Course Description
Technology for Artists:
Website Design and Portfolio Construction
Instructor: Megan Miller

A crash-course in website design and development, in which students will create a high-quality digital portfolio and learn hands-on technology skills. We will be working with the Adobe Creative Suite software, Dreamweaver and Photoshop, and affiliated technologies/softwares. Students will learn basic design and coding skills (HTML and CSS), trends and strategies in design and digital representation, and create their personal portfolio website. Aimed at students (undergraduate or graduate) in any visual, written, or performing arts, including photography, film, music, painting, creative writing, dance, drama, drawing, and computer arts.


About the Instructor
Megan Erin Miller is Communications Manager for the Stanford Institute for Creativity and the Arts (SiCa), a freelance web designer/developer, and an MFA candidate in Web Design / New Media at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco.

Megan designed and co-taught the inaugural TFA course in winter quarter 2009 (then known as Technology for Artists and Writers), which morphed into a four-day spring break intensive workshop in 2010. This year, the course has been listed in the Art and Art History Department, and pending its success, will hopefully become part of the curriculum for future years.


How to Apply
This course is no longer being offered.

If you are interested in this class, send me an email at so that I can notify you when and if the course if offered again. You could also write to the Stanford Department of Art & Art History to ask whether this course can be offered again this year.