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.
Buoyant Ecologies and Rubber Impact Awareness & Action Project win grants from Center for Impact.
/ 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 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
/ July 22, 2019
Sarah Hotchkiss (MFA Painting and Drawing 2011), an artist, arts writer, and visual arts editor at KQED, has received a Dorothea and Leo Rabkin Foundation grant for contributions to arts journalism.
/ July 12, 2019
Troy Chew (MFA Fine Arts 2018) has won the Headlands Center for the Arts Tournesol Award, while another CCA alum, Kira Dominguez Hultgren (MA Visual and Critical Studies / MFA Fine Arts 2019) has been named a Graduate Fellow by the Center.
/ July 10, 2019
Learn about the controversial mural at George Washington High School in San Francisco and view CCA President Stephen Beal's comment on the censorship of historical art.
Vanessa Chang, CCA lecturer and lead curator with CODAME Art + Tech, pens an opinion piece for Wired magazine on smartphone interfaces, discussing urgent issues raised by gesture biometrics.
/ July 2, 2019
The Foundation for Contemporary Arts announced today that CCA's ultra-contemporary art space will receive $40,000 in support of Algiers-based multidisciplinary artist Lydia Ourahmane's upcoming exhibition.
/ July 1, 2019
Creative Director and founder at Character, a San Francisco-based agency, Tish Evangelista (BFA Graphic Design 1998) strives to work with clients who enhance lives and society through their products.
Florian Roeper (BFA Wood/Furniture 2003) began as a graphic design major until he discovered the furniture-making woodshop at CCA. Now Roeper has a sawmill in Walnut Creek, runs his own studio, and shows work at the San Francisco Design Center.
/ June 28, 2019
The New York Review of Books examines the life and work of Viola Frey, whose first major museum survey on the West Coast since 1981 is at the di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art through December 29, 2019.
/ June 26, 2019
Kate Fowle, former chair and co-founder of CCA's curatorial practice graduate program, will become the third leader in the institution’s 43-year history.
/ June 26, 2019
This second biennial exhibition features almost 200 CCA alumni and is on view June 15–July 26, 2019 at CCA Hubbell Street Galleries.
Learn about Kevin Killian's important contributions to the bay's literary community as one of the original New Narrative writers, and hear from artists, writers, and educators who knew Killian.
As CCA’s ninth president, Stephen Beal champions learning through making to prepare students as creative citizens.
/ June 20, 2019
Hear Ranu Mukherjee's take on managing studio projects, building a career through community, establishing daily rituals, and more in the artist-run podcast Beyond the Studio.
/ June 19, 2019
The Impact Award offers crucial funding for projects that hold the potential for long-term impact addressing social and environmental challenges.
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