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Media coverage / Nov. 7, 2019

New book by MFA Writing alumnus Vernon Keeve III wins a 2019 PEN Oakland Award

Vernon Keeve III (MFA Writing 2013) relays the experiences and observations of a black, queer man from Virginia in his award-winning book "Southern Migrant Mixedtape."

Cover of Southern Migrant Mixtape by CCA alumnus Vernon Keeve III.

Media coverage / Oct. 26, 2019

Internationally acclaimed architect Jeanne Gang leads four Bay Area projects, including CCA's campus expansion

Learn more about Jeanne Gang's current and upcoming architectural projects in the Bay Area, including CCA's campus expansion, which is scheduled to begin in spring 2020. A rendering of the expansion is also included in the article.

Studio Gang’s design for CCA’s new, unified campus unlocks the potential of art and design education in the twenty-first century.

Media coverage / Oct. 21, 2019

Furniture alum Liz Dunning, who sources materials ethically and locally, is profiled by Alameda Magazine

Meet alum Liz Dunning (BFA Wood/Furniture 2004), an Alameda-based furniture designer who makes heirloom pieces from ethically and locally sourced materials. Learn about her day-to-day work in the studio and the CCA teachers who inspired her.

Portrait of Liz Dunning.

Media coverage / Oct. 11, 2019

Trent Davis Bailey, MFA Fine Arts, photographed Colorado inmates that staged performances of "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's News" for nearby prisons.

Photograhing for the New York Times, Trent Davis Baily (MFA Fine Arts 2015) sheds light on how Colorado inmates took their production of "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" on the road.

Inmates of Sterling Correctional Facility rehearsing “One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest” before they performed the play at the Denver Women’s Correctional Facility.

Media coverage / Sept. 30, 2019

View the award-winning Float Lab, the "first prototype of its kind," in its new Shoreline Park home

Newly moored in Oakland's Middle Harbor Shoreline Park, the Float Lab will serve as a research platform and demonstration project for the next three years. View photos of the harbor installation and explore the science behind its design.

CCA Float Lab prototype in the San Francisco Bay.

Media coverage / Sept. 26, 2019

KQED interview: Photography alum Marissa Leitman has a new series on view at the Tenderloin Museum

Marissa Leitman (BFA Photography 2017) disusses her Aunt Charlie's-inspired series with KQED. View her photographs of the iconic bar and drag community at the Tenderloin Museum through Nov. 3, 2019.

Gabby Camboa and Lauren Geiger at the final High Fantasy, the Tuesday night event at Aunt Charlie's in the the Tenderloin.

Media coverage / Sept. 25, 2019

MFA Painting/Drawing alum Alicia Escott is interviewed by The Wild, a weekly podcast hosted by Ayana Young

Co-founder of The Bureau of Linguistical Reality and a CCA alum (MFA Painting/Drawing 2009), Alicia Escott discusses why it's necessary to revitalize indigenous languages and "rewild" our vocabulary. Access the podcast interview on The Wild.

On Seeding New Language, an interview with co-founders of The Bureau of Linguistical Reality.

Media coverage / Sept. 25, 2019

KQED-FM features alum Arleene Correa Valencia and her portraits of Napa workers

A 2018 graduate of CCA's Individualized Studies program and current MFA in Fine Arts student, Arleene Correa Valencia discusses growing up undocumented in Napa Valley and how that experience has influenced her work. View the video of the artist in her stu

KQED features CCA alumna and current graduate student Arleen Correa Valencia and her newest body of work.

Media coverage / Sept. 13, 2019

The Territorial City Studio, a spring 2019 architecture class, is featured in the Seoul Biennale

Led by associate professor Neeraj Bhatia, The Territorial City: Edge of Megolopolis is featured in the 2019 Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism. Learn more about this advanced studio course.

The Territorial City: Edge of the Megalopolis, a CCA Architecture class led by Neeraj Bhatia, was featured at the Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism.

Media coverage / Sept. 13, 2019

California Home + Design profiles alum Gary Hutton and his four decades in the interior design field

Learn about alum Gary Hutton, a 1975 CCA graduate in Environmental Studies, who has spent his career working on myriad commercial and residental interior design projects throughout California.

Interior design for a home by alumnus Gary Hutton.

Media coverage / Sept. 12, 2019

Printmaking alum Ariel Roman is one of the talented women working behind the scenes in streetwear

Profiled with other "unsung heroes of streetwear," alum Ariel Roman (BFA Printmaking 2007) stays true to her aesthetic—including punk—as she illustrates and art directs for a range of clients.

Portrait of Ariel Roman, CCA alumna.

Media coverage / Sept. 9, 2019

Assistant professor Alison O'Daniel named one of 25 new faces in independent film

According to Filmmaker Magazine, CCA assistant professor Alison O'Daniel is one of 25 independent filmmakers to follow. Learn about O'Daniel's work, which engages the deaf and hard-of-hearing communities.

Portrait of Alison O'Daniel.

Media coverage / Sept. 9, 2019

Associate professor Angela Hennessy is one of two Bay Area-based artists to receive a 2019 Artadia award

The New York-based nonprofit Artadia has awarded Angela Hennessy and one other Bay Area artist $10,000 in unrestricted funds. Hennessy teaches in the Textiles, Critical Studies, and Graduate Fine Arts programs.

Portrait of CCA faculty Angela Hennessy.

Media coverage / Sept. 5, 2019

Melissa Leventon, fashion historian and professor, discusses the rise of Bay Area "casual wear"

In a KQED article on the Bay Area's fashion roots, Melissa Leventon, fashion historian and senior adjunct at CCA, weighs in on the companies and trends that championed casual style.

KQED Bay Curious podcast interviews CCA faculty Melissa Leventon on casual fashion in the Bay Area.

Media coverage / Sept. 4, 2019

Vincent Fecteau, who has a show at CCA Wattis, invites The San Francisco Chronicle into his Balboa Park studio

On view at CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts (Sept. 5–Nov. 9, 2019), Vincet Fecteau's first show in over 15 years features seven new sculptural works.

Portrait of artist Vincent Fecteau working in his studio.

Media coverage / Sept. 3, 2019

The Museum of Craft and Design welcomes CCA grad students back to school with special event

MAKE x CCA, a special event organized by the Museum of Craft and Design, will welcome CCA MFA students back to school (and their studios) with engaging work by MFA Design alumni.

Event image for MAKE x CCA at the Museum of Craft and Design.

Media coverage / Aug. 29, 2019

Ed Luce, Eisner-nominated cartoonist and CCA faculty, is a 2019 FlameCon panelist

Senior adjunct professor Ed Luce, an Eisner-nominated cartoonist, speaks on the 2019 FlameCon panel "A World That Hates and Fears Them: On Comics and Hope."

Ed Luce speaking on FlameCon panel.

Media coverage / Aug. 26, 2019

Rachel Berger, chair of Graphic Design, explores how designers in tech are changing their approach to professional portfolios

In an essay on Medium, chair of BFA in Graphic Design Rachel Berger shares how designers in "Big Tech" are shifting from portfolios focused on outcome to portfolios focused on process.

Image of printed graph.

Media coverage / Aug. 23, 2019

Craig Campbell, MFA Comics alum, joins Columbus College of Art & Design faculty

Craig Campbell (MFA Comics 2018), a regular Hyperallergic contributor, is named Assistant Professor of Comics and Narrative Practice at Columbus College of Art & Design.

Portrait of Craig Campbell.

Media coverage / Aug. 23, 2019

MFA Comics alum Maia Kobabe nominated for 2019 Ignatz Award

Maia Kobabe (MFA Comics 2016) has been nominated for a 2019 Ignatz Award in the Outstanding Graphic Novel category for their book Gender Queer: a Memoir.

Cover of Maia Kobabe's book Gender Queer.
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