Due to continuing health and safety concerns amid the COVID–19 pandemic, CCA will conduct the fall 2020 semester online.
/ April 16, 2019
From documenting young athletes to publishing her first book, Taylor Johnson (BFA Photography 2017) shares challenges and triumphs with Aint-Bad magazine.
Globally recognized curator Maria Lind helps CCA curatorial graduate students think more broadly about the field of curating.
/ April 1, 2019
Portland Architecture, a blog focused on design, interviews Tim Perks (BArch 1991) about applying his architectural education across many industries and disciplines.
Study.com ranks our program among the top five in California. Located in one of the world’s creative capitals, we encourage MFA candidates to explore many different forms and incorporate visual art into their work.
/ March 28, 2019
The American Society of Interior Designers chose CCA students Jieru Lin and Jianfeng Ni for their deep understanding of how design can impact and change lives.
/ March 27, 2019
The CCA People’s Party is an annual spring gala benefiting student scholarships for deserving young artists, designers, writers, and architects who otherwise could not afford to attend CCA.
Beloved painter and educator Wayne Thiebaud discusses his life’s work and his place in art history.
The starving artist: It’s the cliche that just won’t go away. Anyone who’s even toyed with the idea of pursuing a career in the arts has heard it—many, many times. Now fold in the notion of going to art school and you have a recipe for some serious skepti
When evaluating an art college, one of the most important factors to consider is the quality of their faculty. Ask admissions counselors these two critical questions to learn about faculty's industry connections and their approach to teaching.
A sponsored studio featuring IxD, ID, and MFA Design investigating the creation of new visual, form-based and spatial interfaces focused on storytelling, goal tracking and decision making.
Architectural design is a collective experiment. Designing Material Innovation, an outdoor exhibition at California College of the Arts (CCA), hypothesizes a future with radically different notions of material, fabrication, and …
/ March 25, 2019
Sam Ancona (BFA Animation 2013) talks early artistic inspirations, the importance of finding a creative community, and navigating the world of freelance animation.
/ March 22, 2019
Broadly looks at Queer California: Untold Stories, an exhibition at the Oakland Museum of California that's curated by Christina Linden, CCA associate professor in Curatorial Practice.
Bay Area artists, including MFA in Comics adjunct professor Thi Bui, join forces to capture the Oakland teachers' strike through illustrated portraits coupled with direct quotes.
/ March 21, 2019
The "Win-Win" board games, now in an exhibit at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, are designed by CCA Architecture students to model how climate change will reshape cities.
/ March 20, 2019
Viola Frey is the subject of a solo exhibition at di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art. Frey, a professor emerita and honorary doctorate recipient, taught at CCA for nearly 35 years.
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.”
/ March 12, 2019
Alumna Yadira Cazares (BFA Painting + Drawing 2005) runs Galería Beso Maya, the only art gallery in Fruitvale. Her mission is to promote artists of color and unite the community through workshops and exhibitions.
/ March 12, 2019
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 …
/ March 8, 2019
Professor Emeritus of Painting and Drawing Franklin Williams caught a reviewer's attention at New York's Independent Art Fair with his intricate works from the 1970s to today.
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