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While sheltering in place, Assistant Chair of Illustration Michael Wertz has been making tiny illustrations that deliver a big message.
/ Oct. 30, 2020
Sarah Hotchkiss (MFA Painting/Drawing 2011) wrote that Jeffrey Gibson’s Nothing is Eternal, an 18-minute video commissioned by the Wattis Institute, is not a hopeful vision of America, but an accurate one.
Two initiatives champion BIPOC student talent and contributions while building their skills for leadership and success.
/ Oct. 27, 2020
Bay City News interviewed [email protected] Faculty Coordinator Sam Vernon, Director of Exhibitions and Public Programming Jaime Austin, and alum Amy Tavern (MFA Fine Arts 2017) about the [email protected] Artwork Campaign and the importance of the vote.
With room to house about 25% of the college’s student population and a public dining hall, Founders Hall pushes CCA toward the goal of becoming a unified, fully residential campus.
CCA staff psychologists share tips for managing anxiety, developing a sense of community, and finding hope during the pandemic.
Leading up to the 2020 presidential election, the [email protected] Artwork Campaign celebrates our community’s deep commitment to activism and democratic participation.
/ Oct. 15, 2020
Read why the eight-foot-tall sculpture depicting an Afro pick with a Black Power fist raised to the sky—created by Hank Willis Thomas (MFA Photography, MA Visual Criticism 2003)—is being called one of the most influential works of American protest art.
/ Oct. 14, 2020
Jeffrey Gibson: Nothing is Eternal—a newly commissioned video with musical composition—will be available for in-person and online viewing, opening with an outdoor screening at the Tenderloin National Forest in San Francisco on October 22
/ Oct. 13, 2020
The walk-by exhibition and website features artwork and poster designs by 66 CCA students, faculty, staff, and alumni; see it in person in the Hubbell Street Galleries windows or online at creativecitizens.cca.edu
/ Oct. 13, 2020
Alum Diedrick Brackens (MFA Fine Arts 2014) told Vogue that his exhibition, 'Darling Divined,' at the Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas at Austin in October, “feels like a homecoming.”
/ Oct. 9, 2020
Read how Victoria Wagner, a senior adjunct faculty member in CCA’s First Year Core Studio program, became inspired to work with salvaged redwood for the sculptures in her solo show, Everglow, at the Maybaum Gallery.
/ Oct. 8, 2020
Make. Act. Resist takes place throughout October, featuring keynote lectures by Sarah Lopez and Ronald Rael, a movie screening and post-screening discussion about The Infiltrators, artist talks, and on-demand video interviews and podcasts with CCA faculty
During COVID–19, Industrial Design and Furniture students crafted imaginative instruments with the space and materials around them.
/ Oct. 5, 2020
Architects from CCA’s Architectural Ecologies Lab are helping the Presidio Trust and National Park Service restore native oyster habitats at Crissy Field by installing specially designed fiberglass panels. Read more in the San Francisco Chronicle.
/ Oct. 1, 2020
CCA alum Tosha Stimage (MFA Interdisciplinary Studies 2016) is the first artist featured in YBCA’s new Lawn Art Project, which presents colorful social distancing artwork by local artists to reimagine how we can safely gather in person once again.
Members of the student animation club 24Frames reflect on how they explore career pathways and stay active in their creative practice.
/ Sept. 30, 2020
CCA students Parker Crumley and Sarah Jane Walcutt’s project, “Wearable Labeling Technology for the 21st Century,” was awarded an honorable mention in the Innovation by Design Awards, recognizing the best student-designed projects of 2020.
Students in CCA’s MFA in Comics program reflect on how they accomplish goals and stay connected as part of a remote cohort.
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