Mason's School of Art and Design aims to reflect and inspire a creative society, improving the human condition while describing the world. Students are encouraged to see art both as individual expression and public interaction, celebrating historical reference, current relevance, experimentation, and emphasizing innovative ways of thinking to enhance the future of society. Mason School of Art and Design emphasizes cross-disciplinary research in what it facilitates, produces, and exhibits. The School engages an exceptional faculty of practicing artists, visiting artist programs, and a diverse student body. Artistic skills and principles of creative practice in all visual media are grounded in a forward-thinking, adaptive curriculum. The School of Art and Design educates students to be responsible contributors to society, preparing them to be agents of change in an increasingly connected, complex world. Learn more about Mason School of Art and Design at the website: https://art.gmu.edu.