CCA in the Media News

Posted on Monday, January 4, 2016 by Laura Braun

Since he was a child, Irwin has built giant sculptures of the creatures and places that fill his mind at his father's two-acre home, just around the corner from Frank Sinatra's old estate.

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Posted on Monday, January 4, 2016 by Laura Braun

Perched high above Silicon Valley, this sprawling Los Gatos home literally emerged from the flames.

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Posted on Monday, January 4, 2016 by Laura Braun

“When you believe in something you want to share your skill and passion with others,” said Harper, a 1978 graduate of the California College of the Arts in San Francisco. “I make my living promoting the arts.”

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Posted on Monday, January 4, 2016 by Laura Braun

The Jewish Community Center’s Katz Snyder Gallery presents as its first show an exhibition that maps the mythologies of places.

Posted on Monday, January 4, 2016 by Laura Braun

Born in Nigeria and raised in Alabama, Ojih Odutola received her B.A. from the University of Alabama in Hunstville before continuing to California College of the Arts for her M.F.A. "Of Context and Without" marks the artist's fourth solo show in just as many years at Jack Shainmain, but she has also participated in group exhibitions around the world—including one that Thomas curated at Goodman Gallery in Johannesburg and another at the Studio Museum in Harlem, which is still on view.

Posted on Friday, December 18, 2015 by Laura Braun

Matt Silady is the chair of the comics program at the California College of the Arts in San Francisco.

"When I look at Roberts work, I don't just see nostalgia, I see an exploration of the things that shaped him as an artist," Silady said.

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Posted on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 by Laura Braun

The ethics of capitalism. It's a fitting time to contemplate more deeply what really matters, and to that end, here is a timely essay from Nathan Shedroff, the founder and chair of the Design MBA programs at California College of the Arts.

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Posted on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 by Laura Braun

After being in two abusive relationships as a teenager, California College of the Arts student Camille Urso uses her online presence to reach out to female victims of domestic violence.

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Posted on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 by Laura Braun

What accounts for this unusual rate of success? Rinder credits ‘‘the character of these studios and the methodology that somehow inspires creativity at a consistent and high level.’’ The center does offer ideal working conditions. Stephen Beal, president of the California College of the Arts and former board president of Creative Growth, also cites them: ‘‘The flexibility they have, how they support an artist’s evolving way of working, who sits where, all those small things contribute to the quality that comes out of there.

Posted on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 by Laura Braun

Yes. I grew up in Carlsbad, California, which is a beach town 30 minutes north of San Diego. It was a very conservative, Christian city (at least from my perspective) and being a Jewish girl who lived in a funky beach house with an artist mom made me feel like an outsider. When I was 15 and 16 I spent my summers at the California College of the Arts pre-college program in Oakland, taking classes in drawing, painting, and printmaking. It was life changing. I met a whole group of kids and teachers who valued the things I did, and spent time exploring a really exciting city.

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