California College of the Arts is a community of artists. We believe creative work can positively and powerfully affect society; in short, we make art that matters.
We push boundaries by creating bold and innovative solutions that bridge design and technology; and we reach outside our community to engage in learning practices from around the globe, sharing how we create, while simultaneously integrating this vast array of cultural practices in our own work.
An arts education has never been more relevant or more valuable. Today creative persons are recognized as necessary to help solve the world’s most pressing problems. And CCA students, alumni, and faculty are at the cutting edge of every creative field, working in industry and the community, and founding enterprises of their own.
We invite you to read select features that illustrate CCA's commitment to making art that matters. You'll be inspired. Our rich and vibrant community welcomes your contribution -- one that will shape and define what an arts education actually can be and what success truly means.
Make Art That Matters
Community. Diversity. Sustainability. Social justice. CCA’s foundation and inspiration. Our belief in a better world compels us to make art that matters.
At CCA we revere the traditional and revel in the experimental. No single discipline, practice, or ideal confines us. We are not afraid to push boundaries.
Creativity knows no country, no customs, no color. CCA excites and unites, across all borders. As our world becomes smaller, our sense of global engagement never stops expanding.
Bold & Innovative
A life in the arts is a unique experience. At CCA we share openly. We work tirelessly. We are artists and entrepreneurs, bold and innovative through and through.
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