CalArtians Featured at the Smithsonian’s Portrait Competition

Last month, Harry Gamboa Jr., artist and co-director of the Photo and Media program at CaArts, served as a juror for The National Portrait Gallery’s triennial Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition. ArtForum describes the competition as one that “aims to reflect the contemporary state of...

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Watch Livestream of New Film Based on CalArtian’s Cancer Journey

On Tuesday Oct. 29, tune in for a livestream of The Other Space, a stop-motion film from Blake Derksen (Film/Video BFA 19). The four-minute film was inspired by Derksen’s adolescent battle with cancer, and has already drawn attention from individuals and organizations who are collectively...

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CalArtians Selected for 72nd Locarno Film Festival

On Aug. 7, the 72nd annual Locarno Film Festival in Switzerland kicks off, bringing the latest and greatest narrative, documentary, short film, avant-garde and retrospective programs to the big screen. This year’s lineup includes five films by CalArtians: Drylongso (1998) by School of Art...

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