Summer: July 16, 2007


Academic Advisement Fair — This Week!

In advance of online registration, students can plan their course schedules for the coming term by attending the Academic Advisement Fair. Department Chairs will assemble in the Cafeteria to advise students on what classes they should be taking next term and authorize a student’s ability to waive/substitute classes. Members of the Information Technology Help Desk team will be on hand to answer questions about online registration and a representative from Enrollment Services will assist with questions about degree audits.
Wednesday, July 18 | 12:00 noon—2:00 pm | Cafeteria

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



High School Art Mentor Program

If you are interested in working as a teacher’s assistant for local high school art teachers, attend one of the two information sessions on the High School Art Mentor program. Four local high schools participate in this program. You MUST be Federal Work Study eligible in order to be a mentor.
Attendance is mandatory at either one of the two meetings— even if you have worked as a mentor in the past. If you absolutely cannot attend one of the sessions due to class conflicts, contact Elias Gonzalez at 626.396.2369 or Lacy
VanCourt at 626.396.2468 in Admissions.
Tuesday, July 24 & Wednesday, July 25 | 1:00 pm | Boardroom



Senior Exhibition:
George Stubbs and Anastasia Hill

Undergraduate Fine Art Gallery


WEDNESDAY, JULY 18 | 12:00 - 2:00 PM
Advisement Fair


Toyota Lecture Series: Todd Oldham
Ahmanson Auditorium


TUESDAY, JULY 24 | 1:00 PM
Job Search Workshop
Los Angeles Times Media Center


TUESDAY, JULY 24 | 1:00 PM
High School Art Mentor Program Meeting


High School Art Mentor Program Meeting


FRIDAY, JULY 27 | 1:00 PM
Job Search Workshop


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


Super Thursday


THURSDAY, AUGUST 16 | 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Graduation Show Preview
Hillside Campus


FRIDAY, AUGUST 17 | 7:00 - 10:00 PM
Graduation Show
Hillside Campus


Sculpture Garden



Student Leadership Awards - Nominate a Graduating Student

Criteria for Eligibility: Nominee has provided leadership through involvement in campus life, community outreach, student organizations, department initiatives, or student projects. Nominees, graduate or undergraduate, must be graduating from Art Center this term. All applications must include a letter of recommendation from a memeber of the faculty, staff, or a fellow student. Nominee can be nominated by faculty, staff, student, or by Self-Nomination. Student Life must receive the application and letter of recommendation no later than 5:00pm on Tuesday, July 24, 2007 to be considered by the selection committee.
Tuesday, July 24, 2007 / 626.396.2323 /

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


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 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




The Millennium Villages Project, based at the Earth Institute at Columbia University, is a new bottom-up approach to lift developing country villages out of the poverty trap that afflicts more than a billion people worldwide.

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On-Campus Recruitment

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 2007degree candidates are eligible to take advantage of On-Campus Recruitment. Students wishing to participate are required to attend one of the Job Search Workshops, along with a series of meetings scheduled for their department.

Job Search Workshop
Tuesday, July 24 | 1:00 pm | Los Angeles Times Media Center
Friday, July 27 | 1:00 pm | Boardroom



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

Images’ 6th Annual Photography Competition

The competition is open to professional artists and photographers, as well as to photographer trainees. Its first aim is to discover new talents, with no age criteria, and give them the opportunity to realize a unique project. The selected project will be exhibited at the IMAGES' 08, which will take place in Vevey, Switzerland in 2008. The international jury, chaired this year by Balthasar Burkhard, is composed of key figures from the visual arts world. It will make its choice on the basis of proposed files and will designate the winners of the Grand Prix International de Photographie de Vevey as well as other awards and distinctions. The main criteria for selection will be the richness of ideas reflected in the content as well as in the form of the work.
Details at:
Deadline: Sunday, September 30, 2007



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