CalArtians Win 2022 Creative Capital Awards

Ilana Coleman (Film/Video MFA 17), Deborah Goffe (Dance MFA 01), and Clara Philbrick (Art BFA 17) are among the recipients of the 2022 Creative Capital Awards. Announcing the 2022 Creative Capital Awards! 50 projects, the work of 59 individual artists working across all disciplines, will...

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CalArts Mourns the Passing of Luciano Perna

Los Angeles-based visual artist Luciano Perna (Art BFA 84, MFA 86), lauded by the Los Angeles Times for his “quirky sculptures and varied photographs [that] play with the elasticity of matter and time,” passed away on Dec. 28, 2021, in Los Angeles. He was 63. Read More

Designer Nicki Voss Captures Iconic Views in Creative Quilts

Inspired by nature photography, visual artist Nicki Voss (Art BFA 88, MFA 90) translates forms and color compositions into cloth and other textile works. Her works can be found at Textilepop, which she established in early 2021 as an artist manufacturing studio of modern quilted goods...

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CalArts’ Alums and Faculty Films Represent at Sundance 2022

The 2022 Sundance Film Festival lineup of features, documentaries, shorts, and episodic series was released Dec. 9 and 10, selected from 14,849 submissions, including 3,762 feature-length films. Across this field, CalArts continues a strong tradition of representation by prominent faculty and...

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Cassils First UK Solo Exhibition on View at HOME

Over the last 10 years, visual artist Cassils (Art-IM MFA 02) has been creating a body of work that contemplates the histories of LGBTQI+ violence, representation, and struggle for power. Currently on view at HOME, an arts center in Manchester, England, is Human Measure, a survey of Cassils’...

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