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School of Art: Graphic Design BFA4 Studio

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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Jenny Foldenauer

Jenny Foldenauer
Costume Design MFA 12

As a little girl I wanted to be a painter, but soon realized that textiles and clothing were my medium. What I love about costume design–which is different from fashion–is that I am creating characters, parts of...

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