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Posted on Wednesday, October 14, 2009 by Grace Lee

National
Deadline: November 16
Student Entry fee: $30 (with valid student ID)

The Annual Exhibition is open to all artists working in water soluble media: watercolor, acrylic, casein, gouache and egg tempera on paper.

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Posted on Wednesday, October 14, 2009 by Grace Lee

Northern California
Deadline: Saturday, October 24
6:00pm

Southern Exposure invites artists to submit work in response to a theme, which is selected to encourage as broad a range of artistic interpretation as possible. This year's theme, Passive/Aggressive, is chosen in response to the current cultural, economic and political climate and reflects how decisions are made when faced with extreme challenges. Artists are invited to submit work that responds to this idea in some way, shape or form.

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Posted on Wednesday, October 14, 2009 by Clay Walsh

Today students on Team California take a break from giving house tours. In this photo, Annessa Mattson and Kyle Belcher discuss the house pre-tour with with American Institute of Architects (AIA) President-Elect George Miller. And speaking of tours, Solar Decathlon Director Richard King states that through the end of last weekend, about 40,000 visitors had toured the 20 homes on display at the National Mall. The Refract House has attracted lot of that activity; according to Kyle Belcher, about 8000 people have passed through!

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Posted on Tuesday, October 13, 2009 by Clay Walsh

Couldn't pass up the opportunity to congratulate CCA on a very exciting and recent accolade! BusinessWeek magazine has recently honored the MBA in Design Strategy Program here at CCA by including us on their list of the top 30 design programs in the WORLD. Their list represents the final results of extensive research and the polling of prominent academics, designers, consultants, and business managers on the best MBA or master's programs that significantly integrate design thinking and business. We're quite thrilled about this accomplishment!

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Posted on Monday, October 12, 2009 by Chris Bliss

Team California took the lead in the Solar Decathlon this morning by winning the architecture contest with a score of 98 out of a possible 100, beating out powerhouses such as Team Germany, the 2007 winner of the Solar Decathlon, and Rice University.

Members of the media are currently swarming Refract House, with reporters from the Washington Post and Los Angeles Times interviewing Team California members. Project Manager Kyle Belcher, BArch 2009, will be on NPR's "All Things Considered" today, October 12, at 4:20 EST.

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Posted on Thursday, October 8, 2009 by Jim Norrena

Dear friends,

My morning routine, like many of yours, includes reading newspapers and scanning news websites. For the past few months the news has been focused on the economy, and the picture has been bleak. In the midst of this, we witnessed the inauguration of President Obama, who swept into office with a message of change and hope and has already set an ambitious agenda.

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Posted on Wednesday, October 7, 2009 by Grace Lee

Congratulations to Robyn Waxman, recent CCA Graduate Design Alumni, for winning first place in the Student Social Responsibility category of the AIGA (Re)DesignAwards - a design competition looking to recognize the best of the best in sustainable graphic design around the world - for the FARM tabloid, her graduate thesis paper.

The Future Action Reclamation Mob (FARM) is an alternative form of non-violent protest, reclaiming public space to build community, providing services for underserved and transient populations and/or rehabilitating toxic land.

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Posted on Wednesday, October 7, 2009 by Grace Lee

Nationwide
Deadline: Nov 24
Prize: 8GB iPod Nano

3byOne Photo Exhibit: Energy, Renewal & Stability

Hosted by Jacksonville University in Florida, 3byOne Photo Exhibit: Energy, Renewal & Stability is an international interactive photographic exhibition expressing allegiance to a sustainable existence. Each artist creates a three-part photographic piece elucidating the themes of energy, renewal, and stability using the visual vocabulary of his/her culture. During the exhibition, individual panels can be regrouped

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Posted on Wednesday, October 7, 2009 by Grace Lee

Bay Area
Submission Deadline: October 25, 2009

ReVisions: New Creations from SCRAP

The Scroungers Center for Reusable Art Parts (SCRAP) is seeking artists to submit works for consideration for its Third Annual Art Exhibition, ReVisions: New Creations from scrap. Work submitted must be in some way made from scraps, leftovers, castoffs, found, re-purposed, or recycled materials (not necessarily from the SCRAP depot).

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Posted on Tuesday, September 8, 2009 by Allen Fear

The Bay Bridge will reopen this morning. However, due to the anticipated traffic back-up during the first few hours, we will resume our regular CCA student shuttle service as of 11:00am.

Until then, the following service will be in place:

OAKLAND:

Continuous shuttle runs between Webster Hall, the Oakland campus and the Rockridge BART Station are scheduled from:

  • 7:00 a.m. to 10:00am

NOTE: the 51 AC Transit bus will also pick up & drop off near Webster Hall, the Oakland campus, and the Rockridge BART Station.

SAN FRANCISCO

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