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Performers from The Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance at CalArts

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.


Video: A Brief History of John Baldessari

A Brief History of John Baldessari originally screened at LACMA’s first Art + Film Gala in 2011. Narrated by Tom Waits, the short film introduces audiences to the giant of conceptual art.  

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CalArtians Nominated for 62nd Annual Grammy Awards

The 62nd annual Recording Academy Grammy Award nominations were announced this morning (Wednesday, Nov. 20). Several CalArtians are among the extensive list of nominees recognized for their contributions to the music industry.

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Carmina Escobar

Carmina Escobar
VoiceArts MFA 10

There’s a great interest in the voice right now—throughout the culture—in the arts, in music and philosophy. It’s all about extending one’s own corporeality. My sound art springs from my concept...

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