Negar Kalantar explores how relief cutting, or kerfing, can improve building materials’ adaptability to environmental threats.
/ Sept. 12, 2019
Profiled with other "unsung heroes of streetwear," alum Ariel Roman (BFA Printmaking 2007) stays true to her aesthetic—including punk—as she illustrates and art directs for a range of clients.
Feeling the “vibe” of an art school, imagining yourself living, studying, and working there, is a crucial part of the campus visit. But there are a few more tangible things you should keep your eye out for, as well.
/ Sept. 9, 2019
According to Filmmaker Magazine, CCA assistant professor Alison O'Daniel is one of 25 independent filmmakers to follow. Learn about O'Daniel's work, which engages the deaf and hard-of-hearing communities.
The New York-based nonprofit Artadia has awarded Angela Hennessy and one other Bay Area artist $10,000 in unrestricted funds. Hennessy teaches in the Textiles, Critical Studies, and Graduate Fine Arts programs.
/ Sept. 8, 2019
Architecture faculty Adam Marcus, Margaret Ikeda, and Evan Jones reach a major milestone in their award-winning Float Lab project. Public celebration is 1–3pm September 21 at Middle Harbor Shoreline Park.
Galen Boone shares how the Individualized Studies curriculum formed her practice, which CCA faculty had the biggest impact, and what life has been like after graduation.
/ Sept. 5, 2019
In a KQED article on the Bay Area's fashion roots, Melissa Leventon, fashion historian and senior adjunct at CCA, weighs in on the companies and trends that championed casual style.
/ Sept. 4, 2019
On view at CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts (Sept. 5–Nov. 9, 2019), Vincet Fecteau's first show in over 15 years features seven new sculptural works.
/ Sept. 3, 2019
MAKE x CCA, a special event organized by the Museum of Craft and Design, will welcome CCA MFA students back to school (and their studios) with engaging work by MFA Design alumni.
/ Aug. 29, 2019
Senior adjunct professor Ed Luce, an Eisner-nominated cartoonist, speaks on the 2019 FlameCon panel "A World That Hates and Fears Them: On Comics and Hope."
/ Aug. 26, 2019
In an essay on Medium, chair of BFA in Graphic Design Rachel Berger shares how designers in "Big Tech" are shifting from portfolios focused on outcome to portfolios focused on process.
/ Aug. 23, 2019
Craig Campbell (MFA Comics 2018), a regular Hyperallergic contributor, is named Assistant Professor of Comics and Narrative Practice at Columbus College of Art & Design.
Maia Kobabe (MFA Comics 2016) has been nominated for a 2019 Ignatz Award in the Outstanding Graphic Novel category for their book Gender Queer: a Memoir.
/ Aug. 22, 2019
Surfacing Histories Sculpting Memories celebrates five women artists in the Bay Area and one will represent Northern California in Paper Routes—Women to Watch 2020 at the National Museum of Women ...
/ Aug. 22, 2019
Jay and Rie Dion, among the top 15 Bay Area ceramicists to watch, are a husband-wife team based in Oakland. The duo met while in graduate school at CCA (MFA Ceramics 2010).
/ Aug. 21, 2019
Developed by one of CCA's architectural research labs, the Buoyant Ecologies Float Lab is an "open invitation" for aquatic life and will anchor in Oakland's Middle Harbor (Shoreline Park) for three years.
/ Aug. 16, 2019
The Prix de Rome in Architecture, which includes $50,000 for work, travel, and a public presentation, has been awarded to CCA's Neeraj Bhatia, whose work intersects infrastructure, politics, and urbanism.
/ Aug. 14, 2019
Diedrick Brackens (MFA Fine Arts 2014), whose solo exhibition Darling Divined is at the New Museum in New York, speaks with Art Papers about black- and queer-identifying artists.
/ Aug. 13, 2019
A long-time resident of the Bay Area, Vincent Fecteau has a solo exhibition at the CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts. View the San Francisco Chronicle's write-up for more details.
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