Profiles of Schools/Colleges in Utah (UT) Offering Animation, Design, Gaming, and Media Related Programs

Top 10 Animation and Game Design Schools in the Southwest

Our 2013 list of the Top 10 Animation and Game Design Schools in the Southwest. We define the Southwest as Texas, Oklahoma, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, and Nevada.

For an explanation of ranking criteria, click here.

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We started publishing regional and national lists in 2012 in response to myriad emails from aspiring animators and game designers asking us what the best schools were in the US, a given State, or in a particular area of the country.

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Web Design Schools in Utah

October 16, 2012
Utah

A good website is an excellent marketing tool for businesses. Unlike other forms of marketing such as direct mail and television advertising, a website has the potential to reach millions (if not billions) of Internet users around the world, and fast. With a website in hand, any given business or organization can increase its chances of growing by more than 50 percent –according to many estimates.

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Studio Art Schools in Utah

October 16, 2012
Utah

Studio art is one of the most aggressive majors an art and design school can offer. Students have the opportunity to take some of the same courses featured in a general art degree program, with several noted differences. One of the biggest differences is studio art majors will spend a significant amount of time working in a studio setting rather than a classroom. They may also select one or more focus areas such as painting + drawing, illustration, ceramics, glass blowing, fiber, or photography. Some studio art programs also offer focus areas such as digital art, graphic design, and interior design.

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Photography Schools in Utah

October 16, 2012
Utah

The U.S. is home more than 50,000 salaried photographers. They work in the advertising field, publishing, fashion, photography studios, design firms, film studios, news, and more. These individuals use various techniques and equipment to capture images to use in ad campaigns, art galleries, films, installations, training materials, and more.

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Media Arts Schools in Utah

October 16, 2012
Utah

Radio broadcasting, film, and television production—these are just a few popular industries for aspiring media artists. In the State of Utah, media arts graduates eventually make their way to major cities such as Salt Lake City or West Valley City where film studios, creative agencies, and television studios embrace fresh talent. Just a few options include Penna Powers Brian Haynes (PPBH), Crowell Advertising, Riser Media, Avalanche Studios, KUTV, and West Valley College.

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Film Schools in Utah

October 15, 2012
Utah

Utah may be the nation’s 34th largest state, but it still has a hearty population of more than 2.8 million inhabitants. The Beehive State is also home to several places that offer plenty in the areas of art and culture and entertainment. For starters, the state is home to renowned art museums such as the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA), the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art Utah MOCA), and the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art at Utah State University.

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Drawing Schools in Utah

October 15, 2012
Utah

If you love to draw, but have no idea how to turn your passion into a career, you’re in luck. A successful career in drawing is more realistic now more than ever before, especially if you have real talent and the right training. We found a variety of schools that offer art and design programs in the State of Utah, and several offer solid programs for drawing (and illustration) majors. Before we discuss Utah’s best schools for drawing majors, take a look at the many career options for artists with a specialization in drawing:

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Utah

Visual communications artists use multiple art forms to convey messages and defined ideas. These talented individuals use illustration, graphic design, photography, multimedia, and drawing, painting and other elements of fine art to create materials for a variety of industries. Just a few include advertising, industrial design, interior design, book and magazine publishers,  museums, and more.

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Illustration Schools in Utah

September 18, 2012
Utah

Today’s illustrators have more career options than ever before. They can start a career in animation or gaming or they can study to work in the legal or medical fields. Just a few specific career options for illustrators include children’s book illustrator, advertising illustrator, video game illustrator, courtroom illustrator, storyboard artist, editorial illustrator, fashion illustrator, medical or technical illustrator, and fine artist.

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