Press Releases

The Herb Alpert Foundation and California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) will award the 23rd Annual Herb Alpert Award in the Arts to five exceptional mid–career artists, presented at a lunch hosted by the Herb Alpert Foundation in Santa Monica on May 19th, 2017.

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CalArts Launches A New Literary Magazine: 'Sublevel'

Sublevel is a new online literary magazine devoted to the nexus of literature, poetics, art, criticism, philosophy, culture, and politics. Based in the MFA Creative Writing Program at California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), Sublevel reflects the dynamism of contemporary Los Angeles as a...

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Pulitzer Prize winning Writer Junot Díaz Writer-In-Residence at CalArts

Junot Díaz has been selected as California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) 2017 Katie Jacobson Writer-in-Residence. Díaz, who was awarded the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for his novel The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, will work with students in CalArts’ MFA...

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