March 6, 2012

California College of the Arts: Graduate Studies Spring Events

California College of the Arts (CCA)

California College of the Arts proudly presents the work of its graduate students at the following spring 2012 events. Each event involves an exciting exchange of work and ideas, and a compelling preview of the contributions our students will make in contemporary discourse and practice. All events are free and open to the public. For details and an online catalogue of student work, see


Reports from the Field: Works in Progress in Visual Criticism
Friday, March 30, 2012, 7–9 pm


Word. World. 2012
Presented by the MFA Program in Writing
Friday, March 30, 2012, 7 pm
Friday, April 6, 2012, 7 pm
Friday, April 20, 2012, 7 pm
Friday, April 27, 2012, 7 pm


Curatorial Practice Thesis Symposium
Saturday, March 31, 2012, 10 am–5 pm


Graduate Open Studios
Presented by the graduate programs in Architecture, Curatorial Practice, Design, and Fine Arts
Sunday, April 1, 2012, noon–5 pm


25th Annual Barclay Simpson Award Exhibition
Presented by the Graduate Program in Fine Arts
Exhibition: April 17–28, 2012
Reception: Wednesday, April 18, 2012, 5:30–7:30 pm


On Apology: Curatorial Practice Thesis Exhibition
Exhibition: April 19–May 19, 2012
Reception: Thursday, April 19, 2012, 6–8 pm


Architecture Final Reviews
April 27–29, 2012, 10 am–6 pm


Visual and Critical Studies Spring Symposium
Saturday, April 28, 2012, 10 am–5 pm


Venture Night
Presented by the MBA in Design Strategy program
Saturday, May 5, 2012, 7–10 pm


Graduate Thesis Exhibitions
Presented by the graduate programs in Architecture, Curatorial Practice, Design, Design Strategy, Fine Arts, Visual and Critical Studies, and Writing
Exhibitions: May 10–19, 2012
Reception: Thursday, May 10, 2012, 6–10 pm


About California College of the Arts
Founded in 1907, California College of the Arts (CCA) is noted for the interdisciplinarity and breadth of its programs. It offers studies in 21 undergraduate and seven graduate majors in the areas of fine arts, architecture, design, and writing. The college offers bachelor of architecture, bachelor of arts, bachelor of fine arts, master of architecture, master of arts, master of fine arts, and master of business administration degrees. With campuses in San Francisco and Oakland, CCA currently enrolls 1,950 full-time students. Noted alumni include the painters Nathan Oliveira and Raymond Saunders; the ceramicists Robert Arneson, Viola Frey, and Peter Voulkos; the filmmaker Wayne Wang; the conceptual artists David Ireland and Dennis Oppenheim; and the designers Lucille Tenazas and Michael Vanderbyl. For more information about CCA, visit


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