The school’s 2022 cohort was encouraged to fail, get messy, and try new things.
CalArts Cultivates an Environment of Artistic Experimentation and Free Creative Exploration
The institute awarded more than $25.7 million in scholarships to 95% of degree-seeking students this past academic year.
Hopeful and Aware: MFA Work From CalArts and UC Irvine
The inescapability of the pandemic infiltrates each gesture and concern of the recent MFAs.
CalArts School of Art is Accepting Applications for Fall 2021
A sanctuary for cross-disciplinary training, the School of Art promotes the creative environment and intellectual context for artistic experimentation.
CalArts’s MFA Creative Writing Program Fosters Experimentation and Freedom
Substantial institute scholarships, including two full-tuition fellowships and teaching opportunities, are available to qualified applicants.
CalArts’s Aesthetics and Politics Program Illuminates Connections Between Culture, Politics, and Society
Centered in a community of visual and performing artists, the MA program’s core courses are supplemented by electives and a stimulating, art-focused environment.
Addressing the Lack of Diversity in Graphic Design
An exhibition of student and faculty posters from the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) sparks a larger conversation around inclusion and representation in design.
CalArts and Otis College Receive Million-Dollar Donations to Support Black Faculty and Students
CalArts received $5 million to hire Black artists on faculty, while Otis College of Art and Design received $1 million toward anti-racism initiatives and supporting Black students.
Standout MFA Work From Two of LA’s Beloved Art Schools, CalArts and Otis
As part of a series on virtual MFA presentations across the country, we asked students to share their work and what it was like to adapt their projects to a virtual setting.
In California, Art Schools and Programs Debate How to Reopen
Hyperallergic reached out to several art schools in California to see how they are planning to address the need for social distancing while maintaining the integrity of their arts curriculums.
As MFA Shows Get Canceled, Alternative Projects Take Shape
It would be impossible for artists not to feel disappointed after dedicating themselves to rigorous and costly programs of study that tout MFA exhibitions as a crowning opportunity.
525 Posters Designed by CalArts Students Since 1980
More easily lost to trash bins than the annals of history, these posters form the basis for a book cataloguing student work at CalArts over the last 40 years.