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Press release / Aug. 14, 2018

CCA joins forces with Global Climate Action Summit

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Press release / June 18, 2018

Summer exhibitions at CCA Wattis explore, expand, and disrupt notions of time

Two exhibitions include a solo show of German artist Susanne Kriemann and a group show curated by contemptorary.

Installation view of Susann Kriemann, Canopy, canopy at the CCA Wattis Institute

Press release / June 18, 2018

CCA Wattis to present works by Adam Linder for 20th anniversary

Feat of performance art features five choreographic works by Linder performed all day, every day, during Wattis open hours.

Installation view of Adam Linder, Full Service.

Press release / June 12, 2018

'Art Practical' receives California Arts Council Arts and Public Media grant

$12,400 award supports program to explore how artists and culture makers fight to live and work in the Bay Area.

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Press release / June 7, 2018

Center for Art + Public Life announces winners of the 2018 IMPACT Award

Hatch Workshop and House9 each receive $25,000 to create affordable and sustainable living environments for artists and designers.

2018 IMPACT Award winners

Press release / May 24, 2018

Gala honoring Kay Kimpton Walker raises $1,267,000 for student scholarship fund

CCA patrons, museum directors, authors, artists, architects, city officials and more attend the largest grossing gala for the college to-date.

Image of Stephen Beal, Kay Kimpton Walker, Cathy Podell, and Stanlee Gatti

Press release / May 14, 2018

CCA appoints Keith Krumwiede as new dean of architecture

Award-winning educator and respected mind in the field begins in August 2018.

Image of Keith Krumwiede, Dean of Architecture at CCA

Press release / May 11, 2018

Fashion Experience 2018 debuts 11 collections by CCA emerging designers

Works presented through a fashion show and installation at SOMArts.

Fashion Experience 2018, models in an checkered installation

Press release / April 18, 2018

New dean of Fine Arts and dean of Humanities & Sciences announced

Allison Smith and Tina Takemoto, two women who have already done incredible work to advance programs at CCA, join the college on August 1, 2018

Headshot of Allison Smith and Tina Takemoto

Press release / April 18, 2018

2018 commencement speaker and honorary doctorates announced

Glenn Adamson and Lia Cook are awarded honorary doctorate degrees. Glenn Adamson is selected to deliver CCA’s undergraduate commencement address.

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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