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/ Feb. 22, 2021
Alum Woody De Othello (MFA Fine Arts 2017) spoke with the San Francisco Chronicle about working in ceramics, his recent residence at the Paulson Fontaine Press, and why he finds inspiration in everyday objects.
Dean of Humanities + Sciences Tina Takemoto spoke about their recent film, Ever Wanting (for Margaret Chung), now on display at the Chinese Culture Center alongside artistic work from 10 other LGBTQ+ artists from the Asian diaspora.
/ Feb. 18, 2021
Writer Mary Corbin spoke with CCA alum Nigel Sussman (BFA Illustration 2005) about his Bay Area murals and the “Escher-like worlds” he creates. “The only consistent message I try to convey in my work is that everybody deserves happiness,” he says.
Kat Cole (MFA Film 2017) spun a background in dance, film, and arts administration into a dynamic practice that spans music videos to film festivals.
Fighting white supremacy and sharing our values is part of CCA’s tradition of radical pedagogy.
/ Feb. 11, 2021
“I’m excited to be part of the legacy of Frameline and to bring my BIPOC lens to the LGBTQ+ community,” says Allegra Madsen (MA Curatorial Practice 2007).
Megan Moyer (MBA Design Strategy 2015) uses DMBA frameworks to help reimagine care in the 21st century and humanize a highly regulated industry.
/ Feb. 10, 2021
Fiber arts pioneer Kay Sekimachi (Textiles 1955) says she fell in love with the loom while attending CCA. “There’s something very soothing about weaving, sitting at the loom and watching something grow.”
Here are four reasons why studying in the San Francisco Bay Area in California can be beneficial for your future.
CCA studio managers Cassie Kise and Tianna Mackey created Maker’s Commons, a virtual space for the CCA community to connect during the COVID–19 pandemic.
Kristine Yuen (MDes Interaction Design 2016) reflects on her user-centric design approach and motivation to mentor aspiring young designers.
Saraleah Fordyce reflects on the key takeaways from fall 2020 lectures and gives a preview of the guests to look forward to this spring
/ Feb. 1, 2021
Comics Associate Professor Justin Hall spoke with ‘48 Hills’ about his recent project, Marching Toward Pride, and teaching remotely.
/ Jan. 29, 2021
The ‘San Francisco Chronicle’ spoke with CCA alum Nicole Hayden (MFA Painting + Drawing 2003) about her new mural of the first-ever National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman, who charmed the country during President Joe Biden’s inauguration.
Support the Sandra Vivanco Diversity Scholarship and Diversity in Design Scholarship. Your gift will open doors to arts education for Black and Indigenous students, students of color, and LGBTQ students.
Five examples of how collaborative, multidisciplinary design can unlock new possibilities in unlikely places.
Former DMBA Associate Chair Susan Worthman shares some guiding wisdom for navigating change and uncertainty.
/ Jan. 25, 2021
The Wattis Institute presents a robust schedule of events centered on the question that drives the institution’s core mission: What and how can we learn from artists today?
Allison Yasukawa discusses how multilingual art and design teaching shows how students and teachers can use the tools, materials, and forms of whatever we’re working in to communicate.
On its 50th anniversary, we’re celebrating the Critical Ethnic Studies program’s many accomplishments while looking to the future.
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