International News

Posted on Thursday, January 28, 2010 by Jason Engelund

CCA alum Jake MacKenzie's Chacala Design/Build Partnership project (2004).

CCA Students:

Apply for a Center for Art and Public Life Student Grant to help Haiti relief efforts. Special consideration will be given during the application review process for grant proposals addressing needs in Haiti.

CCA Center for Art and Public Life Student Grants

Read the rest

Posted on Wednesday, January 13, 2010 by Grace Lee

The San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival is accepting applications to its Student Delegate Program. Aimed to engage students with Asian and Asian American cinema, the program strives to cultivate the next generation of scholars, artists, administrators, and activists invested in the field of Asian American media.

  • Participate in a structured program of screenings, events, and meetings
  • Access other festival events (e.g., panels, talks, and parties)
  • Create online content for the SFIAAFF website
Read the rest

Posted on Thursday, December 17, 2009 by Chris Bliss

President Stephen Beal and Yang Li, director of CAFA's Executive Committee (photo: Jim Norrena)

Building on relationships established by President Stephen Beal in visits to China last year, representatives from Beijing's Central Academy of Fine Arts visited CCA's San Francisco campus in early December. The visit culminated with Yang Li, director of CAFA's Executive Committee, and Stephen Beal signing a faculty and student exchange agreement.

Read the rest

Posted on Sunday, November 29, 2009 by Jim Norrena

diploma work - "Freiraum"

Nikola Otto

Born 1980 in Regensburg, Germany

2006 Visual Communication—University of Applied Sciences (Würzburg, Germany)
Studied at the Instituto Profesional ARCOS, Santiago de Chile, Chile

Professional Experience
2006 graphic designer, BüroX, Vienna, Austria
2004 editorial designer, Gabriele Lenz, büro für visuelle gestaltung, and Pilz Werbeagentur

Read the rest

Posted on Thursday, November 12, 2009 by Peter Hendricks

Kaif Ghaznavi (2008–9)

Raised in Lahore, Pakistan

2003 BA ceramic design—National College of Arts (NCA), Lahore
1999 Intermediate, Kinnaird College for Women, Lahore
1997 O-Levels, University of London, Lahore Grammar Defense

Professional Experience
2005 NCA Design Department (permanent faculty)
2004 NCA Ceramic Design Department (visiting faculty)

2007 Young Artist award
Pnca, Alhamra Arts Council (curated by Taniya Sohail)

Read the rest

Posted on Monday, July 6, 2009 by Lindsey Westbrook

Karina MichelView slideshow 

Karina Michel only graduated in 2008, but she's already making waves internationally. This CCA Fashion Design alum is in the middle of an intense five-month internship designing for Pratibha Syntex, a 4,000-employee Indian company that produces organic cotton yarn, fabric, and garments for export and local markets. Michel is working on site in India, creatively devising new strategies to reuse and redirect the company's waste as part of a concerted effort to increase sustainability.

Read the rest

Posted on Tuesday, December 9, 2008 by Brenda Tucker

President Stephen Beal (second from right) on a tour of the Forbidden City in Beijing

My recent trip to China was fascinating. I was part of a small delegation of art school presidents (including representatives from the Rhode Island School of Design, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, the San Francisco Art Institute, Glasgow School of Art, the University of Bern, and the University of New South Wales) invited to participate in an international symposium on art education.

Read the rest

Posted on Thursday, December 15, 2005 by Brenda Tucker

CCA student Tony Meredith was named the U.S. winner of the Translations in Tupperware global design contest, with a beautifully lit and shot photograph entitled "Tupper Rose Window," which uses multicolored and multitextured, vintage and contemporary Tupperware bowls, coasters, and tumblers to replicate a stained-glass window. He is a student in the college's Industrial Design Program.

Read the rest