CCA in the Media News

Posted on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 by Laura Braun

Wobensmith relayed the anecdote last Friday at Wattis Institute of Contemporary Art. It was a panel discussion tied to Void California, a thesis exhibition curated by California College of the Arts graduate students in Curatorial Practice.

Posted on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 by Laura Braun

Raised in Santa Cruz, California, and now based in New York, Prentiss received her MFA in creative writing from the California College of the Arts. She has been working on Tuesday Nights, which comes out today, since graduate school.

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Posted on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 by Laura Braun

Similarly, BlabberLab rebuses show not just ears and eyes, but drawings of colons, veins and layers of skin. It makes sense that Comitta and Pfau met in a California College of the Arts graduate course on the grotesque.

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Posted on Monday, April 4, 2016 by Laura Braun

Let’s embrace that more, shall we? MSP is a good start. I have written a couple of extensive articles on this space, and in general am very excited for what it brings to the Bay Area. Last year I interviewed MSP Co-founder Deborah Rappaport for artltd. And more recently interviewed Et al.

Posted on Monday, April 4, 2016 by Laura Braun

Although multi-locale firms are increasingly common these days, in 2003 when Jeffrey Day and E.B. Min decided to establish Min | Day between Omaha and San Francisco, there was no FaceTime to ease the distance. Instead, the pair learned to be flexible and develop a sense of trust and “looseness” in their working relationship. As a result, their design ethos is as much a product of their combined art, landscape architecture, design, and architecture backgrounds, as it is from the firm’s set up.

Posted on Monday, April 4, 2016 by Laura Braun

“If you look at the way we talk about our environments, you realize that our terminology is all city nomenclature, which is the nomenclature of how we build culture and how we build community,” said Nathan Shedroff, chair of California College of the Arts’ MBA program in design strategy and another guest speaker invited by Gensler for that evening.

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Posted on Monday, April 4, 2016 by Laura Braun

This week we have a lovely chat with writer, educator, and sweetheart, Glen Helfand. Kate finally ventures into the reptilian hot spot, Minnesota Street Project. We also test the waters of what we're allowed to say on the show now that Maysoun has a new job aboard the art museum mothership.

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Posted on Monday, April 4, 2016 by Laura Braun

Event designer Stanlee Gatti didn’t create the gala design for the recent California College of the Arts Scholarship fundraiser, yet he still fussed over it.

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Posted on Friday, April 1, 2016 by Laura Braun

Truong studied photography and textile art at the California College of the Arts, which has campuses in Oakland and San Francisco, and received her bachelor’s degree in fine arts in 2010. “The Oakland campus of CCA is a hub for arts and crafts, and during school I became very inspired by nature and working with textiles,” said Truong.

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Posted on Friday, April 1, 2016 by Laura Braun

I can hear you now: painting show, schmainting show. But these are no ordinary paintings. Los Angeles-based artist Laura Owens shows new work, books, sounds and hand-printed wallpaper at the Wattis Institute. Often monumental in scale, Owens’ paintings are strange, unexpected and always totally their own. This show is a treat for San Francisco. FREE!

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