Alumni News

Posted on Friday, January 22, 2010 by Ace Lehner

Chelsea Ryoko Wong graduated from California College of the Arts with a BFA in Printmaking in 2010.

Previous to CCA she studied communication design and illustration at Parsons School of Design in Manhattan.

Wong has shown in galleries in San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles, Japan, and England.

Her current focus is printmaking and mixed media.

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Posted on Thursday, January 7, 2010 by Clay Walsh

CCA Community,

CCA's Photography Program is hosting a pin-up show in honor of our colleague and mentor Larry Sultan, and you are invited to participate.

Larry passed away at his home on December 13 after a brief struggle with cancer. Larry's influence and importance as a teacher and artist is monumental; he is deeply missed. More information on his career and passing »

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Posted on Thursday, December 17, 2009 by Brenda Tucker

Amy Sarabi's CCA senior collection 2007 (photo by Arun Nevader)View slideshow 

CCA 2007 Fashion Design alumna Amy Sarabi has been chosen to compete in Season 7 of Project Runway, hosted by supermodel Heidi Klum and fashionista Tim Gunn. In this highly competitive hit series, 16 designers battle for three coveted runway shows during New York Fashion Week and a chance to launch their fashion careers.

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Posted on Tuesday, December 15, 2009 by Lindsey Westbrook

Michele Pred: CCA alumna (Interdisciplinary Fine Arts 1990), CCA faculty member, collector of confiscated objects, new mom, self-taught technology junkie, and multitalented crafty conceptual artist, recently entered a new phase in her colorful career: shopdropping.

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Posted on Tuesday, December 1, 2009 by Lindsey Lyons

The CCA Alumni Exhibition Committee has launched the CCA Alumni Gallery online! This is a great opportunity to showcase your work and view the work of your fellow alumni. There are no entry fees and work will be reviewed by curators for future alumni exhibitions. The site is entirely run by alumni volunteers so upload times may vary. Please be patient!

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Posted on Saturday, November 21, 2009 by Jim Norrena

Watch Graphic Design alums G. Dan Covert and Andre Andreev as they discuss their post-CCA successes—founding the design firm Dress Code in New York and writing a design book together!

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Posted on Thursday, November 12, 2009 by Jim Norrena

Something stands out about Todd Hido’s use of light in his photographs; the Bay Area-based artist captures houses cast in moonlight, and through illuminated windows he hints at the lives that lie within. The images are poetic yet eerie landscapes—well-suited for a contemporary remake of David Lynch’s cult-classic film, Blue Velvet (1986)—and the interiors of motel rooms, where the mystery and sullenness of women and gritty walls compete for our gaze, are just the beginning.

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Posted on Thursday, November 12, 2009 by Jim Norrena

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p>When Jennifer Sonderby isn’t managing 500 visual communications projects per year in support of more than 30 exhibitions as SFMOMA’s creative director, she is devising her own futuristic novels. “Fastphoric, my thesis project that began at CCA (nominated for Artweek’s Best-in-Show category, March 2003), continues to evolve.

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Posted on Thursday, November 12, 2009 by Jim Norrena

Mike Mignola (Illustration 1982) is the creator of Hellboy. His iconic red comic book demon has been translated into dozens of languages, distributed all over the globe, and turned into two Hollywood feature films starring Ron Perlman (Beauty and the Beast) and directed by Guillermo del Toro.

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Posted on Thursday, November 12, 2009 by Jim Norrena

Robyn Waxman’s 2009 graduate Design thesis project was about food. It was about collective action. It was about rethinking protest. It was about figuring out what the heck is up with America’s youth today.

It was about a lot of things you don’t usually associate with design. But it was also all about design.

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