CCA condemns injustice, racism, and oppressive violence toward Black people: Read President Beal’s letter to the community.
/ May 19, 2020
The San Francisco Examiner featured CCA’s Class of 2020 Showcase in its roundup of how San Francisco art schools are highlighting student work online.
Art in America spoke with artist Diedrick Brackens (MFA Fine Arts 2014) about his solo exhibition “blessed are the mosquitoes,” now indefinitely on hold, how he discovered weaving, and his time studying with Josh Faught at CCA.
Fifteen works from 11 CCA students were selected for this year’s Society of Illustrators Student Scholarship Competition Exhibit, on view now.
The Class of 2020 Showcase highlights the work of over 300 graduating students in CCA’s 22 undergraduate and 11 graduate programs.
Each year, an outstanding student address is chosen by a committee of CCA leadership. For 2020’s undergraduate class, Carl Edward Mongan (BFA Animation 2020) was selected for the honor.
Each year, an outstanding student address is chosen by a committee of CCA leadership. For 2020’s graduate cohort, Santino Gonzales (MFA Fine Arts 2020) was selected for the honor.
/ May 11, 2020
The Class of 2020 Showcase brings the work of over 300 students across the Fine Arts, Architecture, Design, and Humanities and Sciences divisions to visitors’ homes while CCA’s campus is closed during the shelter-in-place order.
/ May 7, 2020
The Word for World is Forest, a project curated by CCA’s Curatorial Practice graduate program Class of 2020, is on view at wattis.org May 14–September 14, 2020.
/ May 5, 2020
A beloved faculty member for many years, McClure taught at CCA for 43 years, from 1963 until 2006. He passed away on May 4 at his home in the Oakland hills.
CCA’s Decolonial School focuses on how to relate diversity, inclusion, and equity to artistic and design practice.
/ April 30, 2020
Writer Theadora Walsh reviewed the new Wattis Library, which she says “resists the internet’s constant demand for new content and, instead, offers history.”
Through community work, asking critical questions, and embracing full-circle materiality, CCA’s Furniture program builds values of equity and sustainability into new spaces.
/ April 29, 2020
CCA alum and faculty member Breena Nuñez’s comic detailing how daily life has changed during the COVID–19 pandemic was featured in the New Yorker's “Daily Shouts” column.
/ April 28, 2020
Assistant Professor Juan Carlos Rodriguez Rivera and his roommates talked to Eater SF about their shelter-in-place project, “This is Weird Without You,” wheatpasting “messages of hope” on storefronts of shuttered restaurants around the Mission District.
/ April 28, 2020
The first volume in the CCA Wattis Institute's new book series, A Series of Open Questions, is Where are the tiny revolts?, informed and inspired by the work of Bay Area poet and novelist Dodie Bellamy.
/ April 24, 2020
The Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) included CCA Interior Design and Architecture professors in its roundup of makers within the ACSA community utilizing digital fabrication to respond to the growing need for protective equipment.
/ April 22, 2020
Visual Communications Media received a 2020 Artist Project Grant from the Mike Kelley Foundation for a project led by Humanities and Sciences Dean Tina Takemoto that will explore the changing landscape of Los Angeles’ Little Tokyo.
From face shields to face masks, faculty, alumni, and staff are contributing their time and talent to address nationwide shortages of personal protective equipment.
The Rubber Impact Project is interested in junk—specifically, the inner tubes of well-tread rubber tires, which they are transforming into sustainable treasure.
To mark Earth Day’s 50th anniversary, How We Hear Now invites participants to record the unique sound of their environments.
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