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Posted on Thursday, February 11, 2016 by Laura Braun

Lipofsky was among the first students to work with Harvey Littleton, the celebrated founder of the American Studio Glass movement, at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Immediately upon graduation, he was hired by the University of California, Berkeley to build and direct its glass program, where he taught until 1972. Teaching full-time, he concurrrently developed the glass program at the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland where he remained until 1987, when he left to work full time in his studio in Berkeley. 

Posted on Thursday, February 4, 2016 by Laura Braun

He later developed the glass program at the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland -- now the California College of the Arts -- where he remained until 1987, when he left to work full time in his studio in Berkeley.

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Posted on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 by Laura Braun

Lipofsky did that in two ways: he made glass art, and he taught other people how to do it, from the very beginning. The ink was barely dry on Lipofsky’s diploma when he was hired by UC Berkeley to launch its glass program. That program didn’t last, and Lipofsky went on to launch another program at the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland (now the California College of the Arts).

Posted on Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Laura Braun

Almost immediately after receiving his master’s degree in fine art in 1964, he was asked to join the decorative arts department at Berkeley and create a glassblowing program. He taught at Berkeley and in 1967 also began teaching part-time at the California College of Arts and Crafts, where he became a full-time teacher in 1972 and remained until 1987.

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Posted on Monday, January 4, 2016 by Laura Braun

Aronzon has been blowing glass for more than 25 years. Born and raised in Los Angeles, she got her MFA from the California College of the Arts in Oakland, where she met titans in the field including Dale Chihuly, arguably the most famous glass blower in the world, and William Morris, one of the more innovative American glass blowers of the last 30 years. Her main influence, however, isn’t other glassmakers, she says: It’s the world around her.

Posted on Thursday, December 3, 2015 by Laura Braun

Following Christmas Vacation, Latzen's acting career all but ended with final roles in a short film, a TV episode of ABC Afterschool Special, and an appearance in 1997's Boys Life 2. Now a self-described "creative soul with an entrepreneurial spirit and a tireless work ethic," Latzen attended the California College of the Arts and spent years in sales.

Posted on Monday, October 19, 2015 by Laura Braun

This summer, the median rent for a one-bedroom in San Francisco’s cityscape of peaked Victorians soared higher than Manhattan’s, sent skyward by a housing shortage fueled in part by the arrival of droves of newcomers here to mine tech gold.

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Posted on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 by Em Meine

Despairing Adolescent, Clifford Rainey, 2014, 3D printed cast yellow uranium glassView slideshow 

CCA's Glass Program chair Clifford Rainey is currently showing work alongside MFA Glass alumni Lynne-Rachel Altman (MFA 1994) and David Ruth (MFA 1987) in an exciting group exhibition at Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, a gallery space in Oakland. 

Posted on Thursday, March 12, 2015 by Em Meine

Current CCA Glass faculty Elin Christopherson and former faculty Marvin Lipofsky are included in the exhibition Studio Glass: The Art of Marvin Lipofsky, Richard Marquis, John Lewis, and Elin Christopherson on view in Terminal 2 of the San Francisco International Airport through May. 

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Posted on Thursday, March 12, 2015 by Em Meine

Glass artist Ethan Stern will be teaching a three day workshop this summer from June 1 - 3 on the Oakland campus.
 

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