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April 13, 2016

2016 commencement and thesis events

California College of the Arts (CCA)
2015 MFA show at California College of the Arts. Courtesy California College of the Arts.

Join us this spring as CCA opens its San Francisco campus to the public to showcase graduating students’ most powerful work in art, architecture, design, and writing.

Events include exhibitions, film screenings, readings, and, on May 13, our annual fashion show. All are open to the public, and all but the fashion show are free. Find details on all events at cca.edu/2016.

 

Thursday, May 12, 6–10pm
2016 showcase opening receptions
Location: CCA San Francisco campus, 1111 Eighth Street
Join the CCA community for this special public reception that celebrates graduating students’ work spanning multiple disciplines. Shuttles will be available to transport attendees between off-campus events.

April 29, 7pm
Word. World. 2016: reading
Location: CCA San Francisco campus, 1111 Eighth Street, Timken Lecture Hall
Poetry, prose, and select writings read by graduate students in the MFA Program in Writing.

May 3–16
Illustration senior thesis exhibition
CCA San Francisco campus, 350 Kansas Street
Hours: noon7pm daily

May 6–12
Furniture Design senior thesis exhibition
Heath Ceramics, 555 Alabama Street, San Francisco
Hours: 6–10pm

May 12–15
Baccalaureate exhibition: Exit Interview
Location: CCA San Francisco campus, 1111 Eighth Street, Campus Center Galleries
Hours: May 12, 6–10pm; May 13–14, 10am–7pm; May 15, 10am–5pm
Celebrating the creativity and accomplishments of CCA’s undergraduate class of 2016, this exhibition features their best work, in all media.

May 12–15
MFA exhibition: Thesis, Antithesis, Synthesis
Location: CCA San Francisco campus, 1111 Eighth Street, the Nave
Hours: May 12, 6–10pm; May 13–14, 10am–7pm; May 15, 10am–5pm
Curated by the Graduate Program in Curatorial Practice class of 2017.

May 12–15
MFA in Design thesis exhibition
Location: CCA San Francisco campus, 1111 Eighth Street, the Nave
Hours: May 12, 6–10pm; May 13–14, 10am–7pm; May 15, 10am–5pm

May 12–15
Architecture Division exhibition
Location: CCA San Francisco campus, 1111 Eighth Street, the Nave Alcove
Hours: May 12, 6–10pm; May 13–14, 10am–7pm; May 15, 10am–5pm
Bachelor of Architecture, Master of Architecture, and Interior Design graduating students exhibit their work.

May 12–15
Orbit: Interaction Design senior thesis exhibition
Location: CCA San Francisco campus, 1111 Eighth Street, the Nave
Hours: May 12, 6–10pm; May 13–14, 10am–7pm; May 15, 10am–5pm

May 12–15
Made by Hand: The Original Digital Device
Location: CCA San Francisco campus, 1111 Eighth Street, the Nave
Hours: May 12, 6–10pm; May 13–14, 10am–7pm; May 15, 10am–5pm

May 12, 6–9pm
Industrial Design senior thesis show
Location: PCH Lime Lab, 135 Mississippi Street, San Francisco
Works by the graduating Industrial Design students presented during an evening of food, drinks, music, and design.

May 12, 7–10pm
MFA in Film thesis screening
Location: CCA San Francisco campus, 1111 Eighth Street, Timken Lecture Hall

May 12, 6–10pm
Graphic Design senior exhibition
Location: Astro Studios, 348 Sixth Street, San Francisco

May 13, 8pm
Annual fashion show
Location: CCA San Francisco campus, 1111 Eighth Street (event tent in Back Lot)
Ticket info: T 415 551 9330 or cca.edu/fashionshow
A juried runway show featuring works by CCA’s graduating Fashion Design students.

May 14, 2–5pm
Design MBA graduate show
Location: CCA San Francisco campus, 101 Carolina Street

 

About California College of the Arts
Founded in 1907, California College of the Arts (CCA) offers 22 undergraduate and 13 graduate programs in the areas of fine arts, architecture, design, and writing. The college offers BFA, BA, MFA, MA, MBA, BArch, MArch, and MAAD degrees. It has campuses in San Francisco and Oakland and currently enrolls 1,950 full-time students. CCA students are encouraged to work in an interdisciplinary manner, undertaking projects and collaborations with students in other majors and engaging with outside communities.

Noted alumni include the artists Nathan Oliveira, Jules de Balincourt, Robert Arneson, Robert Bechtle, Viola Frey, and Peter Voulkos; the Oscar-winning filmmaker Audrey Marrs; the illustrator Tomie de Paola; the conceptual artists Harrell Fletcher, David Ireland, and Dennis Oppenheim; and the designers Lucille Tenazas, Michael Vanderbyl, and Gary Hutton. For more information about CCA, visit cca.edu.

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