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Posted on Tuesday, May 19, 2009 by Sarah Owens

Six recent California College of the Arts graduates were showcased in Unhinged, the 2009 Graduating Senior Furniture Exhibition presented by the Furniture Program May 1–8 at the Mina Dresden Gallery in San Francisco’s Mission district.

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Posted on Friday, May 8, 2009 by Chris Bliss

F. Noel Perry took the helm as chair of CCA’s Board of Trustees on May 1, succeeding Ann Hatch who served for four years. Perry is the founder and managing director of Baccharis Capital Inc., a private venture capital firm in Menlo Park.

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Posted on Tuesday, May 5, 2009 by Jim Norrena

MFA in Writing alumna Laura LeHew's poetry is featured in the anthology Eating Her Wedding Dress

CCA Alumna and poet Laura LeHew (MFA in Writing 2003) is one of 100 contemporary poets being featured in Eating Her Wedding Dress: A Collection of Clothing Poems, published by Ragged Sky Press, which includes other noteworthy local writers and literary luminaries such as Kim Addonizio, Margaret Atwood, Billy Collins, Elaine Equi, Jorie Graham, Maxine Kumin, Paul Muldoon, and Charles Simic. Eating Her Wedding Dress celebrates clothing in its many forms and functions as: desire, ghost, body, poetry, talisman, and transformer of the soul.

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Posted on Tuesday, May 5, 2009 by Sarah Owens

FLUX: Architecture in a Parametric Landscape

California College of the Arts hosted FLUX: Architecture in a Parametric Landscape, an exhibition focused on the integration of digital practices and design, the Architecture Program's MEDIAlab digital workshops, and the International SmartGeometry Conference (held in spring 2009). The exhibition took place March 30–April 17, 2009, in the Nave at the San Francisco campus.

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Posted on Monday, May 4, 2009 by Jim Norrena

Pixar animator and CCA visiting artist Andrew GordonView slideshow 

UPDATE (June 17, 2010): Daniel Gonzales is now a full-time professional animator at Pixar Animation Studios.

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Posted on Tuesday, April 28, 2009 by Sarah Owens

10 x 10 Cities measures sustainable practices in 10 North American citiesView slideshow 

Update: The 10 x 10 exhibition will be in the Nave on CCA's San Francisco campus for the next two weeks, through October 3, 2009. Open to the public daily, 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m.

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Posted on Monday, April 20, 2009 by Sarah Owens

Illustration Program Chair Dugald StermerView slideshow 

The U.S. State Department has commissioned Dugald Stermer, chair of CCA's Illustration Program, to create the 2009 Earth Day poster.

The poster has been commissioned by the U.S. State Department each year since it was founded by U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson as an environmental teach-in in 1970. Today the event is recognized and celebrated internationally.

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Posted on Wednesday, April 8, 2009 by Sarah Owens

The IIDA-NC Pioneers in Design | Honor Awards (a double-feature presentation of the International Interior Design Association Northern California) took place March 26, 2009, at the newly restored landmark Fox Theater in Oakland. The Northern California chapter is just one of IIDA's 30 chapters worldwide, comprising more than 13,000 members.

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Posted on Wednesday, April 1, 2009 by Lindsey Westbrook

G. Dan Covert and Andre Andreev—CCA alumni, principals of the New York design firm dress code, and authors of the new book Never Sleep: Graduating to Graphic Design—will speak at CCA's San Francisco campus as part of the college's Graphic Design Lecture Series on Thursday, April 16, at 6:30 p.m. (in the Drawing Center, off the courtyard in the Graduate Center). The event is free and open to the public and will include a book signing.

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Posted on Wednesday, March 25, 2009 by Jim Norrena

Dr. Mark Breitenberg, CCA provost and Icsid president-elect

Dr. Mark Breitenberg, newly appointed provost of California College of the Arts, comes to the college as the president-elect of Icsid (International Council of Societies of Industrial Design), the largest design organization in the world (representing 160,000 international designers). The not-for-profit organization supports a global network of design institutions and provides an international platform from which members share a powerful voice.

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