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
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
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
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
MONDAY, JUNE 11 | 7:00 - 9:30 PM
TUESDAY, JUNE 12 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13 | 1:00 - 2:00 PM
FRIDAY, JUNE 15 | 7:00 PM
MONDAY, JUNE 18 | 4:30 PM
MONDAY, JUNE 18 | 7:00 - 9:30 PM
TUESDAY, JUNE 19 | 1:00 PM
THURSDAY, JUNE 21 | 7:30 PM
TUESDAY, JUNE 26 | 1:00 PM
THURSDAY, JUNE 28 | 7:30 PM
WEDNESDAY, JULY 4
SUNDAY, JULY 15 | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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 email@example.com. 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).
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
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DID YOU KNOW...
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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