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/ Feb. 5, 2020
Learn about the collaborative relationship between Su Lee, owner of a beloved Inner Sunset pin shop, and Josh Ellingson, an adjunct professor for the BFA in Illustration program. The pair have created countless enamel pins for Lee's growing fan base.
Two new chairs join CCA's Design division, Erin Malone, Chair of Interaction Design and Sara Fenske Bahat, Chair of MBA in Design Strategy.
Led by Assistant Chair Sara Dean, the Design Futures Lab provides students with the resources they need to practice speculative design and propose alternate futures.
Mickie Lau shares how the MBA in Design Strategy at California College of the Arts is catalyzing her dream career.
/ Jan. 8, 2020
View images of Franklin Williams's latest work, including woven self-portraits, and learn about his journey away from abstract expressionism and towards his intricately crafted paintings and sculptures.
/ Jan. 2, 2020
Oakland artist and CCA graduate Adele Crawford (MFA Printmaking 2003) often finds her materials, old reference books, at estate sales. Discover how she turns their pages in sculptural works.
/ Dec. 23, 2019
In conversation with Allison Yasukawa, Juan Carlos Rodríguez Rivera, an assistant professor for CCA's Design division, discusses international and multilingual art and design students for a College Art Association podcast.
/ Dec. 18, 2019
Ourahmane's ambitious sound installation will envelop visitors creating more of a physical experience than simply an auditory one. On view February 6–March 28, 2020.
/ Dec. 17, 2019
A self-taught graffiti artists who graduated from CCA with a BFA in Illustration (2006), Samuel Rodriguez now shows his work in museums, galleries, and public art spaces.
Learn about the importance of Hank Willis Thomas's work (MA Visual and Critical Studies, MFA Photography 2004), which excavates and comments on America's inequities through public art, photography, sculpture, and video.
/ Dec. 16, 2019
Supporters of African American artists, Alicia Keys and her husband, Kasseem "Swizz Beatz" Dean, rave about one of their favorite pieces, Paris Apartment, by Toyin Ojih Odutola (MFA Fine Arts 2012) in a video interview for ARTnews.
/ Dec. 11, 2019
Award-winning comic, writer, and actor Kate Robards (MFA Writing 2016) brings her latest play, PolySHAMory, to The Marsh theatre in San Francisco.
/ Dec. 9, 2019
Woody De Othello (MFA Fine Arts 2017) was among the most talked-about artists at Art Basel Miami, and Jessica Silverman (MA Curatorial Practice 2007) sold 48 works within the first three days.
/ Dec. 4, 2019
Andrea Fraser's 2016 in Museums, Money, and Politics, co-published by CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, has been named one of the decade's best art books by ARTnews.
The Illustrated Poster class is part of a number of interdisciplinary courses at CCA. Taught jointly by Michael Wertz (Illustration) and Thomas Wojak (chair, Printmaking).
Aaron De La Cruz’s work walks the line between organization and chaos.
Sitou Akolly shares why he came to CCA and his interest in pre-colonial architecture of Togo
/ Dec. 3, 2019
At the Directors Guild of America's annual Student Film Awards, CCA student Yubo Song wins for "A Winter Without Snow" in the Best Asian American Student Filmmaker (West Region) category.
Ryan Golenberg (BArch 2009) and Sean Canty (BArch 2010) have had a collaborative relationship since their time as peers at CCA, then continuing on to the Harvard University Graduate School of Design’s MArch program.
/ Dec. 1, 2019
Franklin Williams, who taught at CCA for more than half a century, has been creating artwork since the 1960s. Learn about his influence on conteporary American art in this short Artforum biography.
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