Information about CCA’s COVID-19 vaccination requirement for fall 2021.
/ July 14, 2021
Maia Cruz Palileo presents a new exhibition of paintings and sculptures inspired by historic Philippiniana materials and the artist’s own memories.
/ July 13, 2021
California College of the Arts President Stephen Beal announced Leigh Sata as vice president of Operations and Capital Projects, effective June 4, 2021.
Ceramics chair Nathan Lynch has been working with Oikonos for over a decade to help restore at-risk seabird habitats with ceramic nesting modules.
/ June 30, 2021
Writer Theadora Walsh says "Why are they so afraid of the lotus?" is an invitation to listen. "It’s an invitation to participate in a radical, engaged form of listening that takes on the labor of actively receiving others’ speech."
/ June 29, 2021
The Wattis was among 50 institutions across the country to receive a spring 2021 Warhol Foundation grant. The $120,000 grant will support the Wattis Institute's next two years of exhibition programming.
/ June 24, 2021
Directed by Vivian Kleiman and produced by MFA Comics Professor Justin Hall, "No Straight Lines"—a documentary highlighting the work of five comic artists from the 1970s and 1980s—premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and Frameline in 2021.
/ June 10, 2021
California College of the Arts has elected Lorna Meyer Calas as chair of the CCA Board of Trustees, effective July 1, 2021, for an initial three-year term. Calas—managing director with Merrill Lynch's Private Wealth Management Group—has been a CCA trustee
The Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts has been approved by the National Endowment for the Arts for a $20,000 award from the Grants for Arts Projects program to support its 2022 exhibition, Drum Listens to Heart, which explores “the percussive” as an
The Wattis Institute’s 2021 Capp Street Artist-in-Residence talks about teaching at CCA, the art of the score, and how the Bay Area is influencing his residency.
Dorothy Santos (MA Visual + Critical Studies 2014) discusses how CCA graduate studies prepared her for a PhD in Film and Digital Media at UC Santa Cruz.
/ May 22, 2021
CCA Architecture Dean Keith Krumwiede discusses his approach to working with young architects, helping to cultivate their professional toolset to address new challenges and make a meaningful difference in the world.
/ May 20, 2021
California College of the Arts announces the appointments of Aaron Gensler and CCA alum Carina Wong (MBA Design Strategy 2019) to the Board of Trustees for an initial three-year term.
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/ May 19, 2021
Why are they so afraid of the lotus?—the second title in the Wattis Institute’s annual book series, A Series of Open Questions—is informed and inspired by the work of Trinh T. Minh-ha.
“My encouragement is to be committed and proactive in caring for that deep, creative part of yourself that is easily overlooked.”
/ May 18, 2021
On view through July 10, 2021, at the Ferry Building in San Francisco, the three exhibitions explore Bay Area histories and futures, social justice and territorialization, and ecology and climate change.
For 11 years as a trustee and four as board chair, Arthur Gensler (1935–2021) championed the role of art and design education as an engine for cultural and economic vitality.
A growing community of Design students are leveraging their course assignments and thesis projects to express a sense of care and concern for the planet.
The Design division explores three different educational opportunities at CCA that transcend individual learning through teamwork.
/ May 10, 2021
The Class of 2021 Showcase features work from over 260 students across the Fine Arts, Architecture, Design, and Humanities and Sciences divisions.
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