CCA in the Media News

Posted on Thursday, April 2, 2015 by Laura Braun

The experiment comes from the creative mind of Andrew Maxwell-Parish, manager of the Hybrid Lab at the California College of the Arts. Previously, he designed an interactive tip jar called the Wu-Tang Can and a High Five Camera for capturing high fives with strangers.

Posted on Thursday, April 2, 2015 by Laura Braun

Andrew Maxwell-Parish did just that, making our printable processed cheese dreams come true. Maxwell-Parish, manager of California College of the Arts' Hybrid Lab, had his printer give a cracker a healthy amount of cheese, draw some cheese squares, and attempt to build a cheese box.

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Posted on Thursday, April 2, 2015 by Laura Braun

The Board of Trustees of California College of the Arts has approved the appointment of PCH Founder and chief executive Liam Casey as a board member.

Founded in 1907, the college offers 22 undergraduate and 12 graduate programmes in the areas of fine arts, architecture, design, and writing. Mr Casey said he was honoured to be appointed.

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Posted on Thursday, April 2, 2015 by Laura Braun

Musician, poet, artist, Elaine Kahn was born in Evanston, Illinois and is currently based in Oakland, California. She received an MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop and a BA from California College of the Arts. Kahn is the author of three poetry chapbooks, A Voluptuous Dream During an Eclipse(2012), Customer (2010), and Radiant Bottle Caps (2008), and is a contributor to Art Papers. Her music project, Horsebladder, has toured widely throughout the U.S. and Canada. She is also co-founder of the feminist puppet troop P.

Posted on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 by Laura Braun

Orange isn’t the new black; or at least it wasn’t at at the California College of the Arts’ annual gala, Black is the New Black, a memorable evening of fashion and fun. The CCA Gala, a fundraising event to support scholarships at CCA, was held March 25 on the CCA’s San Francisco campus in the spectacular architecture award-winning Nave — transformed by Stanlee Gatti for this occasion.

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Posted on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 by Laura Braun

The success of this revolution in California, and in other states and the federal government, will depend upon a new generation of people who are trained, willing and able to bring change to even the most sclerotic of bureaucracies. To prepare this new generation, we created a first-of-its-kind Masters in Business Administration that specializes in teaching students what they need to know to lead the civic innovation revolution both inside and outside government.

Posted on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 by Laura Braun

“A lot of this has to do with lamenting simpler times,” said Greene, a conceptual artist and adjunct professor at the California College of the Arts. “It’s hedging against, or bumping up against the world we live in…but I think some of that goes away a little bit, and it’s just about the book and what it means to people.”

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Posted on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 by Laura Braun

Because squirting cheese product out of a can isn't enough fun, Andrew Maxwell-Parish, the manager of the Hybrid Lab at California College of the Arts, created a robot to do it for you. Unfortunately, the machine is still in development. Watch the hilariously frustrating test run, below.

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Posted on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 by Laura Braun

That’s exactly what one man namedAndrew Maxfield-Parish had been wondering. Maxfield-Parish, who manages a creative technology and interactive electronics maker space at California College of the Arts, has a knack himself for making incredible gadgets. As a graduate of mechanical engineering at the University of Minnesota, many of his projects are well ahead of their time.

Posted on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 by Laura Braun

The Panoramic in SoMA is a micro-unit project poised to enter the market in June 2015. Developed by Panoramic Interests and located across from Twitter headquarters, the 11-story building will have 160 apartments, with an average size of 354 square feet,Curbed SF reported. Of the 160 homes, there will be 120 studios, starting at 274 square feet.

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