CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts Director Jens Hoffmann and the independent Brazilian curator Adriano Pedrosa have been named cocurators of the 12th International Istanbul Biennial to be held September 17–November 13, 2011. Hoffmann and Pedrosa are expected to announce a conceptual framework for the biennial in fall 2010.
Posted on Friday, January 7, 2011 by Brenda Tucker
Posted on Friday, January 7, 2011 by Sarah Owens
Artadia: The Fund For Art and Dialogue honored not one, but two California College of the Arts Fine Arts faculty members with a 2009 Artadia Award: Allison Smith, an assistant professor in the Sculpture and Fine Arts programs, and James Gobel, associate professor and interim chair for Painting/Drawing.
Posted on Thursday, December 16, 2010 by Sarah Owens
The CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts will present the exhibition The Way Beyond Art: Wide White Space January 20 through February 5, 2011, in the lower-level Logan Galleries on the San Francisco campus of California College of the Arts. The exhibition is free and open to the public, with an opening reception on Thursday, January 20, from 6–8 p.m.
Posted on Wednesday, October 6, 2010 by Chris Bliss
California College of the Arts (CCA) announces the launch of the IMPACT Social Entrepreneurship Awards. The program will enable interdisciplinary teams of CCA students to develop and implement social innovations through their studies in art, architecture, design, and writing. Three IMPACT Awards up to $10,000 each will be given annually, beginning in spring 2011.
Posted on Friday, September 10, 2010 by Brenda Tucker
The CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts will present the exhibition Huckleberry Finn from September 28 through December 11, 2010, in the Logan Galleries on the San Francisco campus of California College of the Arts. The exhibition is free and open to the public, with an opening reception on Tuesday, September 28, from 6–8 p.m.
Posted on Tuesday, September 7, 2010 by Chris Bliss
Undergraduate Program in Interation Design chair Dr. Kristian Simsarian (left) cofounded IDEO's Software Experiences Practice
Who will create the future mobile experience, invent the next breakthrough in gaming, change the way we listen to music, and reinvent social networks? A new breed of specialists⎯interaction designers⎯who are taking technology and human interaction to the next level.
Posted on Wednesday, June 16, 2010 by Chris Bliss
Jennifer Stein has been appointed to the newly created position of vice president for operations at California College of the Arts (CCA), it was announced today by CCA President Stephen Beal. She will be responsible for the supervision of collegewide operations, including facilities management, space planning, academic program resource development, and long-range operational planning. Currently she is vice president of academic planning and operations at the San Francisco Art Institute. Stein will begin at CCA on August 15.
Posted on Thursday, May 27, 2010 by Brenda Tucker
The Architectural Association School of Architecture (AA) San Francisco Global School: Biodynamic Structures is a 10-day intensive Global Visiting School workshop, hosted by California College of the Arts (CCA) from July 12–21, 2010, on CCA’s San Francisco campus.
Students in the course will explore active systems in nature, extracting logics of organization, geometry, structure, and mathematics. They will investigate biomimetic principles, then analyze, design, and fabricate prototypes that respond to electronic and environmental stimuli.
Posted on Thursday, May 27, 2010 by Cinthia Wen
Cinthia Wen has been appointed chair of the Graphic Design Program at California College of the Arts (CCA), it was announced today by Provost Mark Breitenberg.
"After conducting an extensive national search, we are very pleased that Cinthia Wen will be our new chair,” stated Breitenberg. “She brings an exciting and compelling vision for the future of graphic design at CCA.
Posted on Wednesday, April 14, 2010 by Sarah Owens
A Silent Hand of Comfort: Architecture’s Role in Grief by Monica Ty, 2010
Representative works from 32 California College of the Arts graduates of the Master of Architecture Program will be showcased during the Master of Architecture Thesis Exhibition, which runs May 6–15, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., in the Carmen M. Christensen Production Stage on the San Francisco campus. An opening reception is scheduled for May 6, from 6 to 9 p.m. The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public.