Instructors

Scott Hewicker | Painter's Studio

Scott Hewicker is an artist, writer and musician whose work explores the poetic connections of painting, perception and memory. He has a BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute and a MFA from Stanford University. 

He has exhibited his work at [2nd floor projects], NIAD, Ratio 3, Jack Hanley Gallery, Deitch Projects NY, Galleri Christina Wilson in Copenhagen, ICA Philadelphia and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. 

He currently teaches at CCA in the First Year Program and teaches private painting classes at Jean Henry School of Art. Hewicker is represented by Gallery 16 in San Francisco.

Carrie Hott | Explorations in Drawing

Carrie Hott is an interdisciplinary artist based in Oakland, California. Through her practice, she works to find origins, connect tangents, and locate invisible histories.

Her research interests include whales, artificial light, blackouts, lace, nets, tools, and the systems often employed to learn about our surroundings.

Carrie has taught Drawing in CCA's Pre-College program as well as High School Figure Drawing in our year-round extension classes.

BFA in painting with a minor in psychology from Arizona State University in 2003; MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute in 2007.

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Jim "Kett-Nerd" Kettner | Graphic Novel

 

Jim "Kett-Nerd" Kettner is a cartoonist and illustrator living and working in Portland, Oregon. His comics have been featured in Razorcake, SF Weekly, and the As You Were punk rock comics anthology.

His first graphic novel, Ink In Water (with writer Lacy Davis), is forthcoming from New Harbinger Press in 2017.

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Jaime Knight | Screen Printing

Jaime Knight is an interdisciplinary artist and educator with more than 17 years teaching experience. He works across media using printmaking, sculpture, drawing, performance and video to create individual works and large scale installation.

His work has been shown nationally and internationally and is in private and institutional collections. His most recent projects were  large scale sculpture and video installations at the ONE National Archive in Los Angeles, OUTsider festival in Austin, Texas and work at the Printed Matter Art Book Fair.

He is currently based in Oakland, California and teaches in the Print Program at the California College of the Arts.
 

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Phillip Maisel | Photography Intensive

Phillip Maisel is a two-time recipient of the Yefim Cherkis Scholarship for Photographic Excellence.

He has had solo exhibitions at Gregory Lind Gallery in San Francisco; Shulamit Nazarian in Los Angeles, and Document in Chicago.

His work has also been exhibited at the William Benton Museum in Connecticut; The University of New Mexico in Taos; and DeCordova Museum in Massachusetts. 

Reviews of his work have appeared in Lenscratch, Art Practical, Modern Painters, Fabrik, Square Cylinder, and New City Art, among others. Maisel has lectured at the San Francisco Art Institute, California College of the Arts, and the Nueva School.

He lives and works in San Francisco. He is represented by Gregory Lind Gallery in San Francisco and Document in Chicago.

BS, Psychology, McGill University, Montreal; MFA, CCA

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MEGAN McGAFFIGAN |Design With Metal

Megan is a metalsmith and artist currently working in the Portland Oregon metro area. She holds a BFA in Metalsmithing from Montana State University and an MFA from California College of the Arts in Jewelry/Metal Arts.

She is most known for her adornments in animal topics and examinations of human-animal relationships. Her work parallels her daily life: intertwined with animals, forged by process, full of beautiful objects, and often accompanied by photography.

Her most recent works are focused in the exploration of duality of place and longing which have been marked by her relocation from Montana to the Pacific Northwest. Her work has been exhibited nationally including Velvet da Vinci Gallery (San Francisco, CA), Society of Contemporary Craft (Pittsburg, PA), and the Racine Art Museum (Racine, WI).

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