Posted on Monday, April 22, 2013 by Brenda Tucker
Chris Sollars, SUV Rub, 2008
Posted on Thursday, August 11, 2011 by Clay Walsh
Join or create a student group or organization today!
What do CCA students do when they’re not studying, making, designing, building, creating, or writing? Well, a variety of things of course, including growing a number of CCA student groups and organizations that provide ample opportunities for students to engage in student body planning or socialize, or both.
Depending on your interest and commitment, chances are good there’s a student organization or group that’s right for you.Read the rest
Posted on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 by Lindsey Westbrook
Model Making (The Architecture Brief Series)
Princeton Architectural Press, 2011
Paperback, 160 pages, $24.95
Megan Werner (Interior Design faculty) is the founder of zDp Models, a San Francisco-based model-making firm. Her client list includes Microsoft, SOM, Renzo Piano, Gensler, IDEO, and Stanford University. Here she presents the nuts and bolts of model making in the latest addition to Princeton Architectural Press's Architecture Briefs series. In 33 "concept blocks" she explores a wide range of possible types, including laser-scored acrylic models, basswood topography models, acid-etched metal blocks, peeled paper blocks, D-print models, cement pour blocks, and many more. Model Making includes handy appendices on materials, tools, tips, and techniques, as well as a glossary of design concepts.Read the rest
Posted on Thursday, April 21, 2011 by Jim Norrena
Happy Earth Day, CCA!
California College of the Arts is one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in the United States and Canada, according to The Princeton Review, an education service that helps students select and apply to colleges. CCA's inclusion in The Princeton Review’s Guide to 311 Green Colleges: 2011 Edition reinforces the college's reputation as an exemplary institution of higher education committed to sustainability.Read the rest
Posted on Thursday, March 24, 2011 by Marion Anthonisen
You may remember first-year Tania Butterworth from our interview last fall, when we discussed adventurous artmaking, sources of inspiration, baked goods and, of course, the Skymall catalog.
Tania’s back on the blog this week, and we’ve got some of her artwork this time! This is a light installation Tania made in Sculpture 1.Read the rest
Posted on Thursday, January 6, 2011 by Marion Anthonisen
credit: Sarah McGee
Happy New Year!
Here at CCA, applications for the fall semester are pouring in, and we're already feeling good vibes from our prospective entering class. Keep it comin'! In the meantime, here's another great first-year for you to meet. Jake Hicks is about to begin his second semester at CCA.
Hey, Jake! Where are you from? How was the move?Read the rest
Posted on Thursday, December 16, 2010 by Marion Anthonisen
Hey all! It’s finals week here at CCA and lots of great projects have been rapidly multiplying in our campus studios. Students in Intro to Ceramics (taught by ceramicist and CCA professor Nancy Selvin) just finished fine-tuning a still life series, and I thought I'd share a slice of this with you before we leave for the holidays.Read the rest
Posted on Tuesday, November 2, 2010 by Clay Walsh
About the R.A.W. Photo Contest WinnersRead the rest
Posted on Tuesday, October 12, 2010 by Marion Anthonisen
Hello from Seattle! I'm up north this week meeting with awesome prospective CCA students and the high school art teachers who love them. It's only fitting that I post this great interview with Tania Butterworth, a first-year student from the Emerald City.
You've only just moved here! First impressions of CCA and the Bay?Read the rest
Posted on Thursday, August 26, 2010 by Clay Walsh
Break out your digital camera for CCA’s inaugural R.A.W. (Real Artists at Work) Photo competition—the college’s newest juried student competition that awards a $100 cash prize to each winner!
Students enter the competition by submitting their digital photographs online. Each image should offer an artistic, original perspective and follow the designated theme.
This year’s theme: Life within CCA’s residence halls.
That’s right—here’s your chance to show others in the community what CCA’s on-campus residential life looks like, as well as turn fellow hall residents into stars!
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