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.
Thursday, June 28 | 7:30 pm | Wind Tunnel (South Campus)


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 or call 626.396.4254.
Satuday, June 30 | 7:00 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



TUESDAY, JUNE 26 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Grad I.D. Student Presentation
CMTEL, Room 224 A


TUESDAY, JUNE 26 | 1:00 - 2:00 PM
Business Dialogue Series: West:
Los Angeles Times Sunday Magazine

Los Angeles Times Media Center


Toyota Lecture Series: Julie Eizenberg
South Campus Wind Tunnel


FRIDAY, JUNE 29 | 1:30 - 2:30 PM
Internship Opportunities Meeting:

Board Room


FRIDAY, JUNE 29 | 3:00 - 5:00 PM
Intership Opportunities Meeting:
International Internships

Board Room


Wind Tunnel (South Campus)

Holiday: Independence Day
Campus Closed

FRIDAY, JULY 6 | 1:30 - 3:30 PM
Internship Opportunities Meeting:
U.S. Internships

Board Room

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



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


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
Saturday, April 14—Sunday, July 1 | Wind Tunnel (South Campus)


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





If American households recycled just one out of ten plastic milk jugs, landfills would save 200 million pounds of space annually.





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 Communications Arts.
Tuesday, June 26 | 1:00 - 2:00 pm | Los Angeles Times Media Center

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.

Transportation Internships (Domestic & International)
Friday, June 29 | 1:30 - 2:30 pm | Board Room

International Internships
Friday, June 29 | 3:00 - 5:00 pm | Board Room

U.S. Internships
Friday, July 6 | 1:30 - 3:30 pm | Board Room


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

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



2007-08 FAFSA

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 to apply for FAFSA and for the GPA Verification form. For more information, call the Financial Aid Office at 626.396.2215.
Deadline: Friday, March 2, 2007

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.


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