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2011-03-29 09:55:00

NEW YORK and PASADENA, Calif., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Corbis Images (www.corbisimages.com), a leading visual media provider for the creative community, and Art Center College of Design, a global leader in art and design education, today announced the launch of Always On: Talks by leaders in art and design, a new initiative that makes videos of presentations and panel discussions by experts in art and design available for free to anyone around the world at Art Center's website...

2010-06-03 09:00:00

DANA POINT, Calif., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dana Point Concours d'Elegance(TM)( )(www.DanaPointConcours.org) is proud to present a preeminent group of the finest automotive artists in the world who will be presenting their work at the 2010 Art Exhibition on Sunday, June 27 at the St. Regis Resort in Dana Point, CA. The artists who created this sampling of paintings, lithographs and sculptures will generously donate a percentage of all sales to charity. Entrance to the Art Exhibit is...

2010-06-01 10:00:00

DANA POINT, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dana Point Concours d'Elegance(TM) (www.DanaPointConcours.org) announced the Honorary Judges 28th annual event on June 27, 2010. Included in the list are many Art Center College of Design graduates, major automotive designers and journalists. "Southern California is among the world's most vibrant automotive centers, both for enthusiasts and for designers," said John Clinard, Concours chief judge. "Fourteen of the world's auto companies...

2010-02-01 15:40:00

DANA POINT, Calif., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dana Point Concours d'Elegance(TM) (www.DanaPointConcours.org) announced today that Art Center College of Design student, John Narciso, is the winner of the 2010 Dana Point Concours d'Art. The Concours d'Art is an annual competition hosted by the Dana Point Concours d'Elegance(TM) and Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. Each year the students of Art Center submit work to the Concours Art Committee who select one to be used...

2009-04-07 12:18:00

Over 100 Emerging Artists, Faculty and Alumni from Art Center College of Design and Pasadena City College to Sell Works of Art PASADENA, Calif., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- One Colorado's bi-annual Art + Design Open Market will take place on Sunday, May 3, 2009, 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. The one day event will host over 100 artists in the central Courtyard and pedestrian alleys, which is larger than any previous year. The Open Market provides a rare opportunity for the public to interact with...

2008-10-07 14:35:00

Our current view of the universe, to quote Albert Einstein, is "not weirder than we do imagine, but weirder than we can imagine." That said, we have no choice but to observe the universe through human eyes and brains. How can we even start to make sense of it? One answer might be to call in the artists. For thousands of years, people have used art to explore ideas that humble, confuse or even frighten us. A new exhibition opening in Pasadena continues this tradition, bringing artists and...

2008-09-25 21:00:29

By Janette Williams PASADENA - Art Center College of Design President Richard Koshalek's nine-year tenure with the world-renowned school ended Wednesday. At his request, he was released by the Board of Trustees 15 months before his contract ends in December 2009, and about three months after their decision not to renew his contract. Koshalek will leave his post immediately. The trustees announced Wednesday that an interim appointment will be made as soon as possible, while the search...

2008-06-22 21:00:10

By Janette Williams PASADENA -- Richard Koshalek, the high-profile, hard-driving president of Art Center College of Design since 1999, will not have his contract renewed when it expires in 18 months. John Puerner, chairman of the college's 16-member Board of Trustees, speaking from his home in Santa Fe on Saturday, said the college was in the process of "crafting a communication to deliver to the Art Center community" in the next few days. "We will provide communication ... using a new...

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