit www.dcad.edu.