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JUNE 2014

A Stellar Graduation

On the evening on May 16, hundreds of students, faculty, staff, family members and friends celebrated the accomplishments of 237 new BFAs, 200 MAs and MFAs, one DMA and two theater students receiving certificates of fine arts at the 2014 CalArts graduation. Read more...

CalArts Graduation In Pictures

Photos from CalArts Graduation 2014. Read more...

From Auction to Action for Endowed Scholarships and a New Art Building

Thanks to spirited bidding, the May 14 auction of work at Christie's New York by CalArts' distinguished alumni artists and other art luminaries was a rousing success. Read more...

Taking CalArts’ International Conversations into the World

In this latest installment of a continuing series on international collaborations and conversations at CalArts, we focus on a project that hopes to send CalArtians to the Middle East to affect positive change. Read more...

A Multitasking Musician

A few weeks before Jodie Landau marched in the CalArts processional at the start of the Institute's graduation ceremonies as a newly-minted BFA, he was already working as a professional conductor. Read more...

MAY 2014

CalArts’ Program in Character Animation Ranks Highest Among U.S. Colleges

Even before Vanity Fair magazine featured many of CalArts’ famous animation alumni in a story in its Oscars’ issue in March, it was generally accepted by industry professionals that the animation programs at CalArts were exceptional. Read more...

Creative Caring at CalArts

In a playful version of a Wild West town on a ranch in the Santa Clarita Valley, about one dozen CalArts students were recently painting a colorful billboard-sized mural under a hot sun, deploying their practical art-making skills to depict a western landscape. Read more...

Honoring and Remembering an Esteemed Artist and Educator

When longtime CalArts faculty member, documentary photographer and filmmaker Allan Sekula passed away last August, his absence created a hole in the heart of the Institute. Read more...

Man in Motion

This is the world of motion graphics, and CalArts took an adventurous step last year when it launched a new graduate specialization in the field. Read more...

Sparking Creativity Through International Interactions

Whether students are from the U.S. or other countries, their exposure to students from other parts of the world can steer them in new directions. Recently, several students discussed their unique experiences of international interactions at CalArts. Read more...

FEBRUARY 2014

CalArtians Reach Collaborative Heights in Disney Design Competition

CalArts offers its students many opportunities to collaborate across disciplines, and in a recent Disney competition, four CalArtians, each with his or her own special expertise, joined forces to show off their interdisciplinary skills. Read more...

Headed for Success

How CalArts prepares its graduates to compete for careers in the creative professions. Read more...

An Un-Common Space

In January, CalArts launched CommonSpace, a unique and versatile online community designed to foster collaboration and creative connectivity within CalArts and beyond. Read more...

Supporting Arts on the Forefront

One reason why CalArts is among the leading arts institutions in the U.S. is its strong emphasis on interdisciplinary art practice and collaboration among students across its six schools. Both were in evidence recently at a special event for CalArts supporters, including parents of CalArtians. Read more...

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