CalArtians Awarded 2020 Automata Artist Residencies

Performance and art space Automata recently announced the six grantees of its 2020 artist residencies, all of whom are CalArtians. In light of COVID-19, the Los Angeles-based Automata devised a new series of individual artist residencies, created to serve artists while group...

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Art Intervention In Plain Sight Protests Immigrant Detention

During last weekend’s Independence Day holiday, when Americans expected the sky to be filled with fireworks, a coalition of 80 artists sent a fleet of skytypers to fly over detention facilities, immigration courts, borders, and sites of historic relevance. The planes spelled out messages that...

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CalArts Collaborates: Arts and Activism Collide in WRI Webinar

On June 29, creative solutions to the oceans in crisis were showcased in “Arts and Activism for a Sustainable Ocean,” a webinar presented by global research nonprofit World Resources Institute (WRI) and CalArts. The innovative artist-activist works were produced by four student teams from the...

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24700 Podcast Presents Radical Practice Series

CalArts’ 24700 podcast presents a new series that focuses on the Graphic Design Program’s alumnae. Radical Practice features conversations between current students and graduates of the program with distinct professional practices. With members of the class serving as roundtable hosts, they...

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Artforum Hosts CalArtian Art MFA Thesis Exhibitions

The COVID-19 pandemic put a stopper on MFA thesis shows across the nation, spurring artists to move their projects from physical spaces to virtual ones. This month, works from CalArts’ MFA programs in Art, Photography and Media, and Art and Technology will be hosted by contemporary art magazine...

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