CCA condemns injustice, racism, and oppressive violence toward Black people: Read President Beal’s letter to the community.
Faced with limited availability of affordable face masks in Ecuador during the COVID–19 pandemic, Camila Wandemberg (BFA Individualized Studies 2020) devised an innovative, sustainable solution.
/ July 7, 2020
California College of the Arts announces the appointment of Ritu Kalra to the Board of Trustees for an initial three-year term. Kalra is the treasury director and special advisor to the executive vice president of Harvard University.
/ July 7, 2020
XMAP: In Plain Sight is a nationwide artist-led intervention fighting migrant detention and the culture of incarceration.
/ June 29, 2020
Tony Jimenez, Isabelle Shu, Dave Korstad, and Mike O'Hagan, all Class of 2015 graduates of CCA's MBA Design Strategy program, were interviewed in the Miami Herald about their new almond milk company, JOI.
As the college moves toward a hybrid fall 2020 semester, we’re sharing details about our plans to keep students, faculty, and staff safe while living, learning, teaching, and working together on campus.
/ June 24, 2020
The grant will support CCA’s work converting to a hybrid, online, and in-person fall 2020 semester by supporting four CCA library staff positions and two online learning platforms.
/ June 23, 2020
Writer Claire Mullen on Dodie Bellamy Is On Our Mind, a collection of essays published by the CCA Wattis Institute and Semiotext(e).
Joseph Liatela (BFA Individualized Studies 2017) spoke to Hyperallergic about their work, which “explores the institutional, cultural, and medicolegal ideas of what is considered a ‘correct’ body,” and how they’re honoring Pride month in 2020.
Textile artist and dual-degree master’s program alum Kira Dominguez Hultgren shares her research interests and how she’s growing into her practice post-CCA.
/ June 20, 2020
CCA Distinguished Professor Ishmael Reed wrote in the New York Times about his own “frightening, maddening and absurd encounters with police officers.”
/ June 17, 2020
Faculty and CCA Decolonial School member Juan Carlos Rodríguez Rivera talked to Hyperallergic about his current work, his project aquí estamos / here we are for the Queer Cultural Center in San Francisco, and his greatest achievements so far.
/ June 16, 2020
Wallpaper spoke with Mariah Nielson (BArch 2005) about her new monograph about her father, sculptor JB Blunk. The book features unseen archival images and new photographs.
/ June 15, 2020
CCA’s 2020 San Francisco Design Week events feature discussions exploring long-term design thinking, designing the future of music, and what matters now in design and architecture education.
The Wattis staff share some of their favorite videos, essays, and performances available through the free digital library.
These statements were sent to members of the CCA community in emails from President Stephen Beal and Provost Tammy Rae Carland.
Deborah Stein’s Diachronic course discovers a common thread over three generations.
/ June 1, 2020
Cera Yeo and Jingyi Emma Luo were honored with an American Institute of Architects 2020 COTE sustainability award for their project “Waterline.” Yeo and Luo were part of the fall 2019 Buoyant Blueprint studio led by faculty Margaret Ikeda and Evan Jones.
/ May 29, 2020
The San Francisco Chronicle talked to CCA’s Yesenia Villaseñor (BFA Fashion Design 2020) for an article about how graduating fashion design students pivoted to create their thesis collections from home during the COVID–19 pandemic.
Archaeological testing on CCA’s Backlot made the exciting discovery of organic materials that signify human activity, including tool making, from almost 7,500 years ago.
/ May 26, 2020
An innovative cantilevered pedestrian bridge and elevated park concept by CCA alum Rosannah Harding (BArch 2007) and Matthew Ostrow of HardingOstrow won the $10,000 Forge Prize at a judging event streamed live on YouTube.
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