Summer: June 25, 2007
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.
“Bias 2”/INTELLIGENT LIVING
A live performance and "closing" event presented in conjunction
with the exhibition Open House: Architecture and
Design for Intelligent Living, featuring a series of visual
experiences, live music and “dancetheatre.” This performance
will be presented as a conceptual interdisciplinary
work reflecting the experiences and artist response to the
Open House exhibition. The artists will explore important
questions generated by the exhibit regarding the state of
future home environments and how we want to live in the
future…Tickets on sale at the door. $20 for general admission
and $10 for students with ID.
For more information, please visit artcenter.edu/openhouse or call 626.396.4254.
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
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
TUESDAY, JUNE 26 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM
TUESDAY, JUNE 26 | 1:00 - 2:00 PM
THURSDAY, JUNE 28 | 7:30 PM
FRIDAY, JUNE 29 | 1:30 - 2:30 PM
FRIDAY, JUNE 29 | 3:00 - 5:00 PM
SATURDAY, JUNE 30 | 7:00 PM
WEDNESDAY, JULY 18 | 12:00 PM
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8 | 10:00 PM - 12:00 AM
THURSDAY, AUGUST 9
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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).
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.
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 email@example.com.
DID YOU KNOW...
If American households recycled just one out of ten plastic milk jugs, landfills would save 200 million pounds of space annually.
OFFICE OF CAREER SERVICES
Business Dialogue Series: WEST Los Angeles Times Sunday Magazine
West is a weekly publication focused on issues concerning
Southern California. Delivered in the Los Angeles Times
Sunday Edition, it has a circulation of 1 million and readership
of 2.5 million. Under the direction of Heidi Volpe, West
Magazine has been recognized by SPD, American
Photography, American Illustration, SND, NPPA and
Internship Oppotunities Meetings
Students in their 5th through 7th terms, who are in good academic standing (2.5 cumulative GPA), are eligible to apply for internships arranged through the Office of Career Services. Internships provide practical "hands-on" professional work experience and may, in some instances, strengthen your potential for employment upon graduation. If you are interested in applying for a Fall 2007 internship it is imperative that you attend one of the following Internship Opportunities Meetings, as well as the Internship Application Prep Workshop.
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.”
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
All students must complete a 2007-08 FAFSA to continue
receiving financial aid. Undergraduate California residents
with a GPA of 3.0 or above should also apply for a Cal Grant.
Submit the completed GPA Verification form to Carmela
Chaney in Enrollment Services. Go to www.fafsa.ed.gov to
apply for FAFSA and www.csac.ca.gov for the GPA
Verification form. For more information, call the Financial
Aid Office at 626.396.2215.
News from the Office of Student Life
To further extend important health and wellness resources available to Art Center students, the Office of Student Life is now offering educational brochures produced by the American College Health Association (ACHA). The brochures are available for free in the Office of Student Life hallway. Topics include acquaintance and date rape, HIV infection and AIDS, alcohol and drug use, depression, eating disorders, STD’s, viral hepatitis, stress, and nutrition. The Office of Student Life also continues to administer the student health insurance plan as well as student on-campus counseling services.
Cinema Library: NEW HOURS
The Cinema Library has new hours on Monday and Tuesdays. The office now opens at 11 am and will close at the regular time at 7:30 pm.