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Media coverage / June 28, 2018

Students, faculty, and alumni find solutions for artist's housing crisis

The Art Newspaper reports on the winners of CCA's annual impact awards

One of the shared spaces at Hatch Workshop in Stockton, California

Media coverage / June 22, 2018

Alumna Reena Merchant leads user experience at Google

Silicon Valley Magazine interviews Reena Merchant (MBA in Design Strategy) on her professional career in the tech world and her love of art and design.

Image of CCA Alumna Reena Merchant who leads user experience at Google

Media coverage / June 21, 2018

Professor Claudia Bernardi works with children seeking asylum

News Leader. reports on Bernardi's mural project with unaccompanied Central American minors

Children attempt to reach the Mexico-US border by riding atop freight cars of La Bestia -- "the Beast" -- for hundreds of miles.

Press release / June 18, 2018

Summer exhibitions at CCA Wattis explore, expand, and disrupt notions of time

Two exhibitions include a solo show of German artist Susanne Kriemann and a group show curated by contemptorary.

Installation view of Susann Kriemann, Canopy, canopy at the CCA Wattis Institute

Press release / June 18, 2018

CCA Wattis to present works by Adam Linder for 20th anniversary

Feat of performance art features five choreographic works by Linder performed all day, every day, during Wattis open hours.

Installation view of Adam Linder, Full Service.

Press release / June 12, 2018

'Art Practical' receives California Arts Council Arts and Public Media grant

$12,400 award supports program to explore how artists and culture makers fight to live and work in the Bay Area.

Art Practical design

Press release / June 7, 2018

Center for Art + Public Life announces winners of the 2018 IMPACT Award

Hatch Workshop and House9 each receive $25,000 to create affordable and sustainable living environments for artists and designers.

2018 IMPACT Award winners

Media coverage / June 1, 2018

CCA architecture students and faculty combat rising sea levels

Estuary News reports on CCA's involvement in the Resilient by Design challenge

Map showing San Francisco Bay Resilient by Design sites

Media coverage / May 26, 2018

Professor Owen Smith designs controversial New Yorker covers

The Daily Beast profiles Smith and his works for the magazine.

Lead image for Owen Smith's coverage in the New Yorker

Press release / May 24, 2018

Gala honoring Kay Kimpton Walker raises $1,267,000 for student scholarship fund

CCA patrons, museum directors, authors, artists, architects, city officials and more attend the largest grossing gala for the college to-date.

Image of Stephen Beal, Kay Kimpton Walker, Cathy Podell, and Stanlee Gatti

Media coverage / May 16, 2018

Alumna Toyin Ojih Odutola expands definition of the black experience

Frieze magazine profiles Odutola on occassion of her exhibition at SCAD Museum of Art.

CCA Alumna Toyin Ojih Odutola in her exhibition "Testing the Name" at at the SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, Georgia.

Press release / May 14, 2018

CCA appoints Keith Krumwiede as new dean of architecture

Award-winning educator and respected mind in the field begins in August 2018.

Image of Keith Krumwiede, Dean of Architecture at CCA

Press release / May 11, 2018

Fashion Experience 2018 debuts 11 collections by CCA emerging designers

Works presented through a fashion show and installation at SOMArts.

Fashion Experience 2018, models in an checkered installation

Media coverage / May 1, 2018

Fashion is not the problem

In this second installment, Professor Lynda Grose argues how the industry needs to change to stay relevant and ethical.

CCA Student Miho Kobayashi's fashion design work for Liz Claiborne Design Scholarship, 2017

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Two CCA Architecture teams win 2018 COTE Top Ten for Students Awards

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) have announced the winners of the fourth-annual AIA COTE Top Ten for Students awards.

Graphic depicting Known Unknowns: Dead Ends Aren’t Dead, project transforms cul de sacs in East Palo Alto into a network of interconnected structures that promote collaboration among residents and build resilience against sea level rise.

Press release / April 18, 2018

New dean of Fine Arts and dean of Humanities & Sciences announced

Allison Smith and Tina Takemoto, two women who have already done incredible work to advance programs at CCA, join the college on August 1, 2018

Headshot of Allison Smith and Tina Takemoto

Press release / April 18, 2018

2018 commencement speaker and honorary doctorates announced

Glenn Adamson and Lia Cook are awarded honorary doctorate degrees. Glenn Adamson is selected to deliver CCA’s undergraduate commencement address.

Genn Adamson.jpg

Press release / April 11, 2018

Kay Kimpton Walker to be honored at 2018 gala

Longstanding CCA patron is recognized as an outstanding member of the community.

Author Jennifer Egan and her mother, Honoree Kay Kimpton Walker.

Press release / April 10, 2018

Celebratory exhibition brings together work of graduating students across disciplines

Annual expansive and interdisciplinary exhibition invites public to view the work of CCA's graduating students.

CCA's 2017 end of year exhibition; furniture installation

Media coverage / April 10, 2018

CCA named in top ten most diverse colleges in US

As an educational and cultural institution, CCA believes diversity is vitally enriching for everyone.

CCA architecture students working together.

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