CCA Film students Ted Hayden, a recent finalist in the college's R.A.W. Video contest, and Chun-Ping "Sunday" Wang have had their video submission awarded the grand prize in the national Vote Again 2010 Video Contest. Together the filmmakers directed, filmed, and edited Action 2010, which uses a surreal visual style to depict a young voter on a symbolic journey toward mailing in her absentee ballot.
Posted on Monday, November 1, 2010 by Jim Norrena
Posted on Monday, October 25, 2010 by Jim Norrena
Graduate Program in Design student Jesse Geller's Home Street Home earned highest honors in CCA's R.A.W. Video student contest. Want to cast your own vote? Details about CCA's first-ever R.A.W. Video Audience Award coming soon!
R.A.W. Video Contest Winners Announced
Posted on Wednesday, October 20, 2010 by Jim Norrena
CCA alum Jules de Balincourt (BFA Painting and Ceramics 1998) critiques a student’s work [photo: Bob Adler]
Posted on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 by Jim Norrena
Posted on Wednesday, October 13, 2010 by Jim Norrena
Artist and furniture designer Scott Constable is fall 2010's Wornick Distinguished Visiting Professor of Wood Arts. He is a woodworker who uses his craft to explore the social and philosophical issues of everyday life. His work, ranging from furniture to architecture and environmental sculpture, has exhibited internationally and garnered numerous design awards.
Posted on Friday, October 8, 2010 by Lindsey Westbrook
Erin Soojin Kang, Into My Own I (2008)
CCA Jewelry / Metal Arts alumni Rachael Nyhus, Erin Soojin Kang, Jennifer Cornell, Taylor King, Corey Lico Wolffs, Alexis Myre, and Stephanie Webster, along with faculty members Marilyn da Silva, Curtis Arima, David Cole, Deborah Lozier, and Angela Hennessy, showed their work at the 5th Annual Intercollegiate Metals Exhibition at Arizona State University October 11–22, 2010.
Posted on Tuesday, October 5, 2010 by Jim Norrena
Congratulations to CCA alumna Robin Powlesland (MFA Writing 2005), who was recently named a finalist in the 2010 Omnidawn Chapbook Poetry contest, a prestigious small-press award, for her work verbs without a past. Powlesland currently resides in Taos, New Mexico, and is an adjunct faculty member at the University of New Mexico–Taos.
The five Omnidawn finalists (listed below in alphabetical order) were selected by Elizabeth Robinson:
- The City Salutes Itself by Jackie Clark (Jersey City, NJ)
Posted on Tuesday, September 28, 2010 by Jim Norrena
[photo: Jim Norrena]
MFA Program in Writing second-year student Alka Joshi is heading off to Florida in October for a three-week artists residency (Comic Book Workshop / Graphic Novels Residency) at the Atlantic Center for the Arts (ACA) with Russian master artist and seasoned graphic novelist Svetlana Chmakova (Dramacon, 2007, and Nightschool, 2006), who also drew and wrote a monthly serialized manga strip (aka comic strip) for CosmoGirl and has recently finished
Posted on Monday, September 13, 2010 by Jim Norrena
Congratulations to CCA Industrial Design students Erin Fong, Ryan David Francis, and Marc Levinson, all finalists among 814 participants, who were each awarded an honorable mention at the 23rd Annual Koizumi International Design Lighting Competition for Students, a significantly competitive international competition for lighting design students, whose objective it is to "promote promising youth and improve the cultural lighting situation."
Erin Fong — Quintet
Ryan David Francis — Triode Safety Light
Posted on Wednesday, September 8, 2010 by Marion Anthonisen
Exploring the middle ground between fact and speculation, recent graduate Mathieu Stemmelen (BFA Graphic Design 2010) is inspired by things unseen, like divides that exist only on maps or in unspoken attitudes about society.
Mathieu’s interactive book Visualizing The Invisible, which examines invisibility through biology, culture, and philosophy, received first place in the Book Design category at the 2010 Art Directors Club (ADC) awards. Much of his book’s content is printed using invisible ink, apparent only when placed under ultraviolet fluorescent light.