Administration and Staff

Evelyn Contreras
Director, Print and Media Lab
Technical Faculty, School of Art

Evelyn Contreras is a Southern California Native. She received a BFA in printmaking at California State University, Long Beach, and her MFA from the University of Texas at Austin. Through printmaking and fabrication techniques, she creates an optical experience that makes the viewer look at... Continue reading »

Laurita Cortese
Director, Ceramics Lab
Technical Faculty, School of Art
C109/Ceramics Lab

Laurita Cortese is an artist, fabricator, and designer currently residing in Los Angeles. In 2012 they earned an MFA in Ceramics from Cranbrook Academy of Art and received a BFA in Sculpture from Adelphi University in New York. Their primary medium is clay; working with the material to... Continue reading »

Andrew Freeman
Associate Dean, School of Art
Faculty, Program in Photography and Media

Andrew Freeman is a photographer, writer, filmmaker, and curator based in Los Angeles, California. He has exhibited both nationally and internationally. Freeman has taught in CalArts’ Photography and Media Program since 1990, also working as the program director from 2003 to 2010. From... Continue reading »

* Faculty Emeritus
Part-time Faculty