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CCA Dean of Design Helen Maria Nugent discusses the intangible skills gained in a design education.
Brothers Hoang and Anh Nguyen started a club for students to help each other and improve their skills.
Creating an art school portfolio is hard work, let alone creating an awesome one that will have your inbox flooded with acceptance letters. These portfolio tips will not only help you choose what work to include, but also give you insights into what admis
Shannon and the Clams bandmates Cody Blanchard and Shannon Shaw first met at California College of the Arts in 4D, a studio class that's part of the undergraduate core curriculum.
Learn how art school prepares you to work at top-tier companies like Pixar.
Why go to art school in San Francisco? Location matters. In San Francisco, art and industry are everywhere, and opportunities abound.
Discover five ways students at CCA, in the innovation hub of the Bay Area, are making art that matters.
If you’re just beginning to search for art colleges, here are the most important things you need to know to evolve from art college newbie to an expert school researcher:
Design is everywhere. From the Snapchat user interface to the billboards in Times Square, someone has used their mastery of visual language to tell a story, communicate a message, or inspire a response. Where can you earn the bachelor’s degree that will l
These internships at Nike, Pixar, and Intel held by recent CCA students became launchpads for their future careers.
Improve your chances of being admitted to a top art and design college with these three suggestions.
Every little mistake on your application can risk giving admissions personnel the wrong impression about you, potentially sending you to the bottom of the list at your preferred schools. Here are the four most common college application mistakes, so you c
MFA and BFA film students hear from Laura Poitras, journalist and Academy Award-winning director, during CCA Cinema Visionaries, a yearly lecture series.
Banker White’s art college odyssey took him from crafting giant drums, to making documentaries, to helping found a successful cooperative of multimedia artists in a recovering nation.
When researching art colleges, it's helpful to think ahead by asking yourself critical questions about what a sustainable practice looks like, where you'd like to live, and more.
While these majors have some similarities, they also have differences in their curriculum and job prospects. We've compared them in a few key areas to see how they stack up against each other.
Here are tips for finding scholarships for art school, which can help offset art degree costs.
Money isn't the main reason you're pursuing an art degree, but it matters, just like your art does. There's no reason you should have to choose between making a comfortable living and working in a fulfilling job: there are plenty of exciting careers you c
As a prospective art student, you're probably concerned about finding employment after school. The good news is there are some excellent jobs available for arts degree holders. These careers let you apply the skills you learned in school to bring your own
How did design's "greats” become great? Many of them earned a degree in the design field. Learn about what a design degree can do for you and find out how to get the skills and perspective needed to positively impact society and create beauty while doing
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