CCA condemns injustice, racism, and oppressive violence toward Black people: Read President Beal’s letter to the community.
/ July 7, 2020
XMAP: In Plain Sight is a nationwide artist-led intervention fighting migrant detention and the culture of incarceration.
/ June 29, 2020
Tony Jimenez, Isabelle Shu, Dave Korstad, and Mike O'Hagan, all Class of 2015 graduates of CCA's MBA Design Strategy program, were interviewed in the Miami Herald about their new almond milk company, JOI.
/ June 23, 2020
Writer Claire Mullen on Dodie Bellamy Is On Our Mind, a collection of essays published by the CCA Wattis Institute and Semiotext(e).
Joseph Liatela (BFA Individualized Studies 2017) spoke to Hyperallergic about their work, which “explores the institutional, cultural, and medicolegal ideas of what is considered a ‘correct’ body,” and how they’re honoring Pride month in 2020.
/ June 20, 2020
CCA Distinguished Professor Ishmael Reed wrote in the New York Times about his own “frightening, maddening and absurd encounters with police officers.”
/ June 17, 2020
Faculty and CCA Decolonial School member Juan Carlos Rodríguez Rivera talked to Hyperallergic about his current work, his project aquí estamos / here we are for the Queer Cultural Center in San Francisco, and his greatest achievements so far.
/ June 16, 2020
Wallpaper spoke with Mariah Nielson (BArch 2005) about her new monograph about her father, sculptor JB Blunk. The book features unseen archival images and new photographs.
/ June 1, 2020
Cera Yeo and Jingyi Emma Luo were honored with an American Institute of Architects 2020 COTE sustainability award for their project “Waterline.” Yeo and Luo were part of the fall 2019 Buoyant Blueprint studio led by faculty Margaret Ikeda and Evan Jones.
/ May 29, 2020
The San Francisco Chronicle talked to CCA’s Yesenia Villaseñor (BFA Fashion Design 2020) for an article about how graduating fashion design students pivoted to create their thesis collections from home during the COVID–19 pandemic.
/ May 26, 2020
An innovative cantilevered pedestrian bridge and elevated park concept by CCA alum Rosannah Harding (BArch 2007) and Matthew Ostrow of HardingOstrow won the $10,000 Forge Prize at a judging event streamed live on YouTube.
/ May 19, 2020
The San Francisco Examiner featured CCA’s Class of 2020 Showcase in its roundup of how San Francisco art schools are highlighting student work online.
Art in America spoke with artist Diedrick Brackens (MFA Fine Arts 2014) about his solo exhibition “blessed are the mosquitoes,” now indefinitely on hold, how he discovered weaving, and his time studying with Josh Faught at CCA.
/ May 5, 2020
A beloved faculty member for many years, McClure taught at CCA for 43 years, from 1963 until 2006. He passed away on May 4 at his home in the Oakland hills.
/ April 30, 2020
Writer Theadora Walsh reviewed the new Wattis Library, which she says “resists the internet’s constant demand for new content and, instead, offers history.”
/ April 29, 2020
CCA alum and faculty member Breena Nuñez’s comic detailing how daily life has changed during the COVID–19 pandemic was featured in the New Yorker's “Daily Shouts” column.
/ April 28, 2020
Assistant Professor Juan Carlos Rodriguez Rivera and his roommates talked to Eater SF about their shelter-in-place project, “This is Weird Without You,” wheatpasting “messages of hope” on storefronts of shuttered restaurants around the Mission District.
/ April 24, 2020
The Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) included CCA Interior Design and Architecture professors in its roundup of makers within the ACSA community utilizing digital fabrication to respond to the growing need for protective equipment.
/ April 22, 2020
Visual Communications Media received a 2020 Artist Project Grant from the Mike Kelley Foundation for a project led by Humanities and Sciences Dean Tina Takemoto that will explore the changing landscape of Los Angeles’ Little Tokyo.
/ April 17, 2020
Illustration Chair Owen Smith is grabbing national attention for his recent New Yorker cover, which independent news outlet 48 Hills called “devastating” and “beautiful.”
/ April 14, 2020
CCA alum and adjunct professor Yvonne Mouser sat down with American Craft Council executive director Sarah Schultz to discuss the inspiration behind her creations, “craft thinking,” and much more.
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