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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 10 most diverse colleges in U.S.

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

CCA architecture students working together.

Press release / March 22, 2018

Inaugural diversity studies faculty exhibition features two weeks of celebratory events

Events include teach-ins, lectures, live music and more.

Déjame Florecer Una Vez Más (Allow me to Flower One More Time), 2017. Collaborative and community-based mural project organized by Claudia Bernadi and painted by undocumented, unaccompanied minors from Central America currently detained in a maximum secur

Press release / March 7, 2018

43 emerging artists from CCA debut work at Minnesota Street Project

Annual MFA thesis exhibition culminates graduate students' two years of work within the program and marks their transition to the public stage.

Image of MFA thesis show at Minnesota Street Project.

Press release / March 1, 2018

Events launched to celebrate the 10th anniversary of CCA's MBA in Design Strategy program

The first of its kind in the U.S., CCA's DMBA program equips future business leaders with design-based thinking.

Image of Mauro Porcini at celebratory 10th anniversary event for CCA's MBA in Design Strategy program.

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President Stephen Beal talks about his most treasured book

CCA President Stephen Beal wrote a column for the San Francisco Chronicle on what this beloved and tattered paperback of Jane Jacobs The Death and Life of Great American Cities means to him.

Image displaying Jane Jacobs's The Death and Life of Great American Cities

Press release / Feb. 16, 2018

Ceramics Chair Nathan Lynch receives NEA Grant for Seabird Nest Program

Ceramics faculty Nathan Lynch and Kari holding a chick on Ano Nuevo, experimental ceramic seabird nest collaboration with Oikonos

Press release / Feb. 15, 2018

Graduate students in Curatorial Practice curate exhibition at CCA Wattis Institute

Exhibition draws new narrative between eight artists living and working in San Francisco from 2000-2008.

Image of Colter Jacobsen's work Waterfall Mask (2000).

Media coverage / Jan. 18, 2018

Twenty summer pre-college arts programs for high school students

Summer programs are an excellent option for anyone with an inclination toward the arts, and especially for students who are considering pursuing an arts degree.

A photo of a women paining a picture of a home

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Faculty spotlight: Irene Cheng, Assistant Professor, Architecture Program

Architecture and Interior Design assistant professor Irene Cheng’s workday doesn’t end when she leaves campus.

Headshot of Irene Cheng

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CCA faculty member Michael Epstein awarded $100,000 grant for media project documenting the history of affordable housing

CCA faculty member Michael Epstein has been awarded a $100,000 grant from National Endowment for the Humanities to create an immersive media project on the history of affordable housing in San Francisco.

Museum of the Hidden City demo

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Interview with alumnus and designer, Mason St. Peter

Minimalist in his designs and, it turns out, in conversation, Mason St. Peter describes his style in one word: functional.

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Press release / Sept. 28, 2017

Exhibition "Designing Material Innovation" opens on CCA's back lot

Outdoor show features five original site-specific architecture structure and pavilions using material and form in ways that have rarely been seen before.

Image of Float Lab by Buoyant Ecologies.

Press release / Aug. 15, 2017

CCA presents "Tahir Hemphill: Mapper's Delight"

Exhibition at Hubbell Street Galleries marks first solo exhibition for the New York artist and author.

Installation view of 'Tahir Hemphill: Mapper’s Delight'

Press release / Aug. 1, 2017

CCA presents the 2017 MA in Social Practice and Public Forms Thesis Exhibition

Students Jackie Katz and Xenia Moseley examine social imaginaries and poetic encounters through the lens of collective theater making.

Installation view of 'Stellarvisions, Strangers, and Social Imaginaries' by Jackie Katz & Xenia Moseley

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Four tips for finding art colleges that fit your goals

How can you tell the difference between the hundreds of art colleges in the country and find the ones that would be the best fit for your artistic vision, your career goals, your personality, and your learning style? Here are a few tips.

photo of our faculty member Bryan Keith Thomas

Press release / June 27, 2017

Helen Maria Nugent appointed dean of Design at CCA

Former professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago begins in August 2017.

Image of Helen Maria Nugent, CCA's dean of Design.

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Interior design junior wins major scholarship

CCA interior design junior Antonia Widodo awarded $30,000 from the Angelo Donghia Foundation.

Portrait of Antonia Widodo, CCA Interior Design junior.

Press release / May 24, 2017

CCA gala honoring David Kelley Raises $1,000,000 for student scholarship fund

Sold-out event draws more than 400 supporters honoring the renowned founder of IDEO.

David Kelley with friends

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