Summer: July 2, 2007
Toyota Lecture Series: Todd Oldham
A truly transdisciplinary designer, Todd Oldham’s portfolio
includes environmental design, photography, graphic
design, product design and film. Oldham is best known for
his work with La-Z-Boy, Target, MTV and as host of Top
Design on the Bravo television network. Oldham recently
served as art director of Charley Harper—An Illustrated
Life, the definitive monograph of artist Charley Harper,
beloved for his delightful, graphic and often humorous
illustrations of nature, animals, insects and people alike.
During his lecture, Oldham will discuss both his own work
and his collaboration with Harper in editing and designing
the title, published by AMMO Books. Due to the overwhelming
interest in this event, reservations are mandatory.
RSVP to 626.396.2386.
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
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 two weeks. This week, Grad I.D. students will present
their research on "Plastics Finishing" and "Coated Surfaces."
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
TUESDAY, JULY 2 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM
WEDNESDAY, JULY 4
FRIDAY, JULY 6 | 1:30 - 3:30 PM
FRIDAY, JULY 6 | 2:00 PM
TUESDAY, JULY 10 | 1:30 - 3:00PM
SUNDAY, JULY 15 | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
WEDNESDAY, JULY 18 | 12:00 PM
THURSDAY, JULY 19 | 7:30 PM
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8 | 10:00 PM - 12:00 AM
THURSDAY, AUGUST 9
THURSDAY, AUGUST 16 | 6:00 - 9:00 PM
FRIDAY, AUGUST 17 | 7:00 - 10:00 PM
SATURDAY, JULY 18 | 10:00 AM
EcoCouncil’s Tune Up Bike Down
EcoCouncil is having a bike tune up day! Come out for a
pleasant afternoon of grease, gears, tires, snacks and drinks!
Learn the basics of bicycle maintenance, get your bike-related
questions answered. Come join us even if you don't have a
bike. Volunteers will be tuning your bike, fixing flats, making
your bike what it once was before being put into storage.
Later, join us for a leisurely ride around the Rose Bowl at 5:00
pm. Thanks to Traci Joy (ACSG) and Linda Estrada (AC
Operations) for their support.
Illustration Film Sneak Peak
The Illustration Department invites all students, staff and faculty
to a sneak peek of "Hollywood Hidden From View," a
documentary on production design that will air on PBS. Please
join us for a question and answer session with the filmmaker,
Scholarship Review: Ilustration Department
The Illustration Department will be conducting reviews beginning
Week 8 on the Hillside Campus hallways.
Designmatters Congratulates Jonas Mayabb
The Designmatters PSA, "Fat Lane," which was licensed to Participant Productions last year in support of their film, Fast Food Nation, has just received the first place Young Directors Award at the Cannes Film Festival (Category: Non European Film School). Congratulations to Jonas on this exciting and well-deserved achievement.
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
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).
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OFFICE OF CAREER SERVICES
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.
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.
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 and 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.
The Bulletin is published weekly by the Marketing and Communications Department. 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 pm. Submit news and events to the Office of Public Relations in the Annex Building, or to firstname.lastname@example.org.