CCA Events

Presented by Career Development

Friday, February 28, 12:00–4:00 pm

Helzel Boardroom & East 2

For more information, contact Stephanie Smith

Drop-in for portfolio reviews with employers, CCA alumni, and Career Development. Whether your portfolio is in progress or completed, get valuable feedback so you can present your strongest work at Expo 2014.

RSVP for all upcoming Expo Prep workshops

Presented by Student Affairs

Thursday, February 27, 3:00–4:00 pm

Main Building E3 (conference room)
Open to current CCA students only
More info: kbryant2@cca.edu

The Office of Student Affairs invites International students who are graduating this spring to attend this workshop. We will discuss applying for OPT and beginning the job-search process.

Wednesday, February 26, 7:00–9:00 pm

Wattis Institute, San Francisco Campus
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The Perry Family Event Center (350 Kansas Street)
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The pioneering MBA in Design Strategy program at California College of the Arts cultivates design-led leaders and innovators. 

This launch party celebrates the DMBA community -- and the real moments of impact students and alumni are making in their organizations, communities, and the world. 

Author Lisa Kay Solomon Moments of Impact: How to Design Strategic Conversations that Accelerate Change (Simon & Schuster, 2014) has been teaching Innovation Studio (part of the DMBA core curriculum) for the past four years.

Learn more and purchase a copy »

Come celebrate with us!

 

 

Presented by the Furniture Program

Wednesday, February 26, 7:00 pm

Timken Lecture Hall, San Francisco Campus
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Free and open to the public
More info: Vikki Del Rosario, vdelrosario@cca.edu

Katie Hudnall has been in many publications and exhibitions, including Fine Woodworking’s Design Book Eight, Lark Books’ 500 Cabinets, the Society for Contemporary Craft’s Transformation 7: Raphael Prize Finalist Exhibition, Studio Furniture: The Next Generation, and Crafting A Continuum: Rethinking Contemporary Craft.

In 2007, Hudnall was awarded a Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Professional Fellowship, was the first Windgate Wood Resident at the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2009, and was an artist in residence at Anderson Ranch Art Center in Snowmass, Colorado, in 2010.

She is currently an assistant professor of Furniture Design at Herron School of Art & Design in Indianapolis.

Katie Hudnall received her BFA from the Corcoran College of Art and Design and her MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Presented by the Graduate Program in Visual and Critical Studies

Tuesday, February 25, 7:00 pm
[photo: Jennifer Pritheeva Samuel]

Timken Lecture Hall, San Francisco Campus
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Free and open to the public
More info: kangelo@cca.edu, 415.551.9251

Deborah Willis, PhD, is professor and chair of the Department of Photography & Imaging at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. (She's also affiliated with the College of Arts and Sciences, Africana Studies.)

She was a 2005 Guggenheim Fellow and Fletcher Fellow and a 2000 MacArthur Fellow as well as the 1996 recipient of the Anonymous Was a Woman Foundation award.

She has pursued a dual professional career as an art photographer and as one of the nation’s leading historians of African American photography and curator of African American culture.

Willis has just received the honored educator award at the Society for Photographic Education.
 

Presented by Career Development

Tuesday, February 25, 12:30–1:30 pm

A2 Cafe, Oakland Campus
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More info: Stephanie Smith

Join Career Development in welcoming TaylorBlue Design to the Oakland campus for informal information tabling. Come learn about open opportunities and internships!

About TaylorBlue Design

TaylorBlue Design has been a wholesale interior furnishings showroom which has sold to the design trade for over 30 years. They represent a wide range of high end, home furnishing manufacturers, including Sherrill, Hickory White, Lillian August, John Richard, and Artistica.

Senior Exhibition — Photography

February 25–March 1

College Avenue Galleries, Oakland Campus
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Reception: Wednesday, February 26, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Senior Exhibition — Individualized Major

February 25–March 1

College Avenue Galleries, Oakland Campus
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Reception: Wednesday, February 26, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Senior Exhibition — Printmaking

February 25–March 1

College Avenue Galleries, Oakland Campus
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Reception: Wednesday, February 26, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Senior Exhibition — Textiles

February 25–March 1
Tiana Landworth

College Avenue Galleries, Oakland Campus
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Reception: Wednesday, February 26, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Presented by Career Development

Tuesday, February 25, 11:00 am–12:00 pm

Nave, San Francisco Campus
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Front of Nave (at main information desk)

More info: Stephanie Smith or 415.703.9596

Join Career Development in welcoming Sotheby's Institute of Art for an information table in the Nave!

(Note: This event is geared toward graduate-study programs.)

About Sotheby's Institute of Art

For more than 40 years, Sotheby's Institute of Art has been preparing students for careers in the international art world. The Institute combines a unique object-based approach to works of art and art history with study of the international markets and their practices.

Architecture Lecture Series

Monday, February 24, 7:00 pm

Timken Lecture Hall, San Francisco Campus
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Free and open to the public
Info: 415.703.9562 or architecture@cca.edu

Aaron Betsky is a critic, curator, educator, lecturer, and writer on architecture and design, who since 2006 has been the director of the Cincinnati Art Museum. He was director of the 11th Venice Biennale of Architecture in 2008.

From 2001 to 2006 he served as director of the Netherlands Architecture Institute in Rotterdam. From 1995 to 2001, he was the curator of architecture, design, and digital projects at SFMOMA.

He taught at Cal Poly Pomona and the University of Cincinnati from 1983 to 1985 and has worked as a designer for Frank Gehry and Hodgetts & Fung.

Betsky has written monographs on the work of numerous late-20th-century architects, including I.M. Pei, UN Studio, Koning Eizenberg Architecture, Inc., Zaha Hadid and MVRDV, as well as treatises on aesthetics, psychology and human sexuality as they pertain to aspects of architecture.

He is one of the main contributors to a spatial interpretation of queer theory.

In his CCA lecture he will discuss the major contributions queer men and women have made to our designed environment: through "queering" of forgotten or unformed spaces within the city, creating alternative social frameworks, perverting design styles, and creating an intermediary between interior design and architecture.

The 2013-14 Architecture Lecture Series is funded by Grants for the Arts/San Francisco Hotel Tax Fund; Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP; Jensen Architects; John Marx / Form4; Kava Massih Architects; McCall Design Group; Perkins+Will; Pfau Long Architecture; SmithGroupJJR; BraytonHughes Design Studios; Cary Bernstein Architect; Harley Ellis Devereaux; Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects; Levy Design Partners; Stanley Saitowitz | Natoma Architects Inc.; Andrea Cochran Landscape Architecture; ARCH Art & Drafting Supply; Blasen Landscape Architecture; David Gissen and Rachel Schreiber; Donald MacDonald, Architects; Gregory Andreas & Judith Rosenberg; Johanna Spilman; TANNERHECHT Architecture; and Group i.

Presented by Career Development and Adobe Student Representatives

Monday, February 24, 3:30–5:00 pm

Graduate Center, San Francisco Campus
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More info: Stephanie Smith

Whether you are currently looking for a job or internship, or preparing for the upcoming Career Expo, having a résumé that is clearly written and well-designed can help you land the position.

Come join Career Development and Adobe Student Representatives for a group résumé building workshop that will help get your résumé polished and professional.

RSVP required, please email careers@cca.edu with your name, year, and current skill level with Adobe Indesign.

Presented by the Office of Special Programs

Monday, February 24, 3:15–3:45 pm

Graduate Center, San Francisco Campus
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Room GC3
Open to current CCA students only
More info: Carol Pitts, cpitts@cca.edu

Having reclaimed its status as Germany’s capital after reunification, Berlin has become one of the most innovative and cutting-edge centers for contemporary art, design, and exhibition practice.

International artists continue to be drawn to the city’s relatively low cost of living and high concentration of galleries and alternative spaces.

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Senior Exhibition — Printmaking

February 24–March 1

Isabelle Percy West Gallery, Oakland Campus
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Reception: Wednesday, February 26, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Senior Exhibition — Individualized Major

February 24–March 1

Campus Center Galleries, San Francisco Campus
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Reception: Tuesday, February 25, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Senior Exhibition — Painting/Drawing

February 24–March 1

Campus Center Galleries, San Francisco Campus
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Reception: Tuesday, February 25, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Senior Exhibition — Painting/Drawing

February 24–March 1

Campus Center Galleries, San Francisco Campus
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Reception: Tuesday, February 25, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Presented by the First Year Program

February 24–28

Tecoah Bruce Gallery at the Oliver Art Center, Oakland Campus
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Reception: Wednesday, February 26, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Free and open to the public
Gallery hours
: Mon.–Fri., 8:30 a.m.–noon and 1–4:30 p.m. (closed Wednesday mornings)
More info: Email firstyear@cca.edu or call 510.594.3642

Risky Business is a thematic show of works by CCA art, design, and architecture students in their first year of undergraduate study.

The exhibition is juried by students in CCA’s Graduate Program in Curatorial Practice and is intended to engage and challenge first-year students in presenting their work to the public.

Come see what ideas and issues are central to CCA’s newest makers.

Sunday, February 23, 1:00–4:00 pm

Graduate Studios: 184 Hooper Street (between 7th and 8th Streets)
Free and open to the public

CCA graduate students in Fine Arts open their studios to the public. Maps of students' studios will be available at each building entrance.

See images from 2013 Open Studios >>

Presented by the Interaction Design Program

Friday, February 21, 7:00–8:30 pm

Timken Lecture Hall, San Francisco Campus
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Reception: 6:30-7 p.m. Timken reception area
Free and open to the public
More info: Alex Vikmanis, avikmanis@cca.edu

David Sherwin is a principal designer at frog, a global innovation firm, where he helps to guide the research, strategy, and design of novel products and services for some of today's leading companies.

Over the past 17 years, his clients have included AT&T, Cingular Wireless, Girl Effect, Holland America Line, Onyx, Microsoft, Samsung, Toshiba, and many others.

Sherwin is the author of Creative Workshop: 80 Challenges to Sharpen Your Design Skills (HOW Books), which is used by tens of thousands of designers worldwide and has been translated into traditional and mainland Chinese.

He also authored Success by Design: The Essential Business Reference for Designers in 2012.

Sherwin is an active speaker and teacher, and has taught workshops on brainstorming and creativity internationally at conferences such as SxSW, Interaction, and HOW Design Live as well as at colleges and universities such as Savannah College of Art and Design, University of Washington, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, and Carnegie Mellon University.

His writing has appeared in A List Apart, TheAtlantic.com/Life, PSFK.com, Design Mind, HOW, and other periodicals.

Sherwin maintains a blog on the business and process of design, called ChangeOrder. He lives in Oakland, California, with his wife, the poet and teacher Mary Paynter Sherwin.

Presented as part of the Writers Series (MFA Program in Writing)

Friday, February 21, 4:30 pm

Writers’ Studio, San Francisco Campus
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195 De Haro at 15th Street
Free and open to the public

More info: David Morini, dmorini@cca.edu or 415.551.9237

Max Posner’s plays include The Thing About Air Travel, The Famished, Gun Logistics, Snore (and other sorts of breathing), and Judy.

His plays have been staged and developed at Playwrights Horizons, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Page 73, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Soho Rep, Clubbed Thumb, The Hangar Theatre, Curious Theatre Company, and Production Workshop.

Posner was the 2012 P73 Playwriting Fellow, a 2013 MacDowell Colony Fellow, and is an alum of the Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab.

He received the Weston Award for playwriting and the Heideman Award from Actor's Theatre of Louisville.

Posner is currently a member of Ars Nova's Playgroup and is working on a commission for South Coast Rep. He has led playwriting workshops with inmates in Rhode Island, high schoolers in Nebraska, elementary schoolers in Hell's Kitchen, and youth in Kenya's Kibera slum.

He is a graduate of Brown University and is a Lila Acheson Wallace fellow at The Juilliard School.

Max was born and raised in Denver and lives in Brooklyn.

Following the reading, you are invited to stay for a reading by MFA Program in Writing students who will share their work from 6 to 9 p.m.

Presented by Career Development

Friday, February 21, 1:00–3:00 pm

Room East 2

More info: Stephanie Smith

Join Career Development for a workshop that delves into the world of career fairs to help you succeed and at Career Expo 2014.

From research tips to formulating your "ex" pitch (experience, expertise, and excellence), we'll ensure you make a great first impression!

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Presented by the Office of Special Programs

Thursday, February 20, 11:15–11:45 am

Nave, San Francisco Campus
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More info: Carol Pitts, cpitts@cca.edu

This three-week intensive course divides its time between the two magnificent jewels in Spain's crown: Madrid and Barcelona.

In addition to visiting numerous museums, monuments, cathedrals, and other sites of interest, participants explore the daily life and activities of these two remarkable cities while developing a rich travelog, compiling drawings, painted studies, text, and photographs to be used as source material for more fully developed stories and imagery.

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Photography Lecture Series

Thursday, February 20, 11:00 am–12:00 pm
"Ghost Light," 2013

Ralls 202
Free and open to the public

Tammy Rae Carland is a professor at California College of the Arts, where she chairs the Photography Program. Her lecture will focus on work she produced while on sabbatical last year, including her current solo show Live from Somewhere at the Jessica Silverman Gallery in San Francisco, on view through March 1.

Carland’s work explores issues of marginalization, performance, comedy, and archives of affect. She primarily works in photography, experimental video, and interdisciplinary materials.

She has exhibited and screened her work internationally and most recently was included in the 12th Istanbul Biennale; Seeing Gertrude Stein at the Contemporary Jewish Museum; Bay Area Now 6 at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts; and Alien She at the Miller Gallery at Carnegie Mellon University.

In the 1990s Carland produced a series of influential fanzines, including I (heart) Amy Carter, and from 1997-2004 she founded and ran Mr. Lady Records and Videos, an independent, queer, feminist record label and video-art distribution company.

She earned her BA from the Evergreen State College in Olympia Washington, her MFA from UC Irvine, and she also attended the Whitney Independent Study Program in New York.

 

Sponsored by Visual Studies

Wednesday, February 19, 8:00–10:00 pm

Timken Lecture Hall, San Francisco Campus
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Free and open to the public
1111 Eighth Street (between Hooper & Irwin Streets)
More info: kfiss@cca.edu

Featuring director/activist Dagmar Schultz with special guests: writer Jewelle Gomez, CCA Film visiting artist Pratibha Parmar, DRAGA Design founder JB, and Gerlind Institute for Cultural Studies Director Dr. Marion Gerlind

Join us for a screening of Audre Lorde -- The Berlin Years 1984-1992 on the occasion of Audre Lorde’s 80th birthday!

Director and producer Dagmar Schultz has shown us the private Audre Lorde as well as the poet and the pragmatic activist, always engaging, always seeking out the truth. The film explores an untold chapter of Lorde’s life, a period in which she helped ignite the Afro-German Movement and made lasting contributions to the German political and cultural scene before and after the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Lorde encouraged Black German women to write and publish as a way of asserting their identities, rights, and culture in a society that isolated and silenced them, while she challenged white German women to acknowledge and constructively use their white privilege.

With testimony from Lorde’s colleagues, students, and friends, this film documents Lorde’s lasting legacy.

Schultz first met Lorde at the Women’s World Conference in Copenhagen in 1980. She arranged for Lorde to be invited as a guest professor at the John F. Kennedy Institute of North American Studies at the Free
University of Berlin in 1984. As director of publishing house Orlanda Frauenverlag, Schultz edited Macht und Sinnlichkeit: selected texts by Audre Lorde and Adrienne Rich. (Orlanda published further works by Lorde including a bilingual edition of 42 poems Lorde selected during her last summer in Berlin.)

 

In addition to CCA, this event is cosponsored by DRAGA design, Spectrum Queer Media, and The SF Women’s Building

Presented by Career Development

Wednesday, February 19, 5:00–7:30 pm

Florence and Leo B. Helzel Boardroom, San Francisco Campus
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Note: the second half of this program will take place in the Timken Lecture Hall from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Please join Career Development for Res/Art, a two-part program on residencies that focuses on how to find, fund and fulfill these opportunities. 

The event begins with a workshop on fundraising, grant writing and research with Laura Schadler (MFAW '07) and Beatrice Thomas of the San Francisco Arts Commission

Following, there will be a presentation from local residency Directors: Drew Bennett of Facebook, Allyson Feeney of Project 387, Carrie Hott of Kala and Brian Karl of the Headlands Center for the Arts

Open to Fine Arts and Writing graduates & undergraduates

Space is limited, please RSVP to careers@cca.edu.

Presented by the Office of Special Programs

Wednesday, February 19, 11:15–11:45 am

B Building, Room 5
More info: Carol Pitts, cpitts@cca.edu 

Alternative info session with Lauren Elder: Tues., Feb. 18, 3:15-3:45 p.m.
San Francisco campus, West 1

This three-week intensive immerses students in the nature and culture of Ecuador, the first country to have adopted “rights for nature” in its national constitution.

In an area where ecotourism is giving rise to new economic prospects and challenges for village life, the course explores the relationship of community art and design to the natural environment.

The host, Larissa Marangoni, is an internationally known sculptor who has been organizing artist residencies in the coastal communities since 2007 through Franja Arte-Comunidad, the cultural arm of Aprofe, a distinguished public health provider.

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Hosted by the Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts

Tuesday, February 18, 8:00–11:45 pm

350 Kansas Street, San Francisco Campus
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The Perry Family Event Center (350 Kansas Street)
Free and open to the public

More info: wattis.org

Capp Street Project is turning 30, and the Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts is celebrating by throwing a blowout birthday party with drinks, dancing, and 30 piñatas.

Founded in San Francisco in 1983 by Ann Hatch, Capp Street Project was the first visual arts residency in the United States dedicated solely to the creation and presentation of new art installations.

Since its inception, Capp Street Project has given more than 100 local, national, and international artists the opportunity to create new work through its residency and exhibition programs.

CCA alumna Erica “Wanna Hang Out?” Johnson (Printmaking 2003) will kick off the evening with an all-vinyl set of soul 45s, big-hair girl groups, proto-punk garage, and guilty-pleasure ’80s pop.

Leah Rosenberg (MFA 2008), pastry chef for SFMOMA’s fifth-floor Blue Bottle Café, together with the collective Will Brown, which includes David Kasprzak (MA Curatorial Practice 2011) and Lindsey White (MFA 2007), will produce custom works commemorating the celebration.

Capp Street alumni and local artists have been invited to design the 30 custom piñatas. Fabricated by traditional piñata makers, they are designed by Capp Street alumni and other local artists, including Abraham Cruzvillegas, Jeremy Deller, Kota Ezawa, Jonn Herschend, Chris Johanson, Tony Labat, Tim Lee, Byron Peters, Stephanie Syjuco, Cassie Thornton, and Shirley Tse.

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 Curator’s Forum.

 

 

Graduate Studies Lecture Series

Tuesday, February 18, 7:00 pm

Timken Lecture Hall, San Francisco Campus
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Dario Robleto offers a new multimedia artist talk investigating whether the continuity of love and memory -- over vast reaches of time and space -- is truly possible. He will use as a key example his research around the Golden Record, a 12-inch phonograph record carried by the Voyager I space probe.

Hailed by many as the greatest DJ mix tape ever made, it entered Robleto’s orbit in 1980, three years after Voyager’s launch, when NASA celebrated the probe’s first encounter with Saturn. It has indelibly impacted his practice as an artist, researcher, archivist, and storyteller, and in this talk he will share stories, sounds, and images related to it.

Dario Robleto is a conceptual artist who lives and works in Houston. Using everyday (and often unlikely) media, from bones to geode crystals, Robleto weaves historical artifacts together with contemporary culture to create objects that comment on love, death, spirituality, and healing.

Robleto has shown widely in the United States and is currently in residence at Headlands Center for the Arts in Sausalito, California.

Presented by the Graduate Program in Fine Arts

Cosponsored by Headlands Center for the Arts

About the 2013-14 Graduate Studies Lecture Series

Each lecture is premised on the notion of "signal years." Each invited speaker will address a year of significance in his or her field or practice and link it to related transformations in the broader realms of politics and culture.

Charting a fascinating chronology over a wide range of disciplines, the series takes a close look at past moments that continue to resonate today.

Generous support for CCA public programs in San Francisco has been provided by Grants for the Arts/San Francisco Hotel Tax Fund.

Presented by the Office of Special Programs

Tuesday, February 18, 3:15–3:45 pm

Graduate Center, San Francisco Campus
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Room West 1
More info: Carol Pitts, cpitts@cca.edu

Alternative info session with Lauren Elder: Wed., Feb. 19, 11:15-11:45 a.m.
Oakland campus, B Building, Room 5

This three-week intensive immerses students in the nature and culture of Ecuador, the first country to have adopted “rights for nature” in its national constitution.

In an area where ecotourism is giving rise to new economic prospects and challenges for village life, the course explores the relationship of community art and design to the natural environment.

The host, Larissa Marangoni, is an internationally known sculptor who has been organizing artist residencies in the coastal communities since 2007 through Franja Arte-Comunidad, the cultural arm of Aprofe, a distinguished public health provider.

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Presented by the Office of Special Programs

Tuesday, February 18, 3:15–3:45 pm

Graduate Center, San Francisco Campus
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Room West 1
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Alternative info session with Lauren Elder: Wed., Feb. 19, 11:15-11:45 a.m.
Oakland campus, B5

This three-week intensive immerses students in the nature and culture of Ecuador, the first country to have adopted “rights for nature” in its national constitution. The class begins in the vibrant city of Guayaquil; moves to the artist-run residency, La Factoria; and ends in the fishing village of Puerto El Morro.

Interacting with local residents, students create projects that reflect their particular interests. All disciplines are welcome, although it may be especially relevant for Architecture, Fashion Design, Furniture, Sculpture, and Film students. Fine artists and writers will also find ample opportunities to stretch their talents. 

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Textiles Lecture Series

Tuesday, February 18, 3:00–4:00 pm

Textiles Department
More info: dvaloma@cca.edu
 

Kate Nartker (MFA 2012) works between animation and textiles to disassemble images, narrative, and material structures. She is a lecturer in the Art Department at San Francisco State University. Nartker is represented by Jack Fischer Gallery.

 

 

Devon Matlock, Olivia Shih and Hsia Ai Wang

February 18–22

College Avenue Galleries, Oakland Campus
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White is often a color of purity, cleanliness, and tranquility. White also causes unseen damage, both physical and psychological, with its ability to erase, sanitize, and idealize. This metal-based show seeks to expose the aftermath of white. 

 

Reception: Wednesday, February 19, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Olivia Krause, Caroline Weaver, Eva Gibeau and Sahara Johnson

February 18–22

College Avenue Galleries, Oakland Campus
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A group of people constructing themselves as art makers through the reflection of personal and social space and an exploration of materials.

Reception: Wednesday, February 19, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Presented by Career Development

Tuesday, February 18, 11:00 am–12:00 pm

Nave, San Francisco Campus
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Please join Career Development in welcoming BountyHunter to CCA for informal information tabling.

Ponoko will also be present with an information table.
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About BountyHunter

BountyHunter is a contest platform for launching creative talent.

Presented by Career Development

Tuesday, February 18, 11:00 am–12:00 pm

Nave, San Francisco Campus
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Join Career Development in welcoming Ponoko to CCA for information tabling! Ponoko will be informally recruiting for jobs and internships.

BountyHunter will also be present with an information table.
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About Ponoko

Ponoko - the first for designers to make and sell their products online. 100,000 designers. 250,000 products made. We enable designers to make a living from their product creativity.

 

Presented by the Office of Special Programs

Monday, February 17, 7:15–7:45 pm

East 2
More info: Carol Pitts, 510.594.3732, cpitts@cca.edu

Join instructors Leonardo Zylberberg and Katherine Rinne for the following two information sessions:

Argentine Andean Frontiers

This unique studio explores the relationship of architecture and geography through the proposals of imaginary interventions in some of the most extraordinary landscapes in South America.

Addressing landscape, ecology, and culture, the studio is open to students from disciplines other than architecture who are interested in land art, film, photography, etc.

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Seeing Rome:
An Architecture & Interiors Summer Studio

Seeing Rome with Katherine Rinne uses the weight of Rome's history as an exhilarating urban laboratory for extracting relevant lessons in design innovation and resilience. Open to all disciplines.

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Group Exhibition

February 17–March 1

A2 Cafe, Oakland Campus
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Presented by the Office of Special Programs

Monday, February 17, 11:15–11:45 am

Graduate Center, San Francisco Campus
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Graduate Center, Room GC7
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Open to current CCA students only
More info: Carol Pitts, cpitts@cca.edu

Commencing with immersive studio fieldwork in the mythic Scottish Highlands and shifting into a multifaceted engagement with the contemporary art world in London, this program offers a blend of studio and professional practice.

The course allows students time to form a sophisticated relationship with the landscape through 10 days of travel in the majestic Scottish Highlands, focusing on research, gathering of material for future works, and the intuitive and immersive facets of making.

Moving on to the vibrant city of London, students are able to consider the end goals and public life of their potential works within the contemporary art/design world.

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Senior Exhibition — Painting/Drawing

February 17–22

Campus Center Galleries, San Francisco Campus
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Reception: Tuesday, February 18, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Senior Exhibition — Painting/Drawing

February 17–22

Campus Center Galleries, San Francisco Campus
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Reception: Tuesday, February 18, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Presented by International Student Affairs & Programs

February 17–22

Campus Center Galleries, San Francisco Campus
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Reception: Tues,, Feb. 18, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Free and open to the public
Hours: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
Info: isap@cca.edu or cca.edu/students/isap

Please join us for the spring 2014 International Student Exhibition that celebrates the art and experiences of our current international students as well as those CCA students who have studied abroad on exchange during the fall 2013 semester.

 

Presented by Student Affairs Office

Monday, February 17, 11:00 am–12:00 pm

Oiver Art Center
More info: Joyna Heinz, jheinz@cca.edu

Alternative session (same day): 3-4 p.m., same location

Interested in learning more about CCA's options for studying abroad?

Learn about the options you have as a CCA student to study abroad (internationally and within the US).

The International Student Affairs and Programs (ISAP) Office will offer tabling sessions during the last two weeks of February at the SF campus (and by the A2 Café on the Oakland campus), so come by and pick up a starter packet to explore how studying abroad can enhance your college experience! 

Fall 2014 study abroad application deadline: Saturday, March 1 (applications accepted up to Monday, March 3.)

Additional Info Tabling Sessions

Tuesday, February 18: 11 a.m.-noon; 3-4 p.m. (same location as above)

Monday, February 24: 11 a.m.-noon; 3-4 p.m. (A2 Café)
Wednesday, February 26: 11 a.m.-noon; 3-4 p.m. (A2 Café)

Presented by Student Affairs Office

Monday, February 17, 11:00 am–12:00 pm

Nave, San Francisco Campus
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Main Entrance (information desk)
More info: Joyna Heinz, jheinz@cca.edu

Alternative session (same day): 3-4 p.m., same location

Interested in learning more about CCA's options for studying abroad?

Learn about the options you have as a CCA student to study abroad (internationally and within the US).

The International Student Affairs and Programs (ISAP) Office will offer tabling sessions during the last two weeks of February at the SF campus (and by the A2 Café on the Oakland campus), so come by and pick up a starter packet to explore how studying abroad can enhance your college experience! 

Fall 2014 study abroad application deadline: Saturday, March 1 (applications accepted up to Monday, March 3.)

 

Additional Info Tabling Sessions

(same location as above):

Wednesday, February 19: 11 a.m.-noon; 3-4 p.m.
Wednesday, February 25: 11 a.m.-noon; 3-4 p.m.

Molly Atkinson, Andie Bustillos, Dierdre Cook, Brianna Tadeo and Zoe Kravitz

February 17–22

Isabelle Percy West Gallery, Oakland Campus
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Reception: Wednesday, February 19, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Big Picture is an exhibition of work by female photographers, Molly Atkinson, Dierdre Cook, Brianna Tadeo and Zoe Kravitz, exploring the idea of a big picture both literally and metaphorically through painting and photography.

Hosted by the Office of Enrollment Services

Saturday, February 15, 11:00 am–3:00 pm
Note: This event is for prospective undergraduate students only.
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Are you the kind of person who simply cannot wait? Do you want to submit your application and find out immediately if you're admitted?

Well, California College of the Arts has just the event for you!

Join CCA enrollment staff as we host our annual undergraduate Admit on the Spot Day on our San Francisco campus. Enrollment counselors will review your completed application at the event for an admission decision as well as merit scholarship consideration.

Hear a presentation based on faculty and student work, while you await a decision.

We will also discuss the admission and financial aid processes.

Campus tours begin at 11 a.m., with the admissions event starting at 11:30 a.m.

What to Bring

All students are required to bring a completed application. A complete application includes the following:

  • your application form (including a $60 fee)
  • essay
  • transcripts for all institutions attended (unofficial transcripts will be accepted)
  • two letters of recommendation
  • portfolio

See application process for additional information, including all requirements and forms.

Please make checks payable to California College of the Arts.

Applicants are encouraged to return to their online application and print a copy of their application form to take with them to the event.

If you have submitted other application documents prior to the event, you are encouraged to take copies of those as well.

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Presented by Career Development

Friday, February 14, 12:00–4:00 pm

A2 Café (San Francisco and Oakland campuses)

More information: Stephanie Smith

Drop in for a résumé review and chocolate this Valentine’s Day with Career Development as we begin our series of Expo Prep workshops! Individual coaching will take place on both campuses to ensure your résumé is clean, concise, and best represents you.

This event coincides with The Well-Done Résumé: Recipes for Success, an exhibition at the Oakland A2 Café that runs February 3-15.

RSVP for all upcoming Expo Prep workshops »

Photography Lecture Series

Friday, February 14, 11:00 am–12:00 pm

Ralls Painting Studio
Free and open to the public
More info: Josef jacques, jjacques@cca.edu, 510.594.3718

Stanya Kahn is an interdisciplinary artist who works primarily in video, with a practice that includes sound design, drawing, writing, and performance. Her work engages with strategies of communication, the body in the world, affective power, and the making, use, and abuse of meaning.

Humor, pathos, and the uncanny emerge as central modes in a hybrid media practice that seeks to rework relationships between fiction and document, the real and the hyper-real, narrative time and the synchronic time of impulse.

Words, actions, geographies, people, and ideas seek out agency in moving pictures, drawings, texts, and installations. In a long-term investigation of how rhetoric gains and loses power -- whether in the name of politics or pleasure, consumption, or self-reflection -- Kahn’s projects often situate language in the foreground of works that are dialectically driven by the demands of the body.

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Four by Four Lecture Series: Art + Design x Science | Architecture Lecture Series

Thursday, February 13, 7:00 pm
"Farmacy" [photo: Wikimedia commons user Vbenjou]

Timken Lecture Hall, San Francisco Campus
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Free and open to the public
More info: Jessica Arevalo, jarevalo@cca.edu

This lecture was originally scheduled to take place on Wed., Feb. 12. It has been rescheduled for tonight at a slightly earlier time of 7 p.m.

Natalie Jeremijenko is an artist and engineer whose background includes studies in biochemistry, physics, neuroscience, and precision engineering.

Jeremijenko has a permanently installed Model Urban Development on the roof of Postmasters Gallery in Chelsea, New York, which features seven residential housing developments, a concert hall, and other public amenities, powered by human food waste, where it continues to toy with new conceptions of urban futures, and re-imagine our relationship to nonhuman organisms.

Her work is described as experimental design, hence xDesign, as it explores the opportunity new technologies present for non violent social change. She sees herself as a "thingker."

A 1999 Rockefeller Fellow, Jeremijenko is an active member of the net.art movement, and her work primarily explores the interface between society, the environment, and technology. She is currently an associate professor at New York University in the Visual Art Department, and has affiliated faculty appointments in Computer Science and Environmental Studies.

In 1988 Jeremijenko cofounded the Livid rock festival in Brisbane. She credits her involvement in helping her move toward public art as she created installations that would appeal to the young crowd.

Her media credits include being listed among Fast Company's Most Influential Women in Technology distinction; ID magazine's top 40; and Technology Review's Top 100 Young Innovators.

The 2013-14 Architecture Lecture Series is funded by Grants for the Arts/San Francisco Hotel Tax Fund; Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP; Jensen Architects; John Marx / Form4; Kava Massih Architects; McCall Design Group; Perkins+Will; Pfau Long Architecture; SmithGroupJJR; BraytonHughes Design Studios; Cary Bernstein Architect; Harley Ellis Devereaux; Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects; Levy Design Partners; Stanley Saitowitz | Natoma Architects Inc.; Andrea Cochran Landscape Architecture; ARCH Art & Drafting Supply; Blasen Landscape Architecture; David Gissen and Rachel Schreiber; Donald MacDonald, Architects; Gregory Andreas & Judith Rosenberg; Johanna Spilman; TANNERHECHT Architecture; and Group i.

Thursday, February 13, 6:00–9:00 pm

Nave, San Francisco Campus
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Tour begins at the PLAySPACE satellite gallery, located by the security desk at the front of the Nave
Free and open to the public
More info: playspace@cca.edu, or see PLaYSPACE

Join us as PLaYSPACE hosts studio visits around the concept of "line of site," highlighting artists working in relationship to location and site in their practice.

This includes, but is not limited to, installation, architecture, design, photography, and sculpture.

The four featured artists will each have an opportunity to introduce their work and engage in conversation with the visitors.

  • Manuel Angeja
  • Jennifer Klecker
  • Clare Rickman
  • Sanaz Sarabi

After the tour, join us at Thee Parkside, located at 1600 17th Street, for a related conversation.
 

Presented by the Alumni Association

Thursday, February 13, 5:30–7:00 pm

Hilton Chicago Hotel Conference | Room 4A, 4th floor | 720 South Michigan Avenue | Chicago

Free and open to CCA community only
RSVP to Jessica Russell, jrussell@cca.edu, 510.594.3788
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President Stephen Beal and the CCA Alumni Association invite you to a special reception during the 102nd Annual Conference of the College Art Association in Chicago.

This event is hosted by Eric Bladholm (Glass, 1988) and Sharon Burdett (Graphic Design 2000),

Join faculty and alumni for cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and networking. (Attendance at the conference is not required to join us.)
 

Presented by the MFA Program in Writing

Wednesday, February 12, 7:30–10:30 pm
"Eleven Eleven" Issue 16 is now available online!

Writers’ Studio, San Francisco Campus
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195 De Haro Street (at 15th)
Free and open to the public
More info: dmorini@cca.edu, 415.551.9237

Eleven Eleven Issue 16, a biannual journal of literature and art published through the MFA Program in Writing, is now available to enjoy online, so we're throwing a release party and reading!

Come celebrate our with us and hear four of our fabulous featured writers read their works:

Brandon Brown

Brown's most-recent book is Flowering Mall (Roof). He writes about art and culture for Open Space and Art Practical. He is an editor at Krupskaya, and occasionally publishes small-press materials under the imprint OMG!

Shadow Lanka (Big Lucks), his forthcoming book of prose, is expected in 2014.

Mary Burger

Burger is an Oakland-based writer and visual artist. Her writing often combines aspects of poetry, fiction, and essay. She's the author of Then Go On (Litmus Press, 2012).

Recent work has appeared in The Encyclopedia Project, Volta, Your Impossible Voice, and the Poetic Labor Project.

Cassandra Dallett

Dallett occupies Oakland. Dallett writes of a counter-culture childhood in Vermont and her ongoing adolescence in the San Francisco Bay Area.

She has been published in Slip Stream, Sparkle and Blink, Out Of Our, Up The River, Hip Mama, and The Criminal Class Review, among many others. She just released Wet Reckless (Manic D Press, 2013), a full-length book of poetry.

D. Scot Miller

Miller is a Bay Area writer, visual artist, teacher, and curator. He sits on the board of directors of Nocturnes Review, and is a regular contributor to the East Bay Express, San Francisco Bay Guardian, Popmatters, and City Lights and Mosaic magazine.

In 2011 the San Francisco Arts Commission worked with Miller on his AfroSurreal San Francisco Project. Miller is author of The AfroSurreal Manifesto and is completing a book of AfroSurreal poems, based on his Afro-surreal novel, Knot Frum Hear.

We’d like to thank the following people and organizations: Juvenal Acosta, Mary Behm-Steinberg, Last Gasp Publishing, Jay MillAr, Hazel Millar and BookThug, Gabriela Morales and Red Hen Press, David Morini, Grazia Peduzzi and Emergent Art Space, Jerome Rothenberg, Aimee Phan, and Jeff Von Ward for their assistance, advice and support in producing this issue.

About Eleven Eleven

Eleven Eleven is a biannual journal of literature and art published through the MFA Program in Writing at California College of the Arts in San Francisco. The aim of our publication is to provide a forum for risk and experimentation and to serve as an exchange between writers and artists.

Visit www.elevenelevenjournal.com for additional details.

Painting Lecture Series

Wednesday, February 12, 4:00–5:30 pm

Drawing Room (room 200), 2nd floor, Montgomery Bldg. (formerly PLAySPACE gallery)
Free and open to the public

More info: John Jenkins, jjenkins@cca.edu

Laeh Glenn (BFA Painting/Drawing 2008) has been in several exhibitions including, Made in Space, curated by Laura Owens and Peter Harawik, Night Gallery, Los Angeles; Gavin Brown’s Enterprise and Venus Over Manhattan, New York; Territory: Week 5, Thomas Duncan Gallery, Los Angeles; Spectrum Suite, Nicelle Beauchene, New York; The Fishes Laeh Glenn and Owen Kydd, CSA Space, Vancouver; and Formwandler Richard Telles, Los Angeles.

She lives and works in Los Angeles. She received her MFA from UCLA in 2012.

Tuesday, February 11, 5:30–8:30 pm

Florence and Leo B. Helzel Boardroom, San Francisco Campus
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More info: Nathalie Blavin-Kakone, nblavinkakone@cca.edu

The 2014 Fellows Program begins June 12, 2014, and meets one weekend (Friday and Saturday) per month through November 2014. Apply now!

Learn more about CCA's Leading by Design Fellows program, hear from alumni, and explore the issues we engage with.

See how this program differs from other education programs that focus on sustainability or design thinking, and discover how having the time to dig deep over six months can transform your skills, career, and life in a way no monthly, week-long program can.

Presented by Student Affairs

Tuesday, February 11, 3:00–4:00 pm

B Building, room B3
Open to current CCA students only
More info: kbryant2@cca.edu

The Office of Student Affairs invites International students who are graduating this spring to attend this workshop. We will discuss applying for OPT and beginning the job-search process.

 

Group Exhibition

February 11–15

College Avenue Galleries, Oakland Campus
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Reception: Wednesday, February 12, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Tiffany Rodriguez, Kat Parizi and Leona Legarte

February 11–15

College Avenue Galleries, Oakland Campus
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Reception: Wednesday, February 12, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Senior Exhibition — Jewelry/Metal Arts

February 11–15

College Avenue Galleries, Oakland Campus
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Reception: Wednesday, February 12, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Presented by Career Development

Tuesday, February 11, 11:00 am–12:00 pm

Nave, San Francisco Campus
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More info: Stephanie Smith

Join Career Development in welcoming Tiny Atlas Quarterly for informal information tabling!

Betti Ono Gallery will also be present with an information table.
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About Tiny Atlas Quarterly

Tiny Atlas Quarterly is a lifestyle travel magazine filled with rich, beautiful stories that show readers how it feels to be in the places you are interested in going to.

Presented by Career Development

Tuesday, February 11, 11:00 am–12:00 pm

Nave, San Francisco Campus
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More info: Stephanie Smith

Join Career Development in welcoming the Betti Ono Gallery to the San Francisco campus for informal information tabling. Come learn about open opportunities!

About Betti Ono Gallery

Betti Ono Gallery is an Oakland gallery that promotes art, culture and community.

Senior Exhibition — Painting/Drawing

February 10–15

Campus Center Galleries, San Francisco Campus
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Monday, February 10, 3:00–4:00 pm

Open to current CCA students only
Macky Lounge
More info: Molly Mitchell, mmitchell@cca.edu

Applications will be available beginning Feb. 6 with the application deadline of March 11. Student work will be selected by jury. 

Calling all CCA craft-based artists!

Submit a proposal to show your work at the prestigious American Craft Council Show August 8-10, 2014, in San Francisco!

You may submit completed projects or propose new work to be exhibited as part of CCA's School to Market booth. Current CCA students and fall 2013 grads are eligible -- and encouraged -- to participate. 

Come to an information session with School to Market faculty mentors David Cole and Anne Wolf to learn more about the kinds of work we're looking for and how to prepare your proposal.

 

Senior Exhibition — Printmaking

February 10–15

Isabelle Percy West Gallery, Oakland Campus
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Reception: Wednesday, February 12, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Senior Exhibition — Painting/Drawing

February 10–15

Campus Center Galleries, San Francisco Campus
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Reception: Tuesday, February 11, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Presented by CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts

Saturday, February 8, 3:00 pm

Wattis Institute, San Francisco Campus
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360 Kansas Street
Free and open to the public

More info: wattis@cca.edu
Visit: wattis.org

Join us for an artist talk with poet and artist Kenneth Goldsmith at the Wattis Institute on the occasion of Codex, an exhibition that ruminates on the “flattening” of the book in the digital age.

Few living American poets have so thoroughly absorbed, and cleverly responded to, the avant-garde traditions in visual art and poetry -- including Dada, Futurism, Concretism, Fluxus, and Conceptual Art -- as Kenneth Goldsmith.

With influences ranging from John Cage and Andy Warhol to contemporary hip hop and internet artists, Goldsmith has pushed the limits of late-twentieth century poetics to both reinvigorate and pioneer aspects of visual poetry, sound poetry, the list poem, and digital poetics.

If it is true, as Brion Gysin once remarked, that innovations in writing lag 50 years behind those of visual art, Goldsmith has steadfastly worked to bring the form up to date with the accomplishments of conceptual and performance art.

Presented by the Architecture division

Saturday, February 8, 10:00 am–5:00 pm

Computer Labs A and C
Open to all students and professionals in the design fields
More info: Neeraj Bhatia at nbhatia@cca.edu or Christopher Roach at croach@cca.edu

We are pleased to announce FORMATIONS 2014, a series of software-based workshops for students and professionals taking place at CCA on the San Francisco campus.

FORMATIONS, an annual workshop series at CCA, provides a platform for students and professionals in the design disciplines to explore new technologies in a hands-on workshop setting.

Two workshops will be held that offer different ways of understanding and mapping the city:

  • InfraWorks: 3D City Information Modeling
  • The City Denuded: Spatial Analysis with GIS

Cost (per workshop)

$75 for students
$150 for faculty
$175 for professionals

Friday, February 7, 7:00 pm

Timken reception area

Please join us for the book launch of The Petropolis of Tomorrow (Actar / Architecture at Rice, 2014), edited by assistant professor Neeraj Bhatia and Mary Casper.

About The Petropolis of Tomorrow

In recent years, Brazil has discovered vast quantities of petroleum deep within its territorial waters, inciting the construction of a series of cities along its coast and in the ocean. We could term these developments as Petropolises, or cities formed from resource extraction.

The Petropolis of Tomorrow is a design and research project, originally undertaken at Rice University that examines the relationship between resource extraction and urban development in order to extract new templates for sustainable urbanism.

Organized into three sections: Archipelago Urbanism, Harvesting Urbanism, and Logistical Urbanism, which consist of theoretical, technical, and photo articles as well as design proposals, The Petropolis of Tomorrow elucidates not only a vision for water-based urbanism of the floating frontier city, but also speculates on new methodologies for integrating infrastructure, landscape, urbanism, and architecture within the larger spheres of economics, politics, and culture that implicate these disciplines.

The book contains articles by

Neeraj Bhatia, Luis Callejas, Mary Casper, Felipe Correa, Brian Davis, Farès el-Dahdah, Rania Ghosn, Carola Hein, Bárbara Loureiro, Clare Lyster, Geoff Manaugh, Alida C. Metcalf, Juliana Moura, Koen Olthuis, Albert Pope, Maya Przybylski, Rafico Ruiz, Mason White, Sarah Whiting

With photo essays by Garth Lenz, Peter Mettler, Alex Webb

Research/ Design Team: Alex Gregor, Joshua Herzstein, Libo Li, Joanna Luo, Bomin Park, Weijia Song, Peter Stone, Laura Williams, Alex Yuen

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Lecture by Lars Müller

 

 

Presented as part of the Writers Series (MFA Program in Writing)

Friday, February 7, 4:30 pm

Writers’ Studio, San Francisco Campus
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195 De Haro at 15th Street
Free and open to the public

More info: David Morini, dmorini@cca.edu or 415.551.9237

Natalie Baszile is a former fiction editor at The Cortland Review, and is a member of the San Francisco Writers’ Grotto.

An early version of Queen Sugar won the Hurston Wright College Writer’s Award, was a co-runner-up in the Faulkner Pirate’s Alley Novel-in-Progress competition, and excerpts were published in Cairn and ZYZZYVA.

She has had residencies at the Ragdale Foundation (where she was awarded the Sylvia Clare Brown fellowship), Virginia Center for the Arts, and Hedgebrook.

Baszile's nonfiction work has appeared in The RumpusMission at Tenth, and in The Best Women’s Travel Writing Volume 9.

She holds an MA in Afro-American Studies from UCLA, and is a graduate of Warren Wilson College’s MFA Program for Writers, where she was a Holden Minority Scholar.

Baszile grew up in Southern California and lives in San Francisco with her family.

Presented by the Office of Special Programs

Friday, February 7, 3:15–3:45 pm

Graduate Center, San Francisco Campus
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Room GC7
More info: Carol Pitts, cpitts@cca.edu

Open to all visual artists, this three-week studio course set in New York focuses on a discussion of interdisciplinary art practices with an emphasis on contemporary dialogues around painting.

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The Larry Sultan Visiting Artist Program

Thursday, February 6, 7:00–9:00 pm
"Sweaty Sculpture (Spectrum)"

Timken Lecture Hall, San Francisco Campus
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Free and open to the public
More info: gradoffice@cca.edu

CCA is pleased to present Anouk Kruithof as part of the college's Larry Sultan Visiting Artist Program.

Kruithof, a Dutch artist born in Dordrecht, the Netherlands, considers photography as a starting point of infinite possibilities. Research in the form of interviews, temporary installations, and performative interactions with unknown people and space form the basis of her photographs.

In March 2014 she will have a solo exhibition at Het Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. She has had solo exhibitions at gallery Boetzelaer I Nispen in London and Amsterdam; gallery Adler in Frankfurt; Museum het Domein in Sittard NL; and FOAM Amsterdam, among others.

Her work has been featured in such group shows as Bookhouse, La Forma del Libro at MARCA, Cantanzaro; The Feverish Library at Capitain-Petzel gallery, Berlin; Super Positions / The New Wight Biennal at UCLA Los Angeles; The Daegu Photo Biennal in Daegu, Korea; Crossroads at KIT (Kunst Im Tunnel) Düsseldorf; Quickscan #01 at Het Nederlands Fotomuseum.

Kruithof has exhibited at MAMM (Multimedia Art Museum Moskow) ACP Sydney; MAMAC Liege, Temporare Kunsthalle, Berlin; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; and DCC Shanghai en Kunstraum Niederosterreich, Vienna.

She was shortlisted for the emerging artist award as part of Pix Sea Award Belgium in 2013 and was awarded an ICP Infinity Award from the International Center for Photography in New York in 2012.

She currently lives in New York and is an artist in residence at ISCP.

About the image: Sweaty Sculpture (Spectrum); installation out of two polystyrene blocks 101 x 24 x 50 cm with different photo stickers of various dimensions wrapped with cellophane foil; one Plexiglass sheet of 120 x 80 cm

This lecture is copresented by SFMOMA and California College of the Arts. Generous support for the Larry Sultan Visiting Artist Program is provided by the Pilara Foundation / Pier 24 and Randi & Bob Fisher. Additional support by the Black Dog Private Foundation.

A reenactment of a stand-up by Richard Pryor realized on the occasion of the 2014 Whitney Biennial

Thursday, February 6, 7:00 pm

Wattis Institute, San Francisco Campus
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Free and open to the public
More info: wattis@cca.edu, 415.355.9670

The Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts is pleased to present Dick’s Last Stand, a performance by New York-based artist Donelle Woolford.

Woolford’s cathartic new body of work chronicles the place of honor afforded the male sex organ in American art and politics, and continues the oral tradition of phallic humor and innuendo in popular culture.

Through the picaresque adventures of a character named Richard (aka Dick), Dick’s Last Stand is a 40-minute reenactment of the stand-up routine that Richard Pryor performed in 1977 for the last episode of his short-lived television show.

The routine is a subversive work of deconstruction and social commentary that, by Pryor’s design, was censored from the final NBC broadcast. Consequently, Pryor’s stand-up has only ever been experienced by the 75+ persons who were in the live studio audience that night.

Thus, Dick’s Last Stand honors Pryor’s brash political humor and marks its return to the live stage, where its allegories on race, conformity, representation, and subterfuge are as painfully hilarious as ever.

The performance is realized in cooperation with the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, as part of the 2014 Biennial. This edition of the Biennial -- the country’s best-known survey of the latest developments in American art -- will take place March 7–May 25, 2014.

Visit wattis.org for more information about the exhibition including tour dates of Dick’s Last Stand.
 

About Donelle Woolford

Donelle Woolford lives and works in Manhattan, Brooklyn, The Bronx, Philadelphia, London, and Vienna. She has participated in the exhibitions Double Agent at the ICA London; The 8th Sharjah Biennial, United Arab Emirates; and Buy American at Galerie Chez Valentin, Paris.

Her performances have been staged at Palais de Tokyo, Paris; The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; The Lewis Center for the Arts, Princeton; The Suburban, Chicago; and the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven. She is represented by Wallspace, New York, and Galerie Martin Janda, Vienna.

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 Wattis Institute Curator’s Forum.

Presented by the Center for Art in Public Life

Thursday, February 6, 5:30–8:00 pm

Nave, San Francisco Campus
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Open to current CCA students only
More info: impact@cca.edu 510.594.3757 or visit center.cca.edu

The Center for Art and Public Life invites you to grab a couple hors d'oeuvres, sip some wine, and chat with your fellow CCA students about forming or joining an IMPACT team and further developing a successful project.

This delightful and unique networking party, facilitated by SMALLIFY's Marc O'Brien offers you a chance to bat around project ideas for the chance to win a $10,000 IMPACT Social Entrepreneurship Award!

Learn about the triumphs of past IMPACT teams from student alumni and pick the brains of past jurors and mentors.  

Register now!

 

Presented by the Office of Special Programs

Thursday, February 6, 3:15–3:45 pm

Graduate Center, San Francisco Campus
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Room GC7
More info: Carol Pitts, cpitts@cca.edu

 

Alternative info session with Mariella Poli:

Wednesday, January 29, 11:15-11:45 a.m.
Oakland campus, B Building 1

Rich in history and culture and with a singular place in the development of Western art, Italy offers unique perspectives to all students of the arts and design.

Once divided into small warring principalities, the Italian Peninsula still retains regional differences in art, architecture, dialect, and cuisine.

Today Italy faces political questions that reflect the pressures of modern globalization.

This course examines the art, culture, and everyday life in Italy, while providing students an opportunity to work in the medium of their choice. It also traces Italian art and culture from the Renaissance to present day.

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Presented by the Office of Special Programs

Thursday, February 6, 11:15–11:45 am

B Building 1
Open to current CCA students only
More info: Carol Pitts, cpitts@cca.edu

Alternative info session: Mon., Feb. 3, 3:15-3:45 p.m.
San Francisco campus, GC7

Having reclaimed its status as Germany’s capital after reunification, Berlin has become one of the most innovative and cutting-edge centers for contemporary art, design, and exhibition practice.

International artists continue to be drawn to the city’s relatively low cost of living and high concentration of galleries and alternative spaces.

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Presented by the Illustration Program

Wednesday, February 5, 7:00–9:00 pm

Timken Lecture Hall, San Francisco Campus
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Free and open to the public
More info: mjones@cca.edu, or 415.551.9330

Watch this presentation on YouTube »

Christian Robinson is San Francisco-based picture-book illustrator who likes to blur the line between work and play.

His vivid, playful illustrations pop from the pages of Rain by Linda Ashman, Harlem's Little Blackbird by Renee Watson (nominated for a 2013 NAACP Image Award), and the recently published Josephine by Patricia Hruby Powell.

California native based in Berkeley, Mac Barnett is a New York Times bestselling author of children's books. Titles he's penned include the Brixton Brothers mystery series and 2013 Caldecott Honor book, Extra Yarn, which also won the 2012 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Excellence in Picture Books.

 

 

Presented by the Office of Special Programs

Wednesday, February 5, 3:15–3:45 pm

Nave, San Francisco Campus
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Room N5
More info: Carol Pitts, cpitts@cca.edu

Alternative info session with Doug Akagi: Tuesday, February 4, 11:15-11:45 a.m.
San Francisco campus, N5

The Japanese concept of emptiness is rooted in the ancient Shinto belief that a void attracts kami or gods, and wabi sabi is the quintessential Japanese aesthetic that locates beauty in an object’s imperfection, impermanence, or incompletion.

Students in this course discover, define, and document examples of these traditional Japanese concepts during 10 days in Japan’s mega-metropolis, Tokyo, and four days in Kyoto, its ancient capitol.

In both cities the class experiences some of the world’s most efficient intra-city transportation systems, using the interconnecting subway and train systems to get to all planned destinations, while visiting over 30 venues that include museums, galleries, temples, shrines, and gardens.

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Presented by Career Development

Wednesday, February 5, 3:00–4:30 pm

Sequence San Francisco: 1501 Mariposa Street, Suite 200

More info: Stephanie Smith

Join Career Development for a Career Trek to Sequence, a creative development agency.

Senior Designers will provide students with an overview of the agency: staff, company culture, projects, and studio space. 

Open to Design majors: DMBAInteraction Design, Graphic Design, and MFA Design.

Space is limited, RSVP.

About Sequence

Sequence is an experience design agency with offices in San Francisco and New York. We envision, design and build brands, products and experiences that are innovative and disruptive.

Presented by the Office of Special Programs

Wednesday, February 5, 11:15–11:45 am

B Building, Room 1
Open to current CCA students only
More info: Carol Pitts, cpitts@cca.edu

 

Alternative info session with John Zurier:

Tuesday, February 4, 3:15-3:45 p.m.
San Francisco campus, West 1

With its volcanoes, glaciers, hot springs, waterfalls, lava fields, flowering meadows, windswept beaches, and ancient Saga steads, Iceland offers an extraordinary range of geological terrain -- and a midsummer twilight that lasts through the night.

This small island country of 320,000 people has produced many notable artists, writers, and musicians as well as attracted others from around the world. 

View complete course information » 

Presented by the Office of Special Programs

Tuesday, February 4, 11:15–11:45 pm

Nave, San Francisco Campus
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Room N5
More info: Carol Pitts, cpitts@cca.edu

Alternative info session with Doug Akagi: Wednesday, February 5, 3:15-3:45 p.m.
San Francisco campus, N5

The Japanese concept of emptiness is rooted in the ancient Shinto belief that a void attracts kami or gods, and wabi sabi is the quintessential Japanese aesthetic that locates beauty in an object’s imperfection, impermanence, or incompletion.

Students in this course discover, define, and document examples of these traditional Japanese concepts during 10 days in Japan’s mega-metropolis, Tokyo, and four days in Kyoto, its ancient capitol.

In both cities the class experiences some of the world’s most efficient intra-city transportation systems, using the interconnecting subway and train systems to get to all planned destinations, while visiting over 30 venues that include museums, galleries, temples, shrines, and gardens.

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Tuesday, February 4, 5:30 pm

B Building, Room B4
Open to current students only
More info: Molly Mitchell, mmitchell@cca.edu

Applications will be available beginning Feb. 6 with the application deadline of March 11. Student work will be selected by jury. 

Calling all CCA craft-based artists!

Submit a proposal to show your work at the prestigious American Craft Council Show August 8-10, 2014, in San Francisco!

You may submit completed projects or propose new work to be exhibited as part of CCA's School to Market booth. Current CCA students and fall 2013 grads are eligible -- and encouraged -- to participate. 

Come to an information session with School to Market faculty mentors David Cole and Anne Wolf to learn more about the kinds of work we're looking for and how to prepare your proposal.

Alternative Info Session: Mon. Feb. 10 from 3 to 4 p.m. (Macky Lounge)

 

Group Exhibition

February 4–15

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

Presented by the Office of Special Programs

Tuesday, February 4, 3:15–3:45 pm

Main Building W1 (seminar room)
Open to current CCA students only
More info: Carol Pitts, cpitts@cca.edu

 

Alternative info session with John Zurier:

Wednesday, February 5, 11:15-11:45 a.m.
Oakland campus, B Building 1 

With its volcanoes, glaciers, hot springs, waterfalls, lava fields, flowering meadows, windswept beaches, and ancient Saga steads, Iceland offers an extraordinary range of geological terrain -- and a midsummer twilight that lasts through the night.

This small island country of 320,000 people has produced many notable artists, writers, and musicians as well as attracted others from around the world. 

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Presented by Student Affairs

Tuesday, February 4, 3:00–4:00 pm

Main Building, room E3 (conference room)
Open to current CCA students only
More info: kbryant2@cca.edu

The Office of Student Affairs invites International students who are graduating this spring to attend this workshop. We will discuss applying for OPT and beginning the job-search process.

 

Group Exhibition — Glass and Mixed Media

February 4–8

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

Presented by Career Development

Tuesday, February 4, 11:00 am–12:00 pm

Nave, San Francisco Campus
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More info: Stephanie Smith

Join Career Development in welcoming The Creative Group for an informal information table. Come meet with recruiters and learn about open opportunities. 

Interior Design Lecture Series

Monday, February 3, 7:00 pm

Timken Lecture Hall, San Francisco Campus
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Free and open to the public
Info: 415.703.9562 or architecture@cca.edu

Joan Blumenfeld, global design director for interiors for Perkins+Will (and director of the New York Perkins+Will office), combines her background as an architect with a design excellence approach to interiors. Her clients include corporate firms, nonprofit organizations, government offices, and higher-education institutions. For her CCA lecture she will discuss the design process (whether one is working on a space, a building, a scientific theory, or a hat) as a search for a story -- one that elevates the experience of the user through his or her empathy and emotional response.

"We start with a set of circumstances, constraints, characters, and contextual clues, and try to hear the narrative hidden within the chaos of white noise. We weave these ingredients together into a coherent whole, so that it appears as though its form was an inevitable result of the pressures of its origins. Through this strange and difficult alchemy, when we are successful we create something that contains an order and a structured meaning that is legible to those who will inhabit or use what we create."

Blumenfeld will discuss the stories underlying several of her recent projects. She will ask: Who are the primary characters in these stories, and how did they evolve? How did a search for meaning and significance evolve into built interior design work that makes places for people to work, learn, and play?  

Blumenfeld’s work has been published in the New York Times, Architect, Interior Design, Contract, Architectural Record, Art in America, New York Magazine, and Vanity Fair as well as numerous trade magazines and newspapers.

In 2007 Blumenfeld served as president of the AIA New York chapter and focused her leadership on the theme of “Architecture Inside/Out,” which intended to create a dialogue regarding the importance of high-performance interior design, sustainability, and quality of life.

For more than a year she worked on an initiative addressing these topics with the Department of Citywide Administrative Services, the Department of Design and Construction, and the Mayor’s Office, resulting in the first revamping of citywide workplace standards since 1971.

Blumenfeld holds a master of architecture degree from Harvard Graduate School of Design and a BA in philosophical psychology from the University of Chicago.

The Interior Design Lecture Series is funded by CCA’s Interior Design Program and is supported by CCA’s student chapter of the International Interior Design Association (IIDA).

Presented by the Office of Special Programs

Monday, February 3, 3:15–3:45 pm

Graduate Center, San Francisco Campus
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Room GC7
Open to current CCA students only
More info: Carol Pitts, cpitts@cca.edu

Alternative info session: Thurs., Feb. 6, from 11:15 to 11:45 a.m.
Oakland campus, B Building, Room 1

Having reclaimed its status as Germany’s capital after reunification, Berlin has become one of the most innovative and cutting-edge centers for contemporary art, design, and exhibition practice.

International artists continue to be drawn to the city’s relatively low cost of living and high concentration of galleries and alternative spaces.

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Organized by CCA Career Development Office

February 3–15

A2 Cafe, Oakland Campus
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A touch of this, a touch of that . . . a résumé is never done. Come see what your fellow students have stirred together in this unique exhibition and learn some tips and tricks to cook up a refined résumé that best reflects you!

Presented by the Office of Special Programs

Monday, February 3, 11:15–11:45 am

B Building, Room 1
More info: Carol Pitts, cpitts@cca.edu

Meet with course instructors Shaun O'Dell and Lindsey White.

Open to CCA graduate students, this three-week fieldwork studio in Marfa, Texas, seeks to expand contemporary discourses on social practices and politics in art.

It offers a unique opportunity for students to gain an understanding of the dynamics of art in public spaces and its impact on communities.

Through the organization of TAAK, students from CCA, the Gerrit Rietveld Academie, and the Dutch Art Institute collaborate in the research, development, and execution of a project, guided by instructors from each college, guest artists, and the curator of TAAK, Theo Tegelaers.

The course satisfies a gradwide elective, Fine Arts seminar, or Social Practice requirement.

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Work from Mariella Poli's Interdisciplinary Course

February 3–15

Campus Center Galleries, San Francisco Campus
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Reception: Tuesday, February 4, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Presented by the Queer Cultural Center (QCC), CCA, Openhouse, and the SF LGBT Community Center

February 1–March 15
Image by CCA student Tyler Jones-Powell

SF LGBT Community Center | 3rd Floor | 1800 Market Street | San Francisco

Free and open to the public
Opening reception: Saturday, February 8, 2014, 1–3 p.m.
Gallery hours: Mon.–Thurs., noon–10 p.m.; Friday, noon–6 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.–6 p.m.
More info: Rudy Lemcke, Communications Director, Queer Cultural Center, 415.626.8724, communications@queerculturalcenter.org

Alternative Futures, an exhibition of visionary architectural designs by students at California College of the Arts (CCA), will be on display on the third floor of  the San Francisco LGBT Community Center February 1–March 15, 2014.

A free, public reception is planned for Saturday, February 8, 1–3 p.m., where the public can interact with the exhibition curator, the student designers, and some of the individuals leading the 55 Laguna project.

In creating their designs, CCA Architecture students took their primary inspiration from 55 Laguna, an LGBT senior-housing project currently being developed in San Francisco. They were challenged to think about the specific history and needs of the LGBT senior community, and then asked to imagine new strategies for multi-unit housing in the city.

The exhibition is curated by Neal Schwartz AIA, associate professor of Architecture at CCA, as part of the ongoing Queer Conversations on Culture and the Arts (QCCA) program.

The program is a collaborative effort of QCC and CCA aimed at uplifting the profile of the queer arts movement by bringing together locally and nationally renowned queer artists, writers, filmmakers, and scholars to discuss a broad range of LGBT topics in humanities and the arts.

Presented by CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts

Saturday, February 1, 12:00–4:00 pm

Wattis Institute, San Francisco Campus
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The Perry Family Event Center (350 and 360 Kansas Street)
More info: rsouther@cca.edu or 415.355.9673

Wikipedia’s gender trouble is well documented: in a 2010 survey, Wikimedia found that less than 13 percent of its contributors are women.

The reasons for the gender gap are up for debate: suggestions include leisure inequality, how gender socialization shapes public comportment, and the contentious nature of Wikipedia’s talk pages.

The practical effect of this disparity, however, is not.

Content is skewed by the lack of women participating. Many articles on notable women in history and art are absent on Wikipedia. This represents an alarming aporia in an increasingly important repository of shared knowledge.

Join the Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

The Wattis Institute will host one of many satellite Art+ Feminism edit-a-thons taking place on the same day in conjunction with the primary event organized by Eyebeam Art and Technology Center in New York.

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We invite you to help address the absence of women contributors. We will provide tutorials for the beginner Wikipedian, reference materials, and light refreshments.

For the editing-averse, we urge you to stop by to show your support.

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Work from John Zurier's Summer Study Abroad Course

January 28–February 8

College Avenue Galleries, Oakland Campus
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Reception: Wednesday, January 29, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Group Exhibition

January 27–February 8

Isabelle Percy West Gallery, Oakland Campus
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Reception: Wednesday, January 29, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

January 27–February 1

Campus Center Galleries, San Francisco Campus
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Opening reception: Tues., Jan. 28, 3-4 p.m.
Free and open to the public

The Interior Design Program at California College of Art (CCA) provides an interdisciplinary design education that integrates critical artistic, technological, and material approaches into the practice of interior design.

The program philosophy departs from an understanding of the body in space, human scale, and perception. Students begin with the study of materials and space to create beautiful, functional, and captivating spaces.

They are challenged to be creative and visionary in order to meet the challenges and opportunities of the future -- to design with social and environmental issues in mind.

Their work reminds us that interior designers can produce ingenious and resourceful designs for materials as well as for spaces. Program faculty encourages the critical thinking necessary for an understanding of interior design as it relates to the accommodation and organization of human interactions, be it in the intimacy of the home, the open and collaborative workplace, or the public sphere of the city.

Adaptive reuse is a theme of the program, as we prepare designers for ethical and sustainable practice.

Juniors in the program have completed 6 studios, and the work presented here is exemplary of their curricular development and the identification of personal interests and creative passions and trajectories within the requirements that will shape their formation as designers in the next year and beyond the academic realm.

 

January 24–February 12

Oliver Art Center, 5212 Broadway Avenue (at College Avenue)
Opening Reception: February 5, 5:30-7:30
Hours: Mon.-Fri.,10-noon and 1-4 p.m.; Wed., 1-4 p.m.

Join us for the tenth annual Textiles Program student exhibition, Textilites, juried by Kate Nartker and Tali Weinberg.

Presented by the CCA Wattis Institute

January 23–March 29

Wattis Institute, San Francisco Campus
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Reception: Thursday, January 23, 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 or wattis.org

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Hiller/Martin: Provisional Realities draws upon works by two artists of different generations, Susan Hiller and Daria Martin. Both were born in the United States (Martin was born and raised in San Francisco) and are now based in London.

The selection of works spans different moments in each artist’s practice. Martin works exclusively in 16-millimeter film, and Hiller operates across multiple mediums.

Martin’s film Soft Materials (2004) and Hiller’s installation Belshazzar’s Feast (1983-84) are the conceptual points of departure. Though they were created 20 years apart, both reveal a deep sensitivity to the fraught, yet potentially transformative, relationship between humans and technology.

The exhibition also approaches such expansive subjects as the unconscious, dreams, affect, feminism, and intimacy, as well as more unusual conditions such as telekinesis (as in Hiller’s Wild Talents [1997]) and mirror-touch synaesthesia (as in Martin’s Sensorium Tests [2012]).

The “provisional” of the title is meant to imply a specific kind of temporality, a conditional suspension of the present that favors a visionary way of thinking. Hiller and Martin’s respective artistic practices resist the security that a single, finite reality provides, and instead propose that parallel, alternative, and corrective realities can alter the way we perceive the past, present, and future.

Hiller/Martin: Provisional Realities is generously supported by 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 Wattis Institute Curator’s Forum.

Presented by the CCA Wattis Institute

January 23–March 29
John Baldessari, "Two Voided Books," 1990

Wattis Institute, San Francisco Campus
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Reception: Thursday, January 23, 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 or wattis.org

Codex is a rumination on the idea that even though books have effectively been “flattened” in our digital age, we persist in expecting our screen-based reading experiences to imitate “traditional” books: by retaining page numbers, by simulating the turning of pages, et cetera.

Numerous artists throughout history have experimented with transitioning books from three-dimensional to two-dimensional and vice versa, and it continues to be a recurring motif in the most recent contemporary art.

Codex will be organized around myriad works -- a virtual library -- presented on a central wall. Some of the works take the known form of the artist’s book; others venture further afield.

Codex was conceived by Pierre Leguillon, an artist and book collector, during his 2013 residency in San Francisco. The title is a reference to the earliest known bound books, which appeared between the 1st and 2nd century AD. Replacing the scroll, codexes made it possible to more intuitively hierarchize the content of a text and allowed more immediate access to a desired page.

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Codex is made possible through a collaboration with Geneva University of Art and Design (HEAD – Genève), Switzerland, and generously supported by swissnex San Francisco. Codex has was originally presented at Live in Your Head, HEAD – Genève’s curatorial institute.

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 Wattis Institute Curator’s Forum.

 

Group Exhibition

January 20–February 1

Campus Center Galleries, San Francisco Campus
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Reception: Tuesday, January 21, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

A SOMArts Cultural Center graphic design exhibition

January 14–February 13

SOMArts Cultural Center | 934 Brannan Street | San Francisco

Opening event: Thursday, January 16, 6–9 p.m.
Gallery Hours: Tues.–Fri., Noon–7 p.m. & Sat., noon–5 p.m.
Free and open to the public

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All Possible Futures, curated by Graphic Design faculty member Jon Sueda, features speculative work created by contemporary graphic designers. It includes everything from self-generated provocations to experimental work created in parallel with client-based assignments to projects in which commissions have been tackled with a high level of autonomy and critical investigation.

The featured work reveals different levels of visibility and public-ness within the graphic design process. Some projects were made for clients and exist in a “real world” context, while others -- failed proposals, experiments, sketches, incomplete thoughts -- would otherwise be totally hidden and unnoticed.

All Possible Futures explores the potential of graphic design and celebrates a questioning of boundaries regarding concepts, processes, technologies, and form.

Participating graphic designers:

Abake; Appetite Engineers; Bob Aufuldish; Ludovic Balland; Rachel Berger; Peter Bil’ak; Catalogtree; Dexter Sinister; Daniel Eatock; Jan Evart, Julian Hagen, and Daniël Maarleveld; Experimental Jetset; Ed Fella; General Working Group; Hansje van Halem; David Karwan; Mr. Keedy; Na Kim; Jürg Lehni; Willem Henri Lucas; LUST; MacFadden and Thorpe; Karel Martens; Jeremy Mende and Bill Hsu; Metahaven; Mevis van Deursen; Moniker; Lesley Moore; Karl Nawrot & Walter Warton; Radim Pesko; Practise; Project Projects; PSY/OPS; ResearchCenteredDesign; Joel Stillman; Sulki and Min; Volume Inc.; and Zak Group

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All Possible Futures is made possible by the generous support of swissnex San Francisco.

This program is supported as part of the Dutch Culture USA Program by the Consulate General of the Netherlands in New York.

The exhibition and accompanying publication were created with the generous help of a California College of the Arts faculty development grant.