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Posted on Monday, August 9, 2010 by Samantha Braman

Andrew Guiyangco (Animation 2011) and Yesenia Ayala (Animation 2010)

CCA's Animation Program, launched in 2007, has already gained a stellar reputation for sending its students off excellently prepared for professional life. The chair of the department is Andrew Lyndon, whose job as a digital imaging and video instructor at Pixar Animation Studios has helped create invaluable connections with that company.

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Posted on Thursday, August 5, 2010 by Jim Norrena

Rave might just be the most important text or email message you ever send.

Introducing Rave Wireless -- Emergency Notification System

As part of the ongoing efforts to supply California College of the Arts community members with support and information in the event of an emergency, natural or otherwise, the college has implemented a new FREE emergency notification system, called Rave.

Through Rave, college administers can deploy approved CCA emergency communications and other important information via text message and email to registered, active subscribers (e.g., faculty, staff, and students).
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Posted on Thursday, July 22, 2010 by Samantha Braman

On August 6–7, Zach Gibson, a student in CCA's Graduate Program in Design, will host Strangers, a 48-hour bookmaking project at the Levi's Workshop at 580 Valencia in San Francisco. He and 10 other Bay Area artists will gather to produce content for a book about the work they do.

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Posted on Tuesday, July 20, 2010 by Jim Norrena

(image: Oliver Dillon, monotype)View slideshow 

The 15th Annual Yozo Hamaguchi Printmaking Scholarship Awards Exhibition is set for August 25–September 17, 2010, in the Isabelle Percy West Gallery on the Oakland campus. (See the college's event calendar for complete exhibition details.)

The 2010 Winners . . .

The six undergraduates listed below each received a $3,000 tuition scholarship.

Gaelan Baird
Daniel Bortz
Oliver Dillon
Adoria Elias
Parker Ito
Cianna Valley

About the Printmaking Scholarship Awards

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Posted on Monday, July 12, 2010 by Jim Norrena

Select CCA Architecture Studio Series titles listed here can be purchased through William Stout Architectural Books. Select individual titles for specific ordering information.

5X2
CCA & University of California Berkeley College of Environmental Design
Executive Editor Balz Mueller and associate editor Mark Donohue
Paperback, 174 pages, $25

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Posted on Thursday, July 8, 2010 by Jim Norrena

CCA Film student Edward Hayden took to the streets of Oakland during its popular Art Murmur art walk, where hundreds of artists, including CCA students and alumni, come out to watch and share art-making practices the first Friday of each month.

Watch other student videos on CCA's channel on YouTube.

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Posted on Wednesday, July 7, 2010 by Jim Norrena

With the pending verdict in the Johannes Mehserle trial, which involved a fatal shooting at an East Bay BART station, many Oakland neighborhoods are concerned about violence and vandalism erupting.

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Posted on Tuesday, July 6, 2010 by Clay Walsh

Man with guitar on roof, September 26, 1965 [Photo: Larry Keenan Jr.]

Got chops? We want to hear it. CCA is on the hunt for musicians or performance artists, or both, who are interested in performing at the upcoming CCA "Keeping Art Alive Dance Marathon" fundraiser on September 25, or contributing music for a CCA video about the event.

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Posted on Friday, July 2, 2010 by Jim Norrena

Chelsea Ryoko Wong (BFA Printmaking 2010), first Hamaguchi Emerging Artist Residency awardeeView slideshow 

A recent community partnership between California College of the Arts and Kala Art Institute in Berkeley has given rise to the new CCA Hamaguchi Emerging Artist Residency at Kala. It represents a rich collaboration between the two institutions that creates a special opportunity for a recent BFA Printmaking graduate to work in a professional setting with other artists from all over the world.

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Posted on Sunday, June 20, 2010 by Jim Norrena

(l to r) CCA chairs Julian Carter, Melinda L. de Jesús, and Tirza Latimer at the diversity conference [photo: Jim Norrena]

The “Doing ‘Diversity’: Making It or Faking It?” conference was the first-of-its-kind, all-day planning and discussion meeting devoted specifically to the issues of diversity representation and celebration here at California College of the Arts. The discussion panels laid the groundwork for the college to ratchet up its commitment to fostering greater diversity at CCA.

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