Last year, 175,000 jobs were lost in the California creative economy, with almost 110,000 of those in LA County.
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.
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.
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.
In its early years, Otis’s success rested on the intersectionality of its students who also came from a diversity of creative fields.
USC’s Roski School of Art & Design is hosting an intriguing conversation around the Pacific Standard Time exhibition Talking to Action: Art, Pedagogy, and Activism in the Americas.
Okón, who will deliver his talk on April 25, is a seminal figure in the cultural life of Mexico City.
Reviewers and mentors include: Connie Butler, Chief Curator, Hammer Museum; Meg Cranston, artist and Chair of Fine Arts, Otis College; Sam Durant, artist; Jo Lauria, author and curator, LACMA; Jennifer Steinkampe, artist; and others.