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.
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.
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.
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
MONDAY, JULY 16
TUESDAY, JULY 24 |
TUESDAY, JULY 24 |
TUESDAY, JULY 24
WEDNESDAY, JULY 25 |
FRIDAY, JULY 27 |
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8 |
10:00 PM - 12:00 AM
THURSDAY, AUGUST 9 |
3:00 - 5:00 PM
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15
THURSDAY, AUGUST 16 |
6:00 - 9:00 PM
FRIDAY, AUGUST 17 |
7:00 - 10:00 PM
SATURDAY, AUGUST 18 |
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.
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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
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.
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
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.
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.
DID YOU KNOW...
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 .
For more information visit: http://www.globalgreen.org