Negar Kalantar explores how relief cutting, or kerfing, can improve building materials’ adaptability to environmental threats.
Feeling the “vibe” of an art school, imagining yourself living, studying, and working there, is a crucial part of the campus visit. But there are a few more tangible things you should keep your eye out for, as well.
Galen Boone shares how the Individualized Studies curriculum formed her practice, which CCA faculty had the biggest impact, and what life has been like after graduation.
/ Aug. 22, 2019
Surfacing Histories Sculpting Memories celebrates five women artists in the Bay Area and one will represent Northern California in Paper Routes—Women to Watch 2020 at the National Museum of Women ...
/ Aug. 21, 2019
Developed by one of CCA's architectural research labs, the Buoyant Ecologies Float Lab is an "open invitation" for aquatic life and will anchor in Oakland's Middle Harbor (Shoreline Park) for three years.
/ Aug. 16, 2019
The Prix de Rome in Architecture, which includes $50,000 for work, travel, and a public presentation, has been awarded to CCA's Neeraj Bhatia, whose work intersects infrastructure, politics, and urbanism.
/ Aug. 14, 2019
Diedrick Brackens (MFA Fine Arts 2014), whose solo exhibition Darling Divined is at the New Museum in New York, speaks with Art Papers about black- and queer-identifying artists.
/ Aug. 13, 2019
A long-time resident of the Bay Area, Vincent Fecteau has a solo exhibition at the CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts. View the San Francisco Chronicle's write-up for more details.
/ Aug. 11, 2019
As the new executive director of the Lux Art Institute, alum Andrew Utt (BFA Individualized 2005), will work to make sure art remains a central part of San Diego's cultural landscape.
CCA Fashion Design faculty, students, activists, and influencers leverage every skill they have to bring change to the injustice at the root of fashion production.
/ Aug. 7, 2019
Kalia Brooks Nelson (MA Curatorial Practice 2006) joins two other curators for the Moore College of Art & Design's new Visiting Curators Initiative. They'll bring fresh curatorial perspectives to the Galleries at Moore.
Together with swissnex San Francisco, CCA interaction design students reinvent office furniture for a diverse set of rules, building prototypes for the Pier 17 space. View the video to learn more.
Buoyant Ecologies and Rubber Impact Awareness & Action Project win grants from Center for Impact.
/ Aug. 5, 2019
Dionne Lee (MFA Fine Arts 2017), who works in collage, photography, and video, was selected as one of Artforum's Critics' Picks for her solo exhibition at Interface Gallery, Oakland.
/ July 30, 2019
David Gissen describes how his difficulty navigating construction sites in New York City, which weren't covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, influenced his education and career.
From Barry Jenkins's "Moonlight" to Spike Jonez's "Her," Artsy reveals six films that were inspired by famous photographs. CCA alum Todd Hido's (MFA Photography 1996) photograph inspired "Her," a sci-fi romance.
/ July 29, 2019
Owner of Hobstetter Architecture Studio, alum Sarah Hobstetter (MArch 2010) tells the San Francisco Chronicle about her style, aesthetic goals, and favorite projects in the Bay Area.
Printmaking alum plays Pablo Picasso at New Village Arts Theatre in San Diego
/ July 26, 2019
A product of cross-disciplinary collaboration, the Buoyant Ecologies Float Lab is set to launch in the San Francisco Bay in late summer 2019. The prototype will pioneer a new kind of resilient coastal infrastructure.
/ July 25, 2019
Interviewed for the San Francisco Chronicle's Datebook, CCA's Nathan Lynch describes his affinity for clay. Viola Frey, CCA professor emerita and honorary doctorate recipieint, and Woody De Othello (MFA Fine Arts 2017) were also mentioned as gamechanging
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