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CCA Center for Art
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CCA Center for Art
Where creative practice meets
MBA in Design Strategy
MFA in Fine Arts
Visual and Critical Studies
Scholarship + Student Opportunity
Center Micro Grants
Engage at CCA
Working with the Center for Investigative Reporting, CCA students developed innovative strategies for telling challanging and complex stories both online and offline within the Bay Area.
Design Sprint, Digital Media, Spring 2014, Multidisciplinary, Journalism
They Call Us Viet Kieu
Minnie Phan received a Center Micro-Grant to complete and distribute They Call Us Viet Kieu, a short memoir on Vietnamese heritage and Vietnamese-American identity.
Fall 2012, Center Micro Grants, Cultural Identity, Multidisciplinary
To Lemon Hill
Academic program for Syrian child refugees living in Turkey
Film, Impact Awards, Summer 2013, Multidisciplinary, LGBTQ Identity, Visual and Critical Studies
La Tortilleria Horizontal built an experimental tortilla factory in Mexico City to engage the local community in conversation about the impact of GMO on corn and Mexican culture.
Summer 2015, Cultural Identity, Impact Awards, Housing/Homelessness, Multidisciplinary, Nutrition/Food
WAZO is a design institute in the Kayafungo location of rural Eastern Kenya. They provide design and business workshops to foster social entrepreneurship and product development in East Africa.
Fall 2011, Impact Awards, Economic Development, Industrial Design, MBA in Design Strategy, MFA in Fine Arts, Multidisciplinary, Youth
Team Weaving Nature envisioned a sustainable cycle of growing, using, composting, and regrowing natural dyes for local artisans, globally.
Summer 2016, Impact Awards, Economic Development, Environment / Natural Systems, Multidisciplinary, Textiles
The design team envisioned “Bipool,” a bicycle program that would improve cyclist safety by increasing bicyclist visibility through commuting groups and planned routes.
Community/Neighborhoods, Design Sprint, Fall 2013, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Multidisciplinary, Transportation
Write In/About Prison
CCA and San Quentin Writing Workshop students exchanged written works exploring the roots, themes, social and psychological significance of the “prison writing” genre.
Engage at CCA, Spring 2013, Housing/Homelessness, Writing