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Press release / Feb. 19, 2019

Transecologies explores ways of relating to nature without assimilating

CCA Hubbell Street Galleries presents a new exhibition on nature viewed through the lens of trans identities.

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SFMOMA Visual Identity Has CCA Roots: Some Faces Behind the Rebrand

Learn about how graduate design alumna Jennifer Sonderby led a stellar team of designers—including several CCA alumni—in the visual rebranding of SFMOMA.

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Media coverage / Feb. 6, 2019

Three architecture faculty win 2019 ACSA Architectural Education Awards

Professor Sandra Vivanco and assistant professor Irene Cheng each won a Diversity Achievement Award, and associate professor Andrew Kudless received a Faculty Design Award for his project Confluence Park.

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Graphic Design student Mark Buenafe wins the prestigious Bill Moggridge Award

Senior graphic designer wins $10,000 for “The Naturalization Process,” a project that explores the journey toward U.S. citizenship through interdependent print pieces.

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Media coverage / Jan. 31, 2019

Film by Dean Tina Takemoto wins Experimental Shorts Grand Jury Prize at Slamdance Film Festival

Wayward Emulsions (2018), the Slamdance award-winning experimental film directed by Humanities & Sciences dean Tina Takemoto, offers queer glimpses of a wayward woman captured in bits of emulsion lifted from stray reels of a 35mm Asian drama.

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Craft and content shine at the 2018 BFA Design thesis show

CCA’s Illustration, Industrial Design, and Graphic Design students address wide-ranging themes in culminating exhibition.

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China research trip offers novel opportunities for DMBA students

The DMBA launches a new curricular area that bridges the gap between research and development and overseas production.

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Media coverage / Jan. 22, 2019

Co-chair of film Rob Epstein receives 2019 Academy Award nomination for "End Game"

Rob Epstein's documentary film End Game (2018) is a complex and compassionate look at end-of-life care at Zen Hospice Project in San Francisco. This film is nominated in the Oscar 2019 Documentary (Short Subject) category.

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Press release / Jan. 18, 2019

California College of the Arts’ $90 million student housing project receives strong support from investors

New building to house 500+ students with below-market, on-campus housing in San Francisco

Media coverage / Jan. 16, 2019

"Drawing Codes" explores how coding can impact architectural representation

DRAWING CODES: Experimental Protocols of Architectural Representation was co-curated by CCA faculty Andrew Kudless and Adam Marcus.

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Media coverage / Jan. 15, 2019

CCA faculty James Voorhies reflects on the curatorial work of Maria Lind at Tensta konsthall

Art Agenda published an essay by CCA faculty James Voorhies that reflects on the curatorial work of Maria Lind while she was director of Tensta konsthall.

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Press release / Jan. 15, 2019

Making (It) Work celebrates makers who embrace parenthood

This new group exhibition presents artists who are new parents and view parenthood as a generative force in their creative practice.

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Press release / Jan. 9, 2019

CCA Wattis Institute presents new work by Diamond Stingily and Rosha Yaghmai

New York-based Diamond Stingily and Los Angeles-based Rosha Yaghmai are respectively and rapidly establishing themselves as leading voices in contemporary sculpture.

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Changing careers to become an interaction designer

When Karen Chan decided to enter the MDes in IxD program at CCA in 2016, she was working as a public health consultant at the intersection of healthcare, policy, and technology. Now—just 2 short years later—she helps people build better relationships with

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Media coverage / Dec. 24, 2018

Temple of Direction by alumnus Geordie Van Der Bosch selected to be 2019 Burning Man temple

Burning Man 2019 temple designed by architect Geordie Van Der Bosch, who holds a masters in advanced architectural design from CCA, is inspired by Japanese torii gates.

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MFA in Design: Alumni Q+A with Shihan Zhang

We caught up with this talented CCA alum to ask why she decided to pursue her MFA, what it was like as an international student studying for a masters degree in the U.S., and a whole lot more.

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10 skills every interaction designer should have

If you are considering entering the world of Interaction Design (IxD), there are some skills you’ll want to hone before applying to any graduate-level program—but they may not be the ones you think.

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Two years or three years for a masters in Design? Here’s the difference.

We get a lot of questions from students researching graphic design graduate programs that want to know what the difference between a 2-year and 3-year MFA program is, so we’re taking an in-depth look at both options to help you decide which is the right o

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Traditional MBA vs Design Strategy MBA: Which is better?

The results of design strategy's people-centered approach are increasingly visible all around us— products that are effortless to use, services that enhance the sense of meaning in our lives, and immersive environments that heighten our sense of what’s po

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Should I get an MFA in Design?

Second-year MFA in Design candidate Winston Struye answers prospective students’ most urgent question.

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