California College of the Arts staff on strike, with “sympathy strike” participation from, students, adjunct faculty, and ranked faculty. The strike ran from Tuesday, February 8th to Friday, February 11th. These images of picketing on CCA's Oakland campus are from February 9, 2022.
The Noni Eccles Treadwell Ceramic Arts Center showing the south side of the building's exterior and the nearby Coast Redwood, and interior spaces, Oakland campus, CCA, 2022.
Image of the Northeast side of Martinez Annex, the Photography building, looking from the window of the Noni Eccles Treadwell Ceramics Art Center, Oakland campus, CCA, 2022.
Left to right: Facilities Manager Pete Sutton, Public Safety Field Supervisor Anthony Mesquita, and, Public Safety Officer Jamien Cutrer on the steps of Oliver Art Center in front of the entrance to Ralls Painting Studio, Oakland campus, CCA, 2021.
In honor of the Sculpture program’s 80th Anniversary, the Libraries/CCA/C Archives presents the exhibit History Lessons: Sculpture at CCA/C, revealing sculpture’s central place in CCA’s history. From the 1913 image of Life Modeling students creating crucifixion pieces for the Competition for an Altar Crucifix, to the 2016 image of future grads installing the spatio-temporal works of The Immediate Archive, these images of student and faculty makers, their workshops, and the works of art they created give us a glimpse of sculpture through the decades and of the continued passionate pursuit of sculpture practices at CCA.
“Like I hope all of the stories told in this little ‘history lesson’ might suggest, sculpture is and always has been, quite literally, something to rally around. So next time you are “casting about for an occupation,” consider building a life in and on and around it.”
From idea to process to completion: the latest exhibition in the storefront window of the Meyer Library, curated by Hannah Novillo Erickson, a graduate student in the Curatorial Practice program and the library’s new Assistant Curator for 2015/2016, follows the work of a team of six students at California College of the Arts as they created a new mural on the Martinez Hall mural wall this summer, which addresses the arts and cultural diversity at CCA. A section of the pounce pattern and other materials and inspirations used in the creation of the 2015 mural are on view. - - -
Inside the library various pieces from CCA/C's archive encourage viewers to explore the rich history of the Martinez Mural Wall in an exhibit curated by Jennine Scarboro. CCAC’s first mural was created in 1971 and for the past 44 years a changing array of visions have graced the Martinez Hall mural wall. This exhibit tell the story of the history of the mural at CCA/C highlighting both the murals created and also how these works ref…
Plaque honoring Florence Wysinger Allen, renowned artists' model and later Model Coordinator and teacher of the Model Certification Workshop at CCAC, located in the interior of the top floor of the Carriage House. Oakland campus, CCA, 2021.
Barclay Simpson Sculpture Studio, designed by Jim Jennings Architecture and completed in 1992, with views of the White Birch trees on the northwest side of the building, Oakland campus, CCA, 2021.
The southeast side of Macky Hall and Founders Hall beyond, showing the Live Oak at the south corner of Macky Hall, Oakland campus, CCA, 2021.