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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Posted on Monday, March 23, 2009 by Sarah Owens

Julian Myers, associate professor, Curatorial Practice and Visual Studies programsView slideshow 

Scholar, critic, and curator Julian Myers, PhD, associate professor in the Curatorial Practice and Visual Studies programs, has been selected as a grantee for the Creative Capital | Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program, a first-of-its-kind program "aimed to honor and encourage writing about art." Julian's proposed book project, Mirror-Travel in the Motor City, is one of 27 projects awarded a portion of the $635,000 total grant.

Posted on Friday, March 13, 2009 by Kim Lessard

Community Arts student Camille Hoffman painted this mural that depicts welcoming, diversity, history, and Temescal CreekView slideshow 

CCA students Camille Hoffman (Community Arts) and Vanessa Ayala (Animation) received an enthusiastic reception from City of Oakland residents and business owners, as well as officials from PG&E (Pacific Gas and Electric Company), for four new murals that have brightened the staid facade of the substation in the Temescal and Telegraph Avenue Business District.

Posted on Monday, March 9, 2009 by Brenda Tucker

CCA architecture and design students are participating for the first time ever (partnering with Santa Clara University) in the Solar Decathlon, a high-profile competition sponsored by the United States Department of Energy.

Posted on Monday, March 9, 2009 by Sarah Owens

Bruce Levin, adjunct professor in the Graduate Program in Design and the Interior Design Program, has earned a Fulbright Scholar grant to teach and do research in Japan during the 2009–10 academic year. The grant is issued to U.S. scholars as part of the traditional Fulbright Scholar Program.

The Fulbright Program, proposed to the U.S. Congress in 1945 by Senator J.