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Call for Literary and Visual Art Submissions for Volume 21

Fall 2023 / Spring 2024

Deadline For Spring Cycle: 01 APR 2024
California College of the Arts' literary and art journal Humble Pie is currently accepting submissions for its 21st volume. 

Published by the Writing & Literature Program at CCA, our anthology Humble Pie is embedded in the belief that self-expression is critical to sustaining a vibrant community. Our mission is to advance the development of poets, writers, and artists, to promote unity within the literary community, and to help build an environment in which literature and the arts can thrive.

We welcome work from those affiliated with CCA including current and former students, staff, and faculty.

We have two reading periods for this volume, one during each semester. Our Spring reading period deadline is 01 Apr 2024, at 11:59 pm PST.


Please read the following general guidelines before submitting.  

You must be a current or former affiliate with California College of the Arts, as students, faculty, or staff. The context of your connection (how and when) should be evident in your bio.

You can submit work in multiple categories or genres. Submit each art piece separately as each will be evaluated individually by our editors. Do not put different creative works in the same submission, unless they should be published together (e.g., photo essays, diptych paintings, sequential multi-part poems).

Submit unpublished work only. We will make an exception if you originally self-published on a platform like Instagram or on a personal website or blog. We will also make an exception if you can easily confirm/verify our right to reprint work that has been published elsewhere.  

Simultaneous submissions are OK, but please notify us immediately if you need to withdraw your submission because it is accepted elsewhere. 

Submissions are free.

The editorial board will announce decisions in April 2024. We will contact contributors whose work will be included in the journal. Accepted contributors will not be paid in cash, yet will receive one copy of the printed volume as compensation. The print journal will be published and shipped to the contributor.

 

GUIDELINES BY GENRE

Visual Art Submissions

  • submit up to 5 (five) separate .jpg or .png images in 300 dpi (print resolution) 
  • upload them as separate files since each image will be evaluated separately
  • submit an information sheet identifying each piece by title, media, year, and dimensions so that we can easily caption your work
  • artworks may include but are not limited to: painting, drawing, illustration, photographs, film stills, design work, fiber/textile arts (as photographs/scans), collage, sculpture (as photographs), ceramics (as photographs), graphic novel/comic book excerpts/panels, and hybrid forms (surprise us!)

Prose submissions

  • submit up to three works (fiction, nonfiction, or hybrid) uploaded as separate submissions, since each work will be evaluated separately
  • each piece should be up to 2000 words (or 8 pages double-spaced)
  • each piece should be double-spaced
  • use Times New Roman font
  • 12-point font size
  • .doc or .docx format

Poetry Submissions

  • submit up to three poems (6 pages total), uploaded as separate entries
  • use Times New Roman font
  • 12-point font size
  • .doc or .docx format, but PDF is also also recommended if your poetry has a visual element or accompaniment
  • for work including imagery, upload (in the same submission) both the poetry (in .doc or .docx) and a layout including the poetry as a high-resolution (300 dpi) image(s) (as PDF) the same way you conceive them on the page(s)
     

ADDITIONAL UPLOADS AND CONSIDERATIONS

Biography 

  • provide a biography of up to 100 words, written in the third person
  • upload biography as a standalone page within each submitted entry
  • .doc or .docx format
  • in your biography:                                                                                                                                       
    • list your affiliation with CCA (as a current/former student, faculty, or staff)
    • list your year(s) of affiliation with CCA (if past) 
    • list your Degree and Major/Emphasis (if a student)
    • some interesting biographical details (about your upbringing, creativity, career, or passions) are strongly encouraged 

      
     

Pseudonyms

  • pseudonyms (pen names) are permitted 
  • if you wish to use a pseudonym, inform us and we will help protect your identity
  • biographical information must accurately represent the author’s true identity (in essence, the only factual “substitute” allowed is the author’s name itself)
  • make sure your pen name isn’t the real name of an actual person affiliated with CCA or a public, literary, artistic, or historical figure
     

Multilingual Accessibility

  • our staff is fluent in English
  • to submit writing in any other language, include an English-language translation with your submission, with a footnote indicating whether you would want the translation included (alongside the original) in the final publication 

Compensation

  • you will receive one copy of the journal if you’re accepted for publication

Writing Help For Current CCA Students

  • For help with written submissions, including your biography, visit the Learning Resources Center (in person or online) at CCA
  • LRC coaches can help you brainstorm, compose, and communicate your vision to improve your submission, yet they don’t copy-edit your writing
  • The LRC is located on the 2nd floor of the Main Building in room 206 (near the Materials Library)
  • To book an in-person or online appointment at the LRC visit the following website: https://portal.cca.edu/learning/learning-resources/make-appointment-coach-ACADEMIC/ 

Questions


We look forward to hearing from you and seeing your contributions.

The Humble Pie Editorial Staff

Volume 21

Fall 2023-Spring 2024

Open Call for Animation Faculty Pool

CCA Animation Program

CCA BFA in Animation webpage

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Unranked, Adjunct Faculty, Animation Program

Part-time

College

Founded in 1907, California College of the Arts (CCA) is an independent non-profit art college with undergraduate programs in architecture, design, fine arts, visual studies, and writing and literature.  The college also has graduate programs in architecture, comics, design, interaction design, curatorial practice, design strategy, fine arts, film, visual and critical studies, and writing.  Through these programs, the college has created a dynamic and interdisciplinary environment to fulfill the school’s motto of “Make art that matters.”  Diverse cultural perspectives enrich the CCA community and the college believes that continuing to expand the horizons of the students and faculty is essential to achieving its educational objectives. CCA represents over one hundred years of dedication to its mission, whose character reflects its location in the San Francisco Bay Area, where histories of radical politics and technological innovation inform a culturally rich academic community infused by art schools, research universities, world-renowned museums, galleries, start-ups and community-run institutions. With campuses in Oakland and San Francisco, CCA currently enrolls 1,950 full-time students and is embarking on a major campus planning project that will unify the college in one location and ensure its academic excellence for the next century.

Program Summary

The Animation Program at California College of the Arts educates students in the art of animation. Our students develop a personal voice and practical expertise by exploring a wide range of classes centered on exploration, production, traditional animation, and digital technical skills. The program's course of study focuses on skill building and collaborative animation production that includes: intensive animation exercises, character and performance study, narrative storytelling, experimentation, personal expression, and interactive media. CCA is expanding curriculum in game areas, particularly independent and fine arts related game design. Our program offers an intensive hands-on production experience coupled with a broad exposure to the liberal arts, and prepares our students for a lifetime of creative work.  We nurture individual talents and skills while striving to merge new technologies with traditionally proven methods. Our faculty members bring a diverse teaching style and a broad range of real world experience, which allows them to train and inspire our students to become leaders in the field of animation. More information about the Animation Program can be found at: http://www.cca.edu/fine-arts/animation.

Position Summary

The Fine Arts Division at CCA invites animation and game artists to apply for unranked Adjunct positions (Adjunct I and Adjunct II) in Animation and game arts and development. Candidates should be deeply engaged with the fundamentals of animation, articulate in the classroom, astute during critiques, and interested in animation and/or game as a form of cinematic or interactive storytelling. They should be aware of contemporary studio and artistic practices and be able to effectively teach to a diverse group of students across all levels of the undergraduate experience. Candidates should be dedicated to mentoring animation and/or game’s future creative leaders and preparing them to assume vital roles in studio-based entertainment animation, contemporary cinema art practice, and game arenas.

In keeping with CCA’s commitment to diversity, community engagement, and social justice, we seek candidates who cultivate an equitable scholarly environment and curriculum within an increasingly international student body and a large demographic of first generation college students. In their statements of teaching philosophy, candidates should address their proven track record of teaching and leading in a culturally competent manner with a global perspective, working with diverse groups and fostering an understanding of and respect for diverse cultural practices.

This position may teach as many as three to four classes per year in some combination of one of the following:

  • 2D animation, storytelling, 3D animation, 3D digital modeling and rigging, stop-motion, or other animation courses
  • Game design, , Game and Play studies, Game engine coding/scripting (C# preferably), game related production, either games themselves, or animation or creation of game assets
  • first year program entry level studio tools

Unranked faculty jobs serve the specific instructional needs of the college. Adjunct I and Adjunct II faculty provide students with instruction by ensuring the delivery of designated course content and adherence to stated learning goals for assigned courses.

Core Duties:

  • Maintain competence in the field of instruction (inclusive of staying informed of current developments in that field) and successfully bring this expertise to bear on instruction and the achievement of student learning for all students in the course.
  • Attend new faculty orientation, if applicable.
  • Develop and/or revise the course section description, syllabus, assignments, activities, curricula, and policies in accordance with all program policies and directives.
  • Adhere to the course description as communicated to students by the College.
  • Adhere to the course-specific learning outcomes as designated and provided by the Program, and participate in course, program, and college assessment and accreditation activities.
  • Prepare for class; plan, coordinate, and lead all classroom activities; and assist students with course materials.
  • Regularly monitor student progress, provide feedback and grades to students, and discuss performance with students.
  • Exclusively use CCA email addresses and servers for all CCA communications; and during the period of the course obligations, substantively respond to all CCA-related communications within 48 hours.
  • Submit a course syllabus adhering to all program and college requirements and input the required textbook information by the deadlines established by the College.
  • Submit grades for all students by the deadline established by Student Records.
  • Attend meetings related to course teaching obligations when required.
  • Apprise the program chair, designated coordinator, program expert, advising staff, and/or administrative staff of any concerns regarding students as needed.

Adjunct I and Adjunct II faculty are expected to attend all scheduled course meeting sessions. Additional guidelines regarding faculty absences are outlined in the Faculty Handbook and Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Adjunct I and Adjunct II faculty may perform committee, governance, or other college-wide service with the permission of the provost as described in Articles 20 and 27 of the CBA. These non-instructional assignments have separate position descriptions or outlines of responsibilities, and are evaluated separately from an Adjunct I/II’s faculty position.

Adjunct I and Adjunct II faculty will be evaluated according to the college-wide faculty evaluation process as a method of demonstrating teaching effectiveness.

Adjunct I faculty must apply for promotion review after 6 semesters of teaching at CCA and be awarded promotion by the Provost in order to be eligible to continue teaching at the College. Adjunct II faculty must apply for promotion review after 12 semesters of teaching at CCA and be awarded promotion by the Provost in order to be eligible to continue teaching at the College. The promotion review process and outcomes are defined in Article 14 of the CBA.

Adjunct I and Adjunct II faculty members are expected to abide by all operational policies of the College; however, it is the responsibility of the College to give appropriate advance notice of policy and operational changes, and to include information concerning changes in faculty orientation and training sessions.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR ADJUNCT I

● A terminal degree in a field relevant to teaching assignment(s) is preferred;

● Evidence of successful teaching for fewer than four academic years in the area of the course assignment(s) at an accredited higher educational institution is required; and/or

● Equivalent non-teaching professional experience in the area of the course assignment(s), as judged by the College is required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR ADJUNCT II

● A terminal degree in a field relevant to teaching assignment(s) is preferred;

● Evidence of successful teaching for at least four academic years in the area of the course assignment(s) at an accredited institution of higher education is required; and/or

● Equivalent non-teaching professional experience in the area of the course assignment(s), as determined by the College is required.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS FOR ANIMATION PROGRAM

  • Familiarity with either:
    • Contemporary Animation modes, including studio, festival, or contemporary animated cinema, and a record of professional excellence

OR

  • Contemporary Game development, including game design and play for commercial, independent, or fine arts applications
  • Specific skills and knowledge are needed in one or more of the following areas:
    • Traditional Animation, Digital 2D Animation, 3D Character Modeling, 3D Character Animation, Character Rigging, Storytelling, Storyboarding, the Production Pipeline, Character Design, and Cinema Language

OR

  • Game Design, Game Play/Theory, Asset Creation for Game, Animation for Game

Salary

Current pay rates are available here. 

Application Deadline

This is a rolling application process, there is no deadline.

The review of applications will be ongoing and materials will be kept for future possibilities unless applicants indicate otherwise.

Application Instructions

Interested candidates may apply via an online application available at this address:

Qualified applicants must complete the online application by uploading the following materials:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of interest
  • Statement of teaching philosophy highlighting areas of pedagogic concentration
  • Artist statement/Statement addressing professional practice
  • Portfolio/Reel - 15-20 images and/or 10 mins of video
  • Contact information for three professional references

Samples of student work, course descriptions and/or syllabi may be requested by the search committee at a later date.

EEO Statement

As an educational and cultural institution, California College of the Arts has a responsibility to provide access and opportunities for all people, with special attention to supporting groups historically underrepresented in higher education. We believe that a culturally diverse campus is integral to academic excellence, and our student, faculty, staff, and trustee bodies should reflect the diverse world in which we live, with attention to race, ethnicity, religious creed, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and ability. California College of the Arts is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from individuals who will contribute to its diversity.

Open Call 

Critical Studies Program Adjunct Faculty Pool

Science & Math Program: Environmental Sciences

CCA Critical Studies webpage

Critical Studies Environmental Practices Minor information

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Unranked, Adjunct Faculty, Critical Studies Program

Part-time

Program Summary

The Critical Studies Program, housed within the Humanities & Sciences division, develops students’ distinctive voices and critical thinking skills. The curriculum invites students to consider multiple perspectives when exploring complex problems. Our courses provide opportunities for stimulating interactions, conducting interdisciplinary work, and respecting diversity and inclusion.

Science & Math courses teach skills in experimentation, modeling, and observation. Critical Studies offers a minor in Ecological Practices, which invites artists and designers to pursue the study of ecology, environmental justice, sustainability, and resilience within the context of their program of study. Students interested in exploring the interaction of human and natural worlds through their studio practices and writing are especially well-suited for this minor. Coursework goes beyond popular familiarity with topics such as climate change and biodiversity to investigate the deep connections between scientific, ecological knowledge and students’ work as artists, designers, architects, or writers. Faculty in Science & Math who teach Environmental Practices courses are dedicated to helping students understand and appreciate the natural world, and how to work toward sustainability within the framework of the scientific method.

Position Summary

The Critical Studies Department at CCA invites instructors with specialties in any area of Environmental Sciences to apply for unranked Adjunct positions (Adjunct I and Adjunct II). Candidates should be connected to contemporary and emerging environmental sciences and have an openness to hybrid forms and applying critical thinking to the scientific method. Experience with current and emerging topics in Environmental Sciences, including biodiversity, sustainability, renewable energy, green manufacturing, water conservation, waste management, and climate change, is also desirable.

In keeping with CCA’s commitment to diversity, community engagement, social justice and belonging, we seek candidates who cultivate an equitable scholarly environment and curriculum within an increasingly international student body and a large demographic of first-generation college students. Ideal candidates will bring energy and enthusiasm to the task of teaching innovative curriculum in order to foster the next generation of artists to achieve brilliance in the 21st century. We value intellectual flexibility and creative approaches to scholarship and to teaching.

This position may teach the Intro to Environmental Sciences class, and up to as many as three to four classes per year in some combination of the following:

  • Introduction to Environmental Sciences
  • Introduction to Principles of Sciences
  • Green Science
  • Specialized topics in environmental sciences

Unranked faculty jobs serve the specific instructional needs of the college. Adjunct I and Adjunct II faculty provide students with instruction by ensuring the delivery of designated course content and adherence to stated learning goals for assigned courses.

Core Duties:

  • Maintain competence in the field of instruction (inclusive of staying informed of current developments in that field) and successfully bring this expertise to bear on instruction and the achievement of student learning for all students in the course.
  • Attend new faculty orientation, if applicable.
  • Develop and/or revise the course section description, syllabus, assignments, activities, curricula, and policies in accordance with all program policies and directives.
  • Adhere to the course description as communicated to students by the College.
  • Adhere to the course-specific learning outcomes as designated and provided by the Program, and participate in course, program, and college assessment and accreditation activities.
  • Prepare for class; plan, coordinate, and lead all classroom activities; and assist students with course materials.
  • Regularly monitor student progress, provide feedback and grades to students, and discuss performance with students.
  • Exclusively use CCA email addresses and servers for all CCA communications; and during the period of the course obligations, substantively respond to all CCA-related communications within 48 hours.
  • Submit a course syllabus adhering to all program and college requirements and input the required textbook information by the deadlines established by the College.
  • Submit grades for all students by the deadline established by Student Records.
  • Attend meetings related to course teaching obligations when required.
  • Apprise the program chair, designated coordinator, program expert, advising staff, and/or administrative staff of any concerns regarding students as needed.

Adjunct I and Adjunct II faculty are expected to attend all scheduled course meeting sessions. Additional guidelines regarding faculty absences are outlined in the Faculty Handbook and Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Adjunct I and Adjunct II faculty will be evaluated according to the college-wide faculty evaluation process as a method of demonstrating teaching effectiveness.

Adjunct I faculty must apply for promotion review after teaching five courses at CCA and be awarded promotion by the Provost in order to be eligible to continue teaching at the College. Adjunct II faculty must apply for promotion review after 12 semesters of teaching at CCA or ten course lines as an Adjunct II, and be awarded promotion by the Provost in order to be eligible to continue teaching at the College. The promotion review process and outcomes are defined in Article 15 of the CBA.

Adjunct I and Adjunct II faculty members are expected to abide by all operational policies of the College; however, it is the responsibility of the College to give appropriate advance notice of policy and operational changes, and to include information concerning changes in faculty orientation and training sessions.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR ADJUNCT I

● A terminal degree is preferred.

● High quality teaching of four or fewer courses as an instructor of record or its equivalent level of student teaching responsibility at an accredited higher education institution; and/or

● The equivalent in non-teaching professional experience in the area of the teaching, as judged by the College, is required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR ADJUNCT II

● A terminal degree is preferred.

● High quality teaching of five or more courses as an instructor of record or its equivalent level of student teaching responsibility at an accredited higher education institution as judged by the College, is required.

SALARY

Current pay rates are available here.

Application Deadline

Applications are now being accepted. This is a rolling application process. The review of applications will be ongoing and materials will be kept for future possibilities unless applicants indicate otherwise.

Application Instructions

Interested candidates may apply via an online application available at this address:

Qualified applicants must complete the online application by uploading the following materials:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of interest
  • Statement of teaching philosophy highlighting areas of pedagogic concentration
  • Statement addressing scholarship and/or professional practice
  • Contact information for three professional references

Samples of student work, course descriptions and/or syllabi may be requested by the search committee at a later date.

College 

Founded in 1907, California College of the Arts (CCA) is an independent non-profit art college with undergraduate programs in architecture, design, fine arts, visual studies, and writing and literature.  The college also has graduate programs in architecture, comics, design, interaction design, curatorial practice, design strategy, fine arts, film, visual and critical studies, and writing.  Through these programs, the college has created a dynamic and interdisciplinary environment to fulfill the school’s motto of “Make art that matters.”  Diverse cultural perspectives enrich the CCA community and the college believes that continuing to expand the horizons of the students and faculty is essential to achieving its educational objectives. CCA represents over one hundred years of dedication to its mission, whose character reflects its location in the San Francisco Bay Area, where histories of radical politics and technological innovation inform a culturally rich academic community infused by art schools, research universities, world-renowned museums, galleries, start-ups and community-run institutions. 

EEO Statement

As an educational and cultural institution, California College of the Arts has a responsibility to provide access and opportunities for all people, with special attention to supporting groups historically underrepresented in higher education. We believe that a culturally diverse campus is integral to academic excellence, and our student, faculty, staff, and trustee bodies should reflect the diverse world in which we live, with attention to race, ethnicity, religious creed, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and ability. California College of the Arts is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from individuals who will contribute to its diversity.

Open Call for Critical Studies Adjunct Faculty Pool

Science & Math Program - Physical Sciences

CCA Critical Studies webpage


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

The Critical Studies program, together with the Bachelor of Architecture program at CCA, invites instructors with expertise in the area of Physics to apply for unranked Adjunct positions (Adjunct I and Adjunct II). Candidates should be able to teach conceptual physics to architecture and design majors, including fundamental topics of Newtonian mechanics and the properties of solids, thermal physics, principles of conservation and wave phenomena, resonance, and the transmission, absorption and reflection of sound and light waves. Experience with current and emerging topics in Building Technology, including sustainability, renewable energy, green manufacturing, water conservation, waste management, and climate change, is also desirable.

In keeping with CCA’s commitment to diversity, community engagement, social justice and belonging, we seek candidates who cultivate an equitable scholarly environment and curriculum within an increasingly international student body and a large demographic of first-generation college students. Ideal candidates will bring energy and enthusiasm to the task of teaching innovative curriculum in order to foster the next generation of artists to achieve brilliance in the 21st century. We value intellectual flexibility and creative approaches to scholarship and to teaching.

This position may teach the Physics for Architecture and Design class, and up to as many as three to four classes per year in some combination of the following:

  • Introduction to principles of science
  • Specialty topics in physical sciences such as chemistry, Earth science, geology, or astronomy
  • Material science and sustainability
  • Specialty topics in environmental sciences


Program Summary

The Critical Studies Program, housed within the Humanities & Sciences division, develops students’ distinctive voices and critical thinking skills. The curriculum invites students to consider multiple perspectives when exploring complex problems. Our courses provide opportunities for stimulating interactions, conducting interdisciplinary work, and respecting diversity and inclusion.

Science & Math courses teach skills in experimentation, modeling, and observation. Critical Studies offers a minor in Ecological Practices, which invites artists and designers to pursue the study of ecology, environmental justice, sustainability, and resilience within the context of their program of study. Students interested in exploring the interaction of human and natural worlds through their studio practices and writing are especially well-suited for this minor. Coursework goes beyond popular familiarity with topics such as climate change and biodiversity to investigate the deep connections between scientific, ecological knowledge and students’ work as artists, designers, architects, or writers. Critical studies also offers a range of science and math courses in physical and natural sciences, and mathematics.


College

Founded in 1907, California College of the Arts (CCA) is an independent non-profit art college with undergraduate programs in architecture, design, fine arts, visual studies, and writing and literature. The college also has graduate programs in architecture, comics, design, interaction design, curatorial practice, design strategy, fine arts, film, visual and critical studies, and writing. Through these programs, the college has created a dynamic and interdisciplinary environment to fulfill the school’s motto of “Make art that matters.”  Diverse cultural perspectives enrich the CCA community and the college believes that continuing to expand the horizons of the students and faculty is essential to achieving its educational objectives. CCA represents over one hundred years of dedication to its mission, whose character reflects its location in the San Francisco Bay Area, where histories of radical politics and technological innovation inform a culturally rich academic community infused by art schools, research universities, world-renowned museums, galleries, start-ups, and community-run institutions. With campuses in Oakland and San Francisco, CCA currently enrolls 1,600 full-time students and is embarking on a major campus planning project that will unify the college in one location and ensure its academic excellence for the next century.


Position Description

Unranked faculty jobs serve the specific instructional needs of the college. Adjunct I and Adjunct II faculty provide students with instruction by ensuring the delivery of designated course content and adherence to stated learning goals for assigned courses.

Core Duties:

  • Maintain competence in the field of instruction (inclusive of staying informed of current developments in that field) and successfully bring this expertise to bear on instruction and the achievement of student learning for all students in the course.
  • Attend new faculty orientation, if applicable.
  • Develop and/or revise the course section description, syllabus, assignments, activities, curricula, and policies in accordance with all program policies and directives.
  • Adhere to the course description as communicated to students by the College.
  • Adhere to the course-specific learning outcomes as designated and provided by the Program, and participate in course, program, and college assessment and accreditation activities.
  • Prepare for class; plan, coordinate, and lead all classroom activities; and assist students with course materials.
  • Regularly monitor student progress, provide feedback and grades to students, and discuss performance with students.
  • Exclusively use CCA email addresses and servers for all CCA communications; and during the period of the course obligations, substantively respond to all CCA-related communications within 48 hours.
  • Submit a course syllabus adhering to all program and college requirements and input the required textbook information by the deadlines established by the College.
  • Submit grades for all students by the deadline established by Student Records.
  • Attend meetings related to course teaching obligations when required.
  • Apprise the program chair, designated coordinator, program expert, advising staff, and/or administrative staff of any concerns regarding students as needed.

Adjunct I and Adjunct II faculty are expected to attend all scheduled course meeting sessions. Additional guidelines regarding faculty absences are outlined in the Faculty Handbook and Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA).

Adjunct I and Adjunct II faculty may perform committee, governance, or other college-wide service with the permission of the provost as described in Articles 20 and 27 of the CBA. These non-instructional assignments have separate position descriptions or outlines of responsibilities, and are evaluated separately from an Adjunct I/II’s faculty position.

Adjunct I and Adjunct II faculty will be evaluated according to the college-wide faculty evaluation process as a method of demonstrating teaching effectiveness.

Adjunct I faculty must apply for promotion review after 6 semesters of teaching at CCA and be awarded promotion by the Provost in order to be eligible to continue teaching at the College. Adjunct II faculty must apply for promotion review after 12 semesters of teaching at CCA and be awarded promotion by the Provost in order to be eligible to continue teaching at the College. The promotion review process and outcomes are defined in Article 14 of the CBA.

Adjunct I and Adjunct II faculty members are expected to abide by all operational policies of the College; however, it is the responsibility of the College to give appropriate advance notice of policy and operational changes, and to include information concerning changes in faculty orientation and training sessions.


Minimum Qualifications For Adjunct I

● A terminal degree in a field relevant to teaching assignment(s) is preferred.

● Evidence of successful teaching for fewer than four academic years in the area of the course assignment(s) at an accredited higher educational institution is required; and/or

● Equivalent non-teaching professional experience in the area of the course assignment(s), as judged by the College is required.


Minimum Qualifications For Adjunct II

● A terminal degree in a field relevant to teaching assignment(s) is preferred.

● Evidence of successful teaching for at least four academic years in the area of the course assignment(s) at an accredited institution of higher education is required; and/or

● Equivalent non-teaching professional experience in the area of the course assignment(s), as determined by the College is required.


Salary

Current pay rates are available here. 


Application Deadline

Applications are now being accepted, with the hope of making a selection for Spring 2022 teaching before mid-November.

This is a rolling application process. The review of applications will be ongoing and materials will be kept for future possibilities unless applicants indicate otherwise.


Application Instructions

Interested candidates may apply via an online application available at this address:

Qualified applicants must complete the online application by uploading the following materials:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of interest
  • Statement of teaching philosophy highlighting areas of pedagogic concentration
  • Statement addressing scholarship and/or professional practice
  • Contact information for three professional references

Samples of student work, course descriptions and/or syllabi may be requested by the search committee at a later date.


EEO Statement

As an educational and cultural institution, California College of the Arts has a responsibility to provide access and opportunities for all people, with special attention to supporting groups historically underrepresented in higher education. We believe that a culturally diverse campus is integral to academic excellence, and our student, faculty, staff, and trustee bodies should reflect the diverse world in which we live, with attention to race, ethnicity, religious creed, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and ability. California College of the Arts is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from individuals who will contribute to its diversity.

CCA Critical Studies webpage

Critical Studies Computational Practices Minor Information


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Unranked, Adjunct Faculty, Critical Studies Program

Part-time

PROGRAM SUMMARY

The Critical Studies Program, housed within the Humanities & Sciences division, develops students’ distinctive voices and critical thinking skills. The curriculum invites students to consider multiple perspectives when exploring complex problems. Our courses provide opportunities for stimulating interactions, conducting interdisciplinary work, and respecting diversity and inclusion.

Science & Math courses teach skills in experimentation, modeling, and observation. Critical Studies offers a minor in Computational Practices, which invites artists and designers to apply computational programming skills within the context of their studio practice in art and design. Coursework in Computational Practice provides students with the skills and resources to create new technologies and tools in ways that advance their disciplines. The program views programming and technology in a broad sense, and incorporates a range of tools and techniques drawing on hardware, interfaces, and other new and emerging technologies that invite creative experimentation in understanding, generating, and applying data about the world. Faculty in Science & Math who teach Computational Practices courses are dedicated to helping students understand and appreciate the role of technology in society, and how to create and combine technological designs to improve society within the framework of the scientific method.

Position Summary

The Critical Studies Department at CCA invites instructors with programming and technological expertise to apply for unranked Adjunct positions (Adjunct I and Adjunct II). Candidates should have experience programming in JavaScript, Arduino, and other programming languages. They should have experience building usable tools, devices, and systems designed for an array of practical contexts, as well as experience using programming in the service of art or design-focused projects. The ideal candidate will have strong track record as a technologist as well as demonstrated success in art and design contexts. Candidates should be able to teach students both programming and critical thinking skills related to scientific methods. Experience with current and emerging topics in Computational Practices, including artificial intelligence / machine learning, sensing, and physical computing are also desirable.

In keeping with CCA’s commitment to diversity, community engagement, social justice, and belonging, we seek candidates who cultivate an equitable scholarly environment and curriculum within an increasingly international student body and a large demographic of first-generation college students. Ideal candidates will bring energy and enthusiasm to the task of teaching innovative curriculum in order to foster the next generation of artists to achieve brilliance in the 21st century. We value intellectual flexibility and creative approaches to scholarship and to teaching.

This position may teach across the Computational Practices minor, and from one to up to as many as three to four classes per year in some combination of the following:

  • Introduction to Computational Practices 1
  • Introduction to Computational Practices 2
  • Computational Studio practices
  • Programming in specific languages such as JavaScript and Arduino
  • Specialty programming topics

Unranked faculty jobs serve the specific instructional needs of the college. Adjunct I and Adjunct II faculty provide students with instruction by ensuring the delivery of designated course content and adherence to stated learning goals for assigned courses.

Core Duties:

  • Maintain competence in the field of instruction (inclusive of staying informed of current developments in that field) and successfully bring this expertise to bear on instruction and the achievement of student learning for all students in the course.
  • Attend new faculty orientation, if applicable.
  • Develop and/or revise the course section description, syllabus, assignments, activities, curricula, and policies in accordance with all program policies and directives.
  • Adhere to the course description as communicated to students by the College.
  • Adhere to the course-specific learning outcomes as designated and provided by the Program, and participate in course, program, and college assessment and accreditation activities.
  • Prepare for class; plan, coordinate, and lead all classroom activities; and assist students with course materials.
  • Regularly monitor student progress, provide feedback and grades to students, and discuss performance with students.
  • Exclusively use CCA email addresses and servers for all CCA communications; and during the period of the course obligations, substantively respond to all CCA-related communications within 48 hours.
  • Submit a course syllabus adhering to all program and college requirements and input the required textbook information by the deadlines established by the College.
  • Submit grades for all students by the deadline established by Student Records.
  • Attend meetings related to course teaching obligations when required.
  • Apprise the program chair, designated coordinator, program expert, advising staff, and/or administrative staff of any concerns regarding students as needed.

Adjunct I and Adjunct II faculty are expected to attend all scheduled course meeting sessions. Additional guidelines regarding faculty absences are outlined in the Faculty Handbook and Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Adjunct I and Adjunct II faculty will be evaluated according to the college-wide faculty evaluation process as a method of demonstrating teaching effectiveness.

Adjunct I faculty must apply for promotion review after teaching five courses at CCA and be awarded promotion by the Provost in order to be eligible to continue teaching at the College. Adjunct II faculty must apply for promotion review after 12 semesters of teaching at CCA or ten course lines as an Adjunct II, and be awarded promotion by the Provost in order to be eligible to continue teaching at the College. The promotion review process and outcomes are defined in Article 15 of the CBA.

Adjunct I and Adjunct II faculty members are expected to abide by all operational policies of the College; however, it is the responsibility of the College to give appropriate advance notice of policy and operational changes, and to include information concerning changes in faculty orientation and training sessions.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR ADJUNCT I

● A terminal degree is preferred.

● High quality teaching of four or fewer courses as an instructor of record or its equivalent level of student teaching responsibility at an accredited higher education institution; and/or

● The equivalent in non-teaching professional experience in the area of the teaching, as judged by the College, is required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR ADJUNCT II

● A terminal degree is preferred.

● High quality teaching of five or more courses as an instructor of record or its equivalent level of student teaching responsibility at an accredited higher education institution as judged by the College, is required.

Salary

Current pay rates are available here. 

Application Deadline

Applications are now being accepted. This is a rolling application process. The review of applications will be ongoing and materials will be kept for future possibilities unless applicants indicate otherwise.

Application Instructions

Interested candidates may apply via an online application available at this address:

Qualified applicants must complete the online application by uploading the following materials:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of interest
  • Statement of teaching philosophy highlighting areas of pedagogic concentration
  • Statement addressing scholarship and/or professional practice
  • Contact information for three professional references

Samples of student work, course descriptions and/or syllabi may be requested by the search committee at a later date.

College

Founded in 1907, California College of the Arts (CCA) is an independent non-profit art college with undergraduate programs in architecture, design, fine arts, visual studies, and writing and literature. The college also has graduate programs in architecture, comics, design, interaction design, curatorial practice, design strategy, fine arts, film, visual and critical studies, and writing.  Through these programs, the college has created a dynamic and interdisciplinary environment to fulfill the school’s motto of “Make art that matters.”  Diverse cultural perspectives enrich the CCA community and the college believes that continuing to expand the horizons of the students and faculty is essential to achieving its educational objectives. CCA represents over one hundred years of dedication to its mission, whose character reflects its location in the San Francisco Bay Area, where histories of radical politics and technological innovation inform a culturally rich academic community infused by art schools, research universities, world-renowned museums, galleries, start-ups, and community-run institutions. 

EEO Statement

As an educational and cultural institution, California College of the Arts has a responsibility to provide access and opportunities for all people, with special attention to supporting groups historically underrepresented in higher education. We believe that a culturally diverse campus is integral to academic excellence, and our student, faculty, staff, and trustee bodies should reflect the diverse world in which we live, with attention to race, ethnicity, religious creed, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and ability. California College of the Arts is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from individuals who will contribute to its diversity.

Open Call for Game Arts Faculty Pool 

Game Arts Program

CCA BFA in Game Arts webpage


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

College

Founded in 1907, California College of the Arts (CCA) is an independent non-profit art college with undergraduate programs in architecture, design, fine arts, visual studies, and writing and literature.  The college also has graduate programs in architecture, comics, design, interaction design, curatorial practice, design strategy, fine arts, film, visual and critical studies, and writing.  Through these programs, the college has created a dynamic and interdisciplinary environment to fulfill the school’s motto of “Make art that matters.”  Diverse cultural perspectives enrich the CCA community and the college believes that continuing to expand the horizons of the students and faculty is essential to achieving its educational objectives. CCA represents over one hundred years of dedication to its mission, whose character reflects its location in the San Francisco Bay Area, where histories of radical politics and technological innovation inform a culturally rich academic community infused by art schools, research universities, world-renowned museums, galleries, start-ups and community-run institutions. With a campus in San Francisco, CCA currently enrolls 1,650 full-time students and is embarking on a major campus planning project that will unify the college in one location and ensure its academic excellence for the next century. 


Program Summary

The Game Arts Program at California College of the Arts educates students in the art of Game Making. Our students develop a personal voice and technical expertise through exploring a wide range of classes centered on exploration, production, conceptual and digital technical skills in crafting digital, analog, mixed-medium, and experimental works of game. The program's course of study focuses on skill development and collaborative Game Arts practice that includes: game design, game development, game programming, real-time game animation and asset creation.  Built atop a strong foundation in game studies and history, CCA Game Arts is expansive, interdisciplinary, and inclusive of independent and fine arts related game work. Our program offers an intensive hands-on production experience coupled with a broad exposure to the liberal arts, and prepares our students for a lifetime of creative work.  We nurture individual talents and skills while striving to merge new technologies with traditionally proven methods. Our faculty members bring a diverse teaching style and a broad range of real world experience, which allows them to train and inspire our students to become leaders in the field of Game Arts. More information about the Game Arts Program can be found at: https://www.cca.edu/fine-arts/game-arts/


Position Summary 

The Fine Arts Division at CCA invites game artists, game designers, game developers, game engineers, game animators, and scholars with experience teaching game/play theory and history to apply for unranked Adjunct positions (Adjunct I and Adjunct II) in Game Arts. Candidates should be deeply engaged with the fundamentals of game design and development, articulate in the classroom, astute during critiques, and interested in forms of interactive art and entertainment They should be aware of contemporary studio and artistic practices and be able to effectively teach to a diverse group of students across all levels of the undergraduate experience. Candidates should be dedicated to mentoring game’s future creative leaders and preparing them to assume vital roles in commercial game studios, independent studios, or in contemporary practice as an artist working in the medium of games. 


In keeping with CCA’s commitment to diversity, community engagement, and social justice, we seek candidates who cultivate an equitable scholarly environment and curriculum within an increasingly international student body and a large demographic of first generation college students. In their statements of teaching philosophy, candidates should address their proven track record of teaching and leading in a culturally competent manner with a global perspective, working with diverse groups and fostering an understanding of and respect for diverse cultural practices. 


This position may teach as many as three to four classes per year in some combination of one of the following:


  • Game Design, Game Development, Game and Play Studies
  • Game Engine Development: Coding/Scripting (C# preferably), Game Production, either games themselves, or creation of Game Assets or Game Animation
  • 3D Real-Time Game Animation, 3D Digital Modeling and rigging, or other animation courses in the creation of game assets for 2D, 3D, and XR games
  • XR/VR/AR/MR Game Development, Production, Asset and Environment Creation 
  • AI for Game, Games Systems Architecture, Systems/Level Design 
  • Analog Game Design: Production and Development for Tabletop, Social, Site-based Mixed-medium and/or Experimental works of game
  • Game Writing, Interactive Storytelling, and Narrative Design
  • Conceptual and Topic-based Games Courses, Workshops, and Production Tutorials 



Unranked faculty jobs serve the specific instructional needs of the college. Adjunct faculty provide students with instruction by ensuring the delivery of designated course content and adherence to stated learning goals for assigned courses.

Core Duties:

  • Maintain competence in the field of instruction (inclusive of staying informed of current developments in that field) and successfully bring this expertise to bear on instruction and the achievement of student learning for all students in the course.
  • Attend new faculty orientation, if applicable.
  • Develop and/or revise the course section description, syllabus, assignments, activities, curricula, and policies in accordance with all program policies and directives.
  • Adhere to the course description as communicated to students by the College.
  • Adhere to the course-specific learning outcomes as designated and provided by the Program, and participate in course, program, and college assessment and accreditation activities.
  • Prepare for class; plan, coordinate, and lead all classroom activities; and assist students with course materials.
  • Regularly monitor student progress, provide feedback and grades to students, and discuss performance with students.
  • Exclusively use CCA email addresses and servers for all CCA communications; and during the period of the course obligations, substantively respond to all CCA-related communications within 48 hours.
  • Submit a course syllabus adhering to all program and college requirements and input the required textbook information by the deadlines established by the College.
  • Submit grades for all students by the deadline established by Student Records.
  • Attend meetings related to course teaching obligations when required.
  • Apprise the program chair, designated coordinator, program expert, advising staff, and/or administrative staff of any concerns regarding students as needed.

Adjunct faculty are expected to attend all scheduled course meeting sessions. Additional guidelines regarding faculty absences are outlined in the Faculty Handbook and Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Adjunct I and Adjunct II faculty members are expected to abide by all operational policies of the College; however, it is the responsibility of the College to give appropriate advance notice of policy and operational changes, and to include information concerning changes in faculty orientation and training sessions.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Adjunct I:

  • A terminal degree is preferred;
  • High quality teaching of four or fewer courses as instructor of record or its equivalent level of student teaching responsibility at an accredited higher education institution; and/or
  • The equivalent in non-teaching professional experience in the area of the teaching, as judged by the College, is required.

Adjunct II:

  • A terminal degree is preferred;
  • High quality teaching of five or more courses as instructor of record or its equivalent level of student teaching responsibility at an accredited higher education institution as judged by the College, is required.


ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS FOR GAME ARTS PROGRAM 

  • Familiarity with either:  
    • Contemporary Game development, including game design and play for commercial, independent, or fine arts applications and a record of professional excellence

OR

  • Academic/scholarly background in theories and histories of game and play
  • Specific skills and knowledge are needed in one or more of the following areas: 
    • Game Design, Game/Play studies and Game History

OR

  • Digital 2D and 3D game development, Game Engineering/Programming Real-Time Game Animation, 3D Character Modeling and Design for Game, Environmental/Level Design, Game Production Pipeline, XR/VR/AR/MR Game Development and Production, Game AI, Systems Design  

OR

  • Tabletop Game Development and Production, including 3D Sculpting and Printing/Fabrication, Analog game systems design

OR

  • Game Writing, Narrative Design , Interactive Storytelling, Narrative Design and Game Writing


Salary

Current pay rates are available here. 


Application Deadline

This is a rolling application process; there is no deadline.

The review of applications will be ongoing and materials will be kept for future possibilities unless applicants indicate otherwise. 


Application Instructions

Qualified applicants must complete the online application by uploading the following materials:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of interest
  • Statement of teaching philosophy highlighting areas of pedagogic concentration
  • Artist statement/Statement addressing professional practice 
  • Portfolio/Reel - 15-20 images and/or 10 mins of video
  • Contact information for three professional references


Samples of student work, course descriptions and/or syllabi may be requested by the search committee at a later date.  


EEO Statement

As an educational and cultural institution, California College of the Arts has a responsibility to provide access and opportunities for all people, with special attention to supporting groups historically underrepresented in higher education. We believe that a culturally diverse campus is integral to academic excellence, and our student, faculty, staff, and trustee bodies should reflect the diverse world in which we live, with attention to race, ethnicity, religious creed, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and ability. California College of the Arts is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from individuals who will contribute to its diversity.

The Spring 2024 Fine Arts Senior Exhibitions will be held at the CCA Campus Gallery located at 1480 17th St, two blocks from CCA’s main building. These exhibitions are specifically for Fine Arts students who are in their final semester of Senior Project and/or are reaching course completion at CCA in Spring 2024. Each participating student must submit their Installation Plan by their week's due date. NOTE: Each week has its own form and a different due date. If you are unsure what week you are in, you can check the Senior Exhibitions Schedule SP2024. There you will find your Week # (which is linked to your week's specific Installation Plan Form). 

Each week the gallery will be divided into 7-9 similar spaces and each student will have a designated space in the gallery to install their exhibition over two days (Monday and Tuesday from 11 AM - 4 PM). Each space has a portion of wall that measures about 8 feet horizontally and 12 feet vertically. These spaces also extend out from the wall about 8 feet providing roughly 8 x 8 feet of floor space. An illustration of the Campus Gallery with the 9 exhibition spaces outlined can be found here.

The purposes of the Installation Plan is:

  1. to help us assign spaces that are able to accommodate the actual plans of each artist each week. 
  2. to gather information about the physical artworks and equipment that you plan to present and how you plan install them in order to help smooth out the installation process. 
  3. to gather promotional materials so that CCA can promote each exhibition. 

It is essential that you work closely with your Senior Project faculty and other advisors to hone in on and refine the work that is most important for you to present as part of your Senior Exhibition. We recognize that you are still making artwork and that your plans may change, this is okay. Our goal is not to hold you to your plans but to help anticipate any problems that may arise and help find solutions. Exhibition planning resources specific to Senior Exhibitions are available on the CCA Portal page: Fine Arts Senior Exhibitions.

Each artist who submits their Installation Plan on time will receive their gallery space assignment two weeks before their first installation date via their CCA Email. Contact Installation Manager, Manuel Angeja at Manuel.A@cca.edu or CCA Exhibitions at Exhibitions@cca.edu with any questions.

The Spring 2024 Fine Arts Senior Exhibitions will be held at the CCA Campus Gallery located at 1480 17th St, two blocks from CCA’s main building. These exhibitions are specifically for Fine Arts students who are in their final semester of Senior Project and/or are reaching course completion at CCA in Spring 2024. Each participating student must submit their Installation Plan by their week's due date. NOTE: Each week has its own form and a different due date. If you are unsure what week you are in, you can check the Senior Exhibitions Schedule SP2024. There you will find your Week # (which is linked to your week's specific Installation Plan Form). 

Each week the gallery will be divided into 7-9 similar spaces and each student will have a designated space in the gallery to install their exhibition over two days (Monday and Tuesday from 11 AM - 4 PM). Each space has a portion of wall that measures about 8 feet horizontally and 12 feet vertically. These spaces also extend out from the wall about 8 feet providing roughly 8 x 8 feet of floor space. An illustration of the Campus Gallery with the 9 exhibition spaces outlined can be found here.

The purposes of the Installation Plan is:

  1. to help us assign spaces that are able to accommodate the actual plans of each artist each week. 
  2. to gather information about the physical artworks and equipment that you plan to present and how you plan install them in order to help smooth out the installation process. 
  3. to gather promotional materials so that CCA can promote each exhibition. 

It is essential that you work closely with your Senior Project faculty and other advisors to hone in on and refine the work that is most important for you to present as part of your Senior Exhibition. We recognize that you are still making artwork and that your plans may change, this is okay. Our goal is not to hold you to your plans but to help anticipate any problems that may arise and help find solutions. Exhibition planning resources specific to Senior Exhibitions are available on the CCA Portal page: Fine Arts Senior Exhibitions.

Each artist who submits their Installation Plan on time will receive their gallery space assignment two weeks before their first installation date via their CCA Email. Contact Installation Manager, Manuel Angeja at Manuel.A@cca.edu or CCA Exhibitions at Exhibitions@cca.edu with any questions.

The Spring 2024 Fine Arts Senior Exhibitions will be held at the CCA Campus Gallery located at 1480 17th St, two blocks from CCA’s main building. These exhibitions are specifically for Fine Arts students who are in their final semester of Senior Project and/or are reaching course completion at CCA in Spring 2024. Each participating student must submit their Installation Plan by their week's due date. NOTE: Each week has its own form and a different due date. If you are unsure what week you are in, you can check the Senior Exhibitions Schedule SP2024. There you will find your Week # (which is linked to your week's specific Installation Plan Form). 

Each week the gallery will be divided into 7-9 similar spaces and each student will have a designated space in the gallery to install their exhibition over two days (Monday and Tuesday from 11 AM - 4 PM). Each space has a portion of wall that measures about 8 feet horizontally and 12 feet vertically. These spaces also extend out from the wall about 8 feet providing roughly 8 x 8 feet of floor space. An illustration of the Campus Gallery with the 9 exhibition spaces outlined can be found here.

The purposes of the Installation Plan is:

  1. to help us assign spaces that are able to accommodate the actual plans of each artist each week. 
  2. to gather information about the physical artworks and equipment that you plan to present and how you plan install them in order to help smooth out the installation process. 
  3. to gather promotional materials so that CCA can promote each exhibition. 

It is essential that you work closely with your Senior Project faculty and other advisors to hone in on and refine the work that is most important for you to present as part of your Senior Exhibition. We recognize that you are still making artwork and that your plans may change, this is okay. Our goal is not to hold you to your plans but to help anticipate any problems that may arise and help find solutions. Exhibition planning resources specific to Senior Exhibitions are available on the CCA Portal page: Fine Arts Senior Exhibitions.

Each artist who submits their Installation Plan on time will receive their gallery space assignment two weeks before their first installation date via their CCA Email. Contact Installation Manager, Manuel Angeja at Manuel.A@cca.edu or CCA Exhibitions at Exhibitions@cca.edu with any questions.

The Spring 2024 Fine Arts Senior Exhibitions will be held at the CCA Campus Gallery located at 1480 17th St, two blocks from CCA’s main building. These exhibitions are specifically for Fine Arts students who are in their final semester of Senior Project and/or are reaching course completion at CCA in Spring 2024. Each participating student must submit their Installation Plan by their week's due date. NOTE: Each week has its own form and a different due date. If you are unsure what week you are in, you can check the Senior Exhibitions Schedule SP2024. There you will find your Week # (which is linked to your week's specific Installation Plan Form). 

Each week the gallery will be divided into 7-9 similar spaces and each student will have a designated space in the gallery to install their exhibition over two days (Monday and Tuesday from 11 AM - 4 PM). Each space has a portion of wall that measures about 8 feet horizontally and 12 feet vertically. These spaces also extend out from the wall about 8 feet providing roughly 8 x 8 feet of floor space. An illustration of the Campus Gallery with the 9 exhibition spaces outlined can be found here.

The purposes of the Installation Plan is:

  1. to help us assign spaces that are able to accommodate the actual plans of each artist each week. 
  2. to gather information about the physical artworks and equipment that you plan to present and how you plan install them in order to help smooth out the installation process. 
  3. to gather promotional materials so that CCA can promote each exhibition. 

It is essential that you work closely with your Senior Project faculty and other advisors to hone in on and refine the work that is most important for you to present as part of your Senior Exhibition. We recognize that you are still making artwork and that your plans may change, this is okay. Our goal is not to hold you to your plans but to help anticipate any problems that may arise and help find solutions. Exhibition planning resources specific to Senior Exhibitions are available on the CCA Portal page: Fine Arts Senior Exhibitions.

Each artist who submits their Installation Plan on time will receive their gallery space assignment two weeks before their first installation date via their CCA Email. Contact Installation Manager, Manuel Angeja at Manuel.A@cca.edu or CCA Exhibitions at Exhibitions@cca.edu with any questions.

The Spring 2024 Fine Arts Senior Exhibitions will be held at the CCA Campus Gallery located at 1480 17th St, two blocks from CCA’s main building. These exhibitions are specifically for Fine Arts students who are in their final semester of Senior Project and/or are reaching course completion at CCA in Spring 2024. Each participating student must submit their Installation Plan by their week's due date. NOTE: Each week has its own form and a different due date. If you are unsure what week you are in, you can check the Senior Exhibitions Schedule SP2024. There you will find your Week # (which is linked to your week's specific Installation Plan Form). 

Each week the gallery will be divided into 7-9 similar spaces and each student will have a designated space in the gallery to install their exhibition over two days (Monday and Tuesday from 11 AM - 4 PM). Each space has a portion of wall that measures about 8 feet horizontally and 12 feet vertically. These spaces also extend out from the wall about 8 feet providing roughly 8 x 8 feet of floor space. An illustration of the Campus Gallery with the 9 exhibition spaces outlined can be found here.

The purposes of the Installation Plan is:

  1. to help us assign spaces that are able to accommodate the actual plans of each artist each week. 
  2. to gather information about the physical artworks and equipment that you plan to present and how you plan install them in order to help smooth out the installation process. 
  3. to gather promotional materials so that CCA can promote each exhibition. 

It is essential that you work closely with your Senior Project faculty and other advisors to hone in on and refine the work that is most important for you to present as part of your Senior Exhibition. We recognize that you are still making artwork and that your plans may change, this is okay. Our goal is not to hold you to your plans but to help anticipate any problems that may arise and help find solutions. Exhibition planning resources specific to Senior Exhibitions are available on the CCA Portal page: Fine Arts Senior Exhibitions.

Each artist who submits their Installation Plan on time will receive their gallery space assignment two weeks before their first installation date via their CCA Email. Contact Installation Manager, Manuel Angeja at Manuel.A@cca.edu or CCA Exhibitions at Exhibitions@cca.edu with any questions.

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