Summer: June 18, 2007


Toyota Lecture Series: Annie Leibovitz

Annie Leibovitz’s ability to photograph famous subjects in a highly original way—capturing their public persona while also conveying a sense of intimacy and insight—has made her one of the most important photographers of our time. Designated a Living Legend by the Library of Congress, her signature work has appeared in Rolling Stone, Vanity Fair and Vogue with exhibitions of her work displayed in museums and galleries around the world. Due to the wide appeal of this lecture, available seating is extremely limited. To request a seat, RSVP to 626.396.2386.
Thursday, June 21 | 7:30—8:30 pm | Ahmanson Auditorium

Toyota Lecture Series: Julie Eizenberg

Julie Eizenberg is co-founder of KoningEizenberg Architecture, known for its imaginative, sustainable, site-specific 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 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 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Grad I.D. Student Presentation
CMTEL Lab, 224 A


TUESDAY, JUNE 19 | 1:00 - 2:00 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


Advisement Fair


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


Super Thursday



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 four weeks. This week, Grad I.D. students will present their research on "Rapid Prototyping" and "Laminating.”
Tuesday, June 19 | 12:00 - 1:00pm | CMTEL, 224A


Art Center Student Government presents the weekly…PICNICS ON THE BIG ORANGE BLANKET! Look for a big orange blanket on the lawn outside the cafeteria. Take a load off to eat lunch, visit with friends or soak up some sun! Just because we’re in school for the summer doesn’t mean we can’t unwind! The picnics will continue throughout the summer term and everyone is welcome!
Wednesdays | 12:00 - 2:00 pm | Cafeteria Patio Lawn

Free LaserWorkshops

Laser workshops are held during 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.
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

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)



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The U.N. has developed eight Millennium Development Goals that all U.N. Member States have pledged to meet - by 2015. One goal is to ensure environmental sustainability by reversing the loss of environmental resources.

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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. Best of Show winner's work will be featured in HOW's April 2008 Design Annual. The winner will also get a free trip to the 2008 HOW Design Conference.
Details at: competitions/idc/index.asp
Deadline: Monday, July 16, 2007

PAVE Student Design Competition

PAVE’s 2007 Student Design Competition is sponsored by Sony Electronics Inc. This annual competition, now in its 13th year, is geared toward college-level students involved in retail planning, merchandising, and branding programs. Keep in mind that all entries will not be returned and winning entries will become property of the sponsor (Sony Electronics). Students are advised to keep a copy of their entries.
Details at: competition/comp_2007.cfm
Deadline: Monday, November 5, 2007



Business Dialogue Series: Lucas Animation

The newest division in the Lucasfilm Ltd. family is Lucasfilm Animation, a fully digital operation with studios in Marin County, California, and in Singapore. Lead Art Director, Erik Tiemens will be speaking on how he got his start after graduating
from Art Center, and will provide insights on breaking into the entertainment industry sector.
Tuesday, June 19 | 1:00 - 2:00 pm | Los Angeles Times Media Center


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 has contributed substantially to the contemporary art practice. The featured artists are Sharon Lockhart (MFA ART ’93), Jennifer Steinkamp (MFAART ’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 Community Events. For exhibition hours and program details visit http://www.artcenter. edu/openhouse.
Saturday, April 14—Sunday, July 1 | Wind Tunnel (South Campus)