Summer: May 14, 2007


New Art Center ID Cards

Art Center is pleased to offer new ID cards to students, faculty and staff. In order to enhance on-campus security, it is now mandatory for all students, faculty and staff to carry an ID card. The cards contain new ID numbers—updated as part of the Art Center Online initiative—and also reflect the graphic identity of the College. During Week 1 of the Summer Term, students may exchange their old ID card for a new one free of charge. Students with lost cards will be asked to pay the standard $10.00 replacement fee. All staff and faculty are required to visit Enrollment Services during Week 2 in order to obtain an ID card free of charge. ID cards are needed to utilize Art Center’s library resources, computer labs and shops in the Technical Skills Center.

Open House: Architecture and Technology for Intelligent Living

Art Center is currently hosting the international exhibition and research initiative Open House: Architecture and Technology for Intelligent Living. The exhibit features 10 specially commissioned projects by designers from around the world, imagining the house of the future. Students, faculty and staff are invited to view the exhibit, jointly organized with the Vitra Design Museum in Germany, and participate in a full range of activities offered through Public Programs. The catalog for this world-class exhibit is currently on sale in the Student Store. For more information, exhibition hours and program details visit .
Saturday, April 14—Sunday, July 1 | Wind Tunnel (South Campus)

Toyota Lecture Series: 2027: A (Domestic) Space Odyssey

Art Center welcomes featured architects Hitoshi Abe, Joel Sanders, Craig Scott and Karen van Lengen who will discuss their individual contributions to the Open House: Architecture and Technology for Intelligent Living exhibition, including the well-received Jellyfish House and the audiovisual Mix House. A roundtable on the research and design process will follow, moderated by Dana Hutt, director of Architectural Documentation and Special Projects at Art Center and a member of the curatorial team.
Thursday, May 17 | 7:30 pm | South Campus Wind Tunnel

Student Organization Fair

Share your Passion! Get involved!
Join us on Wednesday for our Student Organization Fair. Student organizations provide a wonderful social networking opportunity as well as a channel to relieve stress. To find out how to get involved, swing by the cafeteria this Wednesday and talk to the students that are in the clubs! Interested in starting a new student organization? Visit Student Life.
Wednesday, May 23 | 12:00 - 2:00 pm | Cafeteria



Open House Exhibit
South Campus Wind Tunnel


THURSDAY, MAY 17 | 7:30 PM
Toyota Lecture Series:
A (Domestic) Space Odyssey

South Campus Wind Tunnel


WEDNESDAY, MAY 23 | 12:00 - 2:00 PM
Student Organization Fair


THURSDAY, MAY 24 | 7:30 PM
Toyota Lecture Series: Michael Schwab
Los Angeles Times Media Center


Holiday: Memorial Day
Campus Closed


Open House: Designing the Exhibition

South Campus Wind Tunnel


SIX: Alumni Making Fine Art Exhibit
Williamson Gallery


WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6 | 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Huntington Hospital Blood Drive
Guest Parking Lot


Toyota Lecture Series: Julie Eizenberg
South Campus Wind Tunnel


Holiday: Independence Day
Campus Closed


Advisement Fair


WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8 | 10:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Midnight Breakfast


Super Thursday



Toyota Lecture Series: Michael Schwab

Art Center alumnus Michael Schwab (ADVT ’75) is one of America’s leading graphic artists who has created national award-winning logos and posters for a remarkable list of prestigious clients, including: American Express, Apple, Coca-Cola, Disney, Nike, Polo Ralph Lauren, Salt Lake Olympic Committee, Simon + Schuster, Toyota, and many more. Recognized by his signature use of large, flat areas of color, dramatic perspectives, and bold, graphic images of archetypal human forms, his work has been published in a variety of periodicals and magazines and has also been showcased in dozens of exhibits throughout the world.
Thursday, May 24 | 7:30 pm | Los Angeles Times Media Center

Open House: Designing the Exhibition Experience

UeBERSEE, the exhibition designers for the Open House installation, and the project curators give a behind-the-scenes “tour” into the making of the exhibition. The program will focus on the challenges of the installation space and the collaboration between content and design. The German- American design firm UeBERSEE is led by creative principal Nik Hafermaas, department chair of graphic design at Art Center. This tour is highly recommended for students, faculty and professionals interested in exhibition design, architecture and environmental graphic design.
Wednesday, May 30 | 7:30 pm | South Campus Wind Tunnel

Open House: John Thackara Lecture

Eminent design theorist John Thackara will be speaking at Art Center as part of the Public Programs courses being offered in conjunction with the Open House exhibition. In a presentation titled “Shades of Green: Design Roads to a One Planet Economy,” Thackara will address the differences between European and American green design and what they should learn from each other. Thackara is author of In the Bubble: Designing in a Complex World and director of Doors of Perception, a design futures network that involves visionary designers, business, the public sector and grassroots innovators in collaborative projects.
Tuesday, June 5 | 7:30 pm | South Campus Wind Tunnel

campus notes

Sustainability ’07+

In 2007, Art Center has launched a new College-wide initiative focusing on issues of sustainability and its growing importance to life on campus. Along with ongoing projects and course work, Sustainability ’07+ will serve as a platform to develop programs and activities designed to foster understanding of the social and environmental aspects of global continuity. To help generate awareness, Bulletin will feature a special “Did You Know?” section containing highlights of important information, both College-related and pertaining to the larger world.


The Bulletin is published by the Marketing and Communications Department, and serves as the main weekly internal communications vehicle for Art Center, containing information for students, faculty, staff, and the greater Art Center community. All students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to provide new information on a regular basis. Copy for the Bulletin must be received by Wednesday at 12:00 noon. Submit news and events to the Office of Public Relations in the Annex Building, or to




OUT Network: Safety Zone Training

In an effort to continue developing our learning community into a safe, welcoming and inclusive place for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered (LGBT) students - and to promote respect, appreciation and tolerance for ALL students regardless of background and life experience - the Department of Student Life and Out Network is hosting a Safe Zone Training. The training will be conducted by Fernando Estrada who received his Masters in Counseling from Columbia University. Mr. Estrada is currently the LGBT Pride Center Coordinator at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. The program is for all students, faculty, staff and administrators, either committed LGBT student allies or LGBT-identified individuals. Through a commitment to providing a safe space for LGBT students, participants will assist in contributing to an open campus climate that is safe and accepting for all members of the Art Center learning community. Limited space is available. To register, e-mail or for more information contact Jeffrey Hoffman at 626.396.2325. A light afternoon snack
will be provided at the event.
Thursday, May 24 | 2:30- 4:30pm |
Faculty Dining Room

Work-Study Available in Advancement

There is a data entry position available in the Advancement Office. A student eligible for Federal Work-Study status is needed approximately 10 hours per week. The position offers a flexible schedule and the Advancement Office is willing to train. Contact Carol Holtrust at 626.396.2426 or



Spark Design Awards

Spark is the exciting new competition created to promote great design and designers. Designers, art directors, architects, design firms, manufacturers, institutions, ad agencies, students and novices may enter and enjoy the Spark Design Awards. Graphics, product, transportation and architecture are just a few of the many design categories accepted. Special categories include Public Sector Design, produced with Rutger’s National Center for Public Productivity, Newark Campus; and Mobility Design, produced with Automobile Magazine.
Details at:
Deadline: Tuesday, May 15, 2007




Students involved in the Rideshare Program have access to preferred parking at Art Center.

To learn more about the Rideshare Program sign up at the Receptionist’s desk to get a parking sticker


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