CCA Events

Bring your portfolio and questions, meet with graduate faculty from CCA and more than 30 other art, design, and architecture schools.

November 23, 2013, 12:00–4:00 pm

Pratt Institute, Athletic Resource Center (ARC) on the Brooklyn Campus, 200 Willoughby Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11205

Hosted by Pratt Institute, the New York graduate portfolio day brings over 30 graduate programs to one location to meet prospective students. This event is a great opportunity for prospective MFA and MArch students in the New York area to get immediate feedback on their portfolios. In addition, students can learn more about the curriculum, faculty, application procedures, and other information from a number of schools across the country.

Please RSVP for this event by selecting Graduate National Portfolio Days on the Admissions Calendar.

Sponsored by Student Affairs

November 23, 2013 11:00 am–3:00 pm

Main walkway

More info: Grace Lee, glee@cca.edu

The public is invited to shop for one-of-a-kind, handmade, affordable gifts created by the CCA community: paintings, ornaments, cards, jewelry, ceramics, hand-blown glass, clothing, photography, textiles, and more.

Discover unique gifts, while you enjoy live jazz music and holiday treats.

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Registration begins October 28 and ends Monday, November 18, and is open to all CCA students, alumni, faculty, and staff.

Senior Exhibition — Jewelry/Metal Arts

November 19–23, 2013

College Avenue Galleries, Oakland Campus
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Reception: Wednesday, November 20, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

International Student Affairs and Programs

November 19–23, 2013

College Avenue Galleries, Oakland Campus
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Reception: Wednesday, November 20, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Free and open to the public

Join us during International Education Week (November 18-22) for an exhibition that features work by current international students and alumni of CCA’s study-abroad programs.

As artists, we see art and the processes behind it through our own points of view. Stepping into a new culture adds a layer of defining how one interacts in a new environment and may ultimately cause viewpoints to shift and transform.

Senior Exhibition — Jewelry/Metal Arts

November 19–23, 2013

College Avenue Galleries, Oakland Campus
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Reception: Wednesday, November 20, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Work from Jewelry/Metal Arts

November 19–23, 2013

College Avenue Galleries, Oakland Campus
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Reception: Wednesday, November 20, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Senior Exhibition — Painting/Drawing

November 18–23, 2013

Campus Center Galleries, San Francisco Campus
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Reception: Tuesday, November 19, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Group Exhibition

November 18–23, 2013

Campus Center Galleries, San Francisco Campus
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Reception: Tuesday, November 19, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Senior Exhibition — Painting/Drawing

November 18–23, 2013

Campus Center Galleries, San Francisco Campus
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Reception: Tuesday, November 19, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Senior Exhibition — Film

November 18–23, 2013

Campus Center Galleries, San Francisco Campus
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International Student Affairs and Programs

November 18–23, 2013

A2 Cafe, Oakland Campus
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Senior Exhibition — Printmaking

November 18–23, 2013

Isabelle Percy West Gallery, Oakland Campus
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Reception: Wednesday, November 20, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Sponsored by Student Affairs

November 4–29, 2013

SF and Oakland campuses

More info: Grace Lee, glee@cca.edu

Please donate your unwanted winter coats, hats, scarves, and blankets to the annual One Warm Coat winter-clothing drive.

Coats and jackets should be clean and gently used. All donated items will be given to local charities.

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Presented by the CCA Wattis Institute

September 10–December 14, 2013
Enrique Metinides, Mexico City, May 25, 1971; courtesy the artist and the Zabludowicz Collection

Wattis Institute, San Francisco Campus
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New location! 360 Kansas Street (between 16th and 17th Streets)
Reception: Tues., Sept. 10, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Gallery hours: Tues.-Fri., noon-7 p.m.; Sat., noon-5 p.m.; closed Sun. and Mon.
Info: 415.355.9673

City of Disappearances focuses on the city as material, site, and situation for the contemporary lived experience. It will feature works from two important collections: the Kadist Art Foundation (located in San Francisco and Paris) and the Zabludowicz Collection (located in London, New York, and Sarvisalo, Finland).

The show is curated by Joseph del Pesco, director of the Kadist Art Foundation and CCA Graduate Program in Curatorial Practice alum, and Elizabeth Neilson, director of the Zabludowicz Collection.

Featured Artists

Michel Auder
Slater Bradley
Martin Boyce
Philip-Lorca diCorcia
John Menick
Enrique Metinides
Yelena Popova
Amie Siegel
Kelley Walker

City of Disappearances involves three distinct but integrated elements: a solo display devoted to one artist from each collection, a new installation of works drawn from both collections, and a room in which artworks of different mediums are shown together.

From the Kadist Art Foundation there is Berlin Remake (2005) by the New York-based artist Amie Siegel; this two-channel work juxtaposes preexisting films of Berlin with contemporary footage of the same locations, presenting a ghostly portrait of a city that has been a prominent protagonist in world conflict.

From the Zabludowicz Collection comes a selection of hard-hitting reportage captured by Enrique Metinides, a Mexico City-based photographer, between 1949 and 1995.

The show will include a newly configured sculptural installation by the Scottish artist Martin Boyce; the work is appearing for the first time in San Francisco. Boyce references architectural and modernist design and materials to create environments that blend functionality and aesthetics, to uncanny effect.

There will be video, painting, and photography by Slater Bradley, Yelena Popova, and Kelley Walker from the Zabludowicz Collection and Michel Auder, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, and John Menick from the Kadist Art Foundation.

Visit wattis.org for current information concerning related programs and events.

City of Disappearances is supported by the Zabludowicz Collection and the Kadist Art Foundation.

Founding support for CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts programs has been provided by Phyllis C. Wattis and Judy & Bill Timken. Generous support provided by Grants for the Arts/San Francisco Hotel Tax Fund and the CCA Curator's Forum.