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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

Media coverage / May 16, 2018

Alumna Toyin Ojih Odutola expands definition of the black experience

Frieze magazine profiles Odutola on occassion of her exhibition at SCAD Museum of Art.
CCA Alumna Toyin Ojih Odutola in her exhibition "Testing the Name" at at the SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, Georgia.

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

Media coverage / May 1, 2018

Fashion is not the problem

In this second installment, Professor Lynda Grose argues how the industry needs to change to stay relevant and ethical.
CCA Student Miho Kobayashi's fashion design work for Liz Claiborne Design Scholarship, 2017

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Two CCA Architecture teams win 2018 COTE Top Ten for Students Awards

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) have announced the winners of the fourth-annual AIA COTE Top Ten for Students awards.

Graphic depicting Known Unknowns: Dead Ends Aren’t Dead, project transforms cul de sacs in East Palo Alto into a network of interconnected structures that promote collaboration among residents and build resilience against sea level rise.

Press release / April 18, 2018

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

Allison Smith and Tina Takemoto 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.

Genn Adamson.jpg

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

Media coverage / April 10, 2018

CCA named in top 10 most diverse colleges in U.S.

As an educational and cultural institution, CCA believes diversity is vitally enriching for everyone.
CCA architecture students working together.

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.

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President Stephen Beal talks about his most treasured book

CCA President Stephen Beal wrote a column for the San Francisco Chronicle on what this beloved and tattered paperback of Jane Jacobs The Death and Life of Great American Cities means to him.
Image displaying Jane Jacobs's The Death and Life of Great American Cities

Press release / Feb. 16, 2018

Ceramics Chair Nathan Lynch receives NEA Grant for Seabird Nest Program

The project focuses on designing and fabricating ceramic nesting modules for seabirds that are at risk from habitat degradation and predation.
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).

Media coverage / Jan. 17, 2018

Alumni are noted as "artists to watch"

Cultured magazine highlights Petra Cortright (BFA Graphic Design) and Toyin Ojih Odutola (MFA Fine Arts) in its list of 30 artists under 35 to watch in 2018.

Portrait of Petra Cortright

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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.
Headshot of Irene Cheng

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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.
Museum of the Hidden City demo
Portrait of David Owens-Hill.

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