Summer: July 23, 2007


Super Thursday Open House

Super Thursday represents the culmination of 13 weeks of effort for students to meet the design challenges put forth by companies for the “Funded Educational Project” (FEP) program. This term, Indy Racing League and Samsung have sponsored exciting projects on campus. Students would have presented their concepts and designs in the morning within these multi-disciplinary studios, an initiative which brings the real-world experiences of our sponsors into Art Center’s classrooms.All students, staff and faculty are welcome to visit the FEP classrooms and other unique projects displayed throughout campus. Information on what’s open for viewing will be available that day at the check-in table in front of the Student Gallery.
Thursday, August 9 | 3:00 - 5:00 pm | Hillside Campus



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

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 /



Senior Exhibition:
Nathan McChristy and Alexis Walker

Undergraduate Fine Art Gallery


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


Deadline: Student Leadership Awards
Student Life


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


THURSDAY, AUGUST 9 | 3:00 - 5:00 PM
Super Thursday Open House


Art Center at Night Open House


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

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

Driving In Our Neighborhood

Representatives from Art Center met recently with Chief of Police Bernard Melekian and Lieutenant Phuntle Riddle, Manager of the Pasadena Police Department’s Traffic Section, as well as with employees of the City’s Department of Transportation and our neighbors in the Linda Vista community. Our neighbors are concerned about excessive speed and recklessness on Lida Street and Linda Vista Avenue. Please observe the laws while driving in the neighborhood. In addition to being ticketed by local police, if the College receives a report that a vehicle has been driving recklessly or speeding on the public streets around campus, the College reserves the right to take action in the form of administrative sanctions.

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


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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:

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

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




If 50,000 of the homes destroyed by Hurricane Katrina were rebuilt according to the green standards set by the GlobalGreen USA’s Holy Cross Project, residents of New Orleans could save from $38 million to $56 million a YEAR, eliminating over 1/2 million tons of CO2 .

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