CCA's 2018 Commencement Ceremony will take place Saturday, May 12, at Nourse Theater in San Francisco in two back-to-back ceremonies (graduate ceremony first, followed by the undergraduate ceremony).

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2018 Honorary Doctorate

Groundbreaking visual artist Lia Cook and curator, writer, and historian Glenn Adamson will be recognized by California College of the Arts (CCA) with an honorary doctorate degree at the 111th commencement exercises. 

Cook, a San Francisco Bay Area artist,is renown for her work combining weaving with photography, video, neuroscience, and digital technology. Adamson, currently the Senior Scholar at the Yale Center for British Art, is known for his thought leadership at the intersection of design, craft, and contemporary art. 

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As a service to degree candidates and their families, professional photographers from GradImages will capture images of each candidate during the scroll presentation.

Digital proofs are then sent via email and are available for purchase through GradImages.

Watch Highlights from CCA's 2018 Commencment Ceremony

2018 Commencement Ceremony Highlights