/ 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. 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
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.
/ Aug. 11, 2019
As the new executive director of the Lux Art Institute, alum Andrew Utt (BFA Individualized 2005), will work to make sure art remains a central part of San Diego's cultural landscape.
/ Aug. 7, 2019
Kalia Brooks Nelson (MA Curatorial Practice 2006) joins two other curators for the Moore College of Art & Design's new Visiting Curators Initiative. They'll bring fresh curatorial perspectives to the Galleries at Moore.
Together with swissnex San Francisco, CCA interaction design students reinvent office furniture for a diverse set of rules, building prototypes for the Pier 17 space. View the video to learn more.
/ Aug. 5, 2019
Dionne Lee (MFA Fine Arts 2017), who works in collage, photography, and video, was selected as one of Artforum's Critics' Picks for her solo exhibition at Interface Gallery, Oakland.
/ Aug. 1, 2019
Beginning in fall 2019, Jacqueline Francis, chair of CCA's graduate program in Visual and Critical Studies, will be the Paul Mellon Guest Scholar at the National Gallery of Art's Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts.
/ July 30, 2019
David Gissen describes how his difficulty navigating construction sites in New York City, which weren't covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, influenced his education and career.
From Barry Jenkins's "Moonlight" to Spike Jonez's "Her," Artsy reveals six films that were inspired by famous photographs. CCA alum Todd Hido's (MFA Photography 1996) photograph inspired "Her," a sci-fi romance.
/ July 29, 2019
Owner of Hobstetter Architecture Studio, alum Sarah Hobstetter (MArch 2010) tells the San Francisco Chronicle about her style, aesthetic goals, and favorite projects in the Bay Area.
Printmaking alum plays Pablo Picasso at New Village Arts Theatre in San Diego
/ July 26, 2019
A product of cross-disciplinary collaboration, the Buoyant Ecologies Float Lab is set to launch in the San Francisco Bay in late summer 2019. The prototype will pioneer a new kind of resilient coastal infrastructure.
/ July 25, 2019
Interviewed for the San Francisco Chronicle's Datebook, CCA's Nathan Lynch describes his affinity for clay. Viola Frey, CCA professor emerita and honorary doctorate recipieint, and Woody De Othello (MFA Fine Arts 2017) were also mentioned as gamechanging
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