/ 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.
Buoyant Ecologies and Rubber Impact Awareness & Action Project win grants from Center for Impact.
/ 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
/ July 22, 2019
Sarah Hotchkiss (MFA Painting and Drawing 2011), an artist, arts writer, and visual arts editor at KQED, has received a Dorothea and Leo Rabkin Foundation grant for contributions to arts journalism.
/ July 12, 2019
Troy Chew (MFA Fine Arts 2018) has won the Headlands Center for the Arts Tournesol Award, while another CCA alum, Kira Dominguez Hultgren (MA Visual and Critical Studies / MFA Fine Arts 2019) has been named a Graduate Fellow by the Center.
/ July 10, 2019
Learn about the controversial mural at George Washington High School in San Francisco and view CCA President Stephen Beal's comment on the censorship of historical art.
Vanessa Chang, CCA lecturer and lead curator with CODAME Art + Tech, pens an opinion piece for Wired magazine on smartphone interfaces, discussing urgent issues raised by gesture biometrics.
/ July 2, 2019
The Foundation for Contemporary Arts announced today that CCA's ultra-contemporary art space will receive $40,000 in support of Algiers-based multidisciplinary artist Lydia Ourahmane's upcoming exhibition.
/ July 1, 2019
Creative Director and founder at Character, a San Francisco-based agency, Tish Evangelista (BFA Graphic Design 1998) strives to work with clients who enhance lives and society through their products.
Florian Roeper (BFA Wood/Furniture 2003) began as a graphic design major until he discovered the furniture-making woodshop at CCA. Now Roeper has a sawmill in Walnut Creek, runs his own studio, and shows work at the San Francisco Design Center.
/ June 28, 2019
The New York Review of Books examines the life and work of Viola Frey, whose first major museum survey on the West Coast since 1981 is at the di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art through December 29, 2019.
/ June 26, 2019
Kate Fowle, former chair and co-founder of CCA's curatorial practice graduate program, will become the third leader in the institution’s 43-year history.
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