Faculty Accomplishments & News

To submit your faculty accomplishments and news, please click here.

Mike Stoltz’s Latest Film Featured in Art in America

In May, filmmaker Mike Stoltz’s (Film/Video MFA 14) latest film, “Something to Touch That Is Not Ashes or Corruption or Dust,” was included in the feature article, “Seeking a Way to Touch Through Film in a Time of Isolation” by writer Trisha Low in Art in...

Read More
Lewis Klahr’s Circumstantial Pleasures Now Streaming

Circumstantial Pleasures, the latest film by CalArts School of Theater faculty Lewis Klahr had its world premiere on Feb. 29, 2020, at Light Industry in New York. Soon afterward, theaters were closed because of COVID-19. Rather than wait for the world to reopen, Klahr partnered with the Wexner...

Read More
Visiting Faculty Ann Telnaes Discusses the Future of Editorial Cartooning

Last week, editorial cartoonist Matt Wuerker interviewed visiting faculty Ann Telnaes (Film/Video BFA 85) for Punchlines, his video series on Politico.com. Telnaes, an editorial cartoonist for The Washington Post, taught the spring 2020 class Commentary Though Cartoons in CalArts’...

Read More
Audrey Chan Named Inaugural ACLU SoCal Artist in Residence

Artist, writer, educator and CalArts alum Audrey Chan (Art MFA 07) has been named the first-ever resident artist by the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California (ACLU SoCal).  “Art has long played a vital role in advocacy for change and justice,” said ACLU SoCal...

Read More
Thursday Nights Return…Virtually

Gallery nights. Mini-Fridays. Start of the weekend. No matter what you called Thursday nights at CalArts, you knew that each week, there’d be performances, openings, receptions, and surprises for all who attended. While the COVID-19 pandemic put in-person campus activities on pause this...

Read More
Get Ready for CalArts Virtual Graduation 2020

On Friday, May 15, at 6 pm PDT, CalArts is livestreaming its first-ever Virtual Graduation Ceremony! More than 400 graduates will celebrate the conclusion of their studies at CalArts and be conferred their degrees.  The entire CalArts community —especially our alumni—have...

Read More
The Broad Explores the Legacies of James Tenney and John Baldessari

A new video by the Los Angeles contemporary art museum The Broad celebrates the impact of late longtime faculty CalArts members James Tenney and John Baldessari (Chouinard 59) on Los Angeles’ art landscape. Organized by faculty Madeline Falcone (Music MFA 13), the video explores...

Read More
REDCAT Named Recipient of 2020 Mike Kelley Foundation Grant

On Wednesday, April 22, the Mike Kelley Foundation for the Arts announced the recipients of the 2020 Artist Project Grants. Among this year’s nine grant awardees is the Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater (REDCAT).  Established in 2007 by the late CalArts alum and former faculty...

Read More