Summer: June 11, 2007


New Housing Then Film Series: Visions Of Utopia

Highlighting Palm Springs, the city with the highest concentration of mid-century modern architecture in the country, this film weaves architectural images, vintage photography, classic film clips and interviews, including rare archival footage of Albert Frey, John Porter Clark, Raymond Lowey and Richard Neutra. One of the great mid-century modernist architects, John Lautner practiced for more than 55 years, designing unusual and unique residences in and around Los Angeles, including Silvertop and the Chemosphere, as well as innovative restaurant designs, such as Googies and Tiny Naylor’s
Monday, June 11 | 7:00 - 9:30 pm | Wind Tunnel (South Campus)

Toyota Lecture Series: Julie Eizenberg

Julie Eizenberg is co-founder of Koning Eizenberg Architecture, known for its imaginative, sustainable, sitespecific and people-oriented approach to the design of buildings and places of everyday living. The practice, based in Santa Monica, California, is widely recognized for refocusing attention on marginalized projects through innovative designs for affordable housing and community buildings. The firm’s work has been published extensively in the United States and abroad, and has received over 60 awards for design and innovation in environmental sustainability. In her presentation, “SUPERordinary: Constructive Meddling, or Plucking Invention from Convention,” Eizenberg will demonstrate how – by tweaking the familiar – buildings of everyday living can create extraordinary experiences.
Thursday, June 28 | 7:30 pm | Wind Tunnel (South Campus)

Car Classic: Call for Volunteers

Members of the Art Center community are needed for a fantastic volunteer opportunity — Art Center Car Classic ’07, “Dream Machines: Imaginations Gone Wild.” As a volunteer, you will have the opportunity to see some of the finest cars in the world up close and personal. Car Classic will be held on Sunday, July 15, 2007 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. We are looking for volunteers to work in fourhour shifts between 6:00 am and 6:00 pm. The types of job responsibilities include event set-up, guest check-in, meeting and greeting guests, and break-down after the event. If you are interested in learning more about or assisting with Car Classic, please contact Valerie Leonard at
Sunday, July 15 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm | Hillside Campus



MONDAY, JUNE 11 | 7:00 - 9:30 PM
Film Series: Visions of Utopia
South Campus Wind Tunnel


TUESDAY, JUNE 12 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Grad I.D. Student Presentation
CMTEL Lab, 224 A


WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13 | 1:00 - 2:00 PM
AIGA Student Group Orientation
Room 207


FRIDAY, JUNE 15 | 7:00 PM
Cineaste Club Screening:
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Los Angeles Times Media Center


MONDAY, JUNE 18 | 4:30 PM
DOT Exchange Application Deadline
Office of Career Services


MONDAY, JUNE 18 | 7:00 - 9:30 PM
Film Series: Future Systems
South Campus Wind Tunnel


TUESDAY, JUNE 19 | 1:00 PM
Business Dialogue Series:
Lucas Animation

Los Angeles Times Media Center


Toyota Lecture Series: Annie Leibovitz
Ahmanson Auditorium


TUESDAY, JUNE 26 | 1:00 PM
Business Dialogue Series: West:
Los Angeles Times Sunday Magazine

Los Angeles Times Media Center


Toyota Lecture Series: Julie Eizenberg
South Campus Wind Tunnel


Holiday: Independence Day
Campus Closed


SUNDAY, JULY 15 | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Car Classic
Hillside Campus



Grad I.D. Methods & Materials Series

Grad I.D. presents its exploration of Methods & Materials. Student teams will present two topics each Tuesday over the next five weeks. This week, Grad I.D. students will present their research on "Green Building Materials" and "Extreme Textiles".
Tuesday, June 12 | 12:00 - 1:00pm | CMTEL, 224A

AIGA Student Group Orientation

The AIGA/ACCD student chapter of AIGA Los Angeles is hosting an orientation meeting to kick-off the summer term. We will discuss upcoming events, benefits of AIGA membership and ways of getting involved. The purpose of AIGA/ACCD is to connect students to the Los Angeles design community through events, studio tours, designer presentations and workshops. Students from all majors are welcome. For more information, please contact:
Wednesday June 13 | 1:00 - 2:00 pm | Room 207 (Hillside Campus)

Cineaste Club

The Art Center Cineaste Club provides a community for students interested in motion pictures. Open to all students, each meeting consists of a film screening and forum for students to discuss this work and other topics concerning this field of study.
Screening: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Friday, June 15 | 7:00 pm | Los Angeles Times Media Center

Free LaserWorkshops

Laser workshops will be held Weeks 2-6 and are free to all. However, attendees must have a degree of proficiency in programs such as Corel Draw, Illustrator, Freehand or Solid Works. Laser operation will be allowed to only those who have successfully completed a laser workshop, and have a current laser sticker on their ID cards.
Weeks 2-5: Fridays | 4:00 - 5:30 pm | Room 229A
Week 6: Monday, June 18 | 9:00 - 10:30 am | Room 229a

Work-Study Available in Public Programs

Public Programs is looking for student workers to assist parttime in our administrative office at the South Campus. Must be able to work weekday evenings. Work-Study students preferred. Please contact Molly Smith at 626.396.2383 for more information.

Enrollment Services at South Campus

Enrollment Services now has set office hours at South Campus. Enrollment Services is pleased to serve the South Campus community, advising students on the curriculum, class requirements and general policies of the College. Please stop by with any questions.
Thursdays | 1:00 - 6:00 pm | Room 201 (South Campus)



DOT Exchange - Mentor Program

The DOT Exchange is a mentor program sponsored by the Office of Career Services that pairs students and alumni to share experiences, exchange ideas and build relationships. Participation in this eight-week program is by application only. Interested students who are in at least their 4th term, with a 3.25 cumulative G.P.A, are invited to apply. Applications for the Fall 2007 term are now being accepted.
Deadline is: Monday, June 18 | 4:30 pm | Office of Career Services


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9th Annual HOW Interactive Design Awards

The deadline for HOW's Interactive Design Awards is coming up. Websites, kiosks, CDs, DVDs, games and banner ads are all welcome entries. One Best of Show winner's work will be featured in HOW's April 2008 Design Annual and get a free trip to the 2008 HOW Design Conference.
Details at: competitions/idc/index.asp
Deadline: Monday, July 16, 2007


campus notes

College Archives: Staff History Project

All staff members are encouraged to supply the College Archives with your name, department, position title and the month and year you started at Art Center for each position held. This information will help the Archivist identify documents and photographs, and keep a more accurate record of the history of Art Center staff. In addition, this information will help plan the records management program. Please email this information to College Archivist Robert Dirig at If you have any questions you can also contact Robert directly at 626.396.2208.

SIX alumni making fine art Exhibition

The SIX exhibition organized by the Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery features alumni of the College whose work is contributing substantially to contemporary art practice. The featured artists are Sharon Lockhart (MFA ART ’93), Jennifer Steinkamp (MFA ART ’91), Hiroshi Sugimoto (PHOT ’74), Mark Tansey (FINE ’72), Charlie White (MFA ART ’98) and Pae White (MFAART ’91).
Saturday, June 2 — Sunday, August 19 | Williamson Gallery

Open House Continues

On display through July 1, Open House: Architecture and Technology for Intelligent Living continues to attract visitors from throughout the greater Los Angeles area. Open House is much more than an “architecture” exhibit. This Art Center research initiative demonstrates how artists and designers integrate technology into the urban planning and development process. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to participate
in a full range of Extended Programs and ommunity Events. For exhibition hours and program details visit
Saturday, April 14—Sunday, July 1 | Wind Tunnel (South Campus)



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Ecocouncil is having Bike Tune-up Day Friday, July 6 at 2 pm in the Sinclair Pavillion. Bring your bike to school and get a free tune up and/or fix a flat.

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