Posted on Monday, February 21, 2011 by Jim Norrena
MFA Writing program manager Teresa Walsh (left) and adjunct professor and playwright Claire Chafee
Posted on Monday, February 7, 2011 by Jim Norrena
Fashion Design faculty member Lynda Grose [photo: Jim Norrena]
Known for her expertise in developing and promoting sustainable-minded practices in clothing manufacturing, Fashion Design assistant professor Lynda Grose was recently cited in the January issue of Mother Jones magazine ("Is Fake Leather Really More Eco-Friendly?").
The popular magazine turned to Grose because of her assertions that businesses within the fashion industry can be designed to create less impact by changing their focus.
Posted on Tuesday, February 1, 2011 by Jim Norrena
(l to r) Film chair Rob Epstein and Gus Van Sant [photo: Nikki Ritcher]
On Tuesday, January 25, California College of the Art welcomed celebrated filmmaker Gus Van Sant to the San Francisco campus, where Film chair Rob Epstein engaged him in conversation before a maximum-capacity audience gathered inside Timken Lecture Hall. As part of his visit to the college, Van Sant also guest lectured a master class with Epstein the following day.
Posted on Tuesday, January 25, 2011 by Simon Hodgson
Fresh from completing a residency at the respected Headlands Center for the Arts in Marin County, the Israeli-born artist Iris Charabi-Berggren (MFA 2007) is about to undertake another residency, this time at Berkeley's Kala Art Institute. And she just received an email from the Drawing Center in New York notifying her that she's been accepted into their Viewing Program.
Posted on Thursday, January 20, 2011 by Jim Norrena
Posted on Tuesday, January 18, 2011 by Jim Norrena
[photo: Daniel Nicoletta]
Documentary Exhibition at New York MoMA
CCA Film chair Rob Epstein's 1985 Academy Award–winning documentary The Times of Harvey Milk will screen at the New York Museum of Modern Art as part of the museum's Oscar’s Docs, 1964–85: The Front Lines at Home and Abroad, a film exhibition series inspired by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences that celebrates Oscar-nominated and winning documentaries that have had a major impact over the years.
Posted on Tuesday, January 4, 2011 by Jim Norrena
Film Program faculty member Julia Shirar (MFA 1997) is the sound designer for Azazel Jacobs's film, Terri, one of 16 films entered into the dramatic competition at this year's Sundance Film Festival. The largest independent cinema festival in the United States, Sundance will take place January 20 through 30 in Park City, Utah.
Posted on Friday, December 17, 2010 by Chris Bliss
Posted on Thursday, December 9, 2010 by Jim Norrena
Watch the "Math Propulsion" video
A paper submitted by assistant professor and coauthor Wendy Ju and alum Jason Mickelson (MFA Design 2009) has been accepted by TEI: Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction 2011, which is the fifth international conference dedicated to presenting the latest results in tangible, embedded, and embodied interaction.
Posted on Wednesday, December 8, 2010 by Chris Bliss
Last night at a celebration at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York United States Artists, a national grant-making and advocacy organization, announced the recipients of 50 USA Fellowships for 2010, totaling $2.5 million. Winners in the visual arts include faculty member Allison Smith and alumna Anna Von Mertens (MFA 2000).