Summer: July 9, 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 ollaboration 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.
Thursday, July 19 | 7:30 pm | Ahmanson Auditorium

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




Grad I.D. Methods & Materials Series

Grad I.D. concludes its exploration of Methods & Materials. This week, Grad I.D. students will present their research on "Lighting" and "Office Chairs".
Monday, July 10 | 12:00 - 1:00pm | Room 135



Senior Exhibition:
Everett Chin and Madoka Tasaki

Undergraduate Fine Art Gallery


TUESDAY, JULY 10 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Grad I.D. Student Presentation
Room 135


TUESDAY, JULY 10 | 1:30 - 3:00PM
Internship Application Workshop
Los Angeles Times Media Center


TUESDAY, JULY 10 | 3:00 PM
Designmatters: Internships & Fellowships
Oppurtunities Meeting

Grad I.D. Conference Room


On-Campus Recruitment Preliminary
Meeting: Advertising

Board Room


On-Campus Recruitment Preliminary
Meeting: Photography

Board Room


FRIDAY, JULY 13 | 11:00 AM
On-Campus Recruitment Preliminary
Meeting: Graphic Design

Board Room


FRIDAY, JULY 13 | 2:00 PM
On-Campus Recruitment Preliminary
Meeting: Illustration

Board Room


FRIDAY, JULY 13 | 3:30 PM
On-Campus Recruitment Preliminary
Meeting: Product Design

Board Room


SUNDAY, JULY 15 | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Art Center Car Classic ‘07
Hillside Campus


Toyota Lecture Series: Todd Oldham
Ahmanson Auditorium

Scholarship Review: Ilustration Department

The Illustration Department will be conducting reviews beginning Week 8 on the Hillside Campus hallways.
Thursday, July 12 | Hillside Campus

Fine Art Media Senior Exhibits

The Fine Art Media Department is pleased to announce the Senior Exhibitions for Summer 2007. Each week, 8th Term Fine Art Media Students will be creating solo or two-person final exhibitions on display in the Undergraduate Fine Art Gallery, located on the lower level near the north entrance. The Senior Exhibitions are up for viewing Monday - Friday.
Monday - Friday | Weeks 9 - 14 | Undergraduate Fine Art Gallery




Internship Opportunities 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.

Internship Application Prep Workshop
Tuesday, July 10 | 1:30 - 3:00 pm | Los Angeles Times Media Center

Designmatters: Internships & Fellowships
Opportunities Meeting

Tuesday, July 10 | 3:00 pm | Graduate I.D. Conference Room

On-Campus Recruitment Preliminary Meetings

The Office of Career Services invites companies to conduct on-campus portfolio reviews to identify and recruit graduating students for existing or potential job opportunities. Only Summer 2007 degree candidates are eligible to take advantage of On-Campus Recruitment. Students wishing to participate are required to attend a series of meetings and workshops, including their own department's Preliminary Meeting. At this meeting the Office of Career Services will be outlining the On-Campus Recruitment program. Please Note: This will be your only opportunity to sign up for On-Campus Recruitment.

Advertising & Photography
Thursday, July 12 | 1:30 pm | Board Room

Graphic Design
Friday, July 13 | 11:00 am | Board Room

Friday, July 13 | 2:00 pm | Board Room

Product Design
Friday, July 13 | 3:30 pm | Board Room




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Love Your Earth Competition

As each day goes by the problems facing the earth become more and more apparent. Its quite clear that many things must change. Throughout history graphic design has proved itself as one of the best means to instigate a change in society and communicate the urgency of action. We are looking for graphic artworks that will raise awareness of the environmental issues affecting our delicate planet. Your graphic design should provoke a positive change in the many things that are compromising
our biosphere.
Deadline: Saturday, September 1, 2007
Details at:

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:
Deadline: Monday, November 5, 2007


campus notes

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 If you have any questions, you can also contact Robert directly at

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


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