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Press release / Feb. 15, 2018

Graduate students in Curatorial Practice curate exhibition at CCA Wattis Institute

Exhibition draws new narrative between eight artists living and working in San Francisco from 2000-2008.

Image of Colter Jacobsen's work Waterfall Mask (2000).

Media coverage / Jan. 18, 2018

Twenty summer pre-college arts programs for high school students

Summer programs are an excellent option for anyone with an inclination toward the arts, and especially for students who are considering pursuing an arts degree.

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Faculty spotlight: Irene Cheng, Assistant Professor, Architecture Program

Architecture and Interior Design assistant professor Irene Cheng’s workday doesn’t end when she leaves campus.

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CCA faculty member Michael Epstein awarded $100,000 grant for media project documenting the history of affordable housing

CCA faculty member Michael Epstein has been awarded a $100,000 grant from National Endowment for the Humanities to create an immersive media project on the history of affordable housing in San Francisco.

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Interview with alumnus and designer, Mason St. Peter

Minimalist in his designs and, it turns out, in conversation, Mason St. Peter describes his style in one word: functional.

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Press release / Sept. 28, 2017

Exhibition "Designing Material Innovation" opens on CCA's back lot

Outdoor show features five original site-specific architecture structure and pavilions using material and form in ways that have rarely been seen before.

Image of Float Lab by Buoyant Ecologies.

Press release / Aug. 15, 2017

CCA presents "Tahir Hemphill: Mapper's Delight"

Exhibition at Hubbell Street Galleries marks first solo exhibition for the New York artist and author.

Installation view of 'Tahir Hemphill: Mapper’s Delight'

Press release / Aug. 1, 2017

CCA presents the 2017 MA in Social Practice and Public Forms Thesis Exhibition

Students Jackie Katz and Xenia Moseley examine social imaginaries and poetic encounters through the lens of collective theater making.

Installation view of 'Stellarvisions, Strangers, and Social Imaginaries' by Jackie Katz & Xenia Moseley

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Four tips for finding art colleges that fit your goals

How can you tell the difference between the hundreds of art colleges in the country and find the ones that would be the best fit for your artistic vision, your career goals, your personality, and your learning style? Here are a few tips.

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Press release / June 27, 2017

Helen Maria Nugent appointed dean of Design at CCA

Former professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago begins in August 2017.

Image of Helen Maria Nugent, CCA's dean of Design.

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Interior design junior wins major scholarship

CCA interior design junior Antonia Widodo awarded $30,000 from the Angelo Donghia Foundation.

Portrait of Antonia Widodo, CCA Interior Design junior.

Press release / May 24, 2017

CCA gala honoring David Kelley Raises $1,000,000 for student scholarship fund

Sold-out event draws more than 400 supporters honoring the renowned founder of IDEO.

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Seven things to watch out for on your art college visits

This list of seven things to look for on art college visits will help you select the best arts college for you.

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Press release / May 22, 2017

CCA breaks ground on new student housing in San Francisco

Located less than three blocks from campus, building will house approximately 220 students and feature ground-floor commercial space.

Suzanne Brown, Image of Suzanne Brown, Simon Blattner, Stephen Beal, and Steve Oliver at groundbreaking for CCA's new student housing

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Want to make art that matters? Three questions to ask art school admissions

Making art that matters in an environment that is struggling with social, economic and political challenges.

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CCA’s MBA in design strategy early adopter of MURAL collaboration platform

In 2015 when David Chin enrolled in CCA’s MBA in Design Strategy program, his instructors introduced him to a cutting-edge visual collaboration software platform called MURAL.

Students at MBA in Design Strategy weekend class

Press release / April 27, 2017

CCA Wattis Institute announces solo exhibitions of Patrick Jackson and Candy Jernigan

Concurrent exhibitions open June 1, 2017.

Image of artwork by Patrick Jackson, Untitled, 2017

Press release / April 24, 2017

CCA presents the 2017 Fashion Experience

Event showcases work of CCA's undergraduate Fashion Design program on CCA's Back Lot.

2017 Fashion Experience models

Press release / April 20, 2017

CCA announces 2017 commencement speakers

SFMOMA Director Neal Benezra receives an honorary doctorate degree and delivers the undergraduate address. Miwa Ikemiya, delivers the graduate address.

Neal Benezra gives speech at 2017 CCA Commencement ceremony

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Four tips for ranking your top art colleges

Learn four key things to consider when deciding which top art college you will attend.

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