Faculty News

Posted on Thursday, April 9, 2015 by Laura Braun

Last fall, when the Oakland Museum of California approached Chris Johnsonfor ideas on connecting the museum to a broader range of Oakland residents, Johnson was blunt.

Posted on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 by Laura Braun

Andrew Maxwell Parish is a lab manager at California College of the Arts. He’s apparently got at thing for Easy Cheese as well: He claims on his website that he’s been trying to convince his students to build an Easy Cheese 3D printer for over two years.

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Posted on Monday, April 6, 2015 by Laura Braun

Born in 1971 in Santa Monica, CA, Josh Greene has exhibited widely including at the Hammer Museum at UCLA, the Nelson Gallery at UC Davis, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, and more. He holds an MFA from the California College of the Arts where he is currently an adjunct professor. Greene works in the conceptual art tradition with a focus on public actions and interchange.

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 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 Monday, March 30, 2015 by Laura Braun

The engineer and California College of the Arts Hybrid Lab manager has put together plenty of quirky creations of his own, but for two years, he’s had the 3D cheese printer in the back of his mind. He tried to get his students to build it, but no one would.

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Posted on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 by Laura Braun

The can-do spirit of Bay Area comics folks has come together for the San Francisco Comics Fest, which just launched a website and announced plans for a full week of comics-related activities kicking off on Sunday May 3 and going all week with what will most likely be a CAF-type event May 9-10. The brainstorming started with some Facebook chat, went on with a town hall meeting and it’s all birthed what looks to be an impressive event, with the steering committee led by Matt Silady of the California College of Arts.

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