Artist Spotlight

Finding Art Santa Clarita | Youth Arts Showcase: Sulphur Springs Union School District Chorus and Honor Band

Watch the full performance of Sulphur Spring Union School District Chorus and Honor Band from the Santa Clarita Youth Arts Showcase.

In celebration of Youth Art Month, the city of Santa Clarita held its third annual Youth Arts Showcase on March 24, 2018, at The Centre. The free event gave students in the Santa Clarita Valley an opportunity […]

2018-04-09T12:42:12-07:00April 9th, 2018|Around Town, Artist Spotlight, News|

CalArts Artists Chosen Among Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowships

The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation announced 173 fellowships Thursday, which included several CalArts artists.

While the grant amounts are not disclosed, the foundation offers its fellowships to “further the development of scholars and artists by assisting them to engage in research in any field of knowledge and creation in any of the arts, under the […]

2018-04-09T12:37:29-07:00April 9th, 2018|Announcements, Artist Spotlight, News|

Finding Art Santa Clarita | Youth Art Showcase: Arroyo Seco Junior High School Band and Choir

Watch the full performance of Arroyo Seco Junior High School Band and Choir from the Santa Clarita Youth Arts Showcase.

In celebration of Youth Art Month, the city of Santa Clarita held its third annual Youth Arts Showcase on March 24, 2018, at The Centre. The free event gave students in the Santa Clarita Valley an opportunity to […]

2018-04-09T12:34:41-07:00April 9th, 2018|Around Town, Artist Spotlight, News|

Filmmaker James Benning’s Works on View at Festivals, Museums in 2018

This has been a busy year so far for filmmaker and CalArts School of Film/Video faculty James Benning, whose work is featured in numerous festivals and exhibitions around the world.

In January, Benning traveled to New York City for “First Look 2018,” a film festival by the Museum of Moving Image. His films “Readers” (2017), “measuring […]

2018-03-26T11:00:08-07:00March 26th, 2018|Announcements, Artist Spotlight|

COC: Larry Hurst “Paintings and Collages” Gallery Talk

Former COC Gallery Director Larry Hurst gave a talk at the COC Art Gallery on March 1, which was in conjunction with his exhibition “Paintings and Collages” that runs through the end of March 2018.

The one-person exhibition brings together works from three areas of Hurst’s aesthetic investigations: his precise and elegant geometric abstract paintings; his […]

2018-03-12T08:48:43-07:00March 12th, 2018|Around Town, Artist Spotlight, News|

6 CalArtians Among Artists Selected for ‘Made in L.A. 2018’

UCLA’s Hammer Museum has announced the 32 artists including six CalArts alumni who will participate in “Made in L.A. 2018,” the fourth edition of the museum’s biennial exhibition, which will run June 3 to Sept. 2 at the Westwood museum.

The exhibition continues to highlight the practices of artists working throughout Los Angeles […]

2018-02-26T09:10:43-08:00February 26th, 2018|Announcements, Artist Spotlight, News|

Oscar Buzz: Will 2018 Bring Oscar No. 11 to a CalArts Animator?

Two films directed by alumni of California Institute of the Arts’ legendary Character Animation program, “Coco” and “The Boss Baby,” are nominated for “Best Animated Feature” Academy Awards.

Disney PIXAR’s “Coco” is co-directed by first-time feature director and CalArts alumnus Adrian Molina and veteran director Lee Unkrich. “The Boss Baby,” from DreamWorks Animation, is helmed by […]

2018-02-21T08:51:23-08:00February 21st, 2018|Around Town, Artist Spotlight, News|

Dark Comedy “Two Fisted Love” to Feature Sound Design by CalArts Grad

The upcoming world premiere of Range of Light Productions’ Two Fisted Love, written by David Sessions, features sound design by CalArts alumna Cricket S. Myers (Theater MFA 03).

Opening Saturday (Feb. 10*), at the Odyssey Theater in Los Angeles, the dark comedy is set in the privileged world of Silicon Valley in 2008, in the days […]

2018-02-05T08:52:44-08:00February 5th, 2018|Announcements, Artist Spotlight|

CalArts Alumnus Takes Home Grammy for Producer of the Year

The 60th Annual Grammy Award winners were announced on Sunday with CalArts alumnus Greg Kurstin (Music BFA 92) winning the Producer of the Year, Non-Classical category, (awarded during the pre-telecast, the Grammy Premiere Ceremony). He becomes the first producer to win it two years in a row since Babyface won it three years running from […]

2018-02-05T08:39:06-08:00February 5th, 2018|Announcements, Artist Spotlight|

Community Invited to “Heartopia” a Fundraiser and Art Exhibition at The MAIN

During the month of  February, the art gallery at The MAIN in Old Town Newhall will feature “Heartopia,” an art exhibition featuring selected works from multimedia artist and activist, Jennifer Korsen.  In conjunction with the gallery, on Friday, February 9, 2018 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., the community is invited to The MAIN for a special art […]

2018-01-29T13:59:51-08:00January 29th, 2018|Announcements, Around Town, Artist Spotlight|