Installing the "Celebration" totem pole by Georganna Malloff, 1982

Collection
CCA/C Archives
Creator(s)
Malloff, Georganna (Sculptor)
Date(s)
Date created: 1982
Work type & Measurements
Photographcolor slide
2 slides; 2 x 2 in.
Description
In honor of the college’s 75th anniversary, CCAC commissioned master carver Georganna Malloff to create and direct the execution of a 33-foot tall carving. The totem pole includes imagery of the college’s history, including bas-relief portraits of the college founders, elements of the college seal, and other vignettes in the college’s history. Malloff directed a group of CCAC students in the four-month project of creating the Celebration Pole. The pole was raised and installed at its current site on campus (as of 2021) in October 1982 at a CCAC open house event, as shown in these photos.
Subject(s)
Time period: 1980-1989
Topic: California College of Arts and Crafts
Geographic: Oakland, Calif.
CCA/C subject: College events
Related item
Referenced by: CCAC 75th anniversary commemorative woodcarving announcement, 1982
Location: https://vault.cca.edu/items/2cdf3e90-a5af-45b5-bd53-8c1d9b6ce068/1/
Archives Series & Subseries
Series: III. College Life
Subseries: 3. Events
Location
Oakland Campus — Meyer Library — Archives — carton: Buildings-Oakland folder: Totem Pole
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