CCA in the Media News

Posted on Thursday, December 3, 2015 by Laura Braun

The college's board of trustees this morning chose 40-year-old Melanie Corn, who is currently provost of the California College of the Arts. Corn was selected from a pool of 29 candidates to succeed Thomas White, who resigned last March. He stepped aside after only eight months on the job. Corn will take over on March 21 of next year.

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Posted on Monday, November 30, 2015 by Laura Braun

"I love to be asked questions about my work and the process," Arima said. "As interim chair of the jewelry metal/arts program at California College of the Arts, I'm an educator. Direct interaction with the public has helped me understand my work and how I want to push and pull it in different directions."

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Posted on Wednesday, November 25, 2015 by Laura Braun

The California College of the Arts (CCA) is located in the San Francisco Bay Area, which is a region rich with world-class museums, art galleries, theaters, film festivals, and performance areas. The school was originally founded in 1907, and currently has two campuses, one in San Francisco and one in Oakland. There are over 20 undergraduate and seven graduate programs to choose from in the areas of fine arts, architecture, design, and writing.

Posted on Wednesday, November 25, 2015 by Laura Braun

The first-ever PlaceMade undertaking, a partnership with Kilroy Realty Corporation, comprises three buildings at 100 Hooper Street, adjacent to California College of the Arts, that will contain 140,000 square feet of light-industrial space—60,000 of it affordable. SFMade—which is funded by foundation grants, corporate contributions, government contracts, donations from member companies, and income from workshops and retail partnerships—will own one of the buildings outright.

Posted on Wednesday, November 25, 2015 by Laura Braun

Dedicated donors recently turned out in force at Root Division Gallery, where First Exposures Executive Director Erik Auerbach hosted a reception saluting photographer and California College of the Arts Professor Jim Goldberg.

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Posted on Monday, November 23, 2015 by Laura Braun

“We wanted to connect the Southeast Asian diasporic communities and the world with artists working in and around Southeast Asia,” said co-organizer Viet Le, an artist, writer and assistant professor at California College of the Arts.

Posted on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 by Laura Braun

"For the TV series to be true to the creative legacy of the 'Alias' comics, it must also contrast a hard, unflinching look at the effects of trauma and vulnerability with the superhero's pretensions of perfect, unassailable power and morality," says Justin Hall, cartoonist and California College of the Arts assistant professor of comics.

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Posted on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 by Laura Braun

Frances Scholz and Mark von Schlegell premiere Amboy, a new horror film project that interlaces passages of genuine documentary (for instance with Lydia van Vogt, widow of the celebrated sci-fi writer A.E. van Vogt) with carefully scripted and acted sequences that serve the loose narrative arc of the film.

Posted on Friday, November 13, 2015 by Laura Braun

Welcome to awards season 2015, when we at Curbed will be profiling the best people in the design biz, nominated by you and juried by the staff editors. We just kicked off the week with an intro to our Young Guns winners, who will be profiled all week long here on Curbed; and now, some details on our first-ever class of Groundbreakers.

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Posted on Friday, November 13, 2015 by Laura Braun

That's not to say that all of their work is (or will ever be) built. Perhaps because they both have one foot in academia—she is an architecture professor at University of California at Berkeley, he holds the same title at California College of the Arts in San Francisco—they have a healthy number of entries in purely intellectual design challenges.

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