/ 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.
/ Dec. 4, 2019
Andrea Fraser's 2016 in Museums, Money, and Politics, co-published by CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, has been named one of the decade's best art books by ARTnews.
/ Dec. 3, 2019
At the Directors Guild of America's annual Student Film Awards, CCA student Yubo Song wins for "A Winter Without Snow" in the Best Asian American Student Filmmaker (West Region) category.
/ Dec. 1, 2019
Franklin Williams, who taught at CCA for more than half a century, has been creating artwork since the 1960s. Learn about his influence on conteporary American art in this short Artforum biography.
/ Nov. 26, 2019
Associate Professor Christina Linden describes the importance of "Queer California: Untold Stories," an exhibition she curated for the Oakland Museum of California.
/ Nov. 24, 2019
Animator, illustrator, graphic designer, and CCA faculty Erik Carter has a profile on It's Nice That, a publisher of inspirational stories focused on creative design. View the article for examples of Carter's work.
On view through April 5, 2020, "Breathing Room," Woody De Othello's first museum exhibition, garners a thoughtful review from Victoria L. Valentine of Culture Type.
/ Nov. 19, 2019
Flash Art's Michele D'Aurizior reviews Vincent Fecteau's solo exhibition, which features seven new sculptures, at the CCA Wattis Institute. View the story for an installation view of the exhibition.
Made using a rolling mill, work by Curtis Arima is featured inside and on the cover of Metalsmith Tech, an international publication. Arima is an associate professor and co-chair of the BFA in Jewelry and Metal Arts program.
/ Nov. 14, 2019
The result of a multi-year, multi-discipinary partnership led by CCA's Architectural Ecologies research lab, the Buoyant Ecologies Float Lab has won a 2019 Innovation Award for Holistic Design from the American Institute of Architects.
/ Nov. 13, 2019
Learn about "Unity," a bronze arm near the exit from the Brooklyn Bridge. The 22-foot public sculpture is by CCA alum Hank Willis Thomas (MA in Visual and Critical Studies and MFA in Photography 2004).
/ Nov. 12, 2019
A feature profile of alum Diedrick Brackens (MFA in Fine Arts 2014) is in W Magazine. View the feature for images of Brackens' Los Angeles studio space and tapestries.
/ Nov. 6, 2019
Colossal, an international platform for contemporary art and visual expression, features work by BFA in Furniture Visiting Professor Annie Evelyn. View the feature for photographs of Evelyn's vibrant work.
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