Newsroom

20 results

Story

Push culture forward

After breaking up with his high school rock band, Shawn HibmaCronan says, he “found CCA and realized all I wanted to do was learn how to make things.”

IMG_7893-edit (NLB).jpeg

Press release / March 12, 2019

New work by Abbas Akhavan and Akosua Adoma Owusu at CCA Wattis Institute this spring

For Canadian artist Abbas Akhavan, this exhibition is his first U.S. solo show and concludes his Capp Street artist residency. Ghanaian-American filmmaker Akosua Adoma Owusu adds new dimension to her ...

Abbas Akhavan, Study for a Garden: Fountain (installation view, Delfina Foundation, London), 2012. Oscillating water sprinkler, pump, hose, pvc pond liner, water, dimensions variable. Courtesy of Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver. Photo: Christa Holka.

Press release / March 7, 2019

To Know Herself presents new work by Tammy Rae Carland and iconic Macon Reed installation

This exhibition is curated by Yomna Osman in partial fulfillment of the dual-degree Master of Arts in Curatorial Practice and Visual and Critical Studies and presented by the Graduate Program ...

Macon Reed, Eulogy for the Dyke Bar 2015, Plastic and digital photo reproductions Dimensions varies 20 plastic frames, Wayfarers Gallery, New York, NY, 2015 .jpg

Story

Attend an Admitted Student Celebration near you

You’ve received the acceptance letter you’ve been waiting for. Now it’s time to celebrate the achievement of all your hard work! Learn all about what comes next at an event ...

Golden Gate Bridge

Story

From scholarship recipient to community creative

Emeric Kennard was an active student before graduating from CCA in spring 2017. Studying Illustration and Writing was possible for this Oregon native thanks to CCA scholarships that helped offset ...

Press release / Feb. 28, 2019

California College of the Arts Breaks Ground on New On-Campus Student Housing

Designed by Stanley Saitowitz | Natoma Architects Inc., the building will provide more than 500 students with below-market, on-campus housing

California College of the Arts Breaks Ground on New On-Campus Student Housing

Story

Five of the best (and highest-paying) art majors

For prospective art students looking for an innovative field that can lead to gainful employment, we've compiled a list of five excellent majors to consider.

B_Arch-Concentrations_Hero_NB.jpg

Story

Intellectual cross-training in liberal arts: Interview with Dean Tina Takemoto

CCA’s dean of Humanities and Sciences discusses the practice of lifelong, interdisciplinary learning.

Tina-flipped---optimized.jpg

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.

Nicki Green, Morel Figure with Prosthesis, 2017. Glazed earthenware and felt, 37 x 22 x 21 inches.

Story

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.

SFMOMA Design Studio team.

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.

CCA is pleased to announce three faculty as 2018-2019 Architectural Education Award Winners.

Story

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.

Graphic Design student Mark Buenafe

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.

Wayward Emulsions (directed by Tina Takemoto, 2018), film still

Story

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.

BFA Design Commencement Exhibition 2018

Story

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.

group-in-China.jpg

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.

Film still from the documentary "End Game" by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman.

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

Photo of an architectural rendering of the future 188 Hooper residence

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.

Ibañez Kim: 家神.

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.

Tensta konsthall, Stockholm, December 2018.

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.

Madeline Donahue, Bathers, 2018, Oil on canvas, 36 x 48 inches.

Lindsey DeVries

Media Relations Manager

+1 415-551-9359

[email protected]