CCA in the Media News

Posted on Friday, March 13, 2015 by Laura Braun

The newest yacht design by Oregon native Lujac Desautel is a majestic vessel that shimmers with a glass-encased deck, offering passengers the incredible experience of feeling close to the ocean. The California College of the Arts architecture student designed SALT with minimalistic principles and user experience in mind.  From a distance, the yacht looks like it’s made entirely of glass. A closer inspection reveals that the central deck is encased in a glass atrium, and the rest of the boat sparkles with a shiny white finish.

Posted on Friday, March 13, 2015 by Laura Braun

But meanwhile, one graduate student at California College of the Arts, Alida Draudt, is challenging drivers and riders to look a decade or more down the road.

Posted on Thursday, March 12, 2015 by Laura Braun

We know, we know—Armory Week literally just ended (and Art Basel in Miami Beach remains a not-so-distant memory). But it's time to go ahead and start bracing yourself for the similarly crazy experience of Frieze Week, which is a mere two months away. To get you in the spirit, NADA New York has released its list of 2015 exhibitors. The fair will once again take place at Pier 36 and run from May 14–17, 2015.

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Posted on Monday, March 9, 2015 by Laura Braun

Rinne, adjunct professor in the architecture program at California College of the Arts, is the author of The Waters of Rome: Aqueducts, Fountains, and the Birth of the Baroque City (Yale University Press, 2011). In her book, Rinne presents a unified vision of Rome during the Baroque period that links improvements to public and private water systems with political, religious and social change.

Posted on Monday, March 9, 2015 by Laura Braun

Our modern world is fast.  The connections we make are immediate yet superficial:  texting, social media, and mass media swirl past us to until we are left over-saturated by information, much of which is useless.  Amidst all of this, hiding in plain sight, are the evils of corruption, poverty, and the complacency we practice to endure it.  The Belgian artistic duo of Jos de Gruyter and Harald Thys are well aware of this form of modernity and have placed it at the center of the works in “Tram 3,” on display at the Wattis Institute in San Francisco.  Stripping bare the world we live in, minim

Posted on Monday, March 9, 2015 by Laura Braun

So it's timely that the Campus Center Galleries at the California College of the Arts, San Francisco hosted two very different shows recently, both of which required one to think about and be present.

Posted on Friday, March 6, 2015 by Laura Braun

He will then head to San Francisco and appear at California College of the Arts Writers Studio with moderator Justin Hall on March 20 and at Books Inc. Castro on March 21.

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Posted on Thursday, March 5, 2015 by Laura Braun

The show features large-scale drawings by CCA architecture students, who took on various typical San Francisco house styles and developed concepts for adding in-law units to their existing space. Marina-style homes—ubiquitous in the Bayview, one of the city's most affordable neighborhoods—are ideal for rear-yard additions, for instance. The Lifted Garden typological study, by Blake Stevenson, creates artificial topography in the backyard, by lifting up the yard and inserting a unit underneath.

Posted on Thursday, March 5, 2015 by Laura Braun

Join the California College of the Arts (CCA) on Wednesday, March 25th for a show-stopping evening that will satisfy fashion aficionados, foodies, and general do-gooders alike. The 2015 CCA Gala is a celebration of alumni success, as well as a benefit to provide scholarships for some of the most artistic up-and-coming talent at CCA.

Posted on Thursday, March 5, 2015 by Laura Braun

In the East Bay, artist and UC Berkeley professor Jill Miller and student Anna Carey will co-host a public Edit-A-Thon in the Berkeley Center for New Media Commons this Saturday, March 7, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m, featuring training sessions throughout the day and refreshments.

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