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Media coverage / March 28, 2019

Two Interior Design students win at ASID Student Portfolio Competition

The American Society of Interior Designers chose CCA students Jieru Lin and Jianfeng Ni for their deep understanding of how design can impact and change lives.

Design by CCA student Jieru Lin, 2019 ASID Student Portfolio Winner.

Media coverage / March 25, 2019

VoyageLA interviews Animation alumnus Sam Ancona on his journey to becoming an artist

Sam Ancona (BFA Animation 2013) talks early artistic inspirations, the importance of finding a creative community, and navigating the world of freelance animation.

Photo of Sam Ancona speaking.

Media coverage / March 22, 2019

Queer California: Untold Stories, an exhibition curated by CCA's Christina Linden, features work by CCA faculty and staff

Broadly looks at Queer California: Untold Stories, an exhibition at the Oakland Museum of California that's curated by Christina Linden, CCA associate professor in Curatorial Practice.

Young Joon Kwak, Brown Rainbow Eclipse Explosion, 2017.

Media coverage / March 22, 2019

Thi Bui, MFA in Comics adjunct professor, illustrates the Oakland teachers' strike

Bay Area artists, including MFA in Comics adjunct professor Thi Bui, join forces to capture the Oakland teachers' strike through illustrated portraits coupled with direct quotes.

Illustration by Thi Bui of Abdul-Haqq Khalifa, a technology tearcher from Garfiled Elementary, who joined the 2019 Oakland teachers' strike.

Media coverage / March 21, 2019

Led by CCA Architecture faculty Janette Kim, students address climate change through a series of board games

The "Win-Win" board games, now in an exhibit at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, are designed by CCA Architecture students to model how climate change will reshape cities.

Several people playing the board game The Other 99%.

Media coverage / March 20, 2019

Solo exhibition at di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art celebrates the expansive career of Viola Frey

Viola Frey is the subject of a solo exhibition at di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art. Frey, a professor emerita and honorary doctorate recipient, taught at CCA for nearly 35 years.

Artist Viola Frey in her Oakland studio in 1996.

Media coverage / March 12, 2019

CCA alumna Yadira Cazares runs an inclusive Fruitvale gallery that showcases artists of color

Alumna Yadira Cazares (BFA Painting + Drawing 2005) runs Galería Beso Maya, the only art gallery in Fruitvale. Her mission is to promote artists of color and unite the community through workshops and exhibitions.

Alumna Yadira Cazares stading outside of her art gallery, Galería Beso Maya.

Media coverage / March 8, 2019

Franklin Williams, Painting and Drawing professor emeritus, garners attention at Independent Art Fair

Professor Emeritus of Painting and Drawing Franklin Williams caught a reviewer's attention at New York's Independent Art Fair with his intricate works from the 1970s to today.

Franklin Williams, “Bodiless and More than a Man” (1975), acrylic and crochet thread on paper mounted to canvas, 67 x 60 inches.

Media coverage / March 6, 2019

Professor Sandra Vivanco receives a Stewardson Keefe LeBrun Travel Grant

Sandra Vivanco, professor for Diversity Studies and Architecture, receives $7,500 for her project "The Feminine and the Modern: Six Pioneer Architects in Latin America."

Portrait of Sandra Vivanco, Professor of Architecture and Diversity Studies.

Media coverage / March 6, 2019

Distinguished Professor Ishmael Reed discusses groundbreaking film project made with Bill Gunn

Writer and Distinguished Professor Ishmael Reed discusses "Personal Problems," his 1980 collaboration with director Bill Gunn; independent black cinema; and suppressed diversity in Hollywood.

Walter Cotton, playing saxaphone, stars in Bill Gunn’s “Personal Problems,” written and executive-produced by Ishmael Reed.

Media coverage / March 4, 2019

CCA alumnus Hank Willis Thomas selected to design Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

Hank Willis Thomas, an artist-activist and CCA alumnus, has been selected to design his "Embrace" sculptural concept for the new Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Boston.

Hank Willis Thomas’s winning design "The Embrace" features pairs of arms and hands that appear to clasp one another.

Media coverage / March 4, 2019

10 supplies from the art store one CCA alumna can't live without

Cleo Papanikolas, a BFA in Printmaking alumna and working artist, shares a list of her top ten favorite supplies from the art store.

CCA alumna Cleo Papanikolas is an artist and author of "The Opposite Is Also True: A Journal of Creative Wisdom for Artists."

Media coverage / March 4, 2019

Discover the founding story of CCA's innovative BFA in Interaction Design program

Learn how Kristian Simsarian, CCA associate professor, leveraged design process to build the curriculum for one of the world's first undergraduate interaction design programs.

Associate Professor of Graduate Interaction Design Program Kristian Simsarian authors an essay on how design education can change the world.

Media coverage / March 1, 2019

Graduate painting and drawing alumna wins oldest German art prize

Rajkamal Kahlon (MFA Painting and Drawing 1999), whose work explores the impact of colonialism, has been named a 2019 Villa Romana Fellow.

Portait of Rajkamal Kahlon working at her canvas.

Media coverage / Feb. 6, 2019

Three architecture faculty win 2019 ACSA Architectural Education Awards

Professor Sandra Vivanco and assistant professor Irene Cheng each won a Diversity Achievement Award, and associate professor Andrew Kudless received a Faculty Design Award for his project Confluence Park.

CCA is pleased to announce three faculty as 2018-2019 Architectural Education Award Winners.

Media coverage / Jan. 31, 2019

Film by Dean Tina Takemoto wins Experimental Shorts Grand Jury Prize at Slamdance Film Festival

Wayward Emulsions (2018), the Slamdance award-winning experimental film directed by Humanities & Sciences dean Tina Takemoto, offers queer glimpses of a wayward woman captured in bits of emulsion lifted from stray reels of a 35mm Asian drama.

Wayward Emulsions (directed by Tina Takemoto, 2018), film still

Media coverage / Jan. 30, 2019

"Harriet Tubman and Other Truths," an expansive Joyce J. Scott exhibition, on view at Grounds for Sculpture

Joyce J. Scott, a 2016 MacArthur "Genius" Fellow, presents earthwork, an installation of beaded and found objects, quilts, and more in her most comprehensive exhibition to date.

Joyce J. Scott, “Araminta With Rifle And Vèvè” (2017), painted milled foam with found objects and milled foam rifle with blown glass and mixed media appliqués, beaded staff, dimensions variable (image courtesy Goya Contemporary Gallery, Baltimore, MD, pho

Media coverage / Jan. 22, 2019

Co-chair of film Rob Epstein receives 2019 Academy Award nomination for "End Game"

Rob Epstein's documentary film End Game (2018) is a complex and compassionate look at end-of-life care at Zen Hospice Project in San Francisco. This film is nominated in the Oscar 2019 Documentary (Short Subject) category.

Film still from the documentary "End Game" by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman.

Media coverage / Jan. 16, 2019

"Drawing Codes" explores how coding can impact architectural representation

DRAWING CODES: Experimental Protocols of Architectural Representation was co-curated by CCA faculty Andrew Kudless and Adam Marcus.

Ibañez Kim: 家神.

Media coverage / Jan. 15, 2019

CCA faculty James Voorhies reflects on the curatorial work of Maria Lind at Tensta konsthall

Art Agenda published an essay by CCA faculty James Voorhies that reflects on the curatorial work of Maria Lind while she was director of Tensta konsthall.

Tensta konsthall, Stockholm, December 2018.