Due to continuing health and safety concerns amid the COVID–19 pandemic, CCA will conduct the fall 2020 semester online.
/ 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 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.
/ April 17, 2020
Illustration Chair Owen Smith is grabbing national attention for his recent New Yorker cover, which independent news outlet 48 Hills called “devastating” and “beautiful.”
/ April 14, 2020
CCA alum and adjunct professor Yvonne Mouser sat down with American Craft Council executive director Sarah Schultz to discuss the inspiration behind her creations, “craft thinking,” and much more.
/ April 13, 2020
Illustration Chair Owen Smith discusses the inspiration behind his cover for the April 20, 2020, issue of the New Yorker. Smith's illustration reflects on the essential worker and the inequalities of class, race, and industry during the COVID–19 pandemic.
Liz Cohen (MFA Photography 2000) was recently named a 2020 Guggenheim Fellow. Speaking with the Phoenix New Times, Cohen says, “I’m so grateful for being recognized this way.”
/ April 7, 2020
CCA’s campus expansion groundbreaking ceremony, originally scheduled for April 14, has been postponed until fall 2020 to support the containment of COVID –19.
/ March 31, 2020
Profiled alongside other Canadian makers producing much-needed medical supplies for health care workers fighting COVID–19, Rahim Bhimani (Design Strategy 2013) is making and delivering face shields—complete with a clear plastic screen, an adjustable elast
/ March 30, 2020
Tomie dePaola, the prolific children’s author and illustrator behind the enduring Strega Nona tales and more than 270 other books, died Monday, March 30, at age 85. He graduated from CCA with an MFA in 1969.
/ March 26, 2020
Lauren Szabo (Illustration 2010) is an artist to watch, according to Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine. “I am an advocate for skill-based representational painting that addresses current issues in American culture and beyond,” Szabo says. Read what makes this
/ March 25, 2020
In a New York Times article, Dean of Design Helen Maria Nugent shares a bit of advice for looking presentable while on video conference calls.
/ Feb. 26, 2020
Antonia Widodo (BFA Interior Design 2018) shares her advice on why interior design students should experiment more
/ Feb. 14, 2020
Check out Nike's Space Hippie footwear, a collection constructed from the company's own scrap material. Alum Noah Murphy-Rheinhertz (BFA Industrial Design 2004) describes the design in detail. Also on the Nike team were Haley Toelle (BFA Industrial Design
/ Feb. 5, 2020
Professors Adam Marcus, Margaret Ikeda, and Evan Jones have been recognized by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) for their encouragement of outstanding student work in architecture and related environmental design fields.
On view at the California Institute of Integral Studies' Desai | Matta Gallery, alum Ali Dadgar's (BFA Drawing/Printmaking 1989) exhibit is full of dark humor, painterly obfuscation, and spirtiual maximalism.
Tonya M. Foster, along with three other Bay Area artists, will receive a $100,000 Creative Capital Award to further her project on surveillance and race. Foster teaches in the MFA Writing and undergraduate Writing and Literature programs.
View a text-based interview with CCA alum Woody De Othello (MFA Fine Arts 2017) in Mousse, a contemporary art magazine. The interview icludes an image gallery of De Othello's show at the San José Museum of Art.
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.
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