Sian Bliss, MFA Experimental Animation, lighting installation 'Liminal Edge'
Sian Bliss, MFA Experimental Animation, lighting installation 'Liminal Edge'

California Institute of the Arts is renowned internationally as a game-changer in the education of professional artists. The transformative cultural impact of our alumni shows why: We bring out visionary creative talent unlike any other university, school or conservatory. An all-inclusive community for a diversity of authentic voices, CalArts today offers more than 70 comprehensive degree programs in the visual, performing, media and literary arts.


CalArtians Among 2018 Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellows

On Thursday (April 5), the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation announced 173 Guggenheim Fellowships (including two joint Fellowships) to a diverse group of scholars, scientists and artists. Not surprisingly, a number of CalArtians were chosen among the 3,000 applicants in the...

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CalArtians Among 2018 Ann Arbor Film Festival Award Winners

The 56th Ann Arbor Film Festival, held earlier this month (March 20-25) in Ann Arbor, Michigan, honored several CalArtians with filmmaker awards. Festival winners include: Current student Yanyu Dong (Film/Video MFA 17) earned the Tom Berman Award for Most Promising Filmmaker for her...

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Liz Glynn

Liz Glynn
Art MFA 08

I came out of my undergrad at Harvard knowing that, if nothing else, I could stay in the studio all night, work myself into a corner, and throw myself at building something. What was great about CalArts is that it broke all...

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