To limit the spread of COVID-19, CCA has moved to remote instruction through May 8. Visit our COVID-19 page for additional updates.
/ April 7, 2020
CCA’s campus expansion groundbreaking ceremony, originally scheduled for April 14, has been postponed until fall 2020 to support the containment of COVID –19.
/ March 31, 2020
Profiled alongside other Canadian makers producing much-needed medical supplies for health care workers fighting COVID–19, Rahim Bhimani (Design Strategy 2013) is making and delivering face shields—complete with a clear plastic screen, an adjustable elast
/ March 30, 2020
Tomie dePaola, the prolific children’s author and illustrator behind the enduring Strega Nona tales and more than 270 other books, died Monday, March 30, at age 85. He graduated from CCA with an MFA in 1969.
/ March 26, 2020
Lauren Szabo (Illustration 2010) is an artist to watch, according to Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine. “I am an advocate for skill-based representational painting that addresses current issues in American culture and beyond,” Szabo says. Read what makes this
/ March 25, 2020
In a New York Times article, Dean of Design Helen Maria Nugent shares a bit of advice for looking presentable while on video conference calls.
/ Feb. 26, 2020
Antonia Widodo (BFA Interior Design 2018) shares her advice on why interior design students should experiment more
/ Feb. 14, 2020
Check out Nike's Space Hippie footwear, a collection constructed from the company's own scrap material. Alum Noah Murphy-Rheinhertz (BFA Industrial Design 2004) describes the design in detail. Also on the Nike team were Haley Toelle (BFA Industrial Design
/ Feb. 5, 2020
Professors Adam Marcus, Margaret Ikeda, and Evan Jones have been recognized by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) for their encouragement of outstanding student work in architecture and related environmental design fields.
On view at the California Institute of Integral Studies' Desai | Matta Gallery, alum Ali Dadgar's (BFA Drawing/Printmaking 1989) exhibit is full of dark humor, painterly obfuscation, and spirtiual maximalism.
Tonya M. Foster, along with three other Bay Area artists, will receive a $100,000 Creative Capital Award to further her project on surveillance and race. Foster teaches in the MFA Writing and undergraduate Writing and Literature programs.
View a text-based interview with CCA alum Woody De Othello (MFA Fine Arts 2017) in Mousse, a contemporary art magazine. The interview icludes an image gallery of De Othello's show at the San José Museum of Art.
Learn about the collaborative relationship between Su Lee, owner of a beloved Inner Sunset pin shop, and Josh Ellingson, an adjunct professor for the BFA in Illustration program. The pair have created countless enamel pins for Lee's growing fan base.
/ Jan. 8, 2020
View images of Franklin Williams's latest work, including woven self-portraits, and learn about his journey away from abstract expressionism and towards his intricately crafted paintings and sculptures.
/ Jan. 2, 2020
Oakland artist and CCA graduate Adele Crawford (MFA Printmaking 2003) often finds her materials, old reference books, at estate sales. Discover how she turns their pages in sculptural works.
/ Dec. 23, 2019
In conversation with Allison Yasukawa, Juan Carlos Rodríguez Rivera, an assistant professor for CCA's Design division, discusses international and multilingual art and design students for a College Art Association podcast.
/ Dec. 17, 2019
A self-taught graffiti artists who graduated from CCA with a BFA in Illustration (2006), Samuel Rodriguez now shows his work in museums, galleries, and public art spaces.
Learn about the importance of Hank Willis Thomas's work (MA Visual and Critical Studies, MFA Photography 2004), which excavates and comments on America's inequities through public art, photography, sculpture, and video.
/ Dec. 16, 2019
Supporters of African American artists, Alicia Keys and her husband, Kasseem "Swizz Beatz" Dean, rave about one of their favorite pieces, Paris Apartment, by Toyin Ojih Odutola (MFA Fine Arts 2012) in a video interview for ARTnews.
/ Dec. 11, 2019
Award-winning comic, writer, and actor Kate Robards (MFA Writing 2016) brings her latest play, PolySHAMory, to The Marsh theatre in San Francisco.
/ Dec. 9, 2019
Woody De Othello (MFA Fine Arts 2017) was among the most talked-about artists at Art Basel Miami, and Jessica Silverman (MA Curatorial Practice 2007) sold 48 works within the first three days.
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