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Press release / April 11, 2018

Kay Kimpton Walker to be honored at 2018 gala

Longstanding CCA patron is recognized as an outstanding member of the community.

Author Jennifer Egan and her mother, Honoree Kay Kimpton Walker.

Press release / April 10, 2018

Celebratory exhibition brings together work of graduating students across disciplines

Annual expansive and interdisciplinary exhibition invites public to view the work of CCA's graduating students.

CCA's 2017 end of year exhibition; furniture installation

Press release / March 22, 2018

Inaugural diversity studies faculty exhibition features two weeks of celebratory events

Events include teach-ins, lectures, live music and more.

Déjame Florecer Una Vez Más (Allow me to Flower One More Time), 2017. Collaborative and community-based mural project organized by Claudia Bernadi and painted by undocumented, unaccompanied minors from Central America currently detained in a maximum secur

Press release / March 7, 2018

43 emerging artists from CCA debut work at Minnesota Street Project

Annual MFA thesis exhibition culminates graduate students' two years of work within the program and marks their transition to the public stage.

Image of MFA thesis show at Minnesota Street Project.

Press release / March 1, 2018

Events launched to celebrate the 10th anniversary of CCA's MBA in Design Strategy program

The first of its kind in the U.S., CCA's DMBA program equips future business leaders with design-based thinking.

Image of Mauro Porcini at celebratory 10th anniversary event for CCA's MBA in Design Strategy program.

Press release / Feb. 16, 2018

Ceramics Chair Nathan Lynch receives NEA Grant for Seabird Nest Program

Ceramics faculty Nathan Lynch and Kari holding a chick on Ano Nuevo, experimental ceramic seabird nest collaboration with Oikonos

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).

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

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.

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.

David Kelley with friends

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

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

Press release / April 10, 2017

David Kelley Honored at CCA Gala

CCA celebrates the renowned American design visionary at its annual fundraising event to benefit CCA student scholarships.

David Kelley is honored at the 2017 CCA Gala

Press release / March 20, 2017

CCA presents the 2017 MFA Thesis Exhibition

Exhibition showcases work of 35 emerging artists from CCA's graduate program in Fine Arts.

Photo of attendees at the 2017 CCA MFA Thesis Exhibition

Press release / March 6, 2017

CCA to host first West Coast Queers and Comics conference

Second biennial, university-based conference brings together over 150 international LGBTQ cartoonists, editors, publishers, and scholars.

Queers and Comics conference logo

Press release / Feb. 14, 2017

CCA Wattis Institute presents Henrik Olesen: The Walk, a solo exhibition of new and existing work

Exhibition marks the Berlin-based conceptual artist's most comprehensive solo exhibition to-date at a U.S. institution

Photos in The Walk exhibition by Henrik Oleson at CCA
Portrait of Brian Maxey.

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