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Posted on Thursday, August 26, 2010 by Clay Walsh

Break out your digital camera for CCA’s inaugural R.A.W. (Real Artists at Work) Photo competition—the college’s newest juried student competition that awards a $100 cash prize to each winner!

Students enter the competition by submitting their digital photographs online. Each image should offer an artistic, original perspective and follow the designated theme.

This year’s theme: Life within CCA’s residence halls.
That’s right—here’s your chance to show others in the community what CCA’s on-campus residential life looks like, as well as turn fellow hall residents into stars!

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Posted on Wednesday, August 25, 2010 by Samantha Braman

You've surely heard the term "sister cities," but what does it actually mean? And here's an even tougher one: Name even one of San Francisco's sisters.

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Posted on Tuesday, August 24, 2010 by Clay Walsh

That’s right folks, the rumor’s true: It’s time again to break out your video camera and hit the streets for CCA’s R.A.W. (Real Artists at Work) Video competition.

This year’s theme: Bike Culture at CCA—as you define it!

What’s CCA’s R.A.W. Video competition? It’s the college’s annual student video competition that awards $500 cash to each juried winner of an original artistic point of view submitted in the form of a short video that depicts a designated theme.

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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.

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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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