Student spotlight: Jade Howe lets out her inner child
In this Q+A, Jade Howe looks back on her college career, from making purposeful art for kids to how much she loves San Francisco.
The Daring Writer: How Jasmin Darznik Lives Her Characters
Chair of MFA Writing Jasmin Darznik charts a bold literary career, from her family’s immigrant story to the American Jazz age.
Preview the work of this year’s recipients of the Bay Area Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
CCA is proud to recognize creative high school students whose work shows their authentic voice, originality, and technical skill in these prestigious awards.
Honoring Black History Month at CCA
Throughout the month of February and beyond we reflect upon and celebrate critical work by Black artists, designers, scholars, and architects.
CCA faculty Steve Jones and Martin Venezky receive AIGA SF Continuum Fellow awards
AIGA, the professional association for design, focuses on design as a profession and as a cultural asset that serves practitioners across design disciplines, as well as teachers and students with national and local chapters.
Tracing Sustainable Cotton in California’s San Joaquin Valley
The Sustainable Cotton Project introduces CCA Fashion Design students to cotton growers, Cleaner Cotton, and regenerative growing practices.
Designing the future of everything
In three fall 2022 sponsored studios, students envisioned designs to support future human needs in partnerships with Samsung, Lenovo, and Google.
CCA Pre-College students recall their dreamy summer in photos
Young creative thinkers and makers take a sneak peak at art school life, build their portfolios, and earn college credits.
CCA Ceramics puts a new spin on tradition
Students, faculty, alums, and staff got a feel for the new Ceramics studio at the 32nd annual Blindfolded Throwing Contest.
A new student club fosters connection among first-gen college students
In CCA’s second year celebrating the national First-Generation College Celebration, a new student organization reminds students they are one among many.
CCA course sponsored by Google focuses on the future
Discover how students from across CCA’s Design programs speculated on the future in the industry-sponsored course Studio Forward.
CCA alumni captivate a local city with new public art and a bold message
Alumni Joey Rose and Alexandra Underwood bring the international Sea Walls mural festival to Emeryville, promoting environmental conservation through art.
Student Spotlight: How Ingrid Henderson’s thesis project stole the show
Graduate student Ingrid Henderson talks about how her thesis project went viral on TikTok, reached performer Billie Eilish, and how it all happened.
Back-to-school spirit on a unified campus
CCA students returning to campus for the fall 2022 semester were met with a dynamic mix of welcome-back events, programs, and get-togethers.
Three reasons why San Francisco is the best city for art students
Why go to art school in San Francisco? Location matters. In San Francisco, art and industry are everywhere, and opportunities abound.
The European dispatch: Summer Study Abroad offers students a taste of European design and art
In four exciting Summer Study Abroad courses, CCA students explored cities across Europe to gain a deep sense of history and connect with a global community of artists and designers.
Graduate students in Interaction Design apply a systems lens to approach complex problems
In the Social Lab course, MDes Interaction Design students work with community partners and bring systems thinking to complex problems to create real change.
CCA’s Visionary Practice Scholarship provides full tuition support for students to realize their creative potential
The scholarship empowers students who bring diverse life experiences and bold ideas with a financial means to realize their creative ambitions by sharing their authentic selves
Oakland campus legacy events celebrate CCA history
With official instruction at CCA’s Oakland campus ending in the spring of 2022, we honored the campus with events, exhibitions, and celebration.
Creative Citizenship at CCA
Explore creative activism across the college.
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